- Domestic violence and abuse
- Life-limiting illness and end of life decision-making
- Death, dying and bereavement
- Implementation Science
Current PhD Students
Dr Michelle Myall is a social scientist with a background in Sociology and Women's studies. She has worked in research across a number of academic disciplines including medical sociology, health sciences and implementation science and held academic positons at University College London and University of Portsmouth. She has also led a Research Unit for a third sector organisation.
Michelle has extensive experience of leading and conducting research in health and social care and has methodological expertise in qualitative and mixed method studies. Her research focuses on death, dying and bereavement and improving experience of those living with life-limiting conditions. Michelle has a particular research interest in domestic abuse. As an Implementation Scientist Michelle is focused on ensuring the translation of research findings into the real world of health and social care practice.
Michelle leads her own programme of research on domestic abuse and the co-existencce of long term and life-limiting conditions and ileas the DALLI study aimed at developing a toolkit for practitioners working in hospice and palliative care to help detect and respond to domestic abuse.
Michelle is an experienced doctoral supervisor and is the Senior Academic Tutor for Postgraduate Research Programmes in the School of Health Sciences. She also is the Lead for Athena SWAN in the School.