Ms. Geraldine Kershaw       
Lecturer Professor, Medical Communication and Study Skills
Department of Medical Education
Phone: 971 3 7137 136
Fax: 971 3 7672167

College of Medicine and Health Sciences

United Arab Emirates University
P.O.Box 17666, Al-Ain
United Arab Emirates
BA (Hons) French Language and LiteratureUniversity of Leeds1979
MA Applied LinguisticsUniversity of Reading1983
Consultant, Teacher Training, The British Council, Manchester07/95 - 02/97
Assistant Director, The British Council, Bangkok, Thailand08/92 -06/95
Lecturer, Language and Communication Studies, Papua New Guinea University of Technology 02/91 - 07/92
Consultant/Assistant Representative,The British Council, London and Amman, Jordan10/86 - 01/91
Lecturer/ Teacher Trainer, Shanghai International Studies University, PRC09/84 - 08/85
Lecturer/ Teacher Trainer, Sichuan Institute of Foreign Languages, PRC09/83 -08/84
Research Interest
Plagiarism and academic integrity  
Discourse analysis of scientific writing  
Team based and project based learning in Medical Education 
The role of academic essay writing in developing generic skills  
Selected Publications
Barss P, Grivna M, Al Maskari F, Kershaw GE. Strengthening public health medicine training for medical students: development and evaluation of a lifestyle curriculum. Medical Teacher 30: e196 e218