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Kate Knight

Kate Knight

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Biography

Kate is a registered children’s nurse. She is a child nursing senior lecturer. Kate completed her Post Graduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education in 2008 and is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Kate completed her PhD in 2019 with a particular interest in the out-of-school lives of physically disabled children and young people.

She has worked in paediatric orthopaedics and Paediatric Intensive Care Unit both within Alder Hey children’s hospital. She completed a Masters of Research (Health Sciences) in 2005 also from Liverpool John Moores University.

Kate has also completed the mentors and assessors course and holds a Certificate of Professional Development in Clinical Intensive Care of Children. Kate holds a SEDA Award in Action Research (Mentoring in Higher Education) and ILM 3 First Line Management.

Kate gained a Citizenship Award from LJMU in for providing significant contribution to the community through her volunteer work.

Kate has been nominated for a Liverpool Students Union Amazing teaching award for personal tutor, academic supervisor, amazing feedback and amazing teacher .

Kate was part of the teaching team who gained a Learning and teaching Award from LJMU in July 2014 for an innovative approach to teaching. http://www.ljmu.ac.uk/NewsUpdate/viewarticle/1641/

Degrees

2005, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, MRes
2002, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, BA (Hons)

Academic appointments

Senior Lecturer, School Of Nursing and Allied Health, Liverpool John Moores University, 2006 - present

Publications

Highlighted publications

Knight K. Factors affecting the participation of physically disabled children and young people in out-of-school activities in Cheshire. Porcellato L, Vickerman P, Greenop D. Public Url

Chapters

Knight KH. 2014. Chapter 9 Observation of the Sick Child Glasper A, Coad J, Richardson J. Children and Young People's Nursing at a Glance :17-18 John Wiley & Sons. West Sussex 9781118516263 Publisher Url

Poster

Knight KH, Porcellato L, Vickerman P, Greenop D. 2014. Factors affecting UK physically disabled children and young people participating in mainstream out-of-school activities: Focus on personal care and training ACCN Symposium 2014 Jersey Public Url

Knight KH, Porcellato L, Vickerman P, Greenop D. 2013. Factors affecting UK physically disabled children and young people participating in mainstream out-of-school activities: the children, young people and family perspective at Children’s Nursing Research Unit Conference: Making a difference for children and families. Poster Presentation: Alder Hey NHS Foundation Trust Public Url

Journal article

Knight KH, Porcellato L, Tume L. Out-of-school lives of physically disabled children and young people in the United Kingdom: a qualitative literature review. J Child Health Care, 18 :275-285 DOI Author Url

Knight KH, Porcellato L, Vickerman P, Greenop D. Factors affecting UK physically disabled children and young people participating in mainstream out-of-school activities: Focus on personal care and training. Poster Presentation: ACCN Symposium 2014 Jersey 05/09/14. Working Papers in the Health Sciences (2014), Author Url Publisher Url

Performance

Knight KH, Porcellato L, Vickerman P, Greenop D. Factors affecting physically disabled children and young people accessing out-of-school activities – sports focus

Thesis/Dissertation

Knight K. Factors affecting the participation of physically disabled children and young people in out-of-school activities in Cheshire. Porcellato L, Vickerman P, Greenop D. Public Url

Engagement & Impact

Fellowships:

Senior Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy, Higher Education Academy. 2016

Teaching qualification:

Post Graduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education. 2007