Norrie Brown

Norrie Brown

Dr Norrie Brown RMN, RGN, DipCNE, MEd, CertEd, PhD, FHEA

Senior Lecturer

Esteem

Advisory panels and expert committees/witness

  • Co-founder and organiser of the Scottish Interprofessional Education (IPE) Special Interest Group.
  • Invited expert member of the Supporting Nursing & Midwifery Student Recruitment and Retention –Scottish Government since October 2008 to date.
  • ENU Executive Lead on Learning Disability National Model on NHS Education for Scotland (NES) steering group 2012 to date.
  • Expert member of NHS Education for Scotland (NES) Recruitment and Retention February 2011 - September 2013.
  • Member of the HEA Scotland Practitioners forum
  • Personal invitation to attend symposium held in London by Professor Lisa Bayliss-Pratt, Director of Nursing Health Education England (HEE), to attend a Symposium on:“The Value of Pre- Nursing Degree Care Experience” on April 10th 2015. The invitation was
  • Learning and Teaching Consultant (Scotland) Health Sciences and Practice Subject Centre, King’s College London 2006 to 2012.
  • Learning and Teaching Consultant (Scotland) Health Sciences and Practice Subject Centre, King’s College London 2006 to 2012.
  • Invited to scrutinise undergraduate approval documentation for the University of Glasgow prior to programme approval event (2011)
  • Member of the Educational Research in Health Care Scotland (ERiCHS) group set up by the Scottish Heads of Academic Nursing and Allied Health Professions -SHANAHP) from 2006 - 2009
  • Member of European Interprofessional Education Network (EIPEN)
  • QAA Scotland Enhancement Themes

 

Invited Speaker

  • Co-presenter of a paper on promoting Interprofessional Education in Scotland at European Interprofessional Education Network (EIPEN) conference with Professor Maggie Nicol (Queen Margaret University) in Krakow, Poland, September 2007.
  • Co-presenting full paper on research into lecturers’ conceptions and approaches to online teaching at ECEL conference in Copenhagen, October 2007.
  • Co-presented findings from pilot project into lecturers’ conceptions of online teaching at ALT-C Manchester 2005
  • Co-presented a paper in Amsterdam on how it is possible to achieve constructive alignment in Virtual Learning Environments, November, 2005
  • Co-presented paper on research entitled ‘From Teaching to Teaching Online: Tutor Experiences of Bridging the Gap’ at the Network Learning conference in Lancaster, 2006 (NL2006)
  • ‘How lecturers experience student-centred approaches to teaching.’ Improving Student Learning Conference, Birmingham, September, 2004
  • “How lecturers’ experience student-centred approaches to teaching” Transforming Healthcare Through Research, Education & Technology, 4th Annual Research Conference, Trinity College, Dublin, 2003:
  • ‘How lecturers experience student-centred approaches to teaching’ ICN 23rd Quadrennial Conference, Taipei, Taiwan, 2005
  • “Lecturers conceptions of student-centred Teaching” Transforming Healthcare Through Research, Education & Technology, 5th Annual Research Conference, Trinity College, Dublin, 2004
  • Involving Mental Health Service Users and Carers in Curriculum Design and Delivery. Aviemore: NBS Teachers’ Conference, February 1998.
  • Involving Mental Health Service Users and Carers in Curriculum Design and Delivery. Brighton: ‘An Effective Approach to Mental Health’, MIND Annual conference, November 1998
  • Involving Mental Health Service Users and Carers in Curriculum Design and Delivery. Falkirk: NBS Curriculum Development Conference: ‘Moving the 1992 Programmes into the year 2000’, December 1997.
  • Presented a Scottish perspective in the session on ‘Developing distinct approaches to the Academy’s work in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland’ HEA The Higher Education Academy Internal Conference May 2007
  • Run Workshop for QAA Scotland Research-Teaching Linkages Enhancement Theme, Edinburg Napier University, February 2008
  • Run a workshop on ‘Exploring the tensions and challenges in creating a community researching our practice’ at the SEDA Spring Teaching and Learning Conference in May 2010
  • Run Workshop for QAA Scotland Research-Teaching Linkages Enhancement Theme conference, Heriot-Watt University, November 2007

 

External Examining/Validations

  • External Examiner for Master of Nursing Degree, Distance Learning Centre, University of Dundee since September 2007 –to April 2011.
  • External Examiner for Open University Developing Mental Health Nursing Practice (KYN293) from June 2009 (BSc).
  • External Exmanier Glasgow Caledonian University – PhD 2015.
  • Invited to be external reviewer for Interprofessional Education (IPE) by IPE group at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

 

Fellowships and Awards

  • Fellow Higher Education Academy

 

Reviewing

  • Mott Mac Reviewer for Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) approved programmes from 2008 to 2013.
  • Peer reviewer for the Journal of Psychiatric Nursing
  • Peer reviewer for Nurse Education Today

 

Conference/Workshop

  • Jointly organised and hosting the HEA Health Sciences and Practice Subject Centre Assessment SIG Edinburgh Napier University September 2011
  • Jointly organised and hosted the HEA Health Sciences and Practice Subject Centre Festival of Learning in March 2010 at Edinburgh Napier University
  • Jointly organised and hosted the HEA Health Sciences and Practice Subject Centre IPE Special Interest Group (SIG) with HEAHSP/Queen Margaret University/Edinburgh Napier University April 2011-04-15

 

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