Academic Year 2022/23 (updated 17 November 2022)

Current external examiners

The lists below display External Examiners currently employed by Keele University. The most recent reports completed by External Examiners and responses to their reports made by the University are published under the 'Reports and responses' section of these webpages.

Keele Business School

Accounting Mark Wordley - Loughborough University
Business Management TBC
Business Management & Finance, Economics Jack Rogers - University of Exeter
Economics Michael Henry - University of Birmingham
Human Resource Management Anastasia Kynighou - Manchester Metropolitan University
International Business Management TBC
Marketing Catherine Ashworh - Leeds Beckett University

School of Allied Health Professions

Physiotherapy Judith Lane - Queen Margaret University
Robyn Stiger - Oxford Brookes University
Radiography (Diagnostic Imaging)  Alexandra Partner - University of Derby
Rehabilitation and Exercise Science Jane Culpan - Queen Margaret University

School of Chemical and Physical Sciences

Astrophysics Ian Stevens - University of Birmingham
Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry Melanie Britton - University of Birmingham
Ann Chippindale - University of Reading
Paul Evans - University College Dublin
Forensic Science, Forensic Science & Criminology, Forensic & Analytical Investigation TBC
Mark Butler - Teeside University 
Physics  Matthew Needham - Edinburgh University 

School of Computer Science and Mathematics

Computer Science  Dhouha Kbaier - Open University
Gavin Sim - University of Central Lancashire
MComp Computer Science Simon O'Keefe - University of York
Data Science (Apprenticeship) James Xue - Northampton University
Mathematics, MMath Mark Bylth - University of East Anglia
Theodore Voronov - University of Manchester
Robert Wilson - Cardiff University

School of Geography, Geology and the Environment

Environment and Sustainability, Environmental Science Simon Kemp - University of Southampton
Geology & Geoscience John Howell - University of Aberdeen
Rebecca Williams - University of Hull
Human Geography Michael Richardson - Newcastle University 
Physical Geography Dawn Nicholson - Manchester Metropolitan University  
Natural Sciences Susan Crennell - University of Bath

School of Humanities

English Literature, English Literature and Creative Writing Natasha Alden - Aberystwyth University
Mary Ann Lund - University of Leicester
Film Studies Teresa Forde - University of Derby
History  Andrew Flack - University of Bristol
Christopher Langley - Newman University
Edward Roberts - University of Kent
Liberal Arts Catherine Packham - University of Sussex
Media, Communications and Culture Tracey Potts - University of Nottingham
Music David Beard - Cardiff University
Music Technology Monty Adkins - University of Huddersfield

School of Law

Law Mark Edwards - Sheffield Hallam University
Edward Johnston - University of Northampton
Daniel Monk - Birkbeck
Lisa Whitehouse - University of Hull
Annalisa Meloni - University of East London

School of Life Sciences

Applied Biomedical Science Michael Palmer - Nottingham Trent University
Biochemistry  Paul Whitley - University of Bath
Biology Nicholas Worsfold - Brunel University
Biomedical Sciences Angela Sheerin - University of Brighton
Human Biology Aditi Kahere - University of Liverpool
Neuroscience Ritchie Williamson - University of Bradford

School of Medicine

Medicine Year 1 Clare Guilding - University of Newcastle
Mark Tarrant - University of Exeter
Medicine Year 2 John Broad - Queen Mary University of London
Eamon McGreal - Cardiff University
Medicine Year 3 Carolyn Ann Murray - University of Exeter
Serena Tolhurst-Cleaver - University of Manchester
Medicine Year 4 Matthew James - Liverpool University
Andrew Brown - University of York
Medicine Year 5 Vinod Varughese  
Andy Cook - Leicester University
Paramedic Science Sally Thompson - University of Cumbria 
Public Health John Reid - University of Chester
Social Work Caroline Lee - Birmingham City University

School of Nursing and Midwifery

Midwifery Margaret Walsh - University of Manchester 
Adult Nursing Camille Cronin - University of Essex
Nicola Rochnia - University of Huddersfield
Children's Nursing Julia Robinson - University of Central Lancashire
Clinical Practice Jill Snodin - EdgeHill University 
Learning Disabilities Nursing Edward Hyde - The Open University 
Mental Health Nursing Richard Mottershead
Nursing Associate Valerie Nixon - University of Worcester

School of Pharmacy and Bioengineering

Cell and Tissue Engineering / Bioengineering (Regenerative Medicine) Araida Hildalgo-Bastida - Manchester Metropolitan University
Pharmacy Mark Green - University of Bradford
Stephanie Myers - University of Sunderland 
Tania Webb - De Montfort University
Pharmaceutical Science with Business, Pharmacy Begona Delgado-Charro - University of Bath

School of Psychology 

Psychology  Blerina Kellezi - Nottingham Trent University
Steve Kelly - University of Strathclyde

School of Social, Political and Global Studies

Criminology Sophia Graca - Canterbury Christ Church University
Education Angela Daly - Liverpool John Moores University
International Relations  Patrick Finney - Aberystwyth University
International Governance and Public Policy (BFSU) TBC
Philosophy Gordon Finlayson - University of Sussex
Politics TBC
Sociology TBC

Harper and Keele Veterinary Social

Veterinary Medicine and Surgery Emma Love - University of Bristol 
Ana Sofia Pereira Do Vale - University College Dublin
Nicola Blackie - Royal Veterinary College
Nina Tomlin - University of Edinburgh
Business Colleen Heaton - Sheffield Hallam University 
Humanities and Social Science TBC
Science and Health Karl Herbert - University or Leicester
Science and Maths Karen Vernon-Parry - Sheffield Hallam University
English for Academic Purposes TBC
British Sign Language Catherine McDonald - Nottingham College
Chinese Wendy Che - Oxford University
French

Sandra Salin - Newcastle University 

German Thomas Jochum-Critchely - University of York
Japanese Junko Kasai - King's College London
Russian Yuliya Kostyuk - University of Exeter
Spanish Blanca Gonzalez-Valencia - Manchester University 

Keele Business School

Accounting and Financial Management  Ahmed Derbala - University of Nottingham 
Banking and Finance, Investment Management Kent Matthews - Cardiff University
Business Analytics Ruilin Zhu - University of Lancaster 
Enterprise and Innovation David Bolton - Swansea University
Human Resource Management, Industrial Relations Susan Durbin - University of the West of England
Management, International Business Stephen Procter - Newcastle University
Marketing Tracy Harwood - De Montfort University
MBA (Senior Leaders) Luqman Jimoh - The Open University
MBA (online programmes) Jane Neal-Smith - University of York
Master of Business Administrations (FT)    Susantha Udagedara - University of Salford
Human Resource Management     TBC

Keele Institute for Innovation and Teaching Excellence

Higher Education Practice  Peter D'Sena - University of Hertfordshire

School of Allied Health Professions

Advanced Physiotherapy Alex Benham - University of Huddersfield
Nicola Snowdon - Sheffield Hallam University
Neuromusculoskeletal Healthcare, Pain Science and Management TBC
Physiotherapy John Stephens - University of Sunderland
Prosthetics and Orthotics Christine McMonagle - University of Strathclyde 

School of Chemical and Physical Sciences

Analytical Science for Industry / Technical Leadership Perdita Barran - University of Manchester
Chemistry - MRes William Unsworth - University of York
Technical Leadership (Research Scientist Apprenticeship) Nikola Chmel - University of Warwick

School of Computer Science and Mathematics

Advanced Computer Science

Simon O'Keefe - University of York

Computer Science

Ismini Vasileiu - De Montfort University 

MSc Computer Science, MSc Computer Science with Data Analytics, MSc Computer Science with Artificial Intelligence (HEP programmes)

David White - Staffordshire University 

Smart Energy Management, AI and Data Science

Anthony Kleerekoper - Manchester Metropolitan University

Cyber Security

TBC

School of Geography, Geology and the Environment

Environmental Sustainability & Green Technology Richard Kotter - Northumbria University
Geographical and Environmental Research, Geoscience Research Becky Briant - University of London 
Geographical and Environmental Research Rebecca Elmhirst - University of Brighton
Human Geography and Sustainability Research John Horton - University of Northampton

School of Humanities

Creative Writing TBC
English Literatures, MRes Humanities - English Anna Barton - University of Sheffield
Global Media and Culture, Global Media and Management Vera Slavtcheva-Petkova - University of Liverpool
History, MRes Humanities - History Andrew Flack - University of Bristol
Christopher Langley - Newman University
Dancia Summerlin - University of Sheffield
MRes Humanities - Senior External Examiner Maria Lauret - University of Sussex
MRes Humanities - Media, Communications and Culture Tracey Potts - University of Nottingham

School of Law

Child Care Law and Practice Annika Newnham - Reading University
Human Rights, Globalisation and Justice Kai Moller - London School of Economics and Political Science
International Law Loveday Hodson - University of Leicester
Law and Society Chris Dietz - University of Leeds
Medical Ethics and Law Jonathan Ives - University of Bristol
Medical Ethics and Law, Medical Ethics and Palliative Care Joanna Bridgeman - University of Sussex
Safeguarding Adults - Law, Policy and Practice Kirsty Keywood - University of Manchester

School of Life Sciences

Biomedical Blood Science Ciaren Graham - Queen's University Belfast

School of Medicine

Health Professions Education (FAIMER) Jane Hislop - Edinburgh University
Clinical Education Paul Crampton - Hull York Medical School 
Medical Science Katherine Linehan - University of Sheffield
Kevin McConville - University of Dundee
Physician Associate Studies Adele Hill - Plymouth University
Counselling and Psychotherapy Fay Short - Bangor University
Social Work Jane Dalrymple

School of Nursing and Midwifery

Advancing Professional Practice / CPD, Advanced Clinical Practice, Rheumatology Practice  Sheila Cunningham - Middlesex University 
Adult Nursing Robert Monks - Edge Hill University
Specialist Community Nursing - District Nursing Donna Edwards - De Montfort University
Specialist Community Public Health Nursing Cathy Taylor - Swansea University
Standalone Level 7 CPD modules Julie MacDonald - University of Hull
Ann Wakefield - University of Manchester

School of Pharmacy and Bioengineering

Doctorate in Pharmacy Nicola Barnes - University of Portsmouth
Biomedical Engineering, Cell and Tissue Engineering, Medical Engineering, MRes Bioengineering Karen Coopman - Loughborough University 
Clinical Pharmacy Anita Weidmann - Robert Gordon University
Clinical Pharmacy Practice Kat Hall - University of Reading
Lindsay Morgan - University of East Anglia
Pharmaceutical Development with Business Management John Hadfield - University of Salford
Research Techniques Andrew Lamb - Robert Gordon University

School of Psychology

Psychology Tessa Webb - University of Leicester

School of Social, Political and Global Studies

Criminology and Criminal Justice Paul Crawshaw - Teeside University 
Education Joseph Gazdula - University of Bolton
Education PGCE Academic Award Primary Joanne Wright - Southampton University
Education PGCE Academic Award Secondary Mike Bird - University of Chester
Education PGCE International Snezana Lawrence - Middlesex University
Higher Education Practice Rowena Murray - University of the West of Scotland
Politics and International Relations, International Diplomacy Matthew Ford - University of Sussex
Philosophy  Gordon Finlayson - University of Sussex
Professional Doctorate - Criminology and Criminal Justice Phil Clements 
Professional Doctorate - Education Michael Thomas - Liverpool John Moores University
Professional Doctorate - Social Work Michael Lavalette - Liverpool Hope University
MRes Social Science Research Methods Judith Aldridge - University of Manchester