undergraduate

undergraduate

Undergraduate study in the Wolfson Palliative Care Research Centre

We welcome enquiries to study with us. We provide a supportive and collaborative research environment, where we strive to improve quality of life and reduce inequalities in palliative care.

We offer a number of opportunities:

Scholarship and Special Interest Programmes

Phase I

We offer a wide range of palliative care Scholarship and Special Interest Programmes for Phase I Medicine students. Modules include: symptom management, decision-making, nutrition, exercise, implementation science, and global health. Contact the SSIP Centre Leads Dr Joseph Clark (joseph.clark@hyms.ac.uk) or Dr Mark Pearson (mark.pearson@hyms.ac.uk) for further information.

Phase II

We have a number of Medicine students at the Wolfson Palliative Care Research Centre working on Phase II Scholarship and Special Interest Programmes (SSIPs). Our recent students are:

  • Francesca Birch
  • Hannah Fairlamb
    • Health professionals’ perceptions of palliative care for end-stage cardiac and respiratory conditions, 2020/21. BMC Palliative Care (PDF)
  • Megan Freemantle
  • Annabel Latus
    • Understanding GP perspectives on patient centred outcome measures in palliative care, 2020/21

INSPIRE

We have had a number of students at the Wolfson Palliative Care Research Centre working on INSPIRE projects. Our recent INSPIRE students are:

  • Fatima Babar
    • Nutrition and immune function among people with a cancer diagnosis: A systematic review
  • Gamze Keser
    • The cost of providing informal care in the last year of life: a Health Survey for England study 
  • Fadel Lhaf
    • Attitudes, facilitators, and barriers to delivering nutrition and activity counselling/advice to patients with a cancer diagnosis.
  • Giovanna Licastro
    • Inter-rater reliability of the integrated palliative care outcome scale (IPOS) (April 2021 – Aug 2021)
  • Eduardo Muscogliati
    • Estimating worldwide needs for morphine for people who die from advanced cancer and proportions of need theoretically met by requirements over time (2008-2017)
  • Rodrigo Muscogliati
    • Estimating worldwide needs for morphine for people who die from advanced cancer and proportions of need theoretically met by requirements over time (2008-2017)
  • Aliya Prihartadi
    • INSPIRE: Non-medical devices for chronic breathlessness: Use, barriers and facilitators for patients, carers and clinicians - a scoping review
  • Afreen Salim
    • Nutrition and immune function among people with a cancer diagnosis: A systematic review

 

Former INSPIRE students:

  • Abid Khan
  • Lara Othman
  • Vaishnavi Sharma

Research mentorship 

We welcome expressions of interest from undergraduate students seeking to gain some research experience by working on existing projects within Wolfson. Our current students are:  

  • Isabel Miller
    • Fan Facial Airflow Recovery from Exercise Patient (FANFARE P) Trial
  • Joshua Brown
    • Fan Facial Airflow Recovery from Exercise Patient (FANFARE P) Trial
  • Christopher Braithwaite
    • Improving Appropriate Access and Availability of Opioids for Cancer-related Pain Control in India: bridging the gap between policy and practice
  • Joseph Mankel
    • Improving Appropriate Access and Availability of Opioids for Cancer-related Pain Control in India: bridging the gap between policy and practice
  • Gamze Keser
    • Carers HSE (Health and Social Care Services)

Intercalated MSc

Dissertations or other research may be undertaken with us, if you have a relevant research interest. Please note we do not have specific funding available, as this is usually sought on a case-by-case basis. Please visit the intercalation web page for details about intercalating at Hull York Medical School. Our past intercalated MSc students are:

  • Sushma Datla 

Elective opportunities

Electives may be undertaken with us, if you have a relevant research interest. Our past elective students are:

  • Natalie Barclay-Klingle
  • Sarah O’Beirne
    • Completion of the data collection for FANFARE H the healthy participant study
  • Andrew Brew
    • Completion of the data collection for FANFARE H the healthy participant study

How to enquire or apply

Please email either Professor Miriam Johnson or Professor Fliss Murtagh to enquire.