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Principal Lecturer (Research Governance),
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Alasdair is Principal Lecturer in Research Governance and also holds other roles including Vice Chair of Teesside University Research Ethics Committee (REC) and Chair of School of Health & Social Care Research Governance and Ethics Committee. Alasdair also Chair's one of the North East's Health Research Authority, Research Ethics Service, RECs.
Alasdair works with the Institute's and School’s staff, students and our research collaborators to facilitate excellence in our research governance.
Alasdair qualified as a Physiotherapist at Glasgow Caledonian University and his academic career began there as a Research Assistant working on a wide range of research projects in the then Department of Physiotherapy, Podiatry and Radiography. Alasdair went on to be employed as a Lecturer in Physiotherapy at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh and then a Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy, Course Leader for M.Sc. Physiotherapy (Pre-registration) and School of Health Sciences Research Coordinator at The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen before joining Teesside in 2007. Alasdair has maintained his clinical experience through private practice and work for Strathclyde Police Occupational Health and Welfare Unit, in Sports Injury Clinics and as an Ergonomic Consultant.
Alasdair completed his Ph.D - studying the efficacy of a hydrotherapy and land based aerobic exercise programme for female Rheumatoid Arthritis patients. His primary area of research interest is in physical and other interventions in the Rheumatic diseases. He also has an active interest in research in the areas of exercise, physical activity and Alternative and Complementary therapies, especially Acupuncture.
External research funding since 2008
Four selected publications since 2008
View Alasdair MacSween's Publications on TeesRep
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