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Professor Joy Conway

301g Mary Seacole Building


Professor Joy Conway is the Professor of Respiratory Sciences, Centre for Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Brunel University London.  Joy has extensive experience as a researcher and educator with over 25 years in UK Higher Education Institutions.  

Joy has a strong interest in lung disease, the care of those with lung disease, respiratory physiology and pathophysiology and lung imaging.  Following qualification as a chartered physiotherapist and a Masters in Rehabilitation (University of Southampton) her PhD (University of Southampton) investigated the use of three-dimensional lung imaging techniques to quantify inhaled aerosol deposition in the lung and structural and functional changes that occur with disease.  Joy then progressed through to a personal Chair at the University of Southampton in 2009.  In 2019 Joy was appointed as Professor of Respiratory Sciences at Brunel University London.  

Joy is also the national research lead for advancing practice for Health Education England and maintains visiting Professor status with the NIHR Southampton Biomedical Research Centre for Respiratory and Critical Care




Divisional Research Lead

Director for the Smart Technologies Advancements for Health and Rehabilitation (STAHR) Research Centre 

Director for the Applied Respiratory Research Group Applied Respiratory Research Group | Brunel University London 

Departmental lead for Ethics.

Newest selected publications

Lewis, A., Conway, J., Middleton, J., Startup, C. and Wyatt, J. (2022) 'Playing the harmonica with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. A qualitative study'. Chronic Respiratory Disease, 19 (1). pp. 1 - 9. ISSN: 1479-9723 Open Access Link

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Fothergill, LJ., Al-Oraibi, A., Houdmont, J., Conway, J., Evans, C., Timmons, S., et al. (2022) 'Nationwide evaluation of the advanced clinical practitioner role in England: a cross-sectional survey'. BMJ Open, 12 (1). pp. 1 - 10. ISSN: 2044-6055 Open Access Link

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Brooke-Hollidge, A., Conway, J. and Lewis, A. (2021) 'Gender differences in non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis severity and bacterial load: the potential role of hormones'. Therapeutic Advances in Respiratory Disease, 15. pp. 1 - 9. ISSN: 1753-4666 Open Access Link

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Evans, C., Poku, B., Pearce, R., Eldridge, J., Hendrick, P., Knaggs, R., et al. (2021) 'Characterising the outcomes, impacts and implementation challenges of advanced clinical practice roles in the UK: A scoping review'. BMJ Open, 11 (8). pp. 1 - 18. ISSN: 2044-6055 Open Access Link

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Newsom, RB., Amara, A., Hicks, A., Quint, M., Pattison, C., Bzdek, BR., et al. (2021) 'Comparison of droplet spread in standard and laminar flow operating theatres: SPRAY study group'. Journal of Hospital Infection, 110. pp. 194 - 200. ISSN: 0195-6701

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