Clair Dyche

Senior Lecturer - Radiotherapy

School of Health Sciences
Email:
clair.zawada@bcu.ac.uk
Phone:
0121 202 4272

Clair is the School Academic Lead for Curriculum Design and Development. Clair work on projects and innovations across the School of Health Sciences and the wider Faculty of Health, Education & Life Sciences.

Clair teaches predominantly on the BSc (Hons) Radiotherapy programme, but also teaches sessions relating to academic and professional practice on the BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography and BSc (Hons) Ultrasound programmes. The radiography disciplines are very different, but share many elements relating to patient care and professional regulation.

Clair is the Personal Tutor for Radiotherapy students who are placed at New Cross Hospital in Wolverhampton, and sees them regularly to offer pastoral support and discuss their progress, both in their academic studies and in their clinical placement.

Clair is involved in research, particularly the student experience, student engagement and student belonging within Higher Education and is completing her doctorate studies within this area.

Within the Faculty, Clair is a member of the Student Experience, Learning and Teaching Committee (SELT), Faculty Academic Ethics Committee, takes part in DBS panels and is a Case Officer for Fitness to Practice cases, student disciplinarians and academic appeals.

Clair undertakes a wider role in both Radiography and Higher Education, and is involved in the following external activities;

  • Membership secretary for United Kingdom Advising & Tutoring (UKAT) group, a professional body of practitioners and researchers interested in all aspects of advising and tutoring in FE and HE in the UK.
  • Treasurer for Association of Radiography Educators (ARE), who promote excellence in radiography practice and patient care through education, innovation and research.
  • Reviewer for the ‘Radiography’ journal

Assessor for the Society and College of Radiographers (SCoR) Approval and Accreditation Board (AAB), assessing course submissions, education providers, practice placements and applications from individuals for accreditation.

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