The Health Education Research Group is a world-class health professional education research and practice development facility that acts as a national and international hub. HERG model

Our activity is focussed on international healthcare education research and developments which produce innovative solutions that advance the pedagogy and learning of professional healthcare practice.

We have a very successful record of translational research – also known as bench to bedside research.

Research focus

Along with our partner healthcare organisations, our dynamic education research and development is undertaken and integrated within higher education institutions (HEI), health care practice settings, austere health need environments and increasingly within simulated practice.

Key recent research includes:
  • Safety in numbers. safeMedicate is an e-learning solution for developing and assessing competence for safe drug calculations. It uses real world features and expert real world practice to link with the maths used to solve dosage calculation problems and transform care.