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Sport Studies Leisure and Nutrition

Wendy Johnston

Wendy Johnston

Telephone: 0151 231 5491


Wendy is the Programme Leader for Food Development and Nutrition. In 2015 Wendy was awarded a National Teaching Fellowship and is also a recognised Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
Wendy has held positions in research and development within appliance development and has previously run her own consultancy business specialising in appliance development.
Wendy's teaching interests focus on all aspects of Food Development and Nutrition. Her research interests focus on student engagement and the student experience.


1986, Liverpool Polytechnic, United Kingdom, BA Home Economics with Commendation

Postgraduate training

Post Graduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning, United Kingdom, LJMU, ? - 2008


Highlighted publications

Matheson R, Brown S, Johnston W. Transition :in through and out of university

Conference publication

Johnston W. Teaching and Learning Conference Teaching and Learning Conference


Matheson R, Brown S, Johnston W. Transition :in through and out of university

Engagement & Impact

Highlighted activities

External collaboration:

Meyer Prestige, Linda Jones

Professional activities

Industrial connections:

Broadgreen school, Enterprise projects

Compass catering, work related learning projects

GDHA, Visits to factory and showroom To keep appliance knowledge updated and enhance teaching and learning on food related modules

Greencore Foods

H&A bottling

Hagelin, Jon Byrne

Hilton Liverpool, work related learning placements

Hope Valley primary School, enterprise activities


Howdens, continual refurbishment of the Food Academy currently estimated at > £750,000 Appliance testing and evaluation Establishment of links with education and industry

Howdens, Glen Isaacs

Howdens, Glen Isaacs


Kenwood, Lisa Scudamore

Lakeland Limited

Lakeland, Wendy Miranda

Liverpool Community College, Enterprise projects

Meyer Prestige

Morphy Richards, Refurbishment of the Food Academy Appliance testing


Renshaws, Diane Lunt

Renshaws, Enterprise activities including team building events and school activities

Roquette, Rebecca Norris Small

Russell Hobbs, Consultancy work Recipe development Appliance development Links with work related learning placements

Senoble, Andrew Laird

Senoble, Andy Laird

SKA events

St Anns primary school, Enterprise activities

Uncle Roys Comestibles, Food product development module

Vitaflow, guest speaker and placement provider

Other invited event:

External Examiner, Dublin University, External Examiner

External examiner, Ulster University, External examiner


Fellow of the HEA, HEA

Fellow of the Royal Society of health, Royal Society of Health

External collaboration:

Hotel Chocolate, Kiri Kalenko

Howdens, Glen Isaacs

Howdens, Glen Isaacs

Howdens, Glen Isaacs

Howdens, Glen Isaacs

Howdens, Glen Isaacs

Liverpool Cheese Company, Vickie Anderson

Liverpool Community College, Head teacher

Liverpool Food and drink Festival, SKA events

Liverpool Food Festival, SK events

Liverpool Food Festival, SKA events

Liverpool Food Festival, SKA events

Meyer Prestige, Linda Jones

Renshaws, Diane Lunt

Renshaws, Diane Lunt

Roquette, Rebecca Norris Small

Senoble, Andrew laird

St Margarets Secondary school, Nuala Williams


LJMU Excellence Award Recognition of Distinction in Teaching, LJMU

National Teaching Fellow, HEA

Post Graduate Certificate in teaching and Learnig

Vice Chancellors Awards for Excellence in Teaching innovation, LJMU

Membership of professional bodies:

Member, International Federation of Home Economics

Memnber of the International Federation of Home Economics Household Technology and Sustainability group, IFHE

Other Professional Activity:

Over half way through Masters degree in Advanced Educational Practice

Teaching qualification:

Post Graduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning