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Dissertation Module Reading List

Diagnostic Imaging Dissertation, 2021/22, Semester 1, 2
Sandra Morrissey
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue


Allen, K.L (Ed). 2005. Study skills : a student survival guide. Chichester, UK. Wiley.

Aveyard, H; Sharp, P.,Woolliams, M.2015 A beginner's guide to critical thinking and writing in health and social care.

Aveyard, H. 2019 Doing a literature review in health and social care : a practical guide.

Bell, J.& Waters, S. 2018 Doing your research project : a guide for first-time researchers. (Seventh edition / Judith Bell and Stephen Waters.). McGraw-Hill Education.

Berry R. 2004. The research project: how to write it. 5th edition, Routledge, London, New York 

Bowers, D., House, A., Owens, D., & Bewick, B. 2020. Understanding clinical papers. Fourth edition  Wiley Blackwell.

Gerrish, K,  Lathlean, J. 2015 The research process in nursing.  (Seventh edition / edited by Kate Gerrish, Judith Lathlean.). John Wiley & Sons Inc.

Greenhalgh, T. 2019, How to read a paper : the basics of evidence-based medicine. (Sixth edition.). John Wiley & Sons Ltd.

Hickson, M. 2008. Research handbook for health care professionals.

Pearson. A, Field,J and Jordan, Z. 2007. Evidence-based clinical practice in nursing and healthcare : assimilating research, experience, and expertise. Chichester, UK, Wiley-Blackwell .


Bradburn, N, Sudman,S and Wansink, B. 2004. Asking questions : the definitive guide to questionnaire design, for market research, political polls, and social and health questionnaires. San Francisco, USA. Jossey-Bass, Wiley.


Armitage P, Berry G. Statistical methods in medical research. 4th ed. Oxford : Blackwell Scientific Publications, 2002. 

Bowers D. Statistics further from scratch : for health care professionals. Chichester : Wiley, 1997. 

Campbell, M.J. (2009). Statistics at square one. (11 th Ed.). London : Wiley/Blackwell BMJ books. 

Freeman, J.V.,Walters,S.J. and CampbellL. MJ. 2008. How to display data. Oxford, UK. BMJ Books, Blackwell Publishing.

Machin, D, Campbell,MJ. and Walters,S.J.. 2007. Medical statistics : a textbook for the health sciences. 4th edition. Chichester, UK, Wiley 

Petrie, A, and Sabin,C. 2009. Medical statistics at a glance. 


Boland, A., Cherry, M. G., & Dickson, R. (2017). Doing a systematic review : a student’s guide. (2nd edition.). SAGE. 

Higgins, J.P.T, and S. Green,S.(Eds). 2009. Cochrane handbook for systematic reviews of interventions. Oxford, UK. Wiley-Blackwell.

Marshall G & Sykes,A.E. 2011. Systematic Reviews:  A guide for Radiographers and other health care professionals; Radiography17:2 May 2011


Leeds University Online Resource for Students working on their Research Project 

This list was last updated on 24/02/2022