Strategic management and leadership within academia and the public sector
Business development and management
Negotiation and diplomacy skills
Quality assurance and enhancement
Confident and assured communicator
Lecturer and researcher.
Academic areas of; Knowledge Exchange (KE) in Higher Education; enhancing academic engagement in KE; acoustics; air pollution and health; Env Impact Assessment; Public Health management.
Senior academic manager and leader with 32 years professional experience with current responsibilities in health and education disciplines for:
Knowledge Exchange - providing business solutions to private, public and civil sectors
Teaching, Learning and Assessment, including innovative approaches (including technology Enhanced Learning)
Curriculum development/management to meet client needs/specification
Student learning experience and employability
Partnership development and enhancement
Selected Publications/ Seminars
Social Awareness of Air Quality Information, The Science of the Total Environment 1999 (Joint author)
Monitoring Children's Personal Exposure to Particulate Matter in London, UK, Science of the Total Environment 1999 (Joint author)
Characterisation of Particulates Sampled During Study of Children's Personal Exposure to Airborne Particulate Matter in a UK Urban Environment, Environmental Monitoring Assessment 1999 (Joint author)
Air Quality Assessment in the London Borough of Barnet- Middlesex University, London 1998 (Joint author)
Learning & Teaching Interests
Past teaching experience has included:
Public Health and Professional Practice
Environmental Impact Assessment
Acoustics and noise Control
Waste Management and Contaminated Land
Air Quality Management
Current responsibilities include the strategic leadership of teaching, learning and assessment with the School of Health and Education. Chair of the School's Learning and Teaching Enhancement Committee and of the Teaching and Learning Group.
Research Outputs & Interests
Chair of joint School of Health and Education and Law REF Committee - responsible for coordinating submissions to REF 2014 for three UoAs: Law, Social Policy & Social Work and Psychology.
Chair of School Research and Knowledge Transfer Committee responsible for approval of all research and KT bids for funding. As part of School Leadership Team, strategic leadership of research and Knowledge Exchange across the academic interests of the School of Health and Education (Nursing and Midwifery, Psychology, Education, Social Work, Complementary Medicine.
Personal research interests includeand have included:
The role of Knowledge Exchange in Higher Education
The use of Rewards and Incentives to engage Academics in KE
Enhancing the engagement of academics in Knowledge Transfer
Beaumont, Richard Alun (2015) Enhancing the engagement of higher education academics in knowledge transfer through a rewards and incentives scheme using an action research approach. Other thesis, Middlesex University.