Catherine Monaghan


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    United Kingdom

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I am a Senior Lecturer (Education) in the School of Nursing and Midwifery, QUB. I am a Registered Adult and a Registered Mental Health Nurse. My clinical position was as a Team Leader in a Community Mental Health Team. Prior to commencing my career in Higher Education, I worked in the Beeches Management Centre as a Nurse Education Consultant. 

I teach across all of year three modules: Evidence Based Nursing for Quality Improvement, Developing Leadership and Professionalism, Speciaist Complex Care and Interprofessional Working. I am Module Co-ordinator for year three Community and Integrated Care module. I also teach in the Unisimulation and Interprofessional Training for Nursing Students and Colleagues.

At Postgraduate level, I am Modue Co-ordinator for the programme 'Working with People with Dementia' which comprises of three separate dementia care modules. I supervise Postgraduate Masters Students in the School of Nursing and Midwifery. I am Personal Tutor to 30 Undergraduate Nursing Students and I am Link Lecturer in clinical areas in the Community, Hosptial and Independent Sector.

I am Deputy Chair for the School of Nursing and Midwifery Staff Development Committee. I am a member of the School Research Committee, Athena SWAN Culture Group, Diversity and Inclusion Steering Group and the Research Showcase Committee. I am a member of the School International Committee and represent the School on the USA/QUB partnership group. I also represent the School of Nursing and Midwifey on the District Nursing Career Pathway Steering group. 

Research Interests

My main research interests include International Students, Internationalisation, Education and Dementia Care. 

Research Focus

Current Funded Projects:

2021 - 2022 Monaghan, C., Linden, M., Mitchell, G. and Rainey, D. (2021). Co-producing an educational intervention about the nursing profession for post-primary school children to increase recrutiment of males. Burdett Trust for Nursing.

2021 - 2022 Carter, G., Hien, H.T., Santin, O., Parson, C., Cook, L., Monaghan, C., and Mitchell, G. (2021). Building a Partnership and Action Plan to support the Identified Priority Needs of Informal dementia Carers in Vietnam. Research Mentoring Scheme member on this research project between Hanoi University of Public Health, Vietnam and QUB. Trust for Nursing. 

2021 - 2024  Brown Wilson, C., Carter, G. Mitchell, G. and Monaghan, C. (2022). The Co-production of an e-resource to support staff in meetig the needs and aspirations of people living with dementia in their intimate and sexual relationships. South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust. 

2021 - 2022 Rainey, D., Linden, M., Monaghan, C. and Mitchell, G.  (2022). Co-Production of a Digital Game to Improve School Children Perception about Nursing. Burdett Trust for Nursing. 

Previous Funded Projects:

Monaghan, C. and Galway, K. School of Nursing and Midwifery, QUB and N.I. Public Health Agency.  Dementia Care Training and the Virtual Dementia Bus.  


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 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


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