School of Nursing and Midwifery

Our research

We research sustainability, use of new genetic knowledge and technologies, the ageing population, use of internet and mobile technologies, changes in clinical education, contemporary nursing, and how knowledge is translated into practice and policy.

Our interdisciplinary approach takes account of how services will evolve over the next few years.

Learn more about research within our school

Alumni Clinical Research Grant Scheme

A £5000 clinical research grant for Registered Nurses and Midwives who are alumni of University of Plymouth and are working in the health service across Somerset, Devon and Cornwall.

Find out more about the Alumni Clinical Research Grant

Schwartz Rounds

The University of Plymouth are running Schwartz Rounds throughout 2017/18. These act as a forum for staff and students from all health and social care professions to come together to discuss the emotional care aspects of their work and training.

View our detailed information, dates and contact details

4th International multidisciplinary paediatric and neonatal acute and critical care research summer school

  • Dates: 25 and 26 July 2019
  • Location: University of West of England, Bristol

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  • Group learning
  • Presentation of participants’ projects
  • Methodological approaches to key issues, including keynote plenary lectures and workshops
  • Networking opportunities
  • Plans for future research collaborations

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Executive Team

Programme Leads

  • Associate Professor in Mental Health Nursing (Education)
    MSc Advanced Professional Practice (Mental Health Practitioner)
  • Lecturer in Public Health Nursing (Education)
    MSc Advanced Professional Practice (Nursing and Midwifery Professions)
  • Lecturer in Acute/Critical Care Nursing (Education)
    MSc/PgDip Advanced Critical Care Practitioner
  • Head of School
    MSc Advanced Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
  • Associate Professor (Education)
    MSc Contemporary Healthcare (Education)
  • Lecturer in Surgical Care Practitioner (Education)
    MSc/PgDip Surgical Care Practitioner
  • Academic Partnerships Lead - Health and Social Care Providers
    BSc (Hons) Professional Development (all pathways)
  • Associate Professor in Adult Nursing (Education)
    BSc (Hons) Critical Care and BSc (Hons) Urgent and Emergency Care

European Network of Nursing in Higher Education (ENNE)

Would you like the opportunity to engage with nursing students from across Europe?

The School of Nursing and Midwifery offers you the opportunity to participate in this intensive programme promoting student and teacher exchange.

Find out more about ENNE

Sustainability in the School of Nursing and Midwifery

Sustainability is integral to the University of Plymouth, the city is realising the concept of the 'Sustainable University'

Nursing Sustainability by Design project wins Green Gown Award 2014

Learn more about our focus on sustainability

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

The three schools of Health Professions, Nursing and Midwifery and Psychology combine world-leading research and practical expertise across a wide range of scientific and practical disciplines.

Our staff and students form a diverse learning community and we are proud to support them in being themselves by celebrating how diversity enriches all of our lives.

In line with University policy, we do not tolerate bullying or harassment and we are continually working on how best to support everyone in being the best they can be.

Find out more about Equality, Diversity and Inclusion at the University of Plymouth

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