Dr Mahrukh Mirza
Lecturer in Clinical Education
Peninsula Medical School (Faculty of Health)
I am currently working as a Lecturer in Clinical Education (Medical School, Faculty of Health). I teach on the following 4 programmes:
- Masters in Clinical Education
- Masters in Clinical Science
- Healthcare Management, Leadership and Innovation
- Global and Remote Healthcare and Healthcare Improvement and Patient Safety.
My research interest is focussed on looking into the impact of technologies in reducing the inequalities within Health and education. Furthermore also looking into how the use and adoption of technologies is influenced by prevailing cultural norms within local and national communities.
BEng, MSc, PCHE, PhD, FHEA
Fellow - Higher Education Academy
Educational Technology: The changing nature of teaching and learning in response to the pervasive use of new technologies/social media in formal and informal settings; Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), Web 2.0 and social networking, cultural dimensions of distance learning in Global/International education environments, culturally responsive teaching and assessment, instructional design, e-Learning pedagogy and cognitive consequences of technology mediated learning.
Grants & contracts
E-health Productivity and Innovation in Cornwall & Scilly - Phase 2 (EU ERDF), £4M (2020-23)
Healthy Ageing through Innovation in Rural Europe (Interreg, EU), £4.5M (2020-22) [£440k]
RegsWizard - Simplifying the Complex World of Medical Device Regulation – SBRI £438k (2021-22)
Transitions Service - SBRI – Healthy Ageing Social Ventures feasibility studies £49k (2022)
DES Award: Integrating Digital Health into the UG Medical Curriculum (2020)
Women's Digital Care Record (WDCR) - SWAHSN (2019)
A review of the current procedures for the Recognition of Medical Specialties with an appraisal of potential enhancement options - Funded by medical Council Ireland (£35,000) (2016)
Cognitive analysis of students’ Digital Learning Environment use: A human computer interaction study to enhance online modelling of spiral curricula - DES Award (£8,550) (2015)
M.Mirza, C.W.Stokes, G.Cannavina (2007). Teachers' perspective of e-learning in a School of Clinical Dentistry. International Association for Dental Research, Thessaloniki, Greece. Sept 2007
Review of the current procedures for the Recognition of Medical Specialties with an appraisal of potential enhancement options (2016)
Evaluation report (2010): Around an inspiring virtual learning world in eighty days. Deliverable D19.3, European Commission. Seventh Framework Programme.
Other academic activities
Nominated by the Government of India for Commonwealth Scholarship 2002-2003 (U.K) for Masters in Computer Science.