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Dr Sara Burton

Dr Sara Burton

Honorary Senior Lecturer

 

Overview

Qualifications

PhD

Principal Fellowship Advance HE, Principal Fellowship ASPIRE 2019

National Teaching Fellowship 2020

 

Awards

Royal Society of Biology, Fellow 2014-

Linnean Society, Fellow 2014-

 

Research group links

Research

Research interests

  • Environmental bacteriology
  • Biofilms

Grants/Funding

STERIS Ltd £123K for ENBL Ltd

SGM vacation studentships 2005-2009 funding for summer vacation studentships

Diving diseases research centre hyperbaric medicine microbiology research 2009 £2.4K

University of Exeter Annual Fund 2009 £4.3K

University of Exeter Annual Fund 2012 £5K

External Engagement and Impact

Awards/Honorary fellowships

Senior Fellow of Higher Education Academy

University of Exeter ASPIRE Senior Fellow

University of Exeter Teaching Fellow Award January 2010


Committee/panel activities

2012- 2014 Society for General Microbiology (SGM), Council Member

2012- 2014, SGM Chair, Professional Development Cttee,

2011 SGM Chair of the Education Division, Member Scientific Meetings Cttee

Member Education and Public affairs Cttee

2010 American Society for Microbiology Nominated to American Society for Microbiology special communications group

2004-2007 NHS Expert Reference Group Member, Infection control programme

2006    Mayo Clinic Visiting Researcher

2002-   ExeterNanoBacteria Ltd Company Director and Secretary. University of Exeter Spin-out company (BBSRC CASE partner and co-supervisor for PhD student: Nanoparticle-bacterial interactions).


Invited lectures

Young Scientist support for professional development and making the most of conferences. Federation of European Microbiology Societies Congress, Leipzig, Germany, July 2013

Harnessing untapped resources to enhance microbiology education across Europe: Development and use of electronic virtual resources for teaching. Federation of European Microbiology Societies Congress, Leipzig, Germany, July 2013

HUBS and Learned Societies–working together. Heads of University Biosciences (HUBS), April 2013

The Role of Society for General Microbiology Education Division and SGM Support Young Scientists. Spanish Society for Microbiology, July 2012 Madrid, Spain,

The Role of Society for General Microbiology Education Division and SGM Support Young Scientists. Spanish Society for Microbiology, July 2012 Madrid, Spain,

Invited speaker: SGM and Infection Training-now and in the future (2010). Society for General Microbiology Spring Meeting, Edinburgh,

Convenor & speaker: Education workshop For Young Scientists (2010). International Society for Microbial Ecology (Seattle).

Invited speaker (2010) Biofilms Mediators and mitigators of global change. Biofilms 4, Winchester, UK.

Federation of European Microbiological Societies 3rd Congress (2009)
Special session: Education in microbiology Special Seminar: Microbiology graduate students and postdocs - Making the most of PhD and Post-doctoral years, Göteborg, Sweden.

Invited speaker. Education Division Session. Biofilms as teaching resources. (2009) American Society for Microbiology 109th General Meeting USA. Philadelphia.


Workshops/Conferences organised

Chair: Young Microbiologist of the Year competition Society for Microbiology Conference. Warwick. September (2012).

Chairperson Workshop: Young Microbiologist/ISME J Publication career support. 14th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology, Copenhagen, Denmark August (2012).

Co-presenter; Getting published. Federation of European Microbiological Societies 4th Congress, Geneva (2011).

Maths and Microbes Society for General Microbiology meeting, Harrogate (2011)

How to get published, early career scientists development symposium Society for General Microbiology meeting, Harrogate (2011)

Chair: Public engagement and measuring impact Society for General Microbiology Meeting, York (2011).

Chair: Education division workshop The FRC Path and beyond (2010) Society for General Microbiology Spring Meeting, Edinburgh, March 2010.

Chair: Sir Howard Dalton Young Microbiologist of the Year 2009. Society for General Microbiology Meeting,

Find out more as.exeter.ac.uk/aspire

Teaching

Modules

2021/22

Information not currently available


Supervision / Group

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