2012 PGCE (Higher) Education Teaching and Learning, University of Lincoln, UK
2011 PhD Microbial ecology of Propionibacterium acnes in patients undergoing treatment with isotretinoin, University of Lincoln, UK
2001 BSc (Hons) Microbiology, Liverpool University, UK
BTec Diploma in Hotel, Catering and Institutional Operations Management, St. Helens College of Technology, UK
Duties have included: Faculty Administration (2004 - present); Level 5 Coordinator (2014/15); Sandwich Degree Coordinator (2014/15); Biology Placement Coordinator (2012/13); Programme Board (2012 - 2015); Assessment Board (2014/15); Departmental and Faculty Reassessment Board (2014/15); Member of the Faculty Review Panel for Extenuating Mitigating Circumstances (2014/15); External Specialist Subject Consultant for Validation Committee (2012/13); Teaching Team Member for Validation of new Undergraduate and Post Graduate Programmes (2013/14); Construction of Module Specification Documents for Validation of Medical Microbiology, Nutrition and Laboratory Masterclass modules (2013/14); Organised Minor Modification to a Validated Module (2014/15); Co-organised Visit Days; Open Days and Family Fun Day (2014/2015); Member of staff at Inter-Schools/College Olympiad (2014/15); Member of Clearing Staff (2014/15); Member of Malpractice Panel (2014/15); Member of the Working Committee for Enhanced Learning Spaces Development (2008/09); Member of the Genetically Modified Organisms Committee (2013 - 2015); Consulted with Human Tissue Act Working Committee (2013 - 2015); Ethics Committee (2013 - 2015) and the Biology Department Research Group (2013 - 2015); Instrumental in construction and submission of application for Ethical Approval for research collaboration with Health and Social Sciences Department (2014/15). Presented for the Biology Department’s Public Lecture Series (2013 and 2014).
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy 2013 - Present.
Member of the Society for General Microbiology 2006 - Present.