Julie is a Senior Lecturer (Midwifery) and the course leader for the BSc (Hons) Midwifery programme. She is a member of the School of Health Student Experience Committee and the School of Health Research Ethics Committee.
Julie is registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council as a midwife and lecturer. and is an External examiner to the BSc in Midwifery at Queens University, Belfast. Julie was a Staff Midwifer and Midwifery Sister at theRoyal United Hospital, Bath and was also a Staff Nurse at Torbay Hospital (gynaecology).
Julie's qualifications include:
- Master of Arts in Women's Studies
- Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Studies in Education (Open)
- Guidance and Counselling in Learning
- Bachelor of Science (Open)
- Manager Development Programme - Middle Management Certificate in Education (Education of Adults)
- Advanced Diploma in Midwifery
Julie is currently the module leader for a number of modules on the BSc (Hons) Midwifery programme throughout all three years of the programme. These include a level 4 module ‘Public Health and the Midwife’ where students will be able to explore the diverse role of the midwife in public health and apply this learning to the community in which they work. Julie is also module leader for a level 6 module ‘Advanced Research Studies’, within which students are supported by a supervisor whilst undertaking independent study on a topic of their choosing; initially writing a literature review and then developing an in- depth research proposal.
In the 2016/17 academic year Julie will be taking the lead for a new level 5 theory module ‘Integrated care for women with complex needs’ which provides students with the opportunity to build upon the learning within the first year and apply this to complex health and obstetric issues. Julie is also the module leader for the labour ward practice module at level 6
Julie also teaches on many of the other modules in the programme using a variety of learning and teaching strategies. She also has involvement in all assessments within the programme.
- Poster presentation at the Teaching and Learning Conference, University of Northampton. 21st May 2015 – Students’ experiences of group work learning and assessment. Authors: H. Akinrinade, J. Quilter and A. Power.
- Poster presentation at the Teaching and Learning Conference, University of Northampton 22nd May 2014. The teaching and learning experiences of student parents on healthcare programmes. Authors: L. Grillo, J. Quilter and Dr S. Church Poster presentation at Nottingham International Conference in Education and Research (NICER) 7th & 8th
- Power, A. and Quilter, J. (2016) Should left-handed midwives and midwifery students conform to the ‘norm’ or practise intuitively? British Journal of Midwifery. 24(9), pp. 656-659. 0969-4900.
- Church, S. and Quilter, J. (2012) Using photo elicitation techniques to explore young women’s conceptualisations of older motherhood. Poster presented to: Nottingham International Conference in Education and Research (NICER), University of Nottingham, 07-08 September 2012.