Mrs Chris Murphy

Senior Lecturer

Faculty of Science and Engineering

01482 466524

Chris Murphy joined the University from the NHS in 2003 having worked for several years as a biomedical scientist and then as a laboratory manager.

Her discipline area is microbiology which she has taught since starting at the University and she has a special interest in antibiotic resistance.

Throughout her NHS career, Mrs Murphy had a keen interest in training and quality issues and brought this to her teaching in areas relating to professional standards for biomedical scientists.

For many years she was the programme leader for Biomedical and Healthcare Science and remains a registered biomedical scientist.


Research Interests

  • Antibiotic resitance

  • Novel antimicrobial compounds


Programmes taught on (2019)

Modules list

  • Preparation for Placement

  • Healthcare Science in Practice

  • Healthcare Science Research Project

  • Case Studies in Healthcare Science

  • Medical Microbiology

  • Clinical Microbiology and Immunology

  • Professional and Research Skills for Healthcare Scientists

Professional highlights

Academic qualifications

  • BSc Health Studies (Leeds Metropoliton)

  • MSc Pathological Science (Sheffield Hallam)

  • MA Management (York)

External roles

  • External Examiner, UK and Overseas

Professional highlights

  • Fellow of the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS)

  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology

  • Council member for IBMS for several years until November 2016

  • Chair of the Education Committee (IBMS) until November 2016