Dr Natasha Taylor
Associate Professor (Simulation)
Natasha is a clinician and educator, with an interest in the psychology of learning and technology-enhanced learning. Her research interests include the use of VR/AR/360 in learning and assessment and the use of functional near-infrared spectroscopy to evaluate cognitive change. Natasha has over thirty years' experience in healthcare education and has a range of experiences and qualifications in health organisations and universities.
Natasha leads healthcare simulation at Coventry University.
Natasha is a registered Paramedic (PA09263) and qualified Emergency Care Practitioner.
MSc. Occupational Psychology (Coventry University)
MEd. Educational Psychology (University of Cambridge, St Catharine's College)
Ed D. Education (University of East Anglia)
MEd. Learning Innovation (Queensland University of Technology)
PGCert Higher Education (University of East Anglia)
BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science with ECP qualification (University of Hertfordshire)
Assistant Professor (Simulation)
Martyn has an interest in simulation for clinical and educational purposes. As well as the use of serious games in health education, specifically in its preparation of students for the clinical workplace. His research is current exploring student perceived confidence and the effectiveness of simulated healthcare environments upon this.
Following a career in the NHS as a Physiotherapist (PH94801), Martyn moved into academia at Coventry University and taught on the BSc Physiotherapy course and within collaborative curriculum modules across the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health. Currently working full time in the Simulation team he is developing an interprofessional health education game 'Hollie Wards'. While leading on aspects of simulated resources to support the increase of under represented populations within healthcare courses.
- Health and Social Care Education, MSc, Sheffield Hallam Uni (ongoing)
- Post Graduate Diploma in Higher Education, Coventry University
- Physiotherapy, BSc Degree, Keele University