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Asher is our main technical support and is responsible for maintaining the server, extensions, providing templates for the general design and lots of other useful stuff. As he is currently very busy with his finals, Brian is here to give a hand when necessary.
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Revision as of 17:41, 31 May 2012

Nick Short - WikiVet Coordinator

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Nick is the head of the eMedia Unit at the Royal Veterinary College and is one of the founding members of the WikiVet project and is currently overseeing strategic development. He is also involved in working with veterinary schools and other publishers to establish collaborative partnerships.

Nick has a particular interest in making content available as free resources wherever possible. In particular he has been working on new ways to increase access to WikiVet in developing countries.

See Nick's Profile here

Bara Stanikova - Content Manager

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Bara has started as one of the very first authors of WikiVet and is currently the content manager. She is reorganising the site structure and is trying to achieve some kind of sensible order to it all. She also supervises authors.

See Bara's Profile here

Chris Trace - eLearning Coordinator

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Chris is our eNewsletter editor and Facebook page manager. He has been working on various eLearning projects since his graduation and is now also going to look into eLearning resources on WikiVet and help with recruiting reviewers.

See Chris's Profile here

Brian Cox - Technical Support


Brian works at the Royal Veterinary College in the eMedia department. He is now our 'backup' technical support. He has been involved with WikiVet since the very beginning.

See Brian's Profile here

Kim Whittlestone - Education Research

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Kim Whittlestone is Senior Lecturer in Independent Learning at the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) and one of the founding members of WikiVet. After qualifying from the RVC in 1989, Kim worked at the University of Bristol alongside a veterinary locum job in Portishead. In 2001 he helped to establish the Centre for Applied Research in Educational Technologies (CARET) at the University of Cambridge and in 2006 joined the LIVE Centre at the RVC.

Kim is particularly interested in how students approach their learning and how their teachers, peers and emerging technologies, influence this approach. Kim recently completed his MA in Medical Education.

See Kim's Profile here

Gemma Gaitskell-Phillips- Spanish WikiVet Editor

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Gemma is a graduate from the Royal Veterinary College who lives in Madrid, Spain. She has been involved in the translation of WikiVet content previously, and is now overseeing all translation of content into the Spanish WikiVet site

See Gemma's Profile here

Zoe Belshaw - Steering Group Member

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Zoe is a clinical lecturer in small animal medicine at the University of Nottingham where she is involved in lecturing as well as doing clinical work and research. She joined the steering group with an interest in improving access to veterinary resources for students and vets in developing countries. Zoe is working with Liz Mossop on developing virtual patients and looking at different ways to improve the clinical material on WikiVet.

Liz Mossop - Steering Group Member

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Liz is one of our steering group members. She is a lecturer at Nottingham Veterinary School and her job involves developing the curriculum as well as teaching, both clinical and non clinical subjects.

Liz has been involved in WikiVet in small ways since its inception. Recently her involvement has increased not least because of a desire to include some of the virtual patients they have been producing at Nottingham under a separate project.

See Liz's Profile here

Gillian Brown - Steering Group Member

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Gillian is the Veterinary Education Advisor for the Higher Education Academy Subject Centre for Medicine, Dentistry and Veterinary Medicine. She offers specialist support for educators, as appropriate, in veterinary medicine on behalf of the Subject Centre. She is one of the founding members of the WikiVet project and sits on the Steering Group. Gillian is delighted with the collaborative-community aspect of WikiVet and the impact it continues to have in veterinary schools around the world.

See Gillian's Profile here

Susan Rhind - Steering Group Member

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Susan works at the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies and has been involved in the WikiVet project since the beginning when the project started with a focus on pathology.

Susan is interested in lots of things to do with teaching and learning and is currently developing video resources to support pathology teaching and a digital veterinary museum which she hopes to make available through WikiVet in the near future.

See Susan's Profile here

Alistair Spark - WikiVet Courses Designer


Alistair graduated from the BioVeterinary Sciences course at the Royal Veterinary College, London, UK in 2011. He joined the WikiVet team to develop the WikiVet Courses interface that enables students to find the most relevant content and learning resources available on WikiVet.

Chris Palgrave - WikiVet Pathology Facebook page manager

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Chris is the creator and manager of our WikiVet Pathology Facebook page.

Chris is currently a Lecturer in Pathology at the University of Bristol Veterinary School.

See Chris' Profile here

Hannah Robbins - WikiVet Media assistant


Hannah graduated from the RVC in 2007, and has since gone on to work in small animal practice and for Nottingham Vet School.

Hannah is helping to collate and organise videos and other media within WikiVet that will soon be displayed in a much more user-friendly manner.

See Hannah's Profile here