Staff Directory

Last Updated

09/10/2017

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01522 83 7091
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University of Lincoln
Brayford Pool
Lincoln
Lincolnshire
LN6 7TS
United Kingdom

About Cathy Thomas

Following the completion of an undergraduate degree in Human Movement Studies (Brunel University, formerly Borough Road College), I completed a PGCE and began my early career in secondary education. From this position I was successfully appointed to develop Higher Education at Lincoln College and established a range of undergraduate provision. During this time I was awarded a Masters in Education. In 2006 the University of Lincoln appointed me to lead the new School of Sport and which has established itself to become a school that offers a high level of provision, with excellent resources. One of my areas of sporting interest is athletics and during my spare time I am involved in coaching.

Department Responsibilities

As Head of the School of Sport and Exercise Science I manage a motivated team that has achieved success within the School. In the last 6 years, since the School was established, we have achieved growth in terms of student numbers, developed a state-of –the-art Human Performance Centre within the university and led the Subject area to become a high achiever within the UK in terms of student Satisfaction (National Student Survey).

Subject Specialism

Applied Principles of Teaching and Coaching

Qualifications

  • 2012 Teaching Fellow: Higher Education Academy
  • 1995 Masters inEducation: University of Nottingham
  • 1983 Post Graduate Certificate in Education: Brunel University (formerly Borough Road College).
  • 1982 BA Human Movement: Brunel University (formerly Borough Road College).

Awards

  • 2010 Multi-skills Gifted and Talented £3,000
  • 2011 Playground Markings Evaluation £20,200
  • 2012 Jubilee Consultancy £1,250

Consultancy

2011: Evaluating the impact of the introduction of multi-skill areas (playground markings) into primary schools within Lincolnshire. 2012: Measuring the Energy Consumption of Flag Waving

Professional Affiliations

  • Association for Physical Education and Sport