- 01202 963011
- nglendening at bournemouth dot ac dot uk
- Principal Academic and Deputy Head of Department for Nursing Science
- Yeovil Campus /Bournemouth Gateway Building (level 4)
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Dr Nikki Glendening is a Registered Nurse, Registered Health Visitor (Public Health Specialist Practitioner) and NMC Registered Nurse Tutor. Nikki joined Bournemouth University in 1998 as a nurse lecturer and later as a senior and now principal academic where she previously led the undergraduate pre-registration BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing programme. Nikki is now one of three Deputy Heads of Department for Nursing Science. Nikki remains passionate about both higher and nurse education and in particular student centred pedagogical practice and the pedagogy of emotion. Nikki also has an interest in the concept of wellbeing, humanisation, interpretative phenomenology, emotional resilience and the development of independence in learning. She successfully defended her PhD thesis in 2022 entitled "The Emotional Journey of Independent Learning" using an Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis. She has since completed the BU Certificate in PhD Supervision.
PhD thesis (2022: The Emotional Journey of Independent Learning: An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis (IPA) of Undergraduate Adult Nursing Student’s Experience of Self-Managed Independent Learning (SML) in one UK University.
Supervisory team: Professor Elizabeth Rosser, Dr Helen Farasat and Dr Liz Norton.
- Heaslip, V., Glendening, N. and Snowden, J., 2023. Promoting young people's mental health: the role of community nurses. Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain) : 1987), 38 (1), 43-49.
- Heaslip, V., Holland, S., Thompson, R., Tauringana, M. and Glendening, N., 2022. Addressing health inequity in the UK: people who are homeless, from ethnic minority groups or LGBTQ+ communities. Practice Nursing, 33 (3).
- Heaslip, V., Thompson, R., Tauringana, M., Holland, S. and Glendening, N., 2022. Health inequity in the UK: exploring health inequality and inequity. Practice Nursing, 33 (2), 84-88.
- Riding, S., Glendening, N. and Heaslip, V., 2017. Real world challenges in delivering person-centred care: A community-based case study. British Journal of Community Nursing, 22 (8), 391-396.
- Holloway, I. and Glendening, N., 1993. The changing face of family care. Elder Care, 5 (4), 11-13.
- Glendening, N. and Carter, S., 2013. Psychological perspectives of vulnerability. In: Heaslip, V. and Ryden, J., ed. Understanding vulnerability: A nursing and healthcare approach.. Chichester: John Wiley and Sons, 132-153.
- Glendening, N. and Cooper, K., 2017. ‘Mobile phone addiction and multi-tasking: Should we ban mobile phones in the classroom?”’. In: NET Conference 2017 5-6 September 2017 University of Cambridge.
- Glendening, N., 2017. Understanding the experience of independent learning by student nurses: Giving up our love affair with Knowles and adopting a more social constructionist approach to enable a more student centred pedagogy. In: Higher Education Academy's (2017) Annual Conference: Generation TEF: Teaching in the spotligh 4-6 July 2017 University of Manchester.
- Glendening, N., 2022. The Emotional Journey of Independent Learning: An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis (IPA) of Undergraduate Adult Nursing Student’s Experience of Self-Managed Independent learning (SML) in one UK University. PhD Thesis. Bournemouth University, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences.
Profile of Teaching UG
- Personal and Professional Development (PPD)
- My Health and Wellbeing
- Promoting Health and Wellbeing
- Humanising Nursing Care
- Knowledge for Practice units
- Academic Advisor
- BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing: Programme Lead
- University of Greenwich, External Examiner (2021-2025)
- Liverpool John Moores University, External Examination (2016-2020)
- Mentorship (PG Certificate programme), Post graduate mentorship team
- Member, Quality Assurance and Enhancement Group
- Programme lead, BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing
Public Engagement & Outreach Activities
- Preparing for a career in nursing and the move to higher education (01 Jan 2005)
- Wessex Public health Conference - making the Case for Investment in Prevention, A local initiative to promote the initiation of health conversation skills in student nurses, 22 Mar 2018, Soutrhampton University
- Population Health and Prevention Conference, Embedding Ever Contact Counts (MECC) within a Nursing UG Programme, 07 Mar 2018, Leeds
- Higher Education Academy (HEA) NET Conference, Mobile phone addiction and multi-tasking: Should we ban mobile phones in the classroom?, 05 Sep 2017, University of Cambridge
- Higher Education Academy (HEA) Annual Conference 2017, Understanding the experience of independent learning by student nurses: Giving up our love affair with Knowles and adopting a more social constructionist and student centred approach, 04 Jul 2017, University of Manchester
- Mentorship (Bournemouth University), Facilitating and enhancing student resilience: What can mentors and academics do?, 01 Jan 2014, Key note speaker
- Mentorship (Bournemouth University), Can empathy be taught to nursing students?, 01 Jan 2011, Key note speaker
- Mentorship (Bournemouth University), Managing conflict through effective relationships, 01 Jan 2010, Key note speaker
- Post Graduate Diploma with Distinction in PG Diploma with Distinction (Bournemouth University, 2001)
- BSc (Hons) Community Nursing in Community Nursing (First Class) (Southampton University, 1998)
- Certificate in Further and Adult Education Teaching Certificate (City and Guilds, 1995)
- Diploma with Distinction in Professional Studies in Nursing (Bournemouth University, 1993)
- Professional Nursing in Teaching and Assessing Clinical Practice (English National Board (now Nursing and Midwifery Council), 1993)
- Senior Fellow (SFHEA) (Higher Education Academy, 2016)
- "You're Brilliant" Gold Award for most outstanding nominations within the university (Bournemouth University Student Unions (SUBU), 2012)
- "You're Brilliant" Silver Award for most outstaning student nominations in the university school (Bournemouth University Student Union (SUBU), 2012)
- Richard Newitt Prize (BSc CommunityNursing) awarded for obtaining the best performance in summer written examinations (Southampton University, 1998)
- Qualitative Research Group (Bournemout University), Associate (2016-),
- Nursing and Midwifery Council, Member (2010-),
- Staff and Education Development Association (SEDA), Associate (2000-),
- Nursing and Midwifery Council, Member (1998-),
- Nursing and Midwifery Council, Registered Nurse (1987-),