Amanda Lee is a Senior Lecturer and Editor for the peer reviewed, open access journal - Nursing Open. She has lived and worked across hospitals and academic institutions in the UK, Australia and Saudi Arabia as a nurse, nurse practitioner, advanced neonatal nurse and a nursing academic.
Amanda's research interests are multidisciplinary. With a Health Sciences PhD, she studied at Leeds Institute for Data analytics and their geographical information science department. Using cancer survival data and population statistics, she developed a quantitative tool to predict local 'areas of need' for preventative interventions.
Although Amanda's methodological expertise lies as a quantitative researcher, she has also completed a number of qualitative research projects, as shown through her publications.
Her previous role as Associate Dean (International) saw her lead the first UK transnational education programme within the FHS, partnering with a Chinese HEI to deliver a joint nursing degree. This creative and innovative approach offers reduced global footprint and influences international citizenship for UK and China based students. It also contributes to Faculty and University strategic income diversity directive.
Amanda regularly supports international scholars and visiting students. She has undertaken educational consultancy projects for post registration clinical nurses and hospital managers across India, Malaysia, Finland and the Jiangsu province of China.
Amanda has worked with the British Council on individual projects across Saudi Arabia and China and is expert advisor to UK based universities for transnational education .
She has held governmental consultancy positions in UK, Australia and Singapore, offering support and guidance on advanced practice nursing , nurse led clinics, prescribing and curriculum / education strategies.
As a non medical prescriber (Australia), she was expert advisor for the UK medicines healthcare regulatory authority (MHRA) and WA therapeutic advisory group (WATAG).