Message from the Head of Division
The Division of Health Sciences integrates work from societal, social, psychological, organisational and bio-medical perspectives in its research and teaching.
The research focus of the Division is on the design and evaluation of interventions (behavioural, medical, technological and organisational), plus how the application of knowledge in these areas change clinical practice and ultimately health outcomes. Our research includes applied health services research, methodological development/application of health sciences, evidence synthesis as well as relevant theoretical enquiry.
Our teaching for medical students, post graduate courses draws on our research strengths, with particular focus on public health, primary care and, community care including mental health.
Discover more about our researchers, platforms and current projects by clicking on the links below.
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The Division is able to draw upon its high-calibre, multidisciplinary and internationally recognised leaders in health sciences research to deliver an outstanding student experience with opportunities for study at undergraduate and postgraduate level.
Projects currently available for postgraduate research students in the Division of Health Sciences can be found here.
Health Sciences Units
Claire New - Divisional Support Officer
Tel: +44 (0)2476 522980
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Jumana Al Abduwani, who has been awarded the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Health Sciences for her PhD on ‘Assessing Reliability and Validity of the Child Abuse Potential Inventory among Pregnant Women in Oman’. Jumana was supervised by Peter Sidebotham and Jane Barlow in the Division of Health Sciences.
Christine Bartram, who has been awarded the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Health Sciences for her PhD on ‘Mothers’ perinatal mental health symptoms and infant behaviour in Kiang West region, The Gambia’. Christine was supervised by Jane Barlow and Sarah Lloyd-Fox in the Division of Health Sciences.
Lisa Byrne, who has been awarded the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Health Sciences for her PhD on ‘The epidemiology of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia Coli (STEC) in England, and the impact of advanced diagnostics on our understanding and control’. Lisa was supervised by Noel McCarthy in the Division of Health Sciences.
Hannah Andrews, who has been awarded the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing for her PhD on ‘The Experience of Self-Care and Self-Compassion in Nursing’. Hannah was supervised by Kate Seers and Stephanie Tierney in the Division of Health Sciences.