Professor Maria Lohan

  • Professor Maria Lohan

RESEARCH THEME

Maternal and Child Health

 

RESEARCH FOCUS

Professor Maria Lohan is Chair in Social Sciences and Health, Director of Research, School of Nursing & Midwifery and Deputy Director of the Centre for Evidence and Social Innovation

Professor Lohan’s research team is dedicated to better understanding inequalities in health in society, especially in relation to improving men’s sexual health and involvement in reproduction and parenting.

She leads a programme of research undertaking systematic reviews and developing and evaluating evidence-based educational and health care interventions to improve men’s sexual health and to enhance men’s involvement in reproductive health and parenting.

The objective of this research is to generate new thinking on men’s roles in sexual health, reproduction and parenting.

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RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES

Professor Lohan is open to PhD applications in the fields of:

  • Gender and Health

  • Men, Sexual Health, Reproduction and Parenting

  • Intervention design and evaluation

All methodological approaches welcome.


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PROFESSOR MARIA LOHAN

School of Nursing and Midwifery

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Professor Maria Lohan is Chair in Social Sciences and Health, Director of Research, School of Nursing & Midwifery and Deputy Director of the Centre for Evidence and Social Innovation.

 

 

 

 

 

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Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences

School of Nursing and Midwifery

Maternal and Child Health

 

Research students

PhD Title: Opening up the gendered box on the right to choose: Young men's experiences and decision-making in relation to an unintended pregnancy in their lives


Name: Joleen Kane
Years of Study: 2016-2019
Country: Northern Ireland, UK

PhD Title: An evaluation of the If I Were Jack educational resources in post-primary schools with regard to the relationship and sexuality education requirements of teenage men


Name: Katie Gillespie
Years of Study: 2015-2018
Country: Northern Ireland, UK

PhD Title: Creative Media as a Vehicle for the Reduction of Suicide Risk Among Men


Name: Shane O’Donnell
Years of Study: 2018-2021
Country: Ireland

PhD Title: Communities in Play: the social value of youth drama in rural areas of Northern Ireland. (With School of Arts, English and Languages)


Name: Molly Goyer
Years of Study: 2014-2018
Country: Northern Ireland, UK

PhD Title: A Qualitative study of Middle Eastern parents’ experiences of child health services in Northern Ireland


Name: Nadhira Karim
Years of Study: 2018-2021
Country: Iraq

PhD Title: Offending behaviour in young male and adult female survivors of traumatic brain injury


Name: Conall O’Rourke
Years of Study: 2014-2018
Country: Ireland

PhD Title: A Critical Examination of the Understanding and Use of Human Dignity in End of Life Care


Name: Gary Toman
Years of Study: 2013-2018
Country: Ireland

A Critical Examination of the Understanding and Use of Human Dignity in End of Life Care

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Dr Michelle Templeton


PhD Title: Competent or Not? Young People’s Accounts of Sexual Readiness

Years of Study: 2013-2016
Country: Northern Ireland UK
Current position: Research Fellow, QUB

Dr Carmel Kelly


PhD Title: HIV & Pregnancy: Men and women’s experience of reproductive decision-making and pregnancy.

Years of Study: 2010-2013
Country: Northern Ireland, UK
Current position: Nurse Consultant in Sexual Health and Lecturer in Nursing (QUB) joint post.

Dr Kathleen Deeney


PhD Title: Fathers’ Experiences of having a child admitted to Neo-natal Intensive Care.

Years of Study: 2011-14
Country: Northern Ireland, UK
Current position: Neonatal Nurse

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