Simon Dyson is Professor of Applied Sociology and Director of the Unit for the Social Study of Thalassaemia and Sickle Cell.at De Montfort University. He is co-editor (2012, with Karl Atkin) of Genetics and Global Public Health: Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia (Taylor&Francis); co-author (2009, with Gwyneth Boswell) of Sickle Cell and Deaths in Custody (Whiting&Birch) and author (2005) of Ethnicity and Screening for Sickle Cell/Thalassaemia (Elsevier).
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Sue Dyson is Professor of Nursing at Middlesex University. Her research field focuses on volunteering and volunteerism, educational experiences of international nursing students, the educational experiences of young people with sickle cell disorder, and pedagogic research to inform nursing and midwifery education. She is co-author of three books including Fundamental Aspects of Transcultural Nursing (MA Healthcare 2007), Fundamental Aspects of Research for Nurses (MA Healthcare, 2010), and Research Skills for Nurses and Midwives (MA Healthcare 2013). She is Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
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