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

Senior Lecturer

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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

Social responsibility

I am Division Lead for Social Responsibility




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.



Memberships of committees and professional bodies

External positions

Member of the Education Committee, Antibiotic Research (UK)

1 Jul 2017 → …


  • 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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