Dr Jude Ominyi

Associate Professor in Adult Nursing

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Dr Jude Ominyi is an Associate Professor in the School of Nursing, Midwifery & Public Health. Prior to this role, Jude was a Principal Lecturer Practice Learning in the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Education at the University of Bedfordshire. Whilst on this role, Jude ensured that curriculum design and practice learning is informed by research and inquiry-based approaches to enhance the student and practice educator experience, ensuring consistency in practice learning. As an Adult Nurse, Jude has worked in a range of clinical setting, largely within the acute general medicine.

Jude's early career activity in Higher Education was mainly teaching and supporting student nurses in developing knowledge and skills in the nursing care of individuals with needs. Jude's teaching philosophy focuses on developing teaching styles to facilitate student learning through providing a facilitative but challenging learning environment, allowing learners the opportunity to develop subject knowledge and lifelong learning skills. Jude utilises a participatory, collaborative and inclusive approach to working with students, ensuring that students are co-creators of knowledge in their learning development. Jude recognises that this requires a high degree of reflexivity and hard work to achieve.

Currently, the focus of Jude’s teaching is predominantly research methods at both undergraduate/postgraduate levels.

Jude is interested in and has researched on strategies to promoting student engagement using the Virtual Learning Environment.

Jude has completed a Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education and holds the Advance HE Senior Fellow. Jude is currently an External Examiner at the University of Salford.

Jude is interested in researching Evidence-Based Practice, implementation science, quality improvement and knowledge utilisation in healthcare practice. In addition, Jude is passionate about impact of long-term condition on the individuals as well as palliative care.

Jude’s doctoral research focused on evidence-based practice, predominantly exploring what works best in practice, and in what context. This involved working collaboratively with healthcare managers, senior nurses, staff nurses, and other healthcare professionals to investigate successes and failures in the utilisation of knowledge and implementation of clinical practice guidelines within the healthcare setting. Jude is both a quantitative and qualitative researcher with reasonable expertise across mixed methods.

Jude is passionate about supporting doctoral researchers in their research ventures and is currently accepting students for supervision. Jude has supervised a number of doctoral students to successful completion.

Jude has several publications including high-quality peer reviewed articles and has been returned in REF

Jude has collaborated with colleagues at Kettering General Hospital, NHS Foundation Trust in embedding the Fall Prevention Initiative within the acute elderly medicine unit.


Jude is currently collaborating with colleagues in India to explore the impact of socio-cultural dilemmas on health and wellbeing.


Senior Fellow of the Advance HE
Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC)
Royal College of Nursing