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Dr Lory Barile is awarded Special Commendation by the Economics Network

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Dr Lory Barile is awarded Special Commendation by the Economics Network

We are proud to announce that Dr Lory Barile, Associate Professor in the Department of Economics, has been awarded with a special commendation by the Economics Network for creating written guidance for colleagues as well as an online course for students to help both groups adapt to online learning.

Lory Barile receiving award The Special Commendation award was given in recognition of special achievements by colleagues in addressing specific economics teaching challenges during the pandemic.

The award was presented to Dr Barile by Professor Alvin Birdi, Economics Network Director at an event at Aston University on 14 January 2022.

Details of Lory's papers and case studies can be accessed via her contributor profile on the Economics Network's website: Lory Barile.

Professor Caroline Elliott, Economics Network Deputy Director, and Professor of Economics (Teaching Focussed) in the Department of Economics commented:

"This is fantastic national recognition for Lory's work supporting students during the pandemic. Specifically, this award recognises Lory's work leading the development of resources (a Virtual Learning Environment Course for Online Learning in Economics) to support students in the move to online learning in 2020 and beyond.

Lory was a key member of the departmental team creating resources that helped colleagues with the move to online teaching and learning, and Lory recognised that students as well as staff would benefit from additional support."

We congratulate Lory on this achievement, and wish her future successes in her work to improve economics teaching and learning.

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