The School of Nursing and Midwifery conducts world class research leading to improvements in health and well-being in partnership with health professionals, leading charities, patients and carers.


Researcher Spotlight

Anne Grant

Health and Social Care Professionals’ Family Focus

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Dr Fiona Lynn

counting the costs and benefits of healthcare

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Dr Peter O'Halloran

Involving Patients and Families in care

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Research Initiative

Mentorship on Funded Research Scheme

The aim of this scheme is to promote a partnership approach to research between Lecturers (Education) and Principal Investigators within the School.

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Research Expertise

The focus of our research

Two Key Themes

Research in the School is focused on two key health care areas: Maternal and Child Health and Chronic Illness and Palliative Care that link us to University-wide collaborative research initiatives and international partnerships with researchers across the globe.

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Researching What Works Best to Improve Health and Well-Being

Maternal and Child Health

an evidence base to improve the lives of children, families and communities

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Chronic Illness and Palliative Care

an evidence base to improve the quality of cancer survivorship and palliative care

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In the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF), 100% of the School’s research was judged to be world leading or of international quality.

Our research impact

QUB School of Nursing and Midwifery is 7th in the UK for research intensity

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Research Initiative

Chronic Illness and Palliative Care

Find out how we build on our current strengths to establish a high impact research enterprise in chronic illness and palliative care.

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Research In Partnership

Clinical Partners

NHS Joint Appointments: Nurse and Midwifery Consultants

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Community Partners

Leading Innovation Together for Patients and Carers

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Our global research links

Healthcare solutions that are locally, nationally and internationally applicable

Our Global Research Links

Postgraduate research

Opportunities and studentships for dedicated researchers

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Research Led Education

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Student Opinion of Research led teaching

Meet Priscilla Cunningham

Educating our nurses and midwives to lead evidence based solutions to the healthcare problems that people experience and to deliver real world improvements in their healthcare


Research led Educators

Making Research Relevant in Healthcare Practice


Post Docs

Building Excellent Interdisciplinary Researchers


PhD. Students

Find out about our phd students' work and teaching


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