School of Biomedical Sciences

Staff Profiles

Dr Lindsey Ferrie

Senior Lecturer

Background

Roles and Responsibilities

Degree Programme Director (Biomedical Sciences Suite)

Co-Deputy Head of School

Personal Tutor 

External Examiner - University of Bradford, University of Huddersfield.


Representative on:  

University Senate (2015-2018)

Curriculum Committee's: Phase1 SBMS, Pharmacology and BDS

Staff Student Committee's: Phase 1 SBMS 


Qualifications:  

Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practices (2009) 

Newcastle Teaching Award (2009) 

PhD Neuropharmacology (2005)

BSc. (Hons.) Pharmacology (2002)


Previous Positions

Postdoctoral Research Associate (Medical toxicology Research Centre)

Prescribing Support & Information Scientist (Regional Drug and Therapeutics Centre) 


Memberships

British Pharmacological Society (Education & Training Committee; Meetings Committee)

Fellow of Advance HE


Honours and Awards

2019 National Teaching Fellow

2019 Teaching Excellence Award - Outstanding contribution to pastoral support - Newcastle University

2016 Rang Prize - Significant contribution to the teaching of Clinical Pharmacology – British Pharmacological Society


Grants

2013 UTLSEC Innovation Fund - Project title: Feedback Foghorn

2013 UTLSEC Innovation Fund - Project title: Improving student transition through interactive game playing 

2012 Society for Experimental Biology -  Educational Outreach

2011 HEA Development Grant - Project title: Employability Ambassadors

2011 UTLSEC Innovation Fund – Project title; ‘A day in the life of....’ Developing a video showcase of the student experience of research-informed teaching.

2011 UTLSEC Innovation Fund – Project title; My eCareers

2009, 2011, 2012 and 2013 BPS - Teaching Innovation 

Teaching

Module/Unit Leader:

PED1003 Pharmacology

PED3003 Clinical Pharmacology and Drug Development

Basic Pharmacology (BDS Stage 2)


Contribute teaching on:

Systems Pharmacology (PED2006) - Practical Leader

Pharmacological techniques (PED3001)

Research in Pharmacology (PED3013)

Experimental design and the process of research (CMB3001)


External:

Health Education North East (NHS) MRPsych PG 


Outreach:

Archives Alive



Research

Research Interests

Neuropharmacology and Neurotoxicology. Particular interest in mood disorders and Dopaminergic pathways.


Other Expertise

Prescribing indicators and clinical data review.

Publications