Research

OUR THREE RESEARCH THEMES

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MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH

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CHRONIC ILLNESS AND PALLIATIVE CARE

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EDUCATION AND PRACTICE

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RESEARCH COMMITMENT

  • The School of Nursing and Midwifery at Queen’s University Belfast has achieved the highly prized position of being a ‘Global Top Fifty’ department in the 2018 QS World University Rankings.
  •  The School was ranked 7th  in the UK for research intensity in 2014 UK REF Exercise.
  • The School has internationally recognised research expertise in relation to two areas: Maternal and Child Health and Chronic Illness and Palliative Care and developing expertise in relation to Education and Practice. Our research is funded by the NIHR, UKRI the World Health Organization, Horizon 2020 as well as leading international charities. 
  • Our research involves clinical partners and community stakeholders in co-designed studies to ensure our research impacts positively in healthcare and society and is widely cited in international clinical care guidelines relating to chronic illness and child health.
  • Our team (including our post-doctoral research fellows and PhD students) is closely linked with the  trans-disciplinary Queen's Centre for Evidence and Social Innovation where we  have recognised expertise in evidence synthesis (with Cochrane and Campbell Groups), intervention design, evaluation and implementation.
  • We strive to create a vibrant and welcoming research culture that is relevant to improving health and well-being.

 

Professor Maria Lohan, Director of Research

 

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CENTRE FOR EVIDENCE AND SOCIAL INNOVATION (CESI)

The School of Nursing and Midwifery has leading roles in CESI

Through CESI we further our interdisciplinary research to produce robust research evidence to help improve the lives of children, families and communities. 

 

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THE POSTDOCTORAL DEVELOPMENT CENTRE (PDC)

Supporting postdocs from the Facutly of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences since 2018!

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Research Led Education

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POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOWS

Building Excellent Interdisciplinary Researchers

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PHD STUDENTS

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OUR RESEARCH IMPACT

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RESEARCH THEMES

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