Margaret Conlon is a Registered Mental Health Nurse and Registered Sick Children's Nurse with a twenty year professional history of working with a range of health needs including women who have experienced abuse, addictions, children and families and Looked after & Accommodated, Young People.
Margaret holds Masters level awards in teaching, nursing and online learning and has a keen interest in nurse education particularly focused around student experience and the articulation of models of progressive care delivery and philosophy. Margaret has experienced a number of teaching roles and is a member of Mental Health Nurse Academics (UK) and is active in other education forums in the UK.
Margaret has experience of publications in relationship to student teaching and learning in online learning activity, in relation to student experience of practice learning and in collaboration with novice student authors. Her scholarly academic has focused on pedagogical research, particularly around development of innovative teaching activities and on generating knowledge and understanding of the student learning experience.
Margaret is also a External Reviewer for Nurse Education Today, Nurse Education in Practice and the Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing.
Margaret is currently Field Lead for the Mental Health Nursing Programme and holds teaching and administrative responsibilities in relation to this. She is also Module Coordinator on the Advancing Practice Programme. As a Senior Member of the Faculty of Higher Education, Margaret pursues scholarly activity that connects effective pedagogy with the student learning experience.