Dr. Timothy Wotherspoon 

Dr Wotherspoon is a dedicated teacher with particular interests in assessment for learning and active learning environments. Most of his teaching is within HKU's Common Core Curriculum, dedicated to developing students' interdisciplinary problem-solving and critical thinking skills. He is the course-coordinator of two such courses: 'Simplifying Complexity', a unique course exploring complexity sciences in physics, biology, and ecology and ‘Our Place in the Universe’, exploring the impacts of politics, religion and philosophy in our astronomical history to understand our place within the structure of the universe.