Neil Withnell

School of Health and Society

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Contact Details

Allerton Building, Concourse AD110.



Please email for an appointment.

Current positions

Associate Dean Academic (Student Experience)


Following a career in Mental Health Nursing Neil joined the University of Salford in July 2002 as a Lecturer Practitioner in Mental Health Nursing. He made the move to become a full time Lecturer in November 2003 and has carried out various roles before his current role as Associate Dean Academic Student Experience. Neil is passionate about enhancing the student experience and has a keen interest in social media and technology enhanced learning.


  • Mental Health
  • Social Media¬†

Research Interests

  • Teaching & Learning
  • Technology and Digital Health
  • Social Media
  • Technology Enhanced Learning

Qualifications and Memberships


  • Registered Mental Nurse
  • MSc Family and Individual CBT of Psychoses
  • BSc (Hons) Professional Practice of Nursing
  • DPPN¬†