About our Nursing and Health Research

Our overall research objective is to conduct high quality, strategic and applied research relevant to the health and social wellbeing of people, through a range of creative and appropriate methodologies.

PhD Opportunities

Find out about the different options for PhD research within Nursing and Health.


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School of Nursing

Award-winning School of Nursing ranked 1st in Ireland and 7th in the UK. Innovative teaching & research culture. The best place to study your nursing degree.


Professor Ciara Hughes

Associate Research Director - School of Nursing and School of Health Sciences

School of Health Sciences

Paul Henry

Academic Excellence Executive Assistant

School of Nursing

Research Centres

We conduct internationally excellent and world-leading research across five research centres reflecting diversity across the discipline area.

Centre for Maternal, Fetal and Infant Research (MFIR)

Researching health and wellbeing in the preconceptional, pregnancy, and postpartum period.

The Centre for Health and Rehabilitation Technologies (CHaRT)

Our research focuses upon health technologies and health practices for patients in the areas of clinical sciences, diagnostic radiography, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, podiatry, and speech and language therapy, therapeutic radiography and oncology

Caring for People with Complex Needs

We carry out person-centred research with specific population groups and with people who have complex needs resulting from cancer and diabetes.