Paul Nisbet, a senior research fellow with the University’s School of Education, has been awarded the Principal’s Medal 2010.
The award recognises staff or students who, as individuals or groups, have made a significant contribution to support or benefit the wider community.
Paul is Joint Coordinator of Communication Access Literacy and Learning (CALL) Scotland.
Based within the Institute of Education, Teaching and Leadership, CALL Scotland provides specialist technology expertise for children educated in Scotland who have problems with speech, communication and writing.
Through his work at this innovative centre, Paul has helped to make a difference to the educational lives of many children throughout Scotland.
With a background in engineering, Paul has pioneered or helped to develop a number of technological solutions to the learning barriers experienced by children with learning or physical disabilities.
This article was published on Feb 17, 2011