Dr Ruth Pilkington

Portrait of Dr Ruth Pilkington

Visiting Professor, University of Ulster; Professorial Teaching Fellow, Liverpool Hope University; Educational Consultant (freelance)

Dr Ruth Pilkington (NTF; SFSEDA; PFHEA) is a National Teaching Fellow (2014) with an established background in CPD and dialogue. She works as an educational consultant supporting institutions working on dialogue, academic leadership and fellowship. She is currently employed by Liverpool Hope University as a Professorial Teaching Fellow and is Visiting Professor at University of Ulster. Her research interests include the use of dialogue in supporting and assessing professional learning, pedagogic research, and the nature and development professional doctoral knowledge. More recently she has been exploring how to enhance wellbeing for HE academics. She also researches in CPD and assessment.

Ruth has designed resources for the HEA on SFHEA, PFHEA applications, and CPD, as well as developing a Fellowships Dialogue Toolkit. She produced reviews of Annual CPD Scheme Monitoring Reports for the HEA in 2016, 2017 and 2018.