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Debbie Botting known as Debbie

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BSc Physiology, Registered General Nurse, Master in Nursing, MSc Social Science research methods, PGCE, Registered Nurse Teacher


Debbie is a Senior Lecturer within the School of Care Sciences, Faculty of Life Sciences and Education. Debbie studied an undergraduate Physiology degree at University of London, following which she held a research post at Brompton Hospital. She then completed her nurse training and subsequently held posts in surgical and intensive care nursing. Debbie undertook Masters degrees in Nursing (Cardiff) and Social Science research (University of Glamorgan). Following her PGCEd she embarked on a career in nurse education. She joined University of Glamorgan in 1995 and is primarily involved in life sciences and research teaching across a range of academic levels. She is also a member of the PGCEd teaching team. Debbie has been involved in disability and dyslexia support since 1998. Her research interests and publications include complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) and disability and dyslexia in professional education. Debbie was the Project leader of a team who were successful in obtaining a CELT Learning and Teaching grant (2010) to explore the use of Microsoft Sharepoint to better support the needs and enhance the experience of disabled and dyslexic students. Debbie is Programme Leader for the Master in Professional Practice programme and its constituent awards.

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