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Dr Sue Jackson

Associate Professor

Department: Nursing, Midwifery & Health

Sue is a Registered Nurse with 37 years working within clinical nursing, nurse education and healthcare research.  Her clinical nursing has focused upon the care of people with brain trauma and malignancies, the needs of people in suicidal distress, and genetics in cardiology.

Her PhD was awarded in 2018 with the title of her thesis being ‘Student Nurse Professionalism: Repertoires and Discourses used by University Students and their Lecturers’. Her PhD explores the student journey to professional socialization through the language they use.  

Sue is a Principal Lecturer in Adult Nursing, a Registered Nurse Tutor, and an Advance Higher Education Fellow. Her current research interests all aim to improve and enhance the student’s experience in both the academic and the clinical nursing practice setting.

As Departmental Director for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion for Nursing, Midwifery and Health, Sue is committed to ensuring students from minority, and widening participation groups have a voice at all stages of their education experiences.

Sue led the Departmental Self-Assessment Team to a Bronze Athena Swan Award in 2020.

Sue Jackson

Campus Address

Coach Lane Campus (East)
Newcastle upon Tyne

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Experiences of men in the minority: understanding men’s sense of belonging studying primary education, nursing and social work in higher education, Grimshaw, L., Jackson, S., Littlefair, D., Melling, A. 2 Jan 2024, In: Journal of Further and Higher Education
  • Equality and diversity need, Jackson, S., Camara, C., Greaves, J. Sep 2023, Succeeding on your Nursing Placement, Hoboken, US, Wiley
  • Equality and Diversity Needs, Greaves, J., Jackson, S., Camara, C. Aug 2023, Succeeding on Your Nursing Placement, Chichester, Wiley
  • Innovations to enhance inclusion for academic staff who have caring commitments outside the workplace, Straughair, C., Jackson, S. 16 Mar 2023, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Conference 2023
  • Student nurse socialization: a model of professional discourse adoption, Jackson, S., Steven, A., Clarke, A., McAnelly, S. 1 Oct 2021, In: Nurse Education in Practice
  • Discourse Tensions: Professional socialisation into nursing within the university education system, Jackson, S., Steven, A. 1 Aug 2020, In: Nurse Education Today
  • The Model of Professional Discourse Adoption: The Influence of memes on wider discourses associated with nurse education, Jackson, S. 2018
  • The Model of Professional Discourse Adoption, Jackson, S. 2018, 13th Commonwealth Nurses and Midwives Federation conference
  • The juggling act: Do student nurses who care for dependants need an adapted course? An applied policy research study, Kiernan, M., Proud, C., Jackson, S. 2 Jul 2015, In: Nurse Education Today
  • Repertoires used by student nurses and lecturers while discussing professionalism during university study, Jackson, S., Steven, A. 4 Apr 2014, RCN International Nursing Research Conference 2014

  • Other Courses PhD June 11 2018
  • Health Studies BSc (Hons) September 01 1991
  • Registered Nurse Tutor Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) 2010
  • Fellow (FHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2013

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