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Dr Crichton Lang

Dr Crichton LangDeputy Principal
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Dr Lang joined the University of the Highlands and Islands in 2006. Dr Lang originally trained and practised as a veterinary surgeon in Tayside before completing a PhD in neuropharmacology and pursuing a university career. Dr Lang worked first in the University of Bristol and subsequently for 12 years at the University of St Andrews where in addition to lecturing and developing curriculum in his own areas of interest (applied physiology, human and comparative biology), he held the posts of director of teaching for the school of biology and pro-dean for the faculty of science.

Building on his broad experience within the sector, Dr Lang co-ordinated much of the strategic development of the university through its journey to degree awarding powers and full university title. In addition to a broad portfolio of responsibilities within the university as deputy principal, Dr Lang maintains specific oversight of the key activities relating to the quality assurance and enhancement of academic courses, student achievement and satisfaction and the strategic development of the university's portfolio of awards. Dr Lang has a particular interest in institutional audit and review of universities and has experience as an institutional reviewer both in Scotland and abroad.

 

Contact details:
University of the Highlands and Islands
Executive Office
Ness Walk
Inverness
IV3 5SQ

Telephone: +44 (0)1463 279326
Email: crichton.lang@uhi.ac.uk