From meta-synthesis to hermeneutic review: a PhD student's journey

Lesley Kay

Kingston University and St. George's University of London

A Senior Lecturer Lesley spends half her time facilitating student education, supporting students to enter the midwifery register as well as to develop their professional profile, and half her time facilitating research, working with her colleagues to increase the Midwifery department’s research capacity and profile.


DiscussionThis presentation will explore how in the context of a PhD study I moved from undertaking a meta-synthesis of the literature to a hermeneutic review. I start by examining the premise and function of literature... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Lesley Kay (Kingston University and St. George's University of London)

Topic Areas

1. Studies that integrate knowledge from a range of scientific approaches and/or perspecti , Philosophical and theoretical critiques and debates , Methodological innovations inthis and associated areas


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