Professor Parveen Ali


Nursing and Midwifery, School of Allied Health Professions, Nursing and Midwifery

Professor of Nursing and Gender Based Violence

Deputy Director of Research and Innovation

Professor Parveen Ali
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Professor Parveen Ali
Nursing and Midwifery, School of Allied Health Professions, Nursing and Midwifery
Barber House
S10 2HQ

Professor Parveen Ali has a joint position at the University and Doncaster & Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals (DBTH). Prof Ali joined the School of Nursing and Midwifery in 2014. She is a Registered Nurse, Registered Nurse Teacher and Senior Fellow of Higher Education Academy and Fellow of Faculty of Public Health. Professor Ali leads MMedSci Advanced Nursing Studies and is a Deputy Director of Research and Innovation in the School of Allied Health Professions, Nursing and Midwifery. Her role at the DBTH aims to develop research capacity among Nurses, Midwives and Allied Health Professionals. Prof Ali is Editor-in Chief of International Nursing Review.

Professor Ali completed her PhD from University of Sheffield in 2012. She completed MScN and BScN from Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan. Her research focuses on gender-based violence, domestic abuse, inequalities in health related to gender and ethnicity, and health care professionals’ preparation. She is a mixed method researcher and has led and contributed to many projects around her research and teaching interests. She is an expert in developing and delivering effective and interactive face to face and online learning material. She is the developer and lead educator of Supporting victims of domestic violence and domestic abuse training game.

Research interests

Prof Ali’s research focuses on gender-based violence especially intimate partner violence from the perspective of victims and perpetrators, health inequalities, consanguinity and genetics, and inequalities in health care experiences and health outcomes and how reparation and training of health professionals such as doctors, nurses, and allied health professionals can contribute to tackling such inequalities. She serves on various grant awarding bodies and research ethics committees in the UK and other countries. She is a recipient of various awards including Mary Seacole leadership Award , Sigma’s Emerging Nurse Researcher Award for Europe and Pakistani Diaspora Achievement Award.

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Edited books

Journal articles


Conference proceedings papers


  • Rogers M & Ali P (2021) Manchester IRIS evaluation: Stakeholder feedback - Services users and IRIS General Practice View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • ali P, ariss S, crowder M, powell K & Cooper R (2017) Doncaster Domestic Abuse Perpetrator Programme: Evaluation Report View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download


  • Talpur AA, Ali P & Ryan T (2016) Evaluating the prevalence of elder abuse in population-based studies: a review of the literature. RCN Older People's Forum and BGS Joint Conference. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Talpur AA, Ali P & Bhanbhro S (2015) Person Centred Care for Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) elders in Care homes in England: A review of literature. Nursing Home Research International Working Group Conference. RIS download Bibtex download



Teaching interests

In addition to leading MMedSci Advanced Nursing Studies, Prof Ali leads Evidence Based Practice, Research Methods modules and Ethics and Integrity in Research Module. She contributes to modules on the Postgraduate Diploma in Adult Nursing (PG Dip Adult Nursing) and the BMedSci Health and Human Sciences. Her teaching interests are gender-based violence, inequalities in health related to gender and ethnicity, research and publication and effective online teaching and learning.

Professional activities and memberships
  • Adjunct Professor of Nursing, Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi, Pakistan
  • Adjunct Professor of Nursing, Khyber Medical University, Peshawar Pakistan
  • Chair of UPSIGN
  • Fellow of Global Nursing Leadership Academy
  • FLIER, Academy of Medical Sciences
  • Convenor of University of Sheffield Interpersonal Violence and Research Network (SHIVAR)
  • Member of Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) Phi Mu and Rho Delta Chapter
  • Fellow of Sheffield Institute of International Development (SIID)
  • External Examiner for University of Birmingham
  • Editorial Board Member of Journal of Advanced Nursing
  • Editorial Board Member of Journal of interpersonal Violence
  • Peer reviewer for a range of funding bodies and international journals