Dr Bonnie Lynch

Senior Lecturer

Postgraduate Medicine, School of Medicine

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Dr. Lynch is based in the Centre for Medical Education. Her background in experimental psychology, along with more than two decades of work in experimental and applied training, evaluation, and assessment inform and enhance her current work. Notable contributions to the University’s medical education programmes include co-development of the Multiple Mini-Interview, an innovative method for selecting medical school candidates; research related to the predictive validity of the UK Clinical Aptitude Test (UKCAT); and curriculum development, teaching and leadership in the areas of undergraduate and postgraduate assessment.

Her research interests include best practices in assessment, enhancement of higher education professionals’ literacy in statistics and assessment, and building capacity for critical engagement with the research literature.


Dr. Lynch is responsible for teaching on the following PG Medical Education modules:

  • Medical Education Research (module co-lead)
  • Assessing Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes (module lead)
  • Principles of Assessment (deputy lead)