Dr Jennifer Loke

Lecturer / Programme Director (Dual Award in BSc in Nursing Science)

Faculty of Health Sciences

School of Health and Social Work

j.loke@hull.ac.uk

01482 463460

Jennifer joined the University of Hull in 2003 after eight years of clinical and research experience at the renowned Singapore General Hospital.

Her experience included, but was not limited to, coronary and critical adult nursing (medical/surgical care), paediatric and neonatology medical care.

Based on her dedicated commitment to promoting quality nursing education, Jennifer was awarded the prestigious title of International Scholar by the Higher Education Academy (HEA) in 2012, and the professional recognition as Senior Fellow HEA in 2013.

Research

Research Interests

  • Critical discourse analysis as a research methodology

  • Simulation learning and its effects on nurse caring behaviours

  • Leadership behaviours and organisational management in healthcare

  • Nursing discourse and its effects on: nurse education; interprofessional learning and working organisational performance

  • Asynchronous computer mediated conferencing and its effects, particularly on interprofessional healthcare education

Publications

Loke J C F, 'Critical Discourse Analysis', in Glasper A, Collins R (eds), Healthcare Research at a Glance, Oxford: Wiley, Chapter 36 (in press)

Loke J C F, Colquhoun D, Lee K W, 'A Foucauldian Analysis on the professionalisation effort of nursing in Singapore', Working Papers in the Health Sciences (in press)

Loke J C F, Lee B K, Lim D K H, Laurenson M, 'Caring: a useful tool to embed sustainability concepts into nursing education', in Amzat I H, Yusuf B (eds), Fast-forwarding higher education institutions for global challenges - perspective and approaches, USA: Springer (2015)

Loke J C F, Lee K W, Lee B K, Noor A M, 'Caring behaviours of student nurses: Effects of pre-registration nurse education', Nurse Education in Practice (2015)

Loke J C F, Lee K W, 'Nurse caring behaviour in interprofessional learning explained by critical discourse analysis', in Emerson T S (ed), New Developments in Nursing Education Research, New York: Nova Science Pub, pp 23-40 (2015)

Full list

Teaching

Programmes taught on (2018)

Programmes taught on (2019)

Modules list

  • Study Skills in Health and Social Care

  • First Step Study Skills

  • Study Skills for life long learning in Health and Social Care

  • Caring for people with Long term health conditions

  • Individualised approaches to Health and Wellbeing.

  • Safe competent nursing

  • Adult Nursing practice

Research PhDs

Jennifer welcomes applications in the following areas:

  • Critical discourse analysis as a research methodology

  • Simulation learning and its effects on nurse caring behaviours

  • Leadership behaviours and organisational management in healthcare

  • Nursing discourse and its effects on: nurse education; interprofessional learning and working organisational performance

  • Asynchronous computer mediated conferencing and its effects, particularly on interprofessional healthcare education

Current PhD supervisions 

  • Chamanga E, The challenges of recruting and retaining nurses in frontline services in the United Kingdom

Teaching awards and accolades

  • Senior Fellow Higher Education Academy

Professional highlights

Academic qualifications

  • PhD

  • MBA

  • MSc

  • PGDip (Research)

  • BN

  • AdvDip (Critical and Coronary Care Nursing)

  • SFHEA

  • RN

  • LPE

External roles

  • External Examiner for King's College London (2010-2016)

  • External Examiner for the University of Central Lancashire (2015- )

Awards and accolades

Professor Sir Ron Cook International Scholar (2012)