Teaching fellowships

Recognising excellence in teaching

The University is very proud of its teaching staff and promotes the professional recognition of their teaching expertise through nationally recognised fellowships awarded by the Higher Education Academy (HEA).

The University has over 800 members of staff who are Fellows of the HEA and over 350 members of staff who are Associate Fellows of the HEA.

The highest level of recognition through the HEA is Principal Fellow of the HEA.

4 members of the university are recognised at this level:

  • Karen Atkinson - Professional Lead Physiotherapy
  • Dr Helen Barefoot - Deputy Director of the Learning and Teaching Innovation Centre
  • Dr Frank Haddleton - Director of Academic Quality Assurance
  • Dr Karen Smith - Principal Lecturer Collaborative Research and Development in the School of Education

55 members of staff are now Senior Fellows of the HEA recognising their learning and teaching expertise and their leadership and support of others.

  • Prof Guillaume Alinier - Professor of Simulation in Healthcare Education
  • Rosemary Allen - Associate Dean (Learning and Teaching), School of Education
  • Nirmala Arunasalam - School of Health and Social Work
  • Judith Baines - Head of Careers and Employment
  • Thomas Baker - Associate Dean (Learning and Teaching), School of Engineering and Technology
  • Dr Denise Ball - Associate Dean (Academic Quality Assurance), Hertfordshire Business School
  • Alex Baxter - Programme Leader, School of Creative Arts
  • Jan Bowyer - Centre for Academic Quality Assurance
  • Janette Bradley - Associate Dean (Learning and Teaching), School of Humanities
  • Maureen Brennan - Programme Leader, School of Life and Medical Sciences
  • Cordelia Bryan - Learning and Teaching Innovation Centre
  • Dr Virginia Bugeja - Head of Department, School of Life and Medical Sciences
  • Dominic Bygate - Learning and Teaching Innovation Centre
  • Alison Cain - Associate Dean (Learning and Teaching), School of Life and Medical Sciences
  • Helen Charlwood - People Development
  • Karen Clark - Learning and Teaching Innovation Centre
  • Dr Barry Costas - School of Education
  • Prof Darren Dalcher - Hertfordshire Business School
  • Emma Elkington - Head of Subject Group, Hertfordshire Business School
  • Dr Suzanne Fergus - School of Life and Medical Sciences
  • Dr Theo Gilbert - School of Humanities
  • Sarah Flynn - Learning and Teaching Innovation Centre
  • Lesley Glass - Head of Visiting Lecturer Development, Hertfordshire Business School
  • Kim Goode - School of Health and Social Work
  • Lynne Gordon - School of Health and Social Work
  • Elizabeth Gormley-Fleming - Head of Department, School of Health and Social Work
  • Dr Marjolein Groefsema  - Associate Dean (Academic Quality Assurance), School of Humanities
  • Anya Higgins - UK Partnership Manager
  • Dr Cheryl Holman - Associate Dean (Academic Quality Assurance), School of Humanities
  • Jackie Hulse - Centre for Academic Quality Assurance
  • Prof Joy Jarvis - Professor of Educational Practice, School of Education
  • Prof Amanda Jefferies - Professor in Technology Enhanced Learning, School of Computer Science
  • Julie Kelly - Head of Student Centre
  • Petros Khoudian - Centre for Academic Quality Assurance
  • Dr Stewart Kirton - Head of Subject Group, School of Life and Medical Sciences
  • Dr Fang Lou - School of Life and Medical Sciences
  • Dr Angela Madden - Head of Subject Group, School of Life and Medical Sciences
  • Dr Barbara Mason - School of Life and Medical Sciences
  • John Mower - School of Education
  • Ann-Marie Oates - School of Health and Social Work
  • Julia Petty - School of Health and Social Work
  • Dr Ivan Phillips - Associate Dean (Learning  and Teaching), School of Creative Arts
  • Keith Pinn - Centre for Academic Quality Assurance
  • Karen Robins - Associate Dean (Learning  and Teaching), Hertfordshire Business School
  • Tony Rosella - Programme Leader, School of Creative Arts
  • Dr Guy Saward - School of Computer Science
  • Joel Shahar - Associate Dean (Academic Quality Assurance), Hertfordshire Business School
  • Jayne Smith - Programme Leader, School of Creative Arts
  • Theresa Titchener - School of Health and Social Work
  • Nkiruka Umaru - School of Life and Medical Sciences
  • Julie Vuolo - Associate Dean (Learning  and Teaching), School of Health and Social Work
  • Dr Hany Wells - Head of Department, Hertfordshire Business School
  • Dr Elizabeth White - School of Education
  • Dr Ian Willcock - School of Creative Arts
  • Scarlett Xiao - School of Engineering and Technology

National Teaching Fellowship Scheme

The University currently has 7 members of staff with prestigious National Teaching Fellowships. The national competition, organised by the Higher Education Academy, recognises, rewards and celebrates individuals who make an outstanding impact on the student learning experience.

National Teaching Fellows

  • Prof Guillaume Alinier - Professor of Simulation in Healthcare Education
  • Irene Anderson - Reader in Learning and Teaching in Healthcare Practice, School of Health and Social Work
  • Dominic Bygate  - Learning and Teaching Innovation Centre
  • Dr Martina Doolan - School of Computer Science
  • Dr Suzanne Fergus - School of Life and Medical Sciences
  • Prof Joy Jarvis - Professor of Educational Practice
  • Prof Amanda Jefferies - Professor of Technology Enhanced Learning, School of Computer Science