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Vanessa Taylor joined the University of Huddersfield in 2018 as a Senior Lecturer in Adult Nursing.

Alongside her clinical experience with cancer, palliative and end-of-life care, Vanessa has extensive academic experience in curriculum design and the strategic development of undergraduate and postgraduate taught courses for the health and social care professions.

Research Expertise and Interests

Knowledge integration and knowledge transfer provide an overarching theme to Vanessa's research, with an interest particularly in developing research which informs curricula, teaching, learning and assessment opportunities for students. 

Discovering her interests through her roles, both clinical and educational, in cancer and palliative care, Vanessa undertook her PhD in 2004 focusing upon the 'Evalutaion of University Accredited Undergraduate Multi-Professional Palliative Care Education'.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Cancer
  • Palliative Care
  • End of Life Care
  • Education
  • Workforce Development
  • Clinical Practice
  • Curriculum Development
  • Teaching Enhancement
  • Learning Enhancement

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Research Output 2008 2019

3 Citations (Scopus)

Effectiveness of Online Cancer Education for Nurses and Allied Health Professionals; a Systematic Review Using Kirkpatrick Evaluation Framework

Campbell, K., Taylor, V. & Douglas, S., 15 Apr 2019, In : Journal of Cancer Education. 34, 2, p. 339-356 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Allied Health Personnel

Pathophysiology and Pharmacology in Nursing

Ashelford, S., Raynsford, J. & Taylor, V., 29 May 2019, Second ed. London: Sage Learning Matters. 440 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Clinical assessment and outcome measurement

Flemming, K., Hardy, B. & Taylor, V., May 2018, Palliative Care Nursing: Principles and Evidence for Practice. Walshe, C., Preston, N. & Johnston, B. (eds.). Third ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Nursing those at the end of life

Taylor, V. & Norris, B., 2016, Psychology for Nursing. Torn, A. & Greasley, P. (eds.). Polity, p. 115-134 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Pathophysiology and Pharmacology for Nursing Students

Ashelford, S., Raynsford, J. & Taylor, V., 2016, 346 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Nursing Students

Activities 2000 2018

Biosciences in Nursing Education: Developing a Quality Assurance Framework

Vanessa Taylor (Speaker), Sarah Ashelford (Speaker)
5 Jun 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Developing end of life care learning outcomes for the workforce across Yorkshire and the Humber: a strategic approach

Vanessa Taylor (Speaker)
4 Jun 20186 Jun 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

External Examiner

Vanessa Taylor (Examiner)
2018 → …

Activity: Examination typesPhD Examination

Royal College of Nursing (External organisation)

Vanessa Taylor (Chair)
4 Feb 2017

Activity: Membership typesMembership of a working group

Royal College of Nursing (External organisation)

Vanessa Taylor (Member)
2017 → …

Activity: Membership typesMembership of committee