School of Dental Sciences

Staff Profile

Dr Mike Reeson

Associate Lecturer



2011 PhD (University of Sunderland)

2005 MA (University of Sunderland)

2002 BA (Hons) (Northumbria University)

2001 Advanced Diploma in Education and Training (Northumbria University)

2000 Diploma in Higher Education (Further Education and Training)

1998 Graduateship of the City and Guilds of London Institute in Dental Technology.

External Roles and Responsibilities


Registrant Quality Assurance Inspector for the General Dental Council 2012 -2018.

External Examiner for Dental Technology at Manchester Metropolitan University and collaborative partners Mathew Boulton College and Liverpool Community College 2011 -2016.

External Examiner for Dental Technology at Leeds Dental Institute 2011 -2016.

External Verifier for the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) in Dental Technology 2008 - 2017.


External Examiner for Dental Technology at Aberdeen University 2019 - .


Research Interests

Interprofessional learning

Professional development

Narrative and Phenomenological research

Current Research

Phenomenological research in health care professions education: methods, data collection and analysis.

The professional experiences and development of dental technology students to work based placements a five year study. 


Responsible for the School of Dental Technology at Newcastle Dental Hospital