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Biography

Mike Curran initially qualified in podiatry at the University of Salford. Later he gained a BSc(Hons) in Health Science and an M.Phil. in computer coding systems at The University of Leicester This was followed by a PhD in computer expert systems at The University of Northampton. Finally, Mike gained an MBA with distinction at The University of Northampton.

Mike has worked in the National Health Service, industry and is currently Associate Professor at The University of Northampton and works in the School of Health.

Research Interests

Mike is interested in research in forensic science and has recently presented his work on gait analysis in the US. He has supervised several research students but the current one is interested in research on the first metarso phalangeal joint of the foot.

Mike is on the SATRA advisory board and chairs a group of Footwear companies who compose the Healthy Footwear Guide.

Teaching Interests

BSc(Hons) Podiatry-

Teaching Research Methods.

Post graduate courses in health and podiatry.

Education/Academic qualification

Bachelor, University of Leicester

Master, University of Leicester

PhD, University of Northampton

Master, University of Northampton

Bachelor, University of Salford

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Research Output 1999 2019

Estimating actual foot size from a static bare foot print in a White British Population

Curran, M. J., Campbell, J. A., Gillespie, L., Melville, S. & Kagan, B., 21 Jan 2019, In : Science & Justice. 59, p. 317-321 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticle

regression
intelligence
offense
evidence
student

An Investigation into the effect of weight on Angle and base of gait

Curran, M. J. & Anness, R., 20 Dec 2018, In : Journal of Forensic Identification. 68, 4, p. 524-543 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticle

Open Access
File
Gait
Foot
Weights and Measures
Talc

The effect of weight on angle and base of gait

Curran, M. & Anness, R., 3 Sep 2018, (Accepted/In press).

Research output: Contribution to ConferencePaper

Open Access
File
Gait
Foot
Weights and Measures
Talc

An investigation into whether a bare footprint alters in length and width after jumping from a fixed height

Bailey, R., Curran, M. & Vernon, W., 3 Jan 2017, In : Journal of Forensic Identification. 67, 1

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticle

Open Access
File
Foot
Podiatry
Students
Research

Application of gamification principles to enhance delivery of research methods principles within Podiatry

Howe, R., Misselbrook, A. & Curran, M., 5 Jul 2016.

Research output: Contribution to ConferencePaper

File
research method

How useful is thematic analysis as an elicitation technique for analysing video of human gait in forensic podiatry?

Curran, M., Browne, T. & Vernon, W., 17 Nov 2016.

Research output: Contribution to ConferencePaper

video recording
video
expert
expertise
Group

Shoe hardness and gait

Kei, H. S., Curran, M. & Fletcher, P., 17 Nov 2016.

Research output: Contribution to ConferencePaper

Activities 2007 2007

  • 1 Participating in a conference or workshop

The Society of Chiropodists & Podiatrists Annual Conference - 2007

Jackie Campbell (Participant), Jo L Tweed (Participant), Richard James Thompson (Participant), Michael John Curran (Participant)
18 Oct 200720 Oct 2007

Activity: Participating in or organising a conference or workshopParticipating in a conference or workshopResearch

Thesis

How podiatry may inform the United Kingdom's inter-professional education agenda

Author: Denby, G., 2009

Supervisor: Curran, M. (Supervisor), Foreman-Peck, L. (Supervisor) & Corr, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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