Academics with expertise in Widening Participation and access to HE for disadvantaged groups

Dr Vanessa Heaslip

Associate Professor of Nursing

Areas of expertise

Vanessa’s research interests lie in the experiences of marginalised communities whose voices are often not heard within the professional discourse, including Gypsy Roma travellers and their experience of vulnerability. She has also researched vulnerability in older people and diverse communities. Vanessa is passionate about nursing and the provision of humanised care, putting people at the heart of practice…. Read more »