Edward N Stanhope

Edward N Stanhope

Senior Lecturer Sport Therapy & Clinical Trials Distance Learning Tutor

Staffordshire University

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine


Edward graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2013 with a First Class (hons) Sports Therapy degree. Upon which he accepted an academic position with University College Birmingham teaching on the BSc and FdSc Sports Therapy programmes. In 2019, Edward completed his master’s in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education at the University of Birmingham and a master’s in Clinical Trials from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, both with Distinction.

In 2019, Edward joined Staffordshire University where he contributes to both the undergraduate and postgraduate sport programmes. Edward currently leads the departments undergraduate research modules, including the undergraduate dissertation. In the same year, Edward accepted a part time position with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine as a Distance Learning Tutor, where he is now the deputy module lead for the CTM201 Trial Designs module.

Edward is now working towards his PhD at the University of Wolverhampton, where his work focusses on the influence of exercise/physical activity during the treatment continuum in women with breast cancer. In addition to his PhD work, Edward is an active researcher and is involved in several international collaborations investigating the effects of exercise and non-communicable disease, cryotherapy and research methods. For more information on Edwards ongoing projects visit https://www.edwardstanhope.com/project/


  • Physical Activity and Non-Communicable Disease
  • Physical Activity and Breast Cancer
  • Trial Methodology and Statistics


  • PhD Student, (Current)

    Wolverhampton University

  • MSc Clinical Trials (Distinction), 2019

    London School Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

  • MA Teaching & Learning (Distinction), 2019

    University of Birmingham

  • BSc Sport Therapy (First Class), 2013

    University of Birmingham



Senior Lecturer Sports Therapy

Staffordshire University

Nov 2020 – Present Stoke on Trent

Clinical Trials Distance Learning Tutor

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Jan 2020 – Present London

Lecturer Sports Therapy

Staffordshire University

Sep 2019 – Nov 2020 Stoke on Trent

Lecturer Sport Therapy

University College Birmingham

Jan 2015 – Sep 2019 Birmingham

Lecturer Sport

Bournville College

Sep 2014 – Jan 2015 Birmingham

Graduate Teaching Assistant Sports Therapy

University College Birmingham

Jan 2013 – Aug 2014 Birmingham


Last ten courses

Introduction to the Biology of Cancer

Managing Your Health: The Role of Physical Therapy and Exercise

Informed Consent in Paediatric Research

Introduction to Good Clinical Practice (Primary Care)

Introduction to Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Design and Interpretation of Clinical Trials

Understanding Clinical Research: Behind the Statistics

Fundamentals in Clinical Trials

Foundations of Data Analysis (Part I & II)


  • +44 (0)1782 298511
  • Sport & Exercise, Stoke on Trent, Stoke ST4 2DF
  • Enter Ashley 1 opposite the main entrance to Staffordshire University, the sport and exercise office is on the ground floor
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    Tuesday 09:00 to 17:00
    Wednesday 09:00 to 17:00
    Thursday 09:00 to 17:00
    Friday 09:00 to 17:00
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