Application of the 'Vancouver School of doing Phenomenology' research framework

Dympna Tuohy

NUIGalway & the University of Limerick

Biography for NUIG School of Nursing and Midwifery Conference March 2015Name Dympna Tuohy, Dympna Tuohy is a lecturer in nursing in the University of Limerick, teaching at both undergraduate and post graduate level. She had a particular interest in care of the older person nursing, and is the academic lead for the post graduate Rehabilitation Nursing of the Older Person programme. She is currently undertaking her PhD studies with the School of Nursing and Midwifery, NUI Galway , exploring older women’s experiences of ageing and health related issues in Ireland.


Context and Background: Phenomenology as a research methodology is a popular choice in nursing research and has been used extensively over the years. There are various phenomenological research approaches but it is can be... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Dympna Tuohy (NUIGalway & the University of Limerick)
  2. Kathy Murphy (NUI, Galway)
  3. Jane Sixsmith (NUI, Galway)
  4. Adeline Cooney (NUI, Galway)

Topic Area

Lifecourse, older people or dementia


OS-4A » OS-4 Chronic Disease (10:15 - Tuesday, 31st March, classroom 1)

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