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Dr Janet Haresnape

Dr Janet Haresnape

Profile summary

  • Regional Academic Staff
  • Senior Lecturer, Staff Tutor in Science
  • Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
  • School of Life, Health & Chemical Sciences
  • janet.haresnape

Professional biography

Senior Lecturer and Science Staff Tutor in the School of Life, Health and Chemical Sciences

Elected member of University Senate and of Qualifications and Assessment Committee

Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Applaud mentor for HEA accreditation at the OU

Chair of STEM Associate Lecturer Staff Development Group at the OU

Research interests

Current education research interests are in practical skills development in the Life Sciences pathway in relation to employability, and student perceptions of collaborative online practical activities.

Have previously undertaken research on foot-and-mouth disease immunochemistry, epidemiology of African swine fever in Malawi, and the efficacy of Newcastle disease vaccines in Malawi.

 

Teaching interests

Particular interest in Associate Lecturer (AL) Staff Development.  Set up ByALs-ForALs programme of online events, initially for Science ALs, now expanded to include all STEM ALs.

Involved in production and presentation of S295 (The Biology of Survival) and S317 (Biological Sciences: from Genes to Species), and previously S366 (Evolution) and S104 (Exploring Science).

Tutor on S295 (The Biology of Survival), and previously on S366 (Evolution) and S377 (Molecular and Cell Biology)

 

Impact and engagement

See Haresnape J. M (2010). Darwin and evolution: a set of activities based on the evolution of mammals, School Science Review 91 (337), 75-86.

External collaborations

External Examiner for Cambridge University Institute of Continuing Education, Diploma in Evolutionary Biology, 2014-2017

External Assessor for Cambridge University Institute of Continuing Education, Non-Accredited learning programme, 2015-2017

See also International Links

HEAT (health education and training) programme in Ethiopia in collaboration with AMREF health africa and UNICEF. See http://www.open.ac.uk/africa/heat/our-work/heat-ethiopia

OpenWASH (water, sanitation and hygiene) programme in Ethiopia in collaboration with UNICEF and World Vision.  See http://www.open.ac.uk/about/international-development/ido-africa/development-programmes-africa/openwash

Dr Ayo from Natural History Museum of Nigeria. See interview on Dr Ayo's work on Lassa fever at http://podcast.open.ac.uk/pod/Lassa

  

Publications

Student perceptions of an assessed, online, collaborative activity. (2015-05-08)
Haresnape, Janet
Practitioner Research in Higher Education, 9(1) (pp. 18-37)
Darwin and evolution: a set of activities based on the evolution of mammals (2010-06)
Haresnape, Janet
School Science Review, 91(337) (pp. 75-86)
A study of African swine fever virus infected ticks (Ornithodoros moubata) collected from three villages in the ASF enzootic area of Malawi following an outbreak of the disease in domestic pigs (1989-06)
Haresnape, J. M. and Wilkinson, P. J.
Epidemiology and Infection, 102(3) (pp. 507-522)
Isolation of African swine fever virus from ticks of the Ornithodoros moubata complex (Ixodoidea: Argasidae) collected within the African swine fever enzootic area of Malawi (1988-08)
Haresnape, J. M.; Wilkinson, P. J. and Mellor, P. S.
Epidemiology and Infection, 101(1) (pp. 173-185)
The epidemiology of bluetongue in Malawi (1988-06)
Haresnape, J. M.; Taylor, W. P. and Lungu, S. A. M.
Epidemiology and Infection, 100(3) (pp. 493-499)
An updated survey of African swine fever in Malawi (1987-12)
Haresnape, J. M.; Lungu, S. A. M. and Mamu, F. D.
Epidemiology and Infection, 99(3) (pp. 723-732)
The status of Newcastle disease and the use of V4 vaccine in Malawi (1987)
Sagild, Inge K. and Haresnape, Janet
Avian Pathology, 16(1) (pp. 165-176)
Continuing presence of rinderpest virus as a threat in East Africa, 1983-1985 (1987)
Rossiter, PB; Taylor, WP; Bwangamoni, B; Ngereza, AR; Moorhouse, PD; Haresnape, Janet; Wafula, JS; Nyange, JF and Gumm, ID
Veterinary Record, 120(3) (pp. 59-62)
The distribution of ticks of the Ornithodoros moubata complex (Ixodoidea: Argasidae) in Malawi and its relation to African swine fever epizootiology (1986-06)
Haresnape, J.M. and Mamu, F.D.
Epidemiology and Infection, 96(3) (pp. 535-544)
A four-year survey of African swine fever in Malawi (1985-10)
Haresnape, J. M.; Lungu, S. A. M. and Mamu, F. D.
Epidemiology and Infection, 95(2) (pp. 309-323)
African swine fever in Malawi (1984-06)
Haresnape, Janet M.
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 16(2) (pp. 123-125)
Location of an Immunizing Determinant within Polypeptide VP1 of Type O Apthovirus (1983-11-01)
Haresnape, Janet M.; King, Andrew M. Q. and McCahon, David
Journal of General Virology, 64 (pp. 2357-2365)
Four Independent Antigenic Determinants on the Capsid polypeptides of Apthovirus (1983-11-01)
Haresnape, Janet M. and McCahon, David
Journal of General Virology, 64(11) (pp. 2345-2355)

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