Jenny is an Associate Professor in Biosciences and the Director of Programmes in Environment, Risk and Biosciences in the Faculty of Science and Technology. As Director of Programmes she is responsible for design and development of programmes within her area. Additionally, she oversees assessment, management and quality of programmes and modules residing in Environment, Risk and Biosciences.
Membership of Professional Bodies and Learned Societies
Royal Society of Biology
Society for Applied Microbiology
Learning & Teaching Interests
Jenny's discipline interests encompass Microbiology - particularly the field of epidemiology and public health which she teachers across a range of programmes in her department.
She is also committed to enhancing progression, retention and achievement in science and how to improve the learning experience for students in the classroom.
Research Outputs & Interests
Incidence of antibiotic resistant strains in food
Bacterial indicators in water. Methodology of isolation of bacterial strains
Soonthornchaikul, Nantika and Garelick, Hemda and Jones, Huw and Jacobs, Jenny and Ball, David J. and Choudhury, Manika (2006) Resistance to three antimicrobial agents of campylobacter isolated from organically- and intensively-reared chickens purchased from retail outlets. International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents , 27 (2). pp. 125-130. ISSN 0924-8579