University of Nottingham
Who are we?
The University of Nottingham (UoN) is a global university with campuses in the UK, Malaysia and China and around 45,000 students. Five faculties and a wide range of schools offer over 700 courses. Extensive multidisciplinary research is delivered in all faculties addressing a range of global issues such as food security, integrating global society, operations in a digital world, drug discovery and biomedical imaging. UoN received the Gold award for a recent government Teaching Excellence Framework and has a reputation for putting internationalisation at the heart of all its activities working with over 320 institutions in more than 40 countries to create opportunities for student exchange.
The School of Health Sciences (SHS) is one of four schools in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. SHS is one of the leading centres for health care education and scholarship in the UK. SHS has 200 staff and 3,000 undergraduate and post graduate students. UoN participates in the project through the Health E-Learning and Media (HELM) team, and the Digital Innovations in healthCare and Education (DICE) research group based in the School of Health Sciences. The DICE focuses on innovation in the delivery of education and practice. The Group has great number of collaborative projects with the National Biomedical Research Centre for Hearing, Learning Sciences Research Institute, Behavioural Sciences, Open University and numerous NHS partners. SHS has partnerships globally, including ERASMUS agreements with institutions in eight countries.
Why we are Participating in the Project
The School of Health Sciences, University of Nottingham, recognise the critical importance of having a common collaborative platform for audit and quality assurance of clinical learning environments across Europe and more widely. The project will significantly increase interprofessional co-operation and practice-sharing between participating universities and employers and offer greater cross-border opportunities for students in Medicine and Allied Health in addition to those of Nursing and Midwifery already addressed.
Our Role in the Project
The University of Nottingham are the HEALINT4ALL coordinators and will lead on Project Management and Implementation of the project. The coordinator role ensures effective project delivery, and includes overall project, contractual and financial management, as well as working with the team to ensure that all work packages are completed to standard and on time. The University of Nottingham will also lead the team in delivering HEALINT4ALL Intellectual Output 3 to develop a virtual interactive teaching package to train the auditors of placements.
Extensive recent Erasmus+ experience on nine projects in roles as Project Coordinator, PI and Co-I. Active member of the Digital Innovations in healthCare and Education (DICE) research group and HELM team. Research interests include virtual reality and artificial intelligence in education, collaborative e-learning, educational standards, virtual patients, and learning analytics.
Wealth of experience facilitating students in developing their understanding of international nursing, and supporting UK and international students to achieve Master’s and PhD nursing qualifications. Interests in policy modernisation for the support of professional nursing education. Member of numerous expert working groups. Lead recent Erasmus+ projects as PI to successful completion.
Wide-ranging project management, finance, reporting and contractual process experience gained from supporting multiple Erasmus+ projects in the School of Health Sciences, University of Nottingham, as both coordinator and partner. Supports lifecycle of projects, from application through to implementation, reporting and completion.
Facilitates global student exchange as School Global Engagement Lead in Education and panel member of Universitas 21 Health Sciences International Development Group. Research interests in interprofessional learning, medical education and student professional development. Participating in the Intellectual Output generation in medicine and biomedical science in HEALINT4ALL.
Teaching Associate in the School of Health Sciences and Lead for Practice (Physiotherapy). Management, coordination and quality assurance of clinical placements for undergraduate physiotherapy students. Participating in the HEALINT4ALL project to contribute to the development of the Intellectual Outputs from a Physiotherapy perspective.