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Professor Nicholas Timpson


Professor Timpson currently teaches 1 courses:


Nic teaches a broad range of topics related to population health and genetics to both undergraduate and postgraduate students and use a variety of teaching methods for delivery and assessment. He has taught clinical epidemiology to first year medical undergraduates continuously over the last eight years and having stepped down from element and unit leadership for Community Orientated Medical Practice (COMP1), he continues to teach on this course for fourth year medical undergraduates. Most recently, Nic has moved into a new role as co-programme director of a new intercalated degree in Genomic Medicine (first academic year 2016-17). This sits alongside a role as working programme director of the Wellcome Trust 4-year PhD programme in Molecular Genetic and Lifecourse Epidemiology.

Nic has contributed to the genetics related postgraduate taught short courses at SSCM and have supervised PhD students over the same period. The short courses include lectures and practical work focussed on the principles of genetic epidemiology. Nic currently supervises three PhD students on either the Wellcome Trust or MRC IEU 4-year programmes, one clinical NIHR PhD student, two Wellcome Trust clinical PhD students, one joint Centre for Multi-Level Modelling/IEU PhD and one PhD student remotely (Cardiff University).