Alison is an Associate Professor in Learning and Teaching and a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA). She is an Academic Integrity Officer for the Faculty and has recently joined UON’s C@N-DO Review Panel.
She is a Board Member of the Centre for the Advancement of Interprofessional Education (CAIPE), a UK-based charity which promotes and develops interprofessional education (IPE), research, learning and practice nationally and globally. She also co-leads its IPE Experience Research Subgroup. She is an Editorial Board Member of the British Journal of Midwifery; a member of the International Network for Health Workforce Education (INHWE) and an Associate Member of the Association for Learning Technology (ALT).
She has Teacher Status on the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) register and has a particular interest in Interprofessional Education (IPE). As Faculty Lead for IPE she co-ordinates the IPE ‘collaborative curriculum’ for 16 health, education and social care programmes. She champions the judicious use of technology in learning and teaching and has presented internationally on the University’s Active Blended Learning (ABL) pedagogical approach.