Course Leader for MSc Transforming and Leading in Healthcare
Helen has spent 25 years as a consultant running her own business, helping organisations nationally and internationally improve their practice and innovate. She has an HR and Organisational Development background and is a keen advocate of change. Focused on effective, engaging and innovative teaching, Helen is the acting...
Professor Fiona Cowdell
Professor of Nursing and Health Research
Fiona Cowdell joined Birmingham City University in October 2016 as a Professor of Nursing and Health Research. Fiona is a National Institute of Health Research Knowledge Mobilisation Research Fellow (June 2016 – May 2020) . She is a graduate of Oxford Brookes University with a doctorate from Bournemouth University. As a...
Dr Emma Craddock
Senior Lecturer in Health Research
Emma completed her PhD in Sociology at the University of Nottingham in 2017 (thesis titled: ‘Emotion and Gender in Local Anti-Austerity Activist Cultures’). Her research utilised a feminist methodology and a combination of qualitative research methods to produce an in-depth exploration of anti-austerity activist culture. It...
Senior Lecturer - Practice Development & Support
Karen is an RMN and most of her roles post qualification were in community settings at both day hospitals, primary care teams and community mental health teams. Karen joined the university in 2004 as the Senior Lecturer for placement support and development for mental health and learning disability nursing. This role...
Director of Continuous Professional Development (CPD)
Tracey oversees both accredited and some non accredited CPD. Working in collaboration with the Schools and partner organisations.
Foundation Year Lecturer
Julie joined the ADD (Academic Development Department) in 2018 as a Lecturer on the HELS Foundation Year programme. Prior to joining Birmingham City University, she worked at a number of local FE and HE institutions where she developed and delivered a range of Early Years and Education programmes. Her professional background...
Course Lead for MSci Nursing and Senior Lecturer
Helen is part of the Future Nurse Programme team as Deputy Course lead for the Registered Nurse Degree Apprentices. Helen qualified as a nurse from the University of Birmingham in 2011 with a 1:1 and began her career at Great Ormond Street Hospital in the Haematology/Oncology unit. In 2013 she moved back to Birmingham and...
Dr Philip Dee
Senior Lecturer / APEL Advisor / Education Facilitator
Philip has been a member of the ADD (Academic Development Department) for over ten years. His core roles are ‘RPL Advisor' and 'Education Facilitator'. In this latter role, Philip supports students across the full range of academic writing skills. As RPL Advisor he facilitates university applicants and ongoing students to...
Adult Nursing Lecturer
Emily qualified as an adult nurse in 2008, from King’s College London. Upon qualifying she worked in acute and rehabilitation stroke services at King’s College hospital for four years, during which time, stroke services rapidly developed and began offering thrombolysis treatments for stroke patients. Emily was fortunate...
Simon has been delivering BCU’s post registration Cardiac courses since 2003 and has overseen their development from diploma awards to the current provision at Level 6 and 7. In addition he is part of the Dimensions in Health Care (now Professional Practice award) programme team, facilitating the provision of a variety of...