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Title: Ms
First Name: Jennifer
Surname: Cowie
Position: Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing
Telephone: +44 (0) 1224 263116

Jennifer is member of the Practice Education Team with responsibility for Stage 1 Practice Placements. Areas of responsibility include Community Nursing in Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire.

Academic Background

  • MSc Advanced Nursing and Healthcare
  • BN Mental Health Nursing
  • PG Cert Teaching – Higher Education

Research Interests

  • History of Mental Health Nursing
  • Practice Education

External / Professional Roles

External Examiner for Plymouth University Pre-Registration Mental Health Nursing Programme


  • COWIE, J., 2016. Mental Health Nursing in Scotland’s first purpose built psychiatric asylum. Mental Health and Learning Disability Practice. London: Royal College of Nursing. In press.
  • COWIE, J., 2016. The nurses’ holding power – an ethical dilemma. Journal of Mental Health and Training, Education and Practice. In press.


  • COWIE, J., 2011. The Royal Asylum of Montrose – Sunnyside Royal Hospital – an historical overview of the changing face for mental health nursing within Scotland’s first psychiatric institution from past to present. Unpublished MSc Thesis, University of Aberdeen.

Teaching interests

  • History of mental health
  • Practice education
  • Mentor development