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Professor Judy Harris

Professor Judy Harris

Professor Judy Harris
B.S.c, PhD

Emeritus Professor

Area of research

Teaching development, research and evaluation

Biomedical Sciences Building,
University Walk, Bristol BS8 1TD
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Research summary

Through the AIMS CETL I have been heavily involved in developing and evaluating physiology teaching based on high fidelity human simulators.   We are one of a small number of centres worldwide to be developing this approach for ‘pre-clinical’ medical sciences teaching. 

My teaching development activities also include contributing to the creation of on-line resources for physiology laboratory-based teaching through the e-Biolabs system and to the evaluation of histology teaching delivered using the ‘virtual’ microscope.  Other interests include developing and evaluating the use of peer assessment in the undergraduate curriculum, particularly for laboratory-based work.

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Biography

1968-1977: BSc, PhD and post-doctoral position in the Department of Physiology, University College London

1977 - 1990: Lecturer, Department of Physiology, University of Bristol

1990 - 2007: Senior Lecturer, Department of Physiology, University of Bristol

2007 - present: Professor, School of Physiology, Pharmacology and Neuroscience, University of Bristol

2010: awarded a University of Bristol Teaching Fellowship

2014: recognised as a 'Teacher Scientist' in the Science Council List of 100 Leading Practising Scientists

2015: awarded The Physiological Society Otto Hutter Teaching Prize

2015: edited "Recognising Teachers in the Life Sciences", pub. The Physiological Society  http://www.physoc.org/sites/default/files/page/Recognising%20Teachers%20FINAL ...

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Recent publications

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