School of Biology Committees

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Biology Teaching Committee

Convenor: Dr Gerald Prescott
Minutes: Biology Teaching Committee

The Biology Teaching Committee is a decision-making sub-committee of the staff council responsible for all matters relating to teaching. It is responsible for overseeing course development and the curriculum for all the years, ensuring that the syllabus meets good QAA practice, and deciding the overall plan of modules and progression through these academic levels. The Teaching Committee reviews examination and other assessment procedures, and is responsible for the approval and proof-reading of the Schools Audit report and entries in the University Course Catalogue and prospectus.

Committee Membership roles:
Director of Teaching, Convenor of Teaching Committee: Dr Gerald Prescott
Head of School: Prof Clare Peddie

Behavioral Biology, Ecology and Conservation, Evolutionary Biology and Zoology degree controller: Prof Sue Healy
Biology degree controller: Dr Dave Shuker
Cell Biology degree controller: Dr Judith Sleeman
Deputy Director of Teaching and Biochemistry and MBiochem degree controller: Dr Jacqueline Nairn
Director of Post-Graduate Taught programmes: Dr Sonja Heinrich
Examinations Officer and Pre-Honours adviser: Dr Verena Dietrich-Bischoff
4000-level Coordinator and Pre-Honours adviser: Dr Anne Smith
Joint degrees, degree controller: Dr Mike Webster
Marine Biology degree controller: Dr Lars Boehme
MMarBiol degree controller: Dr Simon Northridge
Molecular Biology degree controller: Dr Stuart MacNeill
School President: Ms Erin Phillips
Study Abroad adviser and MBiol adviser: Dr Iain Matthews
Teaching Administrator: Mr Andy Cole



Committee Members

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Dr Lars Boehme MASTS Lecturer lb284@st-andrews.ac.uk 01334 462677
Dr Verena Dietrich-Bischoff Teaching Fellow vdb@st-andrews.ac.uk 01334 464812
Prof Sue Healy Professor sdh11@st-andrews.ac.uk 01334 462065
Dr Sonja Heinrich Senior Lecturer (education-focussed) & Director of Postgraduate Taught sh52@st-andrews.ac.uk 01334 462628
Dr Stuart MacNeill SULSA Reader in Translational Biology sam31@st-andrews.ac.uk 01334 467268
Dr Iain Matthews Senior Teaching Fellow & Pro-Dean for the Faculty of Science imm7@st-andrews.ac.uk 01334 463004
Dr Jacqueline Nairn Senior Lecturer (Education Focused) jn37@st-andrews.ac.uk 01334 463604
Dr Simon Northridge Senior Lecturer spn1@st-andrews.ac.uk 01334 462654
Prof Clare Peddie Head of School cmp@st-andrews.ac.uk 01334 463548
Dr Gerald Prescott Senior Lecturer grp2@st-andrews.ac.uk 01334 463562
Dr David Shuker Senior Lecturer in Behavioural Ecology dms14@st-andrews.ac.uk 01334 463376
Dr Judith Sleeman Lecturer in Cell and Developmental Biology jes14@st-andrews.ac.uk 01334 463524
Dr V Anne Smith Senior Lecturer vas1@st-andrews.ac.uk 01334 463368
Dr Mike Webster Lecturer in Behavioural and Evolutionary Biology mmw1@st-andrews.ac.uk 01334 461690

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