Practice-based Learning and Pedagogy Research and Enterprise Group

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Waterway image to illustrate Practice Based Learning Research and Enterprise GroupThere is currently growing national and international interest in practice-based learning and pedagogy in the context of health and social care education.

The practice-based learning and pedagogy group will be a focal point for supporting staff engaged in pedagogic research within the School of Health Sciences (SHS). This R and E group represents, facilitates and promotes practice-based learning and pedagogic research within the SHS and aims to provide opportunities for interprofessional pedagogic research with colleagues from other schools at the University of Brighton and externally.

It will foster a research community, engaging with colleagues, doctoral and taught postgraduate students to enable colleagues to publish and disseminate their research and to promote pedagogic research that has impact.

External partners

NHS partners including Brighton and Sussex University Hospital, Sussex partnership, Western Sussex Hospitals Foundation NHS Trust, Boras University of Sweden, University of Calgary, Universities in Finland.


Members of the practice-based learning and pedagogic R and E group have expertise in research that focuses on practice-based learning, teaching and assessment; resilience; problem – based learning; transition from campus to practice, Interprofessional Education (IPE);Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL); work-related learning  including learning factors, sustainability of education practices.

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occupational therapy Social Sciences
occupational therapist Social Sciences
therapist Social Sciences
Intellectual Disability Medicine & Life Sciences
experience Social Sciences
education Social Sciences
student Social Sciences
Occupational Therapy Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 2012 2019

From trepidation to transformation: strategies used by occupational therapy students on role-emerging placements

Clarke, C., Sadlo, G. & De-Visser, R., 18 Jan 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : International Journal of Practice-based Learning in Health and Social Care.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
occupational therapy

An evaluation of portable electronic device usage by nurse lecturers: A participatory narrative inquiry

Willmer, M., Whiffin, S., Stewart, M., Taylor, I. & Saintas, L., 20 Jun 2018, Nurturing Co-construction. Wisker, P. G., Marshall, L., Greener, S. & Canning, J. (eds.). p. 61-70 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference proceeding with ISSN or ISBNConference contribution with ISSN or ISBNResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Comparison of effects between core stability training and sports massage therapy among elite weightlifters with chronic non-specific low back pain: A randomized cross-over study

Henry Joseph, L., Hancharoenkul, B., Sitilertpisan, P., Pirunsan, U. & Paungmalia, A., 11 Mar 2018, In : Asian Journal of Sports Medicine. 9, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Activities 2015 2017

  • 1 Research degree
  • 1 Visiting an external academic institution

Meaningful Engagement: The Participatory Arts Practices of Adults with Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties

David Haines (Examiner)
6 Oct 2017

Activity: External examination and supervisionResearch degree

Chiang Mai University

Leonard Henry Joseph (Visiting researcher)
12 Jan 201531 Dec 2018

Activity: Visiting positionVisiting an external academic institution