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60 seconds with professor of student learning Tonks Fawcett

Never give up or give in, and remember people matter more than anything, says professor of student learning Tonks Fawcett.  
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Never give up or give in, and remember people matter more than anything, says professor of student learning Tonks Fawcett

Tonks Fawcett was one of few nurses to enrol on a nursing degree in the 1970s, graduating from City University London and St Bartholomew's Hospital. She has had a long career in nurse education at the University of Edinburgh, and became professor of student learning (nurse education) in 2012. She is also associate dean for academic conduct for the college of arts, humanities and social science at the university, and in 2014 was made a principal fellow of the Higher Education Academy. She is a member of the RCNi editorial advisory board.

What are your main work responsibilities? I have a variety of roles as a university professor, but at the heart of my

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