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Claire Duguid

Senior Lecturer & Admissions Tutor in Podiatry

Health, Sport and Bioscience

    I attained a first class BSc (Hons) in Podiatry from the University of Wales Institute, Cardiff. Following my degree I worked as a Podiatrist in the NHS with an interest in clinical education. I completed an MSc in Advanced Professional Practice and joined UEL in 2008. I have a PgCert in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education and was awarded a Senior Fellowship with the Higher Education Academy. I am a member of the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists and registered with the Health and Care Professions Council. I am a member of College of Podiatry Admissions Tutors Forum.

    External Examiner for Northampton University on the BSc Podiatry and MSc Advanced Podiatry programmes 

    Member of the Admissions Tutors Forum at the College of Podiatry

    External panel member for the BSc (Hons) Podiatry periodic review at Cardiff Metropolitan University






    Current Research

    Claire's current research involves the evaluation of a student led peer mentorship scheme. The project provides a comparative analysis of mentorship schemes across professional programmes within the school, namely podiatry and sports therapy. 

    Previous Research

    8th Staffordshire Conference on Clinical Biomechanics, Staffordshire, April 2010. A pilot study to investigate the effect of ankle taping on the centre of pressure (CoP) of the forefoot in subjects with functional ankle instability. C Duguid. (Platform Presentation)

    eLearning in Health: Collaboration, Sharing and Sustainability in the current environment, June 2011. Building a multi-disciplinary virtual polyclinic in Second Life®. R Heaney, C Duguid and B Pendry (Platform Presentation).

    PELeCON 7th eLearning conference 2012. April 2012. A Podiatry Clinic in Second Life®. R Heaney, C Vannet C Duguid and M Bruce. (Platform Presentation).

    Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists Annual Conference 2012, October 2012. A Podiatry Clinic in Second Life®. C.Duguid. (Platform Presentation).

    Physiotherapy UK 2012, Liverpool, October 2012. A service evaluation of an exercise group for people living with HIV; investigating the

    motivations and barriers to attendance. J Dawes, C Duguid, K Duke, S Daniels, C Neale, J Smith and J Abbott (Platform presentation)

    Annual Conference of the Association for Learning Technology (altc2013). September 2013. Are Virtual Worlds still worth the effort? R Heaney and C Duguid. (Platform Presentation).

    Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists Annual Conference 2015, November 2014. Effects of increased Body Mass on the performance of the Star Excursion Balance Test C Duguid, D Waddington, J Warren and D Diep. (Poster Presentation).


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    Teaching Development Grant scheme: Developing a sustainable platform for virtual patient activities on an undergraduate Podiatry programme.




    Module Leader for Health Sciences and Pharmacology

    Module Leader for Clinical Podiatry Practice 2

    BSc (Hons) Podiatry

    BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy
    Health & Care Professions Council

    Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists

    Admissions Tutor’s Forum - The Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists

    Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy