Research


 
At the Centre for Medical Education we are committed to producing internationally excellent healthcare education research through sustainable funding and collaboration. We work hard to translate our research findings into educational practice and policy locally, nationally and internationally. We have a thriving, intellectually stimulating, and supportive research environment for our academics, associates and our PhD students. 
 
Our PhD students have access to: 
Research training within / outside CME 
Monthly research seminars and quarterly methodological workshops facilitated by leading international healthcare education researchers 
Annual College Research Student Symposia to develop peer support relationships with PhD/EdD students
Monthly meetings with PhD supervisors 
Bi-annual meetings with their Thesis Monitoring Committee consisting of experienced academics to monitor student progress and offer additional pastoral and academic support
Mentorship from other senior researchers within CME
Teaching opportunities to develop academic CVs
 
Key areas of research interest and expertise within the Centre include:
Workplace learning
Patient involvement in healthcare education
Assessment and feedback
Professionalism and professional identities
Formal, informal and hidden curriculum
Leadership in healthcare education
Gender and healthcare education
Faculty development
Technology-enhanced learning 
 
Areas of methodological expertise include quantitative methods (e.g. questionnaire and scale development); qualitative methods (e.g. interviews, focus groups, observation, diaries), mixed methods, and method innovations in healthcare education research (e.g. visual methodologies, linguistic analyses). 
 
We continue to develop a worldwide community of Dundee medical education research scholars. If you want to find out more information about our research, discuss possible research collaborations or are thinking of doing a PhD, please contact us.