Dr Paul Denny

Associate Professor
School of Computer Science
The University of Auckland
New Zealand

About Publications PeerWise
Please find a current list of professional memberships, activities and achievements below.

Memberships

  • Chair of Australasian ACM SIGCSE Chapter
  • Member of New Zealand's Academy of Tertiary Teaching Excellence (Ako Aotearoa)
  • Member of ACM Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE)
  • Member of Australasian Association for Engineering Education (AaeE)
  • Honorary Member of SALTISE (Supporting Active Learning & Technological Innovation in Studies of Education)

Distinctions/Awards

  • ACM IDC Best Paper Award - Short Paper (2021)
  • ACM ACE Best Paper Award (2021)
  • ACM ICER Best Paper Award (2020)
  • ACM ITiCSE Best Paper Finalist (2020)
  • ACM ICER Best Paper Award - First Five ICERs (2019)
  • ACM SIGCSE Best Paper Award – Computer Science Education Research Track (2019)
  • ACM ACE Best Student Paper Award (2019)
  • QS Reimagine Education Overall Winner (2018/2019)
  • QS Reimagine Education ICT Tools for Learning and Teaching Award Gold Winner (2018/2019)
  • ACM ITiCSE Best Paper Finalist (2018)
  • ACM CHI Honorable Mention Paper Award (2018)
  • The University of Auckland, Faculty of Engineering Top Teacher Award (2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2010)
  • Association of Commonwealth Universities Jacky McAleer Memorial Fellowship (2017)
  • CORE Association of Australasia Teaching Award for Outstanding Contributions to Teaching (2010)
  • Universitas 2010 Fellowship - Universitas 21 (2010)
  • Australasian Association for Engineering Education (AaeE) Award for Innovation in Curricula, Learning and Teaching (2009)
  • New Zealand Tertiary Teaching Excellence Award - Ako Aotearoa (2009)
  • ACM ICER Best Paper Award - John Henry Award (2008)
  • The University of Auckland Teaching Excellence Award for Innovation in Teaching (2008)
  • The University of Auckland Faculty of Science Dean's Award for Distinguished Teaching (2004)

Reviewing/Service

  • Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education (Taylor and Francis)
  • Australasian Computing Education Conference (ACM in co-operation)
    • Program Co-Chair (2022)
  • BMC Medical Education (Springer)
  • British Journal of Educational Technology (Wiley)
  • CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (ACM)
  • Computer Science Education Journal (Taylor and Francis)
  • Computers & Education (Elsevier)
  • Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning (Elsevier)
  • GamiFIN International Conference on Gamification Research
  • Global Computing Education Conference Working Groups (ACM)
  • Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (IEEE)
  • International Conference on Learning and Teaching in Computing and Engineering (IEEE)
  • International Computing Education Research conference (ACM)
  • Koli Calling: International Conference on Computing Education Research (ACM)
  • SIGCSE Technical Symposium (ACM)
    • Associate Program Chair (2020, 2021)
    • Organising Committee, International Liaison (2015, 2017)
    • Member, International Committee (2014-2017, 2019-2021)
  • Transactions on Computing Education (ACM)
  • Transactions on Learning Technologies (IEEE)

Keynotes/Plenaries

  • Excellence in Education Convention, Singapore Polytechnic, Singapore (September 2019)
  • Global CDIO Conference, Aarhus University, Aarhus Denmark (June 2019)
  • ACM Global Computing Education Conference, Chengdu, China (May 2019)
  • 7th Annual SALTISE Conference, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada (May 2018)
  • CITRENZ annual conference, Queenstown, New Zealand (October 2015)
  • CDIO European Regional Meeting, Reykjavik, Iceland (January 2015)
  • Frontiers in Science Education, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark (June 2014)
  • Australian Learning and Teaching Council Symposium, Monash Univ., Melbourne, Australia (June 2011)

Invited talks

  • Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California (August 2019)
  • The University of Southampton, Southampton, England (June 2018)
  • University of Bath, Somerset, England (June 2018)
  • University of Tasmania, Launceston, Australia (November 2017)
  • Charles Sturt University, Bathurst, Australia (November 2017)
  • Ako Aotearoa Spotlight on Tertiary Teaching Day, AUT, Auckland, New Zealand (September 2016)
  • University College of Northern Denmark, Aalborg, Denmark (November 2015)
  • Copenhagen School of Design and Technology, Copenhagen, Denmark (November 2015)
  • UNE Armidale, School of Education, Armidale, NSW, Australia (October 2015)
  • University of Sydney, Faculty of Science, Sydney, Australia (October 2015)
  • Unitec Annual Teaching and Learning Symposium, Auckland, New Zealand (September 2014)
  • Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia (September 2014)
  • Institute of Education, University College London, London, England (June 2014)
  • School of Life Sciences, Pharmacy and Chemistry, Kingston University, Kingston, England (June 2014)
  • School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Wales, UK (April 2013)
  • Genetics Society of Australasia Annual Conference, Melbourne, Australia (July 2012)
  • International Conference on eLearning Futures (ICELF 2011), Unitec, Auckland (November 2011)
  • Australian Mathematical Society Annual Meeting, Wollongong, Australia (September 2011)
  • First Year Biology Educators Colloquium, Dunedin, New Zealand (November 2010)
  • Higher Education Research and Development Society Australasia (HERDSA) conference (September 2010)
  • Carl Wieman Science Education Initiative, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada (April 2009)
  • The University of Auckland Teaching and Learning Showcase (November 2009)
  • Academy of Tertiary Teaching Excellence Symposium, Wellington, New Zealand (October 2009)
  • Western Canadian Conference on Computing Education (WCCCE), Vancouver, Canada (May 2009)
  • Department of Computer Science, University of Helsinki, Finland (November 2008)

Workshops

    International: Aarhus University (2014), Cardiff University (2013), Charles Sturt University (2017), Copenhagen School of Design and Technology (2014), Curtin University (2011), Dawson College (2018), Freie Universität Berlin (2021), Limerick University (2010), Lund University (2010), Macquarie University (2014), Monash University (2010), McGill University (2017), McMaster University (2020, 2021), National University of Singapore (2010), Reykjavik University (2015), RMIT Bundoora (2016), University College Dublin (2010), University College of Northern Denmark (2014), University of Edinburgh (2010), University of Glasgow (2010), University of Melbourne (2010), University of New England (2015), University of New South Wales (2010), University of Nottingham (2010), University of Tasmania (2017), University of Washington (2013), University of Wollongong (2011), Uppsala University (2010)

    National: Auckland University of Technology (2010), Auckland Mathematics Association HoD Day (2017), Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology (2010), Eastern Institute of Technology (2011), Manukau Institute of Technology (2011), Massey University (2010), Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (2010), Otago Polytechnic (2010), Southern Institute of Technology (2011), The University of Otago (2010), Unitec (2014), Universal College Of Learning (2010), University of Auckland (2010, 2012), University of Canterbury (2010), University of Waikato (2010), Victoria University of Wellington (2010), Waikato Institute of Technology (2012), Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki (2010)

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