Website of Simon Butler

Positions:

  • Doctoral Candidate
  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology
  • Member of Cambridge Neuroscience
  • Member of the International Mind, Brain and Education Society
  • Member of the College of Paramedics
  • Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Medical Science (Anglia Ruskin University)

Research Interests

  • Adolescent Endocrinology and Behaviour
  • Adolescent Changes in Executive Function
  • Development of Interventions to Support the Educational Inclusion of Children with Challenging Behaviour
  • Associations Between the Level of Education and the Clinical Effectiveness of Allied Health Professionals

Simon Butler is an experienced Teacher of Natural Sciences, Computer Science and Health & Social Care. He a former Head of Year responsible for the welfare and behavioural support of a large year group in a secondary school setting. He is former Head of Education and Training for a large NHS Trust. He is a practicing Registered Paramedic and is currently employed as a Senior Lecturer in Medical Science at Anglia Ruskin University.

Recent Research projects

A review of the medicinal chemistry of contemporary therapeutics in the management of septicaemia

Chemotherapeutic Interventions in Ethanol Dependence

Chemotherapeutic Interventions in Ethanol, Nicotine and Cannabis Addiction

Supporting inclusivity in science learning for children with cognitive learning difficulties using ICT

Peer-Assisted Learning Strategies for Key Stage Three ICT Students with Literacy Difficulties

Solution-focussed interventions for boys with challenging behaviour in school

Publications

Butler, S. (2011) Can participation in a solution-focussed intervention group improve behaviour in the mainstream setting for boys identified as exhibiting difficult to manage behaviour? The Open University

Butler, S (2010) Using Information and Communications Technology to support inclusivity in science learning for children with cognitive learning difficulties. The Open University

Butler, S. (2009) Assessing the Benefits of Peer-Assisted Learning Strategies for Key Stage Three ICT Students with Literacy Difficulties. The Open University

Butler, S. (2008) Surviving septicaemia: a mini-review of the medicinal chemistry of contemporary therapeutics. The Open University

Butler, S. (2007) Comparative Study of Chemotherapeutic Interventions in Ethanol, Nicotine and Cannabis Addiction. The Open University

Butler, S.J. and Hotchkiss, K. (2004) Introduction to Clinical Practice. Certificate in Emergency Medical Care, University of East Anglia

Butler S. J. and Ercole, A. (2003) Pathophysiology and Clinical Practice. Certificate in Emergency Medical Care, University of East Anglia

Butler S. J. and Ercole, A. (2002) Medical Science in Clinical Practice. Certificate in Emergency Medical Care, University of East Anglia