Peter Maxwell

    Peter Maxwell

    Clinical Professor

    Phone: 028 95049751, +44 (0)28 9097 8956

    For media contact email
    or call +44(0)2890 973091.

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    Clinical and genetic epidemiology of chronic renal disease

    Undergraduate medical education and assessment

    Renal Services development


    Undergraduate Medical School


    Clinical relevance course (1st yr)

    Physiology lectures (2nd yr)

    Module co-ordinator for Renal Medicine (3rd yr)

    Preparation for Practice (Fluid and Electrolytes) (5th yr)

    Assessment: Development of MCQ, MEQ, OSCE and examining (2nd, 3rd and 5th yr)

    Director for undergraduate students (Centre for Public Health)




    Clinical training

    Training Programme Director for Renal Medicine (NIMDTA)

    Generic skills course (Acute Kidney Injury, Fluid, Electrolytes and Acid-Base Disorders) for Foundation Year trainees (FY2s)

    QUB Director of Clinical Academic Training Programme

    Co-Director Wellcome Irish Clinical Academic Training Programme 

    Willingness to take PhD students


    PhD projects

    Professor Maxwell is open to PhD applications in the fields of:
    - Large scale genomics of chronic kidney disease including genome-wide and epigenetic association studies
    - Clinical epidemiology of chronic kidney disease
    - Decision making and conservative management of end-stage renal disease
    - Medical education projects with focus on intravenous fluid therapy

    Frequent Journals

    • Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation

      ISSNs: 0931-0509

      Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1460-2385

      Oxford University Press

      Scopus rating (2018): CiteScore 3.7 SJR 1.865 SNIP 1.527


    • The Ulster Medical Journal

      ISSNs: 0041-6193

      The Ulster Medical Society

      Scopus rating (2018): CiteScore 0.29 SJR 0.239 SNIP 0.362


    • Diabetic Medicine

      ISSNs: 0742-3071

      Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1464-5491


      Scopus rating (2018): CiteScore 2.85 SJR 1.515 SNIP 1.225


    • Practitioner

      ISSNs: 0032-6518

      CMP Information Ltd.

      Scopus rating (2018): SJR 0.181 SNIP 0.225


    • Diabetes

      ISSNs: 0012-1797

      Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1939-327X

      American Diabetes Association Inc.

      Scopus rating (2018): CiteScore 5.64 SJR 3.636 SNIP 1.796


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