Potential study topics

Potential PhD and Masters study topics

NISAN staff members are able to offer supervision at honours, masters and doctoral level. Below are some ideas for thesis/dissertation topics, which could be undertaken by a potential student, under supervision of one of our academic team members.

In the area of Traumatic Brain Injury and neuromuscular conditions


  • Post-traumatic growth after stroke
  • use of daytime napping after brain injury


  • A comparison of sleep quality in children who have and have not experienced a brain injury
  • Application of positive psychology to rehabilitation
  • Experience of living with a neuromuscular condition

For more information contact Dr Alice Theadom

In the area of Pediatric TBI

Masters and/or PhD

  • Pediatric traumatic brain injury and fall prevention
  • Pediatric traumatic brain injury and reducing parental anxiety

For information contact Dr Kelly Jones