Professor Mario Ricci

Professor Mario Ricci
 Position Deputy Dean, Learning and Teaching
 Org Unit Adelaide Medical School
 Telephone +61 8 8313 6294
 Location Floor/Room 3 14 ,  Helen Mayo North ,   North Terrace
  • Biography/ Background

    Professor Mario Ricci is the Deputy Dean, Learning and Teaching in the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences. He is also the coordinator of first year Human Biology in the Adelaide Medical School, course lead for two University MOOCs ('Essential Human Biology' and Human Reproduction'), and creator of three anatomy YouTube channels including 'Human Biology Explained' (40,000+ subscribers and 1.68 million video views from 175+ countries). Professor Ricci Ricci has received numerous national and international awards for his outstanding contribution to learning and teaching including the nation's highest award, an Australian Award for University Teaching in 2016.

  • Qualifications

    2019 - Deputy Dean, Learning and Teaching (Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences)

    2017 - Director of e-Learning (Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences)

    2017 - Professor (The University of Adelaide)

    2015 - Stephen Cole the Elder Fellow (Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, The University of Adelaide)

    2015 - Associate Professor (The University of Adelaide)

    2011 - Senior Lecturer (The University of Adelaide)

    2005 - Lecturer (The University of Adelaide)

    2001 - Associate Lecturer (The University of Adelaide)

    2004 - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) (The University of Adelaide)

    1998 - Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours, First Class) (The University of Adelaide)

    1997 - Bachelor of Health Sciences (The University of Adelaide)

  • Teaching Interests

    Teaching Prizes and Achievements

    2018 - SA Science Excellence Award, STEM Tertiary Teacher of the Year (Finalist) Link

    2017 - SA Science Excellence Award, STEM Tertiary Teacher of the Year (Finalist) Link

    2016 - Australian Award for Teaching Excellence (Health and Biological Sciences) Link

    2016 - edX Prize for Exceptional Contributions in Online Teacing and Learning (Finalist) Link

    2016 - Inaugural member of the Adelaide Education Academy Link

    2015 - Faculty of Health Science Executive Dean's Award for Teaching Excellence

    2015 - Course lead of the University's first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC): Essential Human Biology - Cells and Tissues Link

    2015 - Lead, University Community of Practice on e-Assessment

    2013 - The The Vice Chancellor and President's Award for Excellence in Teaching (The University of Adelaide's highest teaching award) Link

    2013 - The Stephen Cole the Elder Award for excellence in teaching (The University of Adelaide) Link

    2013 - Office for Learning and Teaching (OLT) Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning Link

    2013 - Apple Distinguished Educator (ADE) Link

    2010 - The University of Adelaide Excellence in Education Award (Team)

    2008 - Faculty of Health Sciences Executive Dean's Prize for Excellence in Teaching (Team)

  • Research Interests

    Professor Ricci's educational research interests are in: e-Learning, online learning and mobile learning, the flipped classroom, and research skill development

  • Publications

    Link to Google Scholar citations: 

  • Community Engagement

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Entry last updated: Saturday, 10 Aug 2019

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