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Chronic Illness and Palliative Care

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Dr Rogers' current research focus is in the pedagogical spectrum of bioscience education. She also maintains an active interest in the field of molecular oncology and pharmacology, which was the subject of her PhD thesis.

Her pedagogical work explores student engagement and novel modes of delivery for bioscience subjects in healthcare programmes, and aims to link the impact of engagement and content delivery with improved student attainment and experience.

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Dr Rogers is open to PhD applications in the fields of:

  • Bioscience education for healthcare professions

  • Cancer-related projects particularly those with a treatment/pharmacology or epidemiological focus

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School of Nursing and Midwifery

Katherine Rogers

Dr Rogers is a Senior Lecturer (Education) in the School of Nursing and Midwifery







  • Dr Rogers has authored and/or edited 10 textbooks and numerous peer-reviewed papers in the fields of
    bioscience, pharmacology, oncology and nurse education
  • Winner of a Queen’s University Belfast’s Rising Star Teaching Award (2011)
  • Review of exhibition in local media (March 2015):
    The human body brought to life in unique exhibition” published in Strabane Chronicle



Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences

School of Nursing and Midwifery

Chronic Illness And Palliative Care Research Initiative




Research students

MSc Title: Nurses perceptions of reasons for medication errors in Oman – an extended review of the literature

Name: Samiha Al-Habsi
Years of Study: 2017-18 (full-time)
Country: Oman

PhD Title: Newly Qualified Registered Nurses Experiences in Kuwait: A qualitative Exploration.

Name: Fatmah Kreedi
Years of Study: 2017-2020 (full time)
Country: Oman

Alumni: where are they now?

Lynn Edgar

MSc Title: Factors which influence participation in breast cancer screening: An extended review of the literature.

Years of Study: 2009-10
Country: N.Ireland
Current position: Quality Assurance Manager for SACT

Suhaila Al Subhi

MSc Title: The Effectiveness of Simulation and Debriefing to Increase The Preparedness and Competence of Healthcare Providers During Disaster Management: An Extended Review of the Literature

Years of Study: 2016-17
Country: Oman
Current position: Senior Emergency Staff Nurse in Oman

Anita Byrne

PhD Title: A mixed method evaluation of enquiry based learning (EBL) within undergraduate midwifery education in Ireland

Years of Study: 2011-2016
Country: Republic of Ireland
Current position: Midwife Lecturer/Acting Programme Director for Midwifery, Dundalk Institute of Technology, Republic of Ireland

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