Vanessa Taylor


  • University Of Huddersfield

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Last updated 18th April 2024


Vanessa Taylor joined the University of Huddersfield in 2022 as Professor of Cancer and Palliative Care and Director of Practice and Care Partnerships. Vanessa was awarded a National Teaching Fellowship in 2020.

Alongside her clinical experience with cancer, palliative and end-of-life care, Vanessa's expertise focuses on workforce development in these fields. She has led the development of national and regional career and education frameworks for the cancer, palliative and end of life care workforce. 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, including advanced practice.

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

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Cancer
  • Palliative Care
  • End of Life Care
  • Education
  • Workforce Development
  • Clinical Practice
  • Curriculum Development
  • Teaching Enhancement
  • Learning Enhancement
  • Knowledge integration
  • knowledge transfer
  • Developing research which informs curricula
  • teaching
  • cancer and palliative care


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