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Teaching Safety

The teaching laboratories are managed by Hayley Monk, the Senior Technical Operations Manager, with a Technical Manager assigned to each suite of labs.

Stopford Building – Undergraduate Teaching Labs (SUGT 1&2)

Technical Manager – Anthony Steel

First Floor UG Teaching Labs (1SUGT)

Labs run by Deputy Technical Manager Nicola Steel

The practical classes that run in these labs are largely medical biosciences, and include:

  • Physiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Neuroscience
  • Immunology

and OSCE skills:

  • Haematology
  • Resuscitation
  • Drug dilution
  • Blood pressure and pulse
  • ECG
  • EMG
  • EOG
  • Effects of drugs
  • Vision



  • CSLC/Pre-medic/Pre-dentist (based on the Ground Floor)

Human physiology/pharmacology practical classes often require student volunteers to act as test subjects, from whom written consent is obtained using either Band 1 or Band 2 consent forms (as appropriate).

Second Floor UG Teaching Labs (2SUGT)

Labs run by Deputy Technical Manager Philip Bond

The practical classes that run in these labs are largely biosciences and pharmacy classes:

  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular biology
  • Microbiology
  • Cell biology
  • Developmental biology
  • Zoology plant sciences
  • Genetics
  • Pharmacy

Stopford Building – Postgraduate Teaching - Microbiology and Virology Unit (MVU)

Technical Manager – Audrey Bibby

Postgraduate teaching:

  • MSc Medical Microbiology
  • MSc Medical Virology

Pharmacy Dispensing

Technical Manager – Audrey Bibby

Labs run by Deputy Technical Manager - Karen Purcell

Provides undergraduate students with:

  • Aseptic dispensing labs
  • Computer-assisted learning and simulation technologies

Anatomy / Surgical Teaching (Dissecting Room Mortuary)

Technical Manager – Stephen Lindsay-Smith

Deputy Technical Manager - Katie Howick

The Dissecting Room is used exclusively for teaching Human Anatomy to medical, dentistry, physician associates, speech & language therapists and nursing students.

It's a restricted access area licensed by the Human Tissue Authority (HTA) and is closely monitored by CCTV cameras.

All students using the dissecting room must sign a Code of Conduct form.

Clinical Teaching

Technical Operations Manager – Peter Yates

Deputy Technical Operations Manager - Dawn Rearden

Clinical teaching comprises the following disciplines:

  • Nursing
  • Optometry
  • Dentistry
  • Psychology
  • Audiology
  • Mental health