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Year: 1993 – Province: Ontario
Paul Tamblyn, affectionately known as "Doc," is the Head of Science at Acton High School in Acton. He has been instrumental in developing innovative science programs and instructional strategies, such as Independent Research Projects (IRPs), at the local and provincial levels. He makes extensive use of local scientific mentors and has involved nearby universities and research centres in developing and evaluating student projects. In one award-winning research project, a female student worked on gene isolation and transfer at the University of Guelph. Mr. Tamblyn recently received an Award for Creativity in Education from the Halton Board of Education for his work in introducing IRPs as part of the science curricula in many schools.