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Joyce joined the University of Huddersfield in 2010 as a Senior Lecturer in Midwifery with responsibilities in research and education. She qualified as a midwife in 1984 and she has worked clinically in a range of settings in different areas within the UK including: Salisbury, Guildford, West Dorset and Leeds. More recently Joyce has been actively involved in a combination of research and education. She completed Master of Public Health degree at the University of Liverpool in 1995, and won a Fellowship award that enabled her to complete a PhD at the University of Leeds in 2004. Since then she has worked as a researcher in primary care at the University of Leeds (2002–2006) and as a Midwifery Lecturer at the University of York (2006–2010).

Joyce will be developing research related to maternal and child health and midwifery practice. She is currently supervising three PhD students and a student undertaking a Professional Doctorate as well as regularly supervising students undertaking Masters Dissertations.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Maternal/child health and knowledge use in clinical practice 
  • The way breastfeeding women and health professionals value and use different kinds of evidence

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Research Output 2014 2017

Midwifery Essentials: Infant Feeding

Marshall, J., Baston, H. & Hall, J. 19 Jun 2017 Elsevier. 182 p. (Midwifery Essentials; vol. 5)

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Open Access
Qualitative Research
Breast Feeding
Cultural Anthropology
Randomized Controlled Trials
Research Personnel
6 Citations

Evaluating the 'Focus on Normal Birth and Reducing Caesarean section Rates Rapid Improvement Programme': A mixed method study in England

Marshall, J. L., Spiby, H. & McCormick, F. 1 Feb 2015 In : Midwifery. 31, 2, p. 332-340 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cesarean Section

Midwifery Basics: Mentorship: 6. Challenges of mentorship

Kenyon, C., Hogarth, S. & Marshall, J. 1 Mar 2015 In : Practising Midwife. 18, 3, p. 36-40 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Open Access