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Cameron, Amy

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  • 231 Citations
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20082020

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Biography

Amy Cameron is the Public Engagement and Communications Officer at the School of Life Sciences. In the public engagement (PE) part of her role, Amy has worked closely with members of the School public engagement team to formalise public engagement practice and procedures in the School. This has included developing a School PE strategy that has an evaluation framework aligned to it. Amy has worked alongside PE colleagues (School and across University) and School staff and students to deliver a programme of activity which includes events in the Dundee Women’s Festival, MRC Festival of Research and Dundee Science Festival. She was a member of the School team responsible for the successful submission and award of a Gold Engage Faculty Watermark from the National Co-ordinating Centre for Public Engagement's (NCCPE) in 2017. In 2018, Amy completed the NCCPE Engage Academy.

 

Background

She has a background in academic research as prior to joining the School, she was a Postdoctoral Researcher in the School of Medicine Throughout her research career, Amy participated in public engagement through the development of activities and as Education and Outreach Representative on the Society for Endocrinology Public Engagement Committee. Amy remains a Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) Ambassador.

To further enhance her practice, Amy has gained a Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching in Higher Education in 2015 and subsequently became a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. While undertaking this qualification Amy taught within the University and at the Dasman Institute in Kuwait.

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Research Output

University of Dundee, School of Life Sciences: Our Evaluation Story

Hardee, E., Cameron, A., Floyd, A. & Kennedy, D., Feb 2020, 8 p. Dundee : University of Dundee.

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    University of Dundee, School of Life Sciences: Public Engagement with Research Strategy

    Stanley-Wall, N., Cameron, A., Hardee, E. & Martin, M., Feb 2020, 9 p. Dundee : University of Dundee.

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    University of Dundee, School of Life Sciences, Annual Report 2019: Public Engagement

    Hardee, E., Cameron, A., Floyd, A., Stanley-Wall, N., Post, J. & Stephenson, E., 2019, University of Dundee: University of Dundee. 11 p.

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    Metformin selectively targets redox control of complex I energy transduction

    Cameron, A., Logie, L., Patel, K., Erhardt, S., Bacon, S., Middleton, P., Harthill, J., Forteath, C., Coats, J., Kerr, C., Curry, H., Stewart, D., Sakamoto, K., Repiščák, P., Paterson, M. J., Hassinen, I., McDougall, G. & Rena, G., Apr 2018, In : Redox Biology. 14, p. 187-197 11 p.

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    Anti-Inflammatory Effects of Metformin Irrespective of Diabetes Status

    Cameron, A. R., Morrison, V., Levin, D., Mohan, M., Forteath, C., Beall, C., McNeilly, A. D., Balfour, D. J. K., Savinko, T., Wong, A. K. F., Viollet, B., Sakamoto, K., Fagerholm, S. C., Foretz, M., Lang, C. C. & Rena, G., 19 Aug 2016, In : Circulation Research. 119, 5, p. 652-665 14 p.

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    Prizes

    Brian Cox Prize - Public Engagement Project of the Year

    Rolf Black (Recipient) & Amy Cameron (Recipient), 2016

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  • Commendation: Stephen Fry Awards for Excellence in Public Engagement with Research

    Rolf Black (Recipient), Amy Cameron (Recipient) & Christine Millar (Recipient), 13 Jan 2017

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  • Activities

    Family Fun with Women in STEM - Dundee Women's Festival 2020

    Amy Cameron (Organiser), Amy Rogers (Organiser), Rolf Black (Organiser), Elizabeth Mills (Presenter), Melissa D'Ascenzio (Presenter), Aurora Sicilia Aguilar (Presenter), Suzanne Duce (Presenter), Carmen Escudero-Martinez (Presenter), Simone Altmann (Presenter), Daniella Cavellini (Presenter), Evelien Rooke (Presenter), Giorgia De Paoli (Presenter), Seaneen McDougall (Presenter), Katie Larner (Presenter), Julieta Gomez Garcia-Donas (Presenter), Anne Keitel (Presenter)
    1 Mar 2020

    Activity: Other activity typesOther

    Science Saturday: Guardians of the Genome

    Amy Cameron (Organiser), Rolf Black (Organiser), Bettina Meier (Contributor), Jane Wright (Contributor), Julian Blow (Presenter), John Eykelenboom (Presenter), Harinath Doodhi (Presenter), Constance Alabert (Presenter), Elisa Garcia-Wilson (Presenter), Vanesa Alvarez (Contributor), Veronica Pravata (Presenter), Susanne Bandau (Presenter), Amanda Baizan Edge (Contributor), Fiona Haward (Presenter), Diana Rios Szwed (Presenter), Carolina Gomez Moreira (Presenter)
    22 Feb 2020

    Activity: Other activity typesOther

    Women Making Waves in STEM - Dundee Women's Festival 2020

    Amy Cameron (Organiser), Amy Rogers (Organiser), Rolf Black (Organiser), Annalu Waller (Speaker), Elizabeth Mills (Speaker), Irene Hallyburton (Speaker), Amy Learmonth (Speaker), Senga Robertson-Albertyn (Speaker), Maggie Bartlett (Speaker)
    10 Mar 2020

    Activity: Other activity typesOther

    Dundee Women's Festival 2020 - STEM events

    Amy Cameron (Organiser), Amy Rogers (Organiser), Rolf Black (Organiser)
    29 Feb 202014 Mar 2020

    Activity: Other activity typesPublic engagement and outreach - festival/exhibition

    Family Fun with Women in STEM Training Event

    Amy Cameron (Organiser), Amy Rogers (Organiser), Ewa Bieniecka (Participant), Irene Hallyburton (Participant), Amy Learmonth (Participant), Elizabeth Mills (Participant), Esther Sammler (Participant), Susan Morrison (Host)
    13 Feb 2020

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course