Doctoral Research

The Institute supports a vibrant and active post-doctoral research community that reflect the interests of staff across the university. Students contribute to our research themes and portfolio. Their research titles are listed below by year of commencement:

2019

TitleStudentSupervisors
An exploration of the sex specific characteristics of paternal perinatal depression; triggers, symptoms and coping mechanismsEmma HumesDr Lesley Briscoe, Dr Axel Kaehne and Prof Sally Spencer, Faculty of Health, Social Care & Medicine

2018

TitleStudentSupervisors

2017

TitleStudentSupervisors
Barriers to activity in adults who are obeseOliver HamerProf Paola Dey, Faculty of Health, Social Care & Medicine

Dr Derek Larkin, Dept of Psychology

Dr Whitney Curry, Dept of Physical Education & Sport
Computer vision-based innovative rehabilitation system for stroke, spinal cord injury (SCI) and motor-neurone disease (MND)Bappaditya DebnathDr Ardhendu Behera and Dr Swagat Kumar, Dept of Computer Science;

Prof Mary O’Brien, Faculty of Health, Social Care & Medicine

2016

TitleStudentSupervisors
Tackling the evidence for patient safety in ambulance servicesKeegan ShepardProf Sally Spencer and Dr Carol Kelly, Faculty of Health, Social Care & Medicine;

Prof Paresh Wankhade, Business School;

David Ratcliffe, Director of Research, North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust
Evaluation of training requirements for NHS ambulance service paramedics recruited from the EUKacper SumeraProf Sally Spencer and Prof Jeremy Brown, Faculty of Health, Social Care & Medicine;

Prof Paresh Wankhade, Business School;

David Radcliffe, Director of Research, North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust
Promoting cardiac rehabilitation adheranceEleanor WhittakerDr Andy Levy, Dept of Psychology;

Prof Adrian Midgley, Dept of Sport and Physical Exercise;

Dr Bashir Matata, Head of Clinical Trials – Liverpool Heart & Chest Hospital

2015

TitleStudentSupervisors
Student nurses communication: responding to emotion, patient satisfaction and self-assessed communication skillsPaula CarrollDr Peter Leadbetter, Prof Jeremy Brown and Prof Sally Spencer, Faculty of Health, Social Care & Medicine

 

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