Nursing, Health and Sport

We welcome applications for research degrees aligned to Nursing, Health and Sport in each of the areas listed below. Potential supervisors are shown with a summary of their areas of research expertise. Further details can be found on their staff profile page which also links to their publications. You are welcome to contact a potential supervisor for an informal discussion before submitting your application.

Current research student projects in this area are listed below.

Dr Gulen Addis (nursing; nursing education; dignity in care)

Dr Marianthi  Alexandropoulou (school nursing; community nursing; questionnaire development/reliability)

Dr Sanj Nathoo (nursing education; adult nursing)

Dr Julia Williams (stoma/bowel care; nursing; practice nursing)

Dr Kevin Campbell-Karn (sport therapy; knee injuries)

Dr Dearbhla Gallagher (concussion; sport and rehabilitation therapy)

Dr Ben Clayton (sport and masculinities; community sport; collegiate sport; use of creative nonfiction for academic research; disability coaching)

Dr Fiona McCormack (sport volunteering; young offenders)

Dr Keiran Henderson (exercise science; physiology; cardio/blood pressure; education)

Dr Paul Morgan (sport psychology; resilience; elite team sport; psychology of sporting excellence)

Dr Ola Krukowska-Burke (sport psychology; resilience; transformational leadership)

Project titleSupervisors

Survivorship in Patients Following Primary percutaneous coronary intervention: a qualitative study.

Dr Matthew Smith, Dr Keiran Henderson, Dr Julia Williams

An Investigation into Central and Peripheral Fatigue using Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) in a Professional Football Academy.

Dr Keiran Henderson

A Study into the Interplay Between Anger and Identity in Elite Female Football Coaches.

Dr Ben Clayton
Psychological effects of anal screening programme using qualitative methods: To explore the perceptions and experiences of patients and clinicians in anal cytology screening and High Resolution AnoscopyDr Gulen Addis, Dr Keiran Henderson