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Jane Nicol

Senior Lecturer

Institute of Health & Society

Contact Details


tel: 01905 85 5382

Registered General Nurse

BSc Health Studies

Post Graduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (Practice Educator/Lecturer Award)

MA Education

Teaching & Research

Teaching & Research

Research Interests

MA Dissertation 'Does group assessed Problem-Based Learning (PBL) develop student confidence in their team and interpersonal skills?'

Exploring the impact a structured palliative care experience has on students nurses confidence in providing palliative and end of life care. This project is ongoing. 

Professional Interests

Palliative and end of life care, long term conditions, emotional intelligence and Problem-Based Learning.

Professional Experience

Professional Experience

Following registration I have worked in a variety of clinical areas, acute neurosurgery, community hospital, nurse triage, intermediate care and palliative care.   I am a reviewer and Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.



Nicol, J. (2011) Nursing Adults with Long Term Conditions. Exeter, Learning Matters.

Idigbe, I E., Nyatanga, B. & Nicol, J. (2012) Touching lives: making a difference through matchmaking in an HIV clinic. International Journal of Palliative Nursing, 18, 2 56-60

Nicol, J. & Nyatanga, B. (2014) Palliative and End of Life Care in Nursing. Exeter: Learning Matters 

External Responsibilities

External Responsibilities

I am a reviewer for the Higher Education Academy National Teaching Fellowships.