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Dr Nancy Tamimi
Dr Nancy Tamimi

Dr Nancy Tamimi

  • Academics

Lecturer in Global Health & Social Medicine

Research subject areas

  • Mental Health
  • Equality
  • Medicine
  • Biomedical and life sciences

Contact details


Dr Nancy Tamimi was trained as a dentist and holds a master's degree in the Science of Dental Public Health and a PhD in Medical Sociology. She is a lecturer in the Department of Global Health & Social Medicine, having previously been a postdoctoral Research Associate and Teaching Fellow within the same department.

Nancy teaches undergraduates and is the convenor of the Qualitative Research Methods and Study Abroad Experience modules. She also supports the mental health workstream with their work in Palestine.


  • Decolonisation
  • Mental health
  • Tobacco use & Electronic cigarettes
  • Global mental health Inequalities in health
  • Qualitative research

Besides working on mental health research capacity building, Nancy is currently leading projects on the decolonisation of higher education and research methods. She has led departmental workshops, a public symposium, and a pilot course on decolonising knowledge and research methods in global health. 



  • 5SSHM003 Qualitative Research Methods: Analysing Data
  • 5SSHM011 Study Abroad Experience
  • 4SSHM005 Research Design and Studio Practice
  • 4SSHM002 Introduction to Global Health 2 

Further details

See Nancy's research profile

Tamimi, N., Kienzler, H., Hammoudeh, W., & Giacaman, R. (2022). Capacity Strengthening: Development and Evaluation of the Training Course “Research Methods for Mental Health in War and Conflict”. International Journal of Training and Development. Volume 26, Issue 2 p. 285-314