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Dr Peter Norrie

Job: Principal Lecturer

Faculty: Health and Life Sciences

School/department: School of Nursing and Midwifery

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH.

T: +44 (0)116 201 3914

E: pnorrie@dmu.ac.uk

W: www.dmu.ac.uk/hls


Personal profile

Dr Peter Norrie is a Principal Lecturer in Nursing with a clinical background in acute care nursing and biological sciences. He completed his PhD in 2003 and since then has published widely in fields such as the use of information technology, nursing education and critical care nursing.

Research group affiliations

Nursing and Midwifery Research Centre, School of Nursing and Midwifery, De Montfort University

Publications and outputs 

Click here for a full listing of Peter Norrie‘s publications and outputs.|

Research interests/expertise

All aspects of quantitative research applied to health, including survey research design, electronic surveys and data analysis.

Areas of teaching

  • Research methods
  • Quantitative data analysis
  • Dissertation supervision
  • Critical care nursing
  • Application of physiology to the critically ill.



Courses taught

Programme leader for MSc Advanced Health and Professional Practice

Membership of external committees

Member of the National Institute of Health and Clinical Evaluation (NICE) Technology Appraisals Committee, appointed August 2010.

Professional licences and certificates

Registered General Nurse: Nursing and Midwifery Council

Conference attendance

Royal College of Nursing European Federation of Nurse Educators and RCN Education Forum. Cardiff 3-4th October 2012. Title: Developing a Student Selection Tool

 Royal College of Midwives Annual Conference Brighton: 13th-14th November 2012. Harris T, Doughty R, Norrie P, and Nyombi S (2012) Title: Student midwives making a difference in the local community supporting breast feeding.

 Australian Association for Research in Education and the Asia Pacific Educational Research Association, Sydney, 2-6 December 2012 Selecting The Next Generation Of Nurses In The United Kingdom: Findings from a Qualitative Research Project


Key research outputs

Most recent publication: 

Al Hamdan Z, Norrie P, Anthony P (2012) Conflict Management Styles Used By Nurses in Jordan, Journal of Research in Nursing Volume 17. Published online first 30 November 2012: DOI: 10.1177/1744987112466085


Consultancy work

Member of the National Institute of Health and Clinical Evaluation (NICE) Technology Appraisals Committee B, appointed August 2010.

Current research students

  • Ms Lyn Deakin DHSci PT 1st supervisor
  • Ms Fiona Phipps DHSci PT 1st supervisor
  • Mr Adnan Aziz PhD 1st Supervisor

Externally funded research grants information

National Mental Health Development Unit £35,000 Evaluation of the Impact of Community Development Workers (contributor, quantitative data analyst).

East Midland Health Innovation and Education Cluster £6,000 Evaluation of a an educational project: Reducing Falls in Care Environments (questionnaire design, quantitative data analyst).

Service User and Carer Research Audit Network and National Institute for Health Research (Heart of England Hub) £18,000 Advocacy in the Midlands- review of advocacy services from service user, advocate and manager/ commissioner perspectives (questionnaire design, quantitative data analyst).

East Midlands Strategic Health Authority (2012) Learning Beyond Registration Evaluation: quantitative survey plus inductive investigation £9,000

East Midlands Local Education Training Board (2013) Supporting the Under Achieving Student: qualitative investigation plus randomised controlled trial £29,000.


Internally funded research project information

What Makes a Good Mentor? DMU £6,000. Mixed methods of exploration of mentor styles and satisfaction. Sept 2007 to Jan 2008.

Inter-professional learning in Learning Beyond Registration DMU £10,000. Systematic literature review and quantitative survey of Inter-professional learning. Jan 2008 to Jan 2009.

Finding the Right Person DMU £20,000. Identifying and exploring the requirements for an all graduate nursing profession. Oct 2010 Oct 2011.

Professional esteem indicators

NT Nurse Researcher Appointed August 2009.

Journal of Research in Nursing June 2010

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