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


Althobaiti, Fahad Professor Tracey Moore, Dr Tony Ryan Nursing leadership and Management.

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

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 
Development and evaluation of guidance for service user involvement in palliative care and health 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

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

Lo, Shirley

Dr J Thompson,
Ms B Penhale
An Exploratory Study of Hong Kong Older People's Perceptions and Reflections on Elder Abuse and its Current Intervention

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

Thongkaew, Punyawadee

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