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Mrs Emily Chapman-Waterhouse

BSc (Hons), PgC TLHE, MSc Vet Ed, SFHEA

Associate Head of Department (Veterinary Nursing); Senior Lecturer; Partnership Link Tutor

Teaching Duties

  • Module Leader : A7097 Advanced Practitioner (postgraduate, workforce development)
  • Module Leader : A7114 Veterinary Professional Skills (postgraduate, workforce development)
  • Supervisor for undergraduate honours research projects, degree review projects and professional research proiects
  • Visiting placement tutor for undergraduate animal and veterinary physiotherapy-related placements


Course Management Duties:

  • Link Tutor for Collaborative Partnership with Improve International and the International School of Veterinary Postgraduate Studies
  • Co-lead for the Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching & Supporting Learning in Higher Education (PgC TSLHE)


Departmental Management Duties:

  • Associate Head of Department: Animal Health, Behaviour & Welfare (Veterinary Nursing Section)


Committee Membership:

  • Course Committee member for the PgC TSLHE
  • Departmental Subject Assessment Board
  • Taught Postgraduate & Workforce Development Course Assessment Board


Communities of Practice:

  • Co-founder of the Pedagogy Interest Group


Reviewer roles:

  • Internal reviewer (D1, D2, D3) for the ASPIRE Recognition Scheme accredited by AdvanceHE
  • Ad hoc reviewer for the International Journal of Innovative Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (IJITLHE), Journal of Veterinary Medical Education (JVME),  the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (ISSOTL) and the International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies (IJWBLTT).


External Examiner posts:

  • October 2018 to September 2023 for BVMS Year 2 at University of Glasgow School of Veterinary Medicine.
  • August 2021 to July 2025 for FdSc / BSc Top-Up Animal Health & Welfare at University of Plymouth (Cornwall Colleges Group)


Research Interests:

  • Flexible teaching, learning & assessment strategies in Higher Education
  • Work-based learning
  • Veterinary Continuing Education


Professional Memberships

  • Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • Association for Learning Technology
  • British Horse Society - BHS PTC

Academic Department: Animal Health, Behaviour and Welfare

Tel: +44 (0)1952 815065

Fax: +44 (0) 1952 814783

Twitter: @cwaterhouse_e

Office: JA G24 Jubilee Adams, Tudor Lodge and NW Building

Research profile: ORCID


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Additional Information

Emily joined the staff at Harper Adams in 2006 to coordinate a national animal medicines project. In 2008, Emily was appointed Business Development Manager where she co-developed a number of animal- and veterinary related courses. Emily’s commitment to enhancing practice has been illustrated by her successful completion of postgraduate teaching and learning qualifications.  In 2012, Emily took up an academic post and achieved Senior Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy in May 2015.  Emily’s excellent practice has been recognised on numerous occasions through the ASPIRE Excellence Awards, for innovating, developing and sharing as well as for student support (2008-9, 2015-16 and in 2018-19).  Between 2017-2019 Emily worked on an internally funded Aspire Development Fellowship exploring the staff perspectives on the drivers and barriers to teaching excellence. More recently, Emily has been working on a project investigating the impact of the pandemic on the experiences of part-time postgraduate students.




You can contact Mrs Emily Chapman-Waterhouse if you would like to discuss any of the following course modules:



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