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Vicky Buller

Principal Lecturer Undergraduate

School of Dentistry

Harrington Building, HA137

+44 (0) 1772 89 5978

VBuller@uclan.ac.uk

Vicky has an interest in supporting and developing the dental team both pre and post registration.

Memberships

  • Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy

 

Vicky began her career working in General Dental Practice before developing her interest in dental education. She has worked in a variety of educational settings including Health Education North West, Further and Higher Education. She joined the School of Dentistry in 2012 following her role as Education Programme Manager for Cumbria and Lancashire where she developed an interest in Interprofessional education. Vicky has been involved in external activity including being secretary for East Lancashire Local Dental Committee. She has recently been appointed as an Educational Associate with the General Dental Council.

Qualifications

  • MA Education (Research) University of Central Lancashire, 2011
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Education, University of Central Lancashire, 2008
  • BA (Hons) Business Studies, University of Huddersfield, 2007

Current Study: Doctorate in Education

Teaching Activities and Responsibilities

  • Programme Lead BSc (Hons) Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy
  • Programme Lead BSc (Hons) Dental Studies for Dental Care Professionals
  • Programme Lead MSc Dental Education
  • Programme Lead PG Cert Commissioning and Dental Advising
  • Student Experience Lead
  • Retention Lead

External Affiliations and Roles

  • Education Associate, General Dental Council

Conferences

  • Association of Dental Educators in Europe, Barcelona, August 2016
  • Association of Dental Educators in America, London, May 2017
  • Association of Dental Educators in Europe, Vilnius, August 2017

Projects

  • Transition from Diploma to Degree: academic and social experiences
  • Does inter professional education impact on readiness for practice?

Research Activites

  • Student Transition
  • Interprofessional Education (IPE)