Ben Parkinson

Ben Parkinson

Mr., Lecturer of Nursing

  • 70 Cowcaddens Road, Glasgow Caledonian University

    G4 0BA Glasgow

    United Kingdom


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Research interests

Ben graduated from Glasgow Caledonian University as a Registered Mental Health Nurse in 2005. He has an MSc in Psychosocial Interventions and is currently working towards a PhD. Ben has worked in Addiction Services, Primary Care Mental Health, and Higher Education. He is a Registered Nurse Teacher and a Senior Fellow with the Higher Education Academy. He has a wide range of interests including mental health, psychosocial interventions, education, mixed methods research, research ethics, and writing for publication.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, University of West of Scotland


MSc in Psychosocial Interventions (with distinction) , University of West of Scotland


Postgraduate Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy , Queen Margaret University


University Certificate in Drug and Alcohol Studies, University of Stirling


Bachelor of Nursing Degree - Mental Health (with distinction), Glasgow Caledonian University


COSCA Counselling Certificate, Glasgow Caledonian University


External positions

Ethical Advice and Support Group, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde

Apr 2020Sep 2020

Vice-Chair for the West of Scotland Research Ethics Committee 3, NHS Health Research Authority


Editorial Advisory Board, Mental Health Practice (RCNi), Royal College of Nursing

2019 → …

Expert member for the West of Scotland Research Ethics Committee 3, NHS Health Research Authority



  • Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing
  • Mindfulness
  • Psychological therapy
  • Research ethics
  • Mixed methods
  • Systematic reviews
  • Education


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