Inauguration Lecture - Professor Pam Dawson
Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at 6:30 PM (BST)
Wednesday 20 June 2012
Inauguration Lecture and celebration
Professor Pam Dawson, Dean of the Faculty of Health & Life Sciences, York St John University
Inauguration Lecture Title - 'Never Mind The Safety: Feel the risk'
Professor Pam Dawson was previously at Northumbria University as Associate Dean in the Faculty of Health, Community & Education Studies. Pam's professional background is in
physiotherapy. She has 20 years’experience of working in the Higher Education health sector, with an active research profile focusing on the rehabilitation of older people. Professor Pam Dawson has produced publications mostly on falls and falls prevention. Working in a multidisciplinary way, with occupational therapists, medics and nurses; increasingly work has placed the service user at the heart of a research partnership to improve interventions and healthcare.
Within the faculty, Pam has been developing her understanding of existing research and its many strengths, and assessing how the faculty can move forward, developing productive partnerships with external agencies to attract more project funding and PhD students. Research feeds into the whole student experience and should be evident in teaching and learning.
5.45pm Event opens, Fountains Learning Centre, York St John University
Arrival reception, where you have oppurtunity to meet the speaker and
6.30pm Event will commence in Fountains Lecture Theatre
7.30pm-7.45pm Event Closes