Faculty:Faculty of Medical Science
Areas of Expertise: Paramedic science
Courses taught: Paramedic Science
Simon is a paramedic and professionally qualified teacher who specialises in bioscience in clinical education. He has just joined the Faculty and will be teaching on the DipHE and BSc courses. His particular areas of interest is neurology, pharmacology and toxicology. He is currently undertaking doctoral research into the neurobiology and psychology of adolescent behaviour.
Simon is an experienced teacher of Natural Sciences, Computer Science and Health & Social Care. He a former Head of Year responsible for the welfare and behavioural support of a large year group in a secondary school setting. As the former Head of Education and Training for a large NHS Trust, he is interested in the contribution of science education to clinical practice. A practicing paramedic with over thirty years clinical experience, he is currently employed in the Faculty of Medical Science as a Senior Lecturer.
Simon has applied to supervise the research of final year student teachers undertaking the Education Tripos at the University of Cambridge.
BSc Paramedic Science and DipHE Paramedic Studies
Butler, S. (2011) Can participation in a solution-focussed intervention group improve behaviour in the mainstream setting for boys identified as exhibiting difficult to manage behaviour? Milton Keynes: The Open University
Butler, S (2010) Using Information and Communications Technology to support inclusivity in science learning for children with cognitive learning difficulties. Milton Keynes: The Open University
Butler, S. (2009) Assessing the Benefits of Peer-Assisted Learning Strategies for Key Stage Three ICT Students with Literacy Difficulties. Milton Keynes: The Open University
Butler, S. (2008) Surviving septicaemia: a mini-review of the medicinal chemistry of contemporary therapeutics. Milton Keynes: The Open University
Butler, S. (2007) Comparative Study of Chemotherapeutic Interventions in Ethanol, Nicotine and Cannabis Addiction. Milton Keynes: The Open University
Butler, S.J. and Hotchkiss, K. (2004) Introduction to Clinical Practice. Norwich: University of East Anglia
Butler S. J. and Ercole, A. (2003) Pathophysiology and Clinical Practice. Norwich: University of East Anglia
Butler S. J. and Ercole, A. (2002) Medical Science in Clinical Practice. Norwich: University of East Anglia