Jackie Malone

Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

Click on the Fingerprint icon below to learn more about the research topics, expertise and interests of this academic.


Research activity per year

Personal profile

Research Degree Supervision

If you are interested in studying for a PhD in this research subject area click here

For more details about the research topics, expertise and interests of this academic, click on the fingerprint icon


Jackie is School Director of International Student Experience for 3.5 days per week and Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy for the remaining 1.5 days. Within physiotherapy, she teaches respiratory and palliative care-related subjects and is particularly interested in the palliative and and of life care provision for people with non-malignant medical conditions, especially chronic respiratory illness; and in palliative care provision in the acute hospital setting. The majority of her time is spent in a strategic, school-wide role, leading in enhancing the experience of international students within the School of Human & Health Sciences, from application to graduation and beyond. This includes supporting marketing and admissions procedures; evaluating the quality of student experience and sense of belonging within the School; developing resources and activities for induction and healthcare placement preparation and ongoing student support. This also includes leading and co-ordinating a team of departmental leads and a Graduate Teaching Assistant, alongside input to School-wide teaching and learning processes in order to achieve our University Strategy for internationalisation. 

Jackie completed her PhD in 2017 with Lancaster University's International Observatory on End of lIfe Care, with her thesis entitled 'An exploration into the experiences and perceptions of physiotherapists and nurses in palliative and end of life care provision for people with acute severe COPD, and the influence of interdisciplinary relationships in the acute hospital setting'.

She is a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) and is Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) registered. She is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA) and is a Chartered Manager and Member of the Chartered Managers Institute (CMI).

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education

External positions

External Examiner, University of Salford

Oct 2019Aug 2023

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Student experience and sense of belonging, especially in relation to internaitonal stuent experience
  • Experiences of international students in healthcare placement settings
  • Experiences of students accessing varied teaching and learning provision during the covid-19 pandemic
  • Provision of palliative and end of life care in acute hospital settings and in non-malignant chronic conditions such as chronic lung disease and heart failure
  • Staff perceptions of palliative and end of life care provision and interdisciplinary relationships in the above areas


Dive into the research topics where Jackie Malone is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.
  • 1 Similar Profiles