University of Dundee

Jenny Woof made Professor

12 Dec 2016

Jenny Woof has been promoted to Personal Chair (Professor) to add to her position as Associate Dean for Quality and Academic Standards in the School. "I am delighted to congratulate Jenny Woof on her Personal Chair. This is a fitting acknowledgment of the outstanding contributions she has made to the academic life of the School and her work as Associate Dean for Quality and Academic Standards" said Professor Julian Blow, Dean of School of Life Sciences.

Through her position as Associate Dean Jenny led the successful application to gain accreditation of all Life Sciences BSc Honours degree programmes by the Royal Society of Biology. She also coordinated strategies that led to the rise by 12% of overall student satisfaction with Life Sciences degrees in the 2016 National Student Survey. Her contributions to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching have also been recognised with awards and nominations at the University and School level. She has been an active member of the immunology field through her research into immunoglobulins, and has supported academic research in a number of ways, including her role as Trustee of Medical Research Scotland.