Professor Darrell Evans - Vice-Provost (Learning and Teaching)
BSc, PhD, FSB, FRMS, FHEA
As Vice-Provost (Learning and Teaching) at Monash University, Professor Darrell Evans is responsible for the provision of transformational senior level leadership of the University's learning and teaching strategic activities including forward planning, implementation and strategic management.
Professor Darrell Evans was appointed Vice-Provost (Learning and Teaching) in April 2014.
Professor Evans has an academic background as an anatomist and developmental biologist. After a PhD at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland, he completed a postdoctoral research appointment at Cornell University in the US before returning to the UK and a lectureship at Cardiff University. Before taking up the role of Vice-Provost (Learning and Teaching) at Monash, Professor Evans was the Associate Dean at Brighton and Sussex Medical School at the Universities of Sussex and Brighton in the UK.
Professor Evans is known as an energetic academic leader and has extensive expertise in curriculum development, quality assurance / enhancement, policy making and improvement and renewal agendas, and has been an active contributor to local, national and international debate and policy making.
Professor Evans is an active and award winning teacher and internationally recognised for advances and creativity in higher education practice. His productive pedagogical research programme has focused on creating opportunities for students to develop skills to communicate with different audiences, and the development and analysis of learning approaches in higher education teaching.
Professor Evans' biological research program has focused on the mechanisms underlying cell movement and tissue assembly during development and repair with an emphasis on the musculoskeletal system.
Professor Evans is a fellow of the Society of Biology, the Higher Education Academy, and the Royal Microscopical Society.