Supervision for research at MSc, MPhil or PhD level is available for projects relating to the expertise of our staff in Medicine, Healthcare, Public Health and Social Care.

Research areas include:

  • Mental Health
  • Arts and Health
  • Improvement Research in Health and Social Care
  • Clinical and Medical Sciences
  • International and UK Social Work
  • Co-producing Health and Wellbeing

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Recently completed or current PhD student theses:

  • Experiences of task oriented occupational therapy group environments in an adult mental health setting.
  • The lived experiences of LBGT+ informal caregivers of older adults living in England: An interpretative phenomenological analysis.
  • Suicide prevention: A mixed methods study of autistic working age adults and the relationship to suicidal behaviours.
  • How spirituality impacts people's health and wellbeing.
  • An examination of substance misuse service users' live experiences of recovery through ethnographic-based methodologies.
  • Exploring and identifying social determinants of mental health among pregnant women in Nepal.
  • The experiences of training and development of social workers from Zimbabwe
  • Investigating the role played by transformational leadership in promoting effective child protection and safeguarding process (CPSP): The case of Nigeria
  • A realist evaluation of the impact on workplace teamwork and culture of the learning and development strategies in a clinical leadership programme.
  • 'Supporting peer support' – A grounded theory study of organisational support for lived experience practitioners in an NHS foundation trust.
  • GPs' perceptions of their role in supporting people with chronic pain.

Research supervisors