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Professor Judy Harris

Professor Judy Harris

Professor Judy Harris
B.Sc., Ph.D. (Lond.)

Professor of Physiology

Area of research

Teaching development, research and evaluation

Office G23a
Biomedical Sciences Building,
University Walk, Bristol BS8 1TD
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 331 2294

Research summary

Through the AIMS Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning I led a number of projects that developed and evaluated innovative approaches to teaching physiology and histology.  These included physiology teaching using 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.

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

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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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