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Professor Dominic Upton is the Dean of the College of Health and Human Sciences. A Health Psychologist by background, Professor Upton has had an extensive career in clinical practice, teaching and research. Professor Upton has led a number of significant research projects funded by national and international bodies and held a number of significant national positions for psychology and learning and teaching. In 2005 he was elected as a Fellow of the British Psychological Society, in 2007 he was awarded a National Teaching Fellowship and became a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy in 2018. He has authored 19 books and over 200 articles in academic journals and book chapters. His research interests span a number of significant areas in health psychology: from the impact of psychological factors in pain, long-term conditions and wound healing, to the promotion of physical health in both adults and children, to the promotion of evidence based practice in clinicians. His current research focus is on the psychosocial factors in wound care and wound healing.

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Research Output 1992 2018

Support surfaces for the treatment and prevention of pressure ulcers: A systematic literature review

Rae, K. E., Isbe, S. & Upton, D., 20 Aug 2018, In : Journal of Wound Care. 27, 8, p. 467-474 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

Pressure Ulcer
Residential Facilities
Technology
Conflict of Interest
Standard of Care
7 Downloads (Pure)

Systemic low-grade inflammation in post-traumatic stress disorder: A systematic review

Speer, K., Upton, D., Semple, S. & McKune, A., 22 Mar 2018, In : Journal of Inflammation Research. 11, p. 111-121 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
Inflammation
Chronic Disease
Acute-Phase Proteins
PubMed

Nurses’ resilience and the emotional labour of nursing work: An integrative review of empirical literature

Delgado, C., Upton, D., Ranse, K., Furness, T. & Foster, K., 1 May 2017, In : International Journal of Nursing Studies. 70, May, p. 71-88 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

Nursing
Nurses
Information Storage and Retrieval
Workplace
Databases

To embed or not to embed? A longitudinal study exploring the impact of curriculum design on the evidence-based practice profiles of UK pre-registration nursing students

Scurlock-Evans, L., Upton, P., Rouse, J. & Upton, D., 1 Nov 2017, In : Nurse Education Today. 58, Nov, p. 12-18 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Nursing Students
Evidence-Based Practice
Curriculum
Longitudinal Studies
longitudinal study

Development of the Student Evidence-based Practice Questionnaire (S-EBPQ)

Upton, P., Scurlock-Evans, L. & Upton, D., 1 Feb 2016, In : Nurse Education Today. 37, February, p. 38-44 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Evidence-Based Practice
Students
questionnaire
evidence
student