Along with my role at Manchester Metropolitan University I am also Director of Manchester Academy for Healthcare Scientist Education (MAHSE)
Cellulary pathology, pathology science, biomedical science
PGCE Higher Education
MSc Biomedical Sciences
BSc (H) Health Care Sciences
1989 Fellowship of the Institute of Biomedical Science-Primary Examination
HNC Medical Laboratory Science
Head of Division of Biomedical Science at Manchester Metropolitan University
Head of Division of Healthcare Science at Manchester Metropolitan University
Principal Lecturer, School of Biology, Chemistry and Health Science Manchester Metropolitan University. additional role in Quality Assurance.
Senior Lecturer, School of Biology, Chemistry and Health Science (Health Science division), Manchester Metropolitan University. Clinical placement tutor and part time tutor for undergraduate biomedical science programme; teaching Biomedical Science and Cellular Pathology.
Chief Biomedical Scientist, Royal Free Hospital, London. Routine and specialized histological techniques, training officer, deputy laboratory manager.
Senior Biomedical Scientist, University of Edinburgh. Specialized neuropathological techniques, development of molecular techniques
Trainee/Biomedical Scientist, General Infirmary at Leeds. Histology, immunocytochemistry, neuropathology, ocular pathology, muscle biopsy techniques.
Laboratory Technician, Leeds University. Oral histology, immunohistochemistry, image analysis, autoradiography.
Head of School of Health Care Science with responsibility for staff and students in the areas of biomedical science, healthcare science, dental technology, and health physiology.
Registration Portfolio verifier for the IBMS; External examiner at University of Ulster (BSc) and Univeristy of Northumbria (BSc); Accreditation visitor for the IBMS; Visitor for the HCPC
Pedagogic research in areas such as assessment, feedback and e-learning;digital morphology
Biomedical Science, Dental Technology, Healthcare Science
MR. RUSSELL, C. Graham, A. D’Amato, A. Gentry-Maharaj, A. Ryan, et al. (2017). A combined biomarker panel shows improved sensitivity for the early detection of ovarian cancer allowing the identification of the most aggressive Type II tumours. British Journal of Cancer. 117, pp.666-674.
L. Ahmed, LH. Seal, C. Ainley, B. De la Salle, M. Brereton, et al. (2016). Web-Based Virtual Microscopy of Digitized Blood Slides for Malaria Diagnosis: An Effective Tool for Skills Assessment in Different Countries and Environments. J Med Internet Res. 18(8), pp.e213-e213.
L. Ahmed, L. Seal, M. Brereton, J. Burthem, D. Pelling, et al. (2014). EXPERIENCE OF CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR BLOOD CELL MORPHOLOGY AND MALARIA IDENTIFICATION. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF LABORATORY HEMATOLOGY. 36, pp.109-109.
CD. Ainley, JW. Ironside (1994). Microwave technology in diagnostic neuropathology. J Neurosci Methods. 55(2), pp.183-190.
C. Boehm, C. Ainley, P. Bason, M. Din, H. Jones, et al. (2011). Using narratives to improve staff morale in large organisations. In: Proceedings of the Society for Research into Higher Education Annual Conference. Newport 2011. Newport,
Deputy Director of Manchester Acadamy for Healthcare Scientist Education (MAHSE)
MAHSE received a Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence from Academy HE in Nov 2018
Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Manchester
Senior Fellow, Higher Education Academy
Fellow of the Leadership Foundation
Registrant, Health and Care Professions Council
Fellow, Institute of Biomedical Science