Professor Nalini Pather is the Head of Department, Anatomy in the School of Medical Sciences.
Nalini has more than 20 years’ experience teaching into medicine and health science programs in a number of countries, including South Africa, North America and the UK.
Nalini currently convenes courses, and teaches in the UNSW Medicine programme as well as to Exercise Physiology, Biomedical Engineering and Medical Science students. She has won several awards for developing communities of practice and embedding practices such as team work, professionalism, online assessment and ePortfolios in higher education.
Nalini's research involves using technology to enhance medical research and educational practice. She is particularly interested in assessment.
Nalini collaborates widely with educators, clinicians, statisticians, and engineers in research. She has several teaching awards including VC Awards, and Australian OLT citation awards, and has received several education research grants.
Nalini is a Deputy Director of the Scientia Education Academy (July 2019 - present).