Sylwia Ammoun

Academic profile

Dr Sylwia Ammoun

Senior Research Fellow
Peninsula Medical School (Faculty of Health)

The Global Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Sylwia's work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

Goal 03: SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-beingGoal 05: SDG 5 - Gender Equality

About Sylwia

Education and qualifications

  • 2005 PhD dissertation, Uppsala University, Sweden, Orexin Receptors in Recombinant CHO Cells. Signaling to Short- and Long Term Cells responses
  • 2004 Transfer, Uppsala University, Sweden
  • 1997 Degree of Master of Science, Uppsala University, Sweden Immunomodulatory-and-cytokine gene-cancer therapy
  • 1996 BScs, Uppsala University, Sweden

Supervised Research Degrees

Supervisor of Ph.D. students: 6 students (DoS), 4 students (co-supervisor)


Teaching experience

I enjoy sharing my knowledge and always appreciate teaching in which I have over 20 years of experience.

Uppsala University, Sweden  

From 1998 to 2005 I taught medical-, pharmacology- and nurse-students in the following subjects: hemodynamics (blood-vascular circulation-system), the safety of medical equipment (current), optical refraction of the eye, heart anatomy (dissection), oscilloscope and pacemaker and muscle structure and function. During this time I also supervised undergraduate and BSc biomedical students and lab assistants.

Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry, Plymouth, UK

From 2006 until present I have supervised PhD, MSc, BSc, and undergraduate students in different projects. Between 2006 and 2007 I taught medical students in 'Neurodegenerativedisorders' and 'Disease prevention and management-vaccines ‘and 2019 biomedical students in 'Tumours of the nervous system'.

Teaching education

  • 2014 Internal and External Doctoral Examiners training
  • 2011 Learning and Teaching for general Teaching Associates (GTA) training including: Theories of Learning and Teaching, Planning Sessions and Delivering Presentations, Learning in Groups, Evaluating Teaching and Giving Feedback, Assessment, Dealing with difficult Situations and Assessment Criteria and Marketing.
  • 2008 Problem-based learning (PBL) facilitator training.

Contact Sylwia

R3TA6A, The John Bull Building, Tamar Science Park, Research Way, Research Way, Plymouth, PL6 8BU
+44 1752 437424