Dr. Sue Jamieson

Principal Lecturer

School of Medicine

Harrington Building, HA215

+44 (0) 1772 89 5863


Subject Areas: Biosciences

Sue joined the School of Medicine in January 2016, and lectures in Physiology, mainly on the MBBS, BSc Medical Sciences and Physicians’ Associates programmes. She has particular interest in the areas of cardiorespiratory control, physiology in extreme environments and physiology of physical activity. 


Full Profile

After graduating from the University of Leeds (BSc Hons Physiology), Sue worked for a year on a research project on cancer, after which she completed a PhD in the Department of Respiratory Medicine at the University of Edinburgh (thesis title: ‘Measurement of hypoxic ventilatory drive at rest and during exercise in normal man’). She then completed six years’ research into cardiorespiratory control at Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School and the University of Wales, Cardiff (Common Cold Centre), and had several papers published. In the following years, her career was focussed on learning & teaching and programme management, with her most recent HE appointments prior to joining UCLan being Director of Studies for Sport programmes at the University of Cumbria and Deputy Head of the International Study Centre at Lancaster University.


  • BSc (Hons) Physiology, University of Leeds, 1985
  • PhD Respiratory Medicine, University of Edinburgh, 1989
  • PGCE (Science, Upper Primary) , The Open University, 1997
  • QTLS, Institute for Learning, 2012

Teaching Activities and Responsibilities

  • Module leader for UM1010 Integrated Sciences and Clinical Medicine I (MBBS programme)
  • Module leader for UM2010 Integrated Sciences and Clinical Medicine II (MBBS programme)
  • Contribution to XY1040 Anatomy & Physiology I and XY2140 Anatomy & Physiology II (BSc Medical Sciences programme)
  • Contribution to UM4100 Integrated Sciences module (PgDip Physicians Associates programme)
  • Theme lead for Integrated Sciences and Clinical Medicine
  • Teaching & Learning Lead
  • Academic Advisor Co-ordinator
  • Health & Safety Lead
  • Chair of Evaluation Subcommittee


  • The Physiological Society
  • Fellow of the Institute for Learning
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (pending approval)

External Affiliations

External examiner, International Foundation programme, University of Chester