Visiting Scholar

Dr. Nigel King

Dr. Nigel King

Professor, Applied Psychology
Associate Dean for Research, School of Human and Health Sciences
University of Huddersfield, UK

Dates of Visit: September 23 – October 11, 2015

Purpose of Visit

Dr. Nigel King is our September Research Rounds presenter and will be giving a talk titled, “Still going “Back to the things themselves”: The value of considering personal experience in health professional education research” on September 23.

In addition to Rounds, Dr. Nigel King will be facilitating interactive workshops. He will also engage with the CHES community for the purpose of collaborating on the longitudinal project led by Dr. Chris Lovato that is exploring the impact of the Northern Medical Program on the community.


Professor Nigel King is Director of the Centre for Applied Psychological and Health Research and Professor in Applied Psychology in the School of Human and Health Sciences, University of Huddersfield, and Associate Dean for Research. He is also a Visiting Fellow at the Newcastle Business School, University of Northumbria.

Professor King has a background in both organizational and health psychology. He is particularly interested in questions related to primary and community health settings. His research interests include collaborative working, organizational innovation and change, connections to nature and its impact on well-being, and student experiences of placement learning. Professor King is well known for his methodological work in developing qualitative methods for applied research, including Template Analysis style of thematic analysis and Pictor technique – a visual method for exploring experiences of collaborative working.