Andrea is a registered nurse for people with a learning disability, with 30 years plus experience in this field. Prior to joining Birmingham City University in 2000, she was a community nurse for people with a learning disability. Throughout her career she has always had an interest in how challenging behaviours are managed...
Reader in Computing
Esther Palomar is a Reader of Computing at the University’s School of Computing and Digital Technology . After graduating from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain, Esther gained employment as a computer forensic auditor at an international auditing firm, before returning to the university in 2004 to complete a PhD...
Senior Lecturer, Quality Co-ordinator, Foundation Degree Health and Social Care
Janice qualified as a registered nurse in 1992 and worked within the NHS for 20 years, initially within an acute area of practice. By 1997 she took her first community post, within District Nursing. After five years she moved to one of the first Intermediate Care teams within Birmingham. While working in these two areas...
Senior Lecturer in Criminology
Before joining Birmingham City University, Dr Sarah Pemberton taught Criminology at the University of Derby. Prior to this she has held research posts at the Health and Social Policy Research Centre, University of Brighton and the Health Science Research Institute, University of Warwick.
Early Music Lecturer and Instrument Curator
Martin Perkins started his undergraduate studies at Birmingham Conservatoire in 1993 where he studied composition and French Horn. However, his interest in Early Music soon led him to the harpsichord and, after studies with Lucy Carolan, he graduated with an MA in 1998. More recently he completed an MPhil at the University of...
Experienced nurse educator with a key interest in the the recognition and management of acute physiological deterioration. Also in the development of under graduate and post graduate nursing curricula.
Lecturer in Cognitive Psychology
Dr Dean Peters research interests range from Bowlby-Ainsworth Attachment Theory, emotion research, and dual process approaches to understanding social and developmental phenomena, to research on visual object recognition, and modelling relational processing and attention with artificial neural networks.
Associate Lecturer, Foundation Degree in Health and Social Care
Charlotte Phillips is a registered midwife, with experience of working as a caseload midwife facilitating antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal care in the home environment, and as a delivery suite midwife in a large obstetric unit. She has a passion for protecting the 'normal' for women who require higher levels of medical...
Visiting Lecturer in English Language
Esther is a sociolinguist and dialectologist whose specialist area of research is linguistic variation in the West Midlands. She gained her first degree in English Language and German at the University of Edinburgh before going on to complete a Masters and a PhD at the University of Leeds (her thesis, entitled was completed in...
Dr Nicolas Pillai is a research fellow specialising in jazz and visual culture. His first monograph, Jazz as Visual Language: Film, Television and the Dissonant Image (I. B. Tauris, 2016), rethinks the technological and institutional processes that mediate jazz onscreen. He has been a frequent guest speaker at the National...