Professor, Royal College of Nursing Chair of Nursing Research, School of Healthcare Sciences, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK; Past President, European Oncology Nurses Society
Professor Daniel Kelly has an academic background in the social sciences, nursing and health care. His research interests have focused on the impact and experience of illness – primarily reflecting his clinical and managerial experience in cancer and palliative care – as well as the future potential of nursing and associated NHS workforce issues. He is the fifth holder of the Royal College of Nursing Chair of Nursing Research at Cardiff University (Chair established in 1988). Professor Kelly is currently involved in national and international research projects, and is experienced as a PhD Supervisor and Examiner, including international examining.
From 2013-18 Professor Kelly led the Workforce, Innovation and Improvement Research theme, which is an active and successful theme with several strands of funded research activity. He also reviews for several high impact journals and reviews for a range of funding bodies on a regular basis.
He served as President of the European Oncology Nursing Society (EONS) from 2015–17 and is an elected member of the Board of Directors of the European CanCer Organisation (ECCO).