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Professor Simon Tweddell


Faculty/Dept/School School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences
(Faculty of Life Sciences)
Telephone +441274 235241


2022           Professor of Pharmacy Education

2020-2021 Interim Head of School of Chemistry and Biosciences

2018-2020 Associate Head of School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences 

2019-2022: Project Lead Erasmus Plus - Developing Excellence in Team-Based Active Collaborative Learning to Enhance Student Outcomes

2017-2019: Project Lead HEFCE Catalyst Project - Scaling up the use of Active Learning

2015-2020: Director of Admissions and Recruitment

2014-2015: Curriculum Development Fellow, Centre for Educational Development (one-year secondment)

2013-2014: Director of Learning and Teaching

2011-2012: Project Lead - Curriculum 2012 Design and Development

2006-2011: Head of Division of Pharmacy Practice

 2002-2008: MPharm Programme Leader

2001-2002: Placement Tutor

1999-2001: Year Tutor

1997-2001: Lloydspharmacy Teacher-Practitioner 


Educational and Pedagogical Research Team-Based Learning Active and Collaborative Learning

Current Projects HEFCE Catalyst Project - Scaling up the use of Active Learning Pedagogies Team-Based Learning Consultancies

Research Collaborations Regis University, Denver, Colorado Drake University, Iowa VU, Amsterdam Anglia Ruskin University Nottingham Trent University

Professional activities

  • Royal Pharmaceutical Society, Fellow
  • Advance HE, Principal Fellow
  • Team-Based Learning Collaborative, Steering Group Member and Consultant Trainer
  • 01-OCT-16: European Team-Based Learning COmmunity, Chair
  • 01-JAN-15: National Teaching Fellow
  • 01-JAN-17: Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellecnce
  • 01-JAN-14: Vice Chancellor's Award for Teaching Excellence
  • 01-JAN-15: Fellow of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society


TitleTeam-Based Learning Approach for the Delivery of Over-the-counter Module in the Faculty of Pharmacy in Jordan (2022)
AuthorsHaneen A Basheer, Mohammad Isreb , Yazan S Batarseh , Simon Tweddell
JournalIndian Journal of Pharmaceutical Education and Research
TitleEvaluating the Introduction of Team-Based Learning in a Pharmacy Consultation Skills Module (2020)
AuthorsTweddell, S
JournalPharmacy Education
TitleEvaluating the introduction of team-based learning in a pharmacy consultation skills module (2020)
AuthorsTweddell S.
JournalPharmacy Education
TitleOutcomes of Implementing Team-Based Learning (TBL): The Experiences of UK Educators (2020)
AuthorsNelson, M; Tweddell, S.J.
JournalStudent Engagement in Higher Education Journal
PublisherThe Researching, Advancing and Inspiring Student Engagement (RAISE) Network
TitleTeam-based Learning: Engaging learners and creating team accountability (2018)
Authorsde Vries, J.; Tweddell, Simon; McCarter, Rebecca
TitleLeading academic change: experiences of academic staff implementing team-based learning (2017)
AuthorsNelson, M.; Tweddell, Simon
JournalStudent Engagement in Higher Education Journal
TitleThe applicability of a validated team-based learning student assessment instrument to assess United Kingdom pharmacy students’ attitude toward team-based learning (2016)
AuthorsNation, L.M.; Tweddell, Simon; Rutter, P.
JournalJournal Of Educational Evaluation For Health Professions
TitleTeam-based learning in pharmacy: The faculty experience. (2015)
AuthorsTweddell, Simon; Clark, D.; Nelson, M.
JournalCurrents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning
DOITweddell S, Clark D and Nelson M (2015) Team-based learning in pharmacy: The faculty experience. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning. Article in press Dec 2015. doi:
TitleInnovations in Active Learning in Higher Education (2020)
AuthorsSimon Tweddell
JournalInnovations in Active Learning in Higher Education
Title Pharmacy Practice E-Book (2019)
AuthorsSimon Tweddell, John Tucker
Journal Pharmacy Practice E-Book
PublisherElsevier Health Sciences
TitleScaling up Active Collaborative Learning for Student Success (2019)
AuthorsMcNeil, J., Borg, M., Kerrigan, M., Waller, S., Richter, U., Berkson, R., Tweddell, S. and McCarter, R
PublisherOffice for Students