Newcastle University

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Dr Debbie Carrick-Sen
Head of Research for Nursing and Midwifery
Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Newcastle University
Room 77, Education Link Corridor
Level 1, Freeman Hospital
Freeman Rd
Newcastle upon Tyne NE7 7DN
Tel: 0191 213 8235
Email: Debbie.Carrick-Sen@newcastle.ac.uk
Website: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/postgraduate/#hp-nav


Special areas of research activity

  1. Breast Cancer
  2. Childhood Cancer
  3. Dementias & Neurodegenerative Diseases
  4. Dermatology, Skin & Environment Interactions
  5. Diagnostic & Therapeutic Technologies
  6. Diabetes
  7. Epithelial
  8. Fibrosis Research Group
  9. Liver
  10. Musculoskeletal
  11. Neural Development, Plasticity and Repair
  12. North East Fungal Forum (NEFF)
  13. Ophthalmology
  14. Pharmacology, Therapeutics & Toxicology
  15. Reproductive and Vascular Biology
  16. RNA Biology
  17. Sarcoma
  18. Stroke
  19. Urology 


PhD Supervision

Professor Eileen Kaner, Postgraduate Tutor
Tel: +44 (0) 191 222 7884
Email: eileen.kaner@ncl.ac.uk


Postgraduate research training opportunities

PgCert/PgDip/MClinRes in Clinical Research (Ageing)/Clinical Research (Leadership)

Taught modular programmes, delivered by Newcastle University with Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.  Provides professionals within the NHS, ancillary services and industry with a comprehensive understanding of the processes involved in planning, conducting, analysing and writing-up clinical research. For an informal discussion, please contact Debbie Carrick-Sen.

Email: PGClinRes@ncl.ac.uk
Website: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/biomedicine/study/postgraduate/taught/pgclinres/index.htm

PgCert/PgDip/MSc in Public Health and Health Services Research

One third of the MSc involves a research project, which is developed in collaboration with staff in the Institute of Health and Society. You can choose from a wide range of projects  or propose your own research area.

Contact: Helen Fenwick
Email: pgt.healthsciences@ncl.ac.uk
Website: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/public-health-health-services-research-msc-pgdip-pgcert.html#profile 

MSc in Social Science and Health Research

This programme provides broad research training in the social sciences, along with research skills  related to health, illness and health care. It is  for students who want to progress to a PhD and/or research career in universities or public and private sectors.

Contact: Helen  Fenwick
Email: pgt.healthsciences@ncl.ac.uk
Website: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/social-science-health-research-msc.html#profile


Patient and public involvement

No current information