Dawn Jackson



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Research interests

Dawn is involved in research in Primary Care, Teaching Methods, Medical School Selection and Postgraduate Education. Her PhD focused on supervisory relationships in postgraduate GP training. She has also been involved in a programme of research exploring the applicant's journey in preparing to apply for medical school, with a focus on potential inequalities in access to particular preparatory opportunities.

Her current research interests include evaluation of teaching and learning methods in undergraduate medical education and professional identity development (in undergraduate and postgraduate learners).


Current projects

MAPS project: Medicine Applicant Preparation Study.  A programme of research exploring sociodemographic differences in Medical School admissions (involving both quantitative and qualitative research methods).

Dawn has supervised 1 doctoral research student to completion.  She is also involved in the supervision of Masters and intercalated degree students.

She is interested in supervising further doctoral research students who are planning to use mixed methods or qualitative methods in their research.  Projects should focus on medical education (postgraduate or undergraduate), and she is particularly interested in supervising students with an interest in professional identity and narrative methods.

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

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Education, Expectations and experiences: The contribution of supervision to the professional development of postgraduate General Practice trainees

Award Date: 19 Apr 2020

Doctor of Education


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