Paul Dewick is an economist and a Lecturer at the Manchester Institute of Innovation Research in Alliance Manchester Business School, The University of Manchester. Paul's research explores the role of innovation in reducing environmental and social burdens and much of his work has focused on the eco-innovation in food and built environment sectors.
Paul aims to deliver high quality, interactive, intellectually stimulating teaching. He was awarded The University of Manchester Distinguished Achievement Award Teacher of the Year in 2015 for his outstanding contribution to innovation in teaching and excellence in education. He was MBS Academic of the Year for undergraduate programmes in 2011. He is a member of the MBS Teaching Academy and an alumnus of the International Teachers Programme, which he attended at Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University in 2010.
Since 2016 he has taken his innovative teaching and learning approach beyond the classroom to apply game thinking to environmental and social challenges. In research funded by ESRC IAA (2016), Greater Manchester Academic Health Sciences Network (2017) and Innovation Fund Denmark (2018), he is co-leading the application of gamification to promote health literacy and trigger long-term healthy behavioural change.