Dr Christine Furber Phd MSc BSc RN RM ADM Cert Ed (FE) MTD SFHEA

Reader in Midwifery

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Research interests

Christine's research activity is in the field of public health and midwifery.

For  PhD, Christine explored midwives's views of their baby feeding role using a qualitative approach.

Current research projects:

  • An exploration of the needs of student midwives and nurses in communicating effectively about weight and obesity.
  • Decreased fetal movements: an exploration of women's and health professional's experiences

Methodological knowledge

Qualitative methods:

Grounded Theory

Framework analysis




Quantitative methods:


Randomised controlled trials


Research and projects

No current projects are available for public display