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Dr Benjamin Ajibade

Senior Lecturer

Department: Nursing, Midwifery & Health

Benjamin Olusola Ajibade is a Registered Nurse, Sign Off Mentor, a Registered Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Teacher, a Senior Lecturer in Nursing and Senior Fellow Higher Education Academy. He has made a sustained contribution to both general and mental health nurse education at national and international levels, which have had a demonstrable impact on practice development. His primary research interest is in the field of Dementia and Care of the Older person. He developed a narrative “My Life Story” book and an innovative care pathway for older people diagnosed with dementia in in-patient ward settings, which has been widely disseminated and received in practice. His work as an educationalist encompasses student transitions from international contexts to the United Kingdom, which underpins his continuing interest in the internationalisation and decolonisation of the curriculum. He was awarded the “Amazing Teachers Award” in 2015 by the University of Sunderland for being the best overall teacher at the London campus.

Aspects of his work have been presented at both national and international levels, by conferences, clinical presentations, and publications in peer-reviewed articles. He recently developed a new 'Qualitative research Data Collection Method using LEGO ® Serious Play ®'.

Benjamin Ajibade

Research Themes and Scholarly Interests

My primary area of research interests are

Dementia and care of the older person and impact of mental on the individual and family

Internationalisation, and decolonisation of the curriculum

Innovative methods of qualitative data collection using LEGO® Serious Play®

Pedagogic research in relation to Students learning, assessments, and feedback

Key Publications

Professional Activity

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Consultancy: External Advisor: Pre-Registration Nursing approval event 2020
  • Consultancy: Validation of the Nursing degree apprenticeship: FdA Health and Wellbeing (Nursing Associate) [higher apprenticeship] 2019
  • Consultancy: Validation of the Postgraduate Certificate in Low Intensity Supervision Training (LIST) and the Graduate Diploma in Education Mental Health Practitioner (EMHP) 2019
  • Publication Peer-review: SAGE Open Nursing (Journal) 2018

Qualifications

  • Nursing Studies PhD June 01 2020
  • Senior Fellow (SFHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2021


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