2017 Was Our School's Most Successful Postgraduate Research Year



The School have had an excellent year in 2017 in terms of Postgraduate Research students successfully submitting their Theses and passing their Viva Voce Examinations. We would like to take this opportunity to congratulate the following students on their success.

  • Margaret Brown (PhD)Multiple perspectives on the quality of life of people with severe dementia living in a care home: A case study approach
  • Geraldine Butcher (PhD)The Effects of Lifestyle during Pregnancy
  • Aisling McBride (PhD)Dignity in Delirium: An Appreciative Inquiry About the Relational Experiences of Care
  • Pamela McKay (PhD)An Exploratory Study into the Symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelities and Fibromyalgia
  • Bryan Mitchell (PhD)  – Exploring the Contribution of Complementary Therapies with Care Home Residents with Advanced Dementia.  
  • Heike Niemeier (PhD)The Impact of Low-Carbohydrate (LOGI Diet) on Quality of Life and Well-being in Type 2 Diabetes
  • Beate Ramsayer (PhD)Gaining Understanding of Maternal Emotions During the First Three Months of the Infant’s Life
  • Shaun Nelson Robertson (PhD)  – Death Rattle – A Systematic Review of the Literature and an Investigation into Risk Factor.
  • Joachim Kurt Schnackenberg (PhD)Experience focused counselling with Voice Hearers in Training and Practice. Effectiveness, Clinical and Social Implications.
  • Eleanor Townsend (PhD) – Polymicrobial interactions in chronic wound biofilms andtherapeutic implications
  • Avril Cutler (MRes)Christians’ Experiences of Faith and Mental Wellbeing: An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis
  • Fiona Gray (MRes)An Exploration of the Professional and Parent/Carer Perspectives of the 27-30 Month Child Health Surveillance Programme Assessment in Lanarkshire; a Case Study Approach