Dr Mahrukh Mirza

Dr Mahrukh Mirza

Lecturer in Postgraduate Education

Peninsula Medical School (Faculty of Health)

I am currently working as Lecturer in Clinical Education for the Faculty of Health: Medicine, Dentistry and Human Sciences. I teach on both the face to face and the online modules for the MClinEd, MClinScience, HMLI, GRH and HIPS programme. 

I am also the Co-Chair of the Faculty of Health’s Research Ethics and Integrity Committee (Taught Masters)



Professional membership

Fellow - Higher Education Academy

Member - Association of Learning Technology, UK

Teaching interests

Specialist Teaching Areas include:

CLI 714: Contemporary Issues in Clinical Education
CDL 723: Technology Enhanced Learning (Module Lead)
PDD 721: Project Design, Development and Knowledge Transfer (Module Lead))
PDD 721DL: Project Design, Development and Knowledge Transfer DL (Module Lead) )
CST 711: Clinical Specialism (Module Lead)
CDL 724: Research Design (Module Lead)

Research interests

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.

Digital Health:  Usability, user experience and effectiveness of technologies in Health and Social Care, Telemedicine, Wearable technology Augmented and virtual reality, Computational simulations, Mobile health etc.

Grants & contracts

E-health Productivity and Innovation in Cornwall & Scilly - Phase 2 (EU ERDF), £4M (2020-23)

Women's Digital Care Record (WDCR) 2019 - SWAHSN

DES Award: Integrating Digital Health into the UG Medical Curriculum