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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

    Photograph of Emily

    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:

    • Chair of the undergraduate Veterinary Nursing Course Committee
    • Course Committee member for the PgC TSLHE
    • Elected member of the Programme Approvals Committee
    • 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 Biodiversity, One Health & Veterinary Medicine


    • August 2021 to July 2025 for FdSc / BSc Top-Up Animal Health & Welfare at University of Plymouth (Cornwall Colleges Group)
    • September 2023 to July 2027 for PgC in Learning & Teaching in Higher Education / Academic Professional Apprenticeship / Professional Recognition Scheme  at Nottingham Trent University


    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. 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. During 2021-22, Emily worked on a project investigating the impact of the pandemic on the experiences of part-time postgraduate students. More recently, Emily has been working on a collaborative project along with Professor Lydia Arnold and colleagues from Staffordshire University in relation to phenomenon-based learning

    Emily is a governor at a school in Telford & Wrekin.



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