Digital Innovations in Healthcare and Education

PhD students 

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.

Digital Innovations in Healthcare and Education Research Group

The University of Nottingham
School of Health Sciences
Queen's Medical Centre
Nottingham, NG7 2HA

telephone: +44 (0)115 823 0909