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:

  • “Becoming the midwife I have in my head”: A qualitative multiple case study of midwifery students' voices during their journey to qualification
  • Queering the sick room: A queer feminist narrative inquiry into the lived experience of lesbians with cancer
  • Sites of resistance: An online ethnography of harm reduction work within community drug treatment services
  • Social determinants of mental health of pregnant women: Exploratory mixed methods research in Nepal
  • Breaking the silence about institutional child abuse in the Buddhist monastery in Sri Lanka
  • Expecting to sit: A mixed methods exploration of the social determinants of occupational sitting amongst university employees
  • Provision and accessibility to primary care services for immigrants experiencing homelessness in England: A qualitative exploratory study
  • General Practitioners' perceptions of supporting patients experiencing chronic pain in the UK: An interpretative phenomenological exploration of role, identity and stigma in providing care
  • Suicide Prevention: A cross-sectional study of working-age adults with high functioning autism* and the relationship to suicidal behaviours
  • Any heroine's journey: A qualitative exploration of women's empowerment through intersectional identities in Swale

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