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Prof Elizabeth Mossop

Elizabeth Mossop
  • Location: Lincolnshire
  • Year of Fellowship: 2018
  • Route to Fellowship: Meritorious Contributions to the Profession

Field of work

Universities and colleges

Areas of special interest

  • Veterinary education
  • Professional development

Areas of support

  • Collaborative research
  • Innovation in professional practice
  • Professional mentoring
  • Public engagement

Professional positions

  • Independent educationalist, RCVS VN Education Committee
  • FVE Representative, EAEVE ECOVE
  • Committee member and trustee, Academy of Medical Educators
  • External examiner, Royal Veterinary College


  • National Teaching Fellow


Professor Liz Mossop graduated from Edinburgh in 2000 and spent several years in practice before joining Nottingham Vet School as a foundation member of staff. She was heavily involved with developing the new curriculum, specifically the teaching and assessment of professional skills.

She has a Masters and PhD in Clinical Education and specific interests in developing professionalism in veterinary students and graduates. She led the Nottingham curriculum for several years as Sub Dean for Teaching, Learning and Assessment and became Professor of Veterinary Education in 2017.

She is currently Deputy Vice Chancellor (Student Development and Engagement) at the University of Lincoln where she maintains her research interests in teaching and assessment of professional skills. She has also led several projects in veterinary patient safety and error, with Master's and PhD students carrying out empirical work in this important field.

Liz has received several awards for her teaching and work with students, including a National Teaching Fellowship. Nottingham became the first vet school to receive an AMEE ASPIRE award for excellence in Student Engagement under her leadership, and she also led a teaching internship programme which received a Guardian University award.

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