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Sue Faulds



Sue qualified as a nurse in the West Midlands and worked in critical care, in both the NHS and private sector before moving into academia at the University of Southampton, where she obtained an MA(ed) and her PhD.

Sue has extensive experience within health education at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. She has led curricula development and her teaching focuses on the identification and management of critically ill patient.

Sue’s PhD explored the visual attention of novice and expert nurses, developing a new methodology which combined eye movement and viewers spoken thoughts. The use of technology in understanding people and their health is Sue’s main research interest and focus of her PhD supervision.

Joining the University of York in September 2019.


  • PhD, University of Southampton
  • NMC registered teacher
  • MA(ed), University of Southampton
  • PG Cert Education, University of Southampton
  • BSc (Hons) DeMontford University
  • NMC registered Specialist Practitioner (Adult)
  • Dip HE, University of Warwick
  • RN (part 1)

Departmental roles

  • Chair of Board of Studies



Sue's research focuses on the use of technology in healthcare, curriculum development and advanced practice.


  • Use of research in technology in healthcare.
  • Healthcare professionals decision making in practice.


Selected publications

  • Gobbi, M. Faulds, S. (2018) Learning from students for students: first year readiness for assessment and feedback Building partnerships in assessment practices Conference, University of Southampton 24 April 2018
  • Faulds, S. Humphrys K. Simulation in learning disabilities: An introduction to acuity – core paper (2010) NET 2010, Cambridge
  • Millard, D., Faulds, S., Gilbert, L., Howard, Y., Sparks, D., Wills, G. and Zhang, P. (2008) Co- design for conceptual spaces: An agile design methodology for m-learning. In: IADIS International Conference Mobile Learning 2008.
  • Faulds, S., Howard, Y., Zhang, P., Millard, D., Wills, G. and Gobbi, M. (2008) mPLAT Mobile Placement Learning and Assessment toolkit for Healthcare Students. In: The Higher Education Academy on ePortfolios, identity and personalised learning in healthcare education.
  • Zhang, P., Millard, D., Wills, G., Howard, Y., Faulds, S., Gilbert, L. and Sparks, D. (2008) A Mobile Toolkit for Placement Learning. In: The 8th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT 2008), July 1st- July 5th, 2008, Santander, Cantabria, Spain.
  • Faulds, S. (2006) Simulation in post-qualifying critical care nurse education: an evaluation (poster) International simulation conference, Robert Gordon University
  • Faulds, S. (2002) Introducing Outreach into the independent sector (poster) (2002) NHS Modernisation Agency Conference, Birmingham; Winner best poster



  • Advanced Clinical Practice

External activities


  • Member of NICE Technology Appraisal Committee 2017-2020
  • Committee Member of Association of Advanced Practice Educators

Invited talks and conferences

  • Faulds, S. (2012) Telecare: Future Impact Presented at University of Southampton, Wessex Academic Health Science Network
  • Faulds, S. (2011) Graduate Nursing; We’re not in Kansas anymore Keynote speech for the University Health and Medical Librarians Group and Libraries for nursing summer conference

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Contact details

Dr Sue Faulds

Tel: (01904 32)1635