Postgraduate Research Students

Below is a list of current Postgraduate Research Students within the School of Nursing and Midwifery.


Supervisor(s) Title/scope of research


Alatawi, Nuha Dr C Gardiner
Prof J Seymour
The effect of palliative care consultation focused on signs and symptoms, pain and comfort on quality of life in end stage renal disease patient
Alghamdi, Fahad Dr T Ryan
Dr F Wilson
Implementing a Fall Prevention Program for the Elderly in a Hospital Environment
Alquarashi, Turki Dr P Ali
Dr S Hinchliff
Intimate Partner Violence in Saudi Arabia
Althobaiti, Fahad Professor Tracey Moore, Dr Tony Ryan Nursing leadership and Management.
Bailey, Joe Dr Steve Robertson
Professor Angela Tod, Dr Rachel King
The implementation and utilisation of advanced practice nursing roles within stroke services

Bird, Joanne

Professor M Nolan, Professor A Tod,
Dr S Danson
Understanding the experiences and support needs of patients with melanoma and their carers. A longitudinal grounded theory study

Bolton, Louise Professor J Seymour
Dr C Gardiner
A co-created educational intervention to assist registered nurses in facilitating coping for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at the end of life.
Bulut, Hatice Dr S Hinchliff,
Dr P Ali, Dr H Piercy
A Qualitative Study of the Perception of Sexuality of Postmenopausal Women, an Analysis of their Sexual Problems and the Evaluation of the Relationship between These Two Factors
Catalbas, Meltem Professor P Curtis, Dr J Thompson,
Dr H Fairbrother
Child migrant health in Turkey
Chambers, Eleni Dr C Gardiner,
Dr J Thompson,
Professor J Seymour 
Patient and carer involvement in palliative care research

Ejegi-Memeh, Stephanie

Dr S Hinchliff,
Dr M Johnson
Baby Boomer women with Type 2 diabetes: An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis of their sexual communication experiences in primary care

Fisher, Joanne

Professor P Curtis,
Dr S Hinchliff
How is sexuality experienced and expressed before and after birth by young, first -time mothers

Fox, Andrea Dr T Ryan
Dr M Winslow
Oral history and patients with renal disease
Kirkcaldy, Andrew Dr H Fairbrother,
Professor P Curtis,
Dr K Weiner
Young people and E-cigarettes.

Kirton, Jennifer

Professor M Nolan,
Dr J Thompson
A study exploring the lived experiences of adults diagnosed with Aspergers Syndrome and their 'carers' through their own narrative video accounts

Riley, Anna

Dr S Robertson
Prof A Tod
Ms R King

An ethnographic study to assess the utility and impact of Advanced Nurse Practitioners in Surgical Ambulatory Care settings
Sherborne, Virginia Prof A Tod
Dr B Taylor
Prof J Seymour
Understanding the experience and impact of mesothelioma in armed forces personnel / veterans (impact to patients, families and wider society)

Smith, Sam

Dr A Ryan,
Dr M Winslow,
Dr J McKeown
Understanding the impact of oral history with people in palliative care or with life-limiting illness and the impact of sharing personal end of life stories

Talpur, Ashfaque

Dr A Ryan,
Dr S Hinchliff
Growing Old in a Foreign Country: A Grounded Theory study on the Interpretations of (mis)-Treatment of Older People in South Asian Communities

Tinkler, Linda Prof A Tod
Dr S Robertson
Leadership and the perceptions, motivators and behaviours that impact on practice and experiences in clinical research nursing.

Thongkaew, Punyawadee

Dr S Hinchliff,
Dr P Ali
Proposed mixed methods study exploring intimate partner violence and pregnant young women in Thailand

Varga, Sarah Prof. J Seymour,
Prof T Ryan,
Prof T Moore
Exploring the variations in practice for the management of a sedated ICU patient between Australia and the UK