The School of Medicine, Dentistry & Nursing is the largest of Schools that reside in the College of Medicine, Veterinary, and Life Sciences.
It is recognised within the University and externally for its innovative and distinctive basic science, translational and clinical research programmes in medicine, dentistry and nursing and healthcare based on interdisciplinarity and a multiprofessional approach.
We have one of the largest and most prestigious medical schools in Europe with over 170 postgraduate research students involved in a wide range of research subject areas including human nutrition, paediatric endocrinology, cancer biomarkers as well research in medical education and e-learning.
The interface with the NHS partners is critical to our research strategy and comprises a key element for translating basic science discoveries into clinical practice with clear societal benefits.
Palliative, End Of Life Care and Bereavement Research Group
The group is led by Professor Bridget Johnston, a Clinical Professor of Nursing and Palliative Care and Director of Research in the School of Medicine, Dentistry and Nursing. We take pride in delivering nurse-led research within a range of contexts, embedded within a culture of meaningful patient and public engagement. We put people at the centre of how we do research, and we champion the role of nurses as leaders in research.