Staff profile

James Chircop

Lecturer in Nursing

James Chircop sitting at a desk




University of Derby Online Learning



I'm an adult nurse and lecturer with a passion for research, education and nursing. I've attended and organised various courses and conferences around Europe on designing training, nursing and education amongst other. In 2020, I've been nominated for the Inspirational Teaching Award.

Teaching responsibilities

I currently teach on the following programmes:

Research interests

I have worked on research to improve the mental health of nursing students. My research team and I are currently exploring lecturers' experience of online learning during the pandemic. We are also working on a meta-analysis on self-monitoring of blood glucose in non-insulin-treated patients.

Membership of professional bodies


Recent publications

Dealing With Isolation Using Online Morning Huddles for University Lecturers During Physical Distancing by COVID-19: Field Notes

Mental Health Shame, Self-Compassion and Sleep in UK Nursing Students: Complete Mediation of Self-Compassion in Sleep and Mental Health