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Roger Harrison, BA (Hons), Cert Mnmnt, PG Dip, MPhil, MPHe, PhD. (Hon)MFPH, SFHEA

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Personal profile


I work three days a week for the university on a teaching focused contract.

Public health education & research:

  • Teaching and development for the Online Distance Learning Postgraduate Programme in Public Health and Primary Care including:
    • - course unit leader "Information, Impact and Evaluation" and "Dissertation Unit"; course tutor "Evidence Based Practice"; curriculum mapping and review; exam boards; general management
    • Staff teaching and support
  • Leading on a teaching & education curriculum review for Public Health 
  • Pedagogical research examining the impact of current and future education and skills development for public health workers.

Faculty level:

  • Faculty Dissertation Working Group - developing parity across postgraduate programmes

University & beyond

In Spring, 2014 I was nominated to the university Senate Committee

  • Active committee member of the:
    • Manchester Distance Learning Network
    • Evidence Synthesis Network
    • Co-founder (January 2014) of the North West Evaluation of Learners' Experiences of e-learning Special Interest Group 

Knowledge transfer

Higher Education Academy:

  • Academic Associate
  • Public Health Technical Advisor
  • Reviewer for the National Teaching Fellowship Scheme

Associate Editor for Frontiers in Public Health

On the review panel for: Journal of Public Health; Public Health; Health & Place, Journal of Public Health Nutrition



BA (Hons) Public Administration. De Montfort University.

Certificate in Health Services Management.  Open University.

PG.Dip. Psychosynthesis Counselling. University of East London.

MPhil. Epidemiology & Health Services Research. University of Manchester.

MPHe. Master in Public Health Evidence. University of Manchester.

PhD. Epidemiology & Health Services Research. University of Manchester.



Social responsibility

I am Division Lead for Social Responsibility


Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

External positions

Member of the Education Committee, Antibiotic Research (UK)

1 Jul 2017 → …

Areas of expertise

  • LB2300 Higher Education
  • LB2361 Curriculum

Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

  • Digital Futures
  • Christabel Pankhurst Institute


  • Public health
  • Epidemiology
  • Antibiotics
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Higher Education
  • Online learning
  • Curriculum
  • Evaluation
  • Evidence based practice
  • Internationalisation
  • Health inequalities
  • Health Informatics
  • Digital health
  • Infection control
  • Infection prevention
  • antimicrobial resistance


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