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Dr Janette Wallace

Profile summary

  • Regional Academic Staff
  • Staff Tutor
  • Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
  • School of Life, Health & Chemical Sciences
  • janette.wallace

Professional biography

Current roles and appointments

  • Staff tutor in Life Health & Chemical Sciences
  • Lecturer in Life Health & Chemical Sciences
  • Co-Chair Science AL Staff Development Working Group
  • Member STEM new AL Induction Staff Development Working Group
  • Member Monitoring Visioning Group
  • Associate Lecturer (SXL390)

Previous roles and appointments

  • Associate Lecturer (SD226, SDK228, SDK100) 
  • AST in Life Health & Chemical Sciences


Ph.D. Neuropsychopharmacology, University of Wales, Swansea (1999)  

M.Sc. Neuroscience, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London (1995)

B.Sc. (Hons) Pharmacology, University of Sunderland (1994)


Research interests

Current research interests in educational research as co-lead with Hannah Gauci: eSTEeM project ‘Assessing the effectiveness of the induction process for novice Associate Lecturers in preparing them for the Associate Lecturer role’. (

Previous research as an AL: OU Personalised Integrated Learning Support (PILS) consultant ‘ students’ motivational levels during the 2008 presentation of SD226.’ (2008)

Lab based research: see publications

Teaching interests

Current modules:

SD816: Core topics in mental health science: psychosis and dementia (60 Credits PG) Module Team

SDK228:Science of the mind: investigating mental health (30 credits UG) Module Team

SD329: Signals and perception: the science of the senses (30 credits UG) Module Team



Interested in AL Staff Development including ALs new to the OU and supporting Science ALs in their ongoing development.

Monitoring of correspondence tuition

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