Dr Paul Denny

BSc(Hons), MSc(Dist), PhD

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Senior Lecturer


ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems Honourable Mention Award (2018)
Association of Commonwealth Universities Jacky McAleer Memorial Fellowship (2017)
New Zealand Tertiary Teaching Excellence Award, Ako Aotearoa (2009)
Computing Research and Education Association of Australasia Teaching Award for Outstanding Contributions to Teaching (2010)
Australasian Association for Engineering Education Award for Innovation in Curricula, Learning and Teaching (2009)
The University of Auckland Teaching Excellence Award for Innovation in Teaching (2008)
Faculty of Engineering Top Teacher Award (2010, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
Universitas 2010 Fellowship, Universitas 21 (2010)
The John Henry Award for best paper, International Computing Education Research (ICER) conference (2008)
Faculty of Science Dean's Award for Distinguished Teaching (2004)


Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Walsh, J. L., Harris, B. H., Denny, P., & Smith, P. (2018). Formative student-authored question bank: Perceptions, question quality and association with summative performance. Postgraduate Medical Journal, 94 (1108), 97-103. 10.1136/postgradmedj-2017-135018
  • Denny, P., Tempero, E., Garbett, D., & Petersen, A. (2017). Examining a student-generated question activity using random topic assignment. ITiCSE '17 Proceedings of the 2017 ACM Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education, Part F128680, 146-151. New York, NY, USA: ACM. 10.1145/3059009.3059033
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Ewan Tempero, Dawn Garbett

Contact details

Primary office location

SCIENCE CENTRE 303 - Bldg 303
Level 5, Room 531
New Zealand

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