Our Publications and Research

On this page you will find a selection of publications and areas of research that our staff are active in. To search for a specific staff member and their publications, please use the Department's directory.


2016 Publications


2015 Publications


2014 Publications

Pre 2014

For any publications that were published pre 2014 please refer to our individual staff profiles here.


The Department of Interprofessional Health Studies are lucky to have a variety of academic staff who have been, are currently or plan to research in a range of subject areas.

Some of these areas are set out below; 

  • Philosophy and ethics in healthcare. 
  • Hearing impairment and binaural hearing. 
  • Neuropathologies and developmental neurobiology. 
  • The lymphatic system.
  • Effects of bedrest. 
  • Anatomy and physiology of ageing. 
  • Investigating the immune system of insects and invertebrate. 
  • Experimental physics and measurement techniques, particular interest in bioelectromagnetic phenomena. 
  • Attitudes to advanced practice in pre-hospital care. 
  • Corneal physiology and membrane transport in epithelia.
  • The application of mathematical methods to clinical data in the field of haemodialysis. 
  • Midwifery education particularly enhancing normal birth, teaching and learning in practice and mentorship. 
  • Normal birth, enhancing normality in high-risk settings, the challenges of contemporary midwifery practice.
  • Practical solutions to pre-hospital emergencies.
  • Higher acuity trauma.
  • Pre-hospital care, cervical spine immobilisation, thrombolysis and hospital avoidance.
  • The evolving role of paramedics.
  • Moral philosophy and medical ethics.
  • Suicide, serious mental illness and medical ethics.
  • Applied law in a healthcare setting.
  • Psychological components of cognition.
  • Unitisation and categorisation.
  • Potential diagnostic measures for autism.
  • The impact of osteopathy within the National Health Service.
  • History and concepts of osteopathy.
  • The application of classical osteopathy and it’s validation within modern osteopathy.
Student Microscope

Research Groups

Our colleagues have also been fortunate enough to create, run or join research groups that are based both on campus and externally; 

  • Swansea Maggot Research Group.
  • Women’s Health Research Forum (Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board). 
  • All Wales Midwifery and Reproductive Health Research Forum.
  • Mental Health Research Network Cymru.