At the Digital Innovations in Healthcare and Education (DICE) Research Group, we work with outstanding graduates on a whole range of PhD projects. Find out more about our current and recent students or browse potential PhD topics.
Current PhD students
- Betsy Lai - The effects of employee work-site exercise programmes on individual and organisational behaviour: A field experiment in China.
- Zaki Al-Belbisi - The effectiveness of information-motivation-behavioural skills model-based diabetes self-management education among patients with type two diabetes in Jordan.
- Yitong Huang - Designing enchanted objects to encourage work breaks in the era of device overload.
- Eman Ghallab - The pedagogical value of e-portfolio as a learning tool as perceived by nursing students.
- Carol Raaff - Development of an e-resource to enhance the communication of nutritional advice between children and dieticians.
- Alan Williams - Student and tutors’ design decisions in a participatory approach to develop an e-learning resource.
- Muhammad Awwal Ladan - Exploring factors affecting ICT adoption and use among health professionals in Sub-Saharan Africa.
- Hadeel Lamphon - Exploring reusable learning objects in teaching of clinical skills in Saudi Arabia.
Recent PhD graduates
- Eman Alsaleh - Behavioural intervention to increase physical activity in patients with coronary heart disease in Jordan: A randomised controlled trial.
- Cherry Poussa - Designing and evaluating virtual persuasive agents in providing social support for web-based learning self efficacy in nurse education.
- Fern Todhunter - Competence and confidence in using computers in nurse education.