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Dr Ojeiu Ejere

Senior Lecturer


Dr. Ojeiu Ejere brings extensive teaching and research experience to his role as Senior Lecturer in Health and Social Care at Coventry University. Holding a PhD in Allied and Public Health and an MSc in Public Health from Anglia Ruskin University, he has over a decade of experience in academia. Prior to joining Coventry, Dr. Ejere lectured at the London School of Science and Technology (LSST) and previously served as a Graduate Teaching Assistant at Anglia Ruskin University whilst completing his doctorate. These experiences developed his skills in pedagogy, research methods, and academic practices.

Beyond academia, Dr. Ejere has demonstrated leadership capabilities through academic and research roles, most recently as Research Coordinator at LSST. With his interdisciplinary approach, practical experience, and commitment to addressing contemporary healthcare challenges, Dr. Ejere is well-equipped to inspire students, foster critical inquiry, and advance knowledge in his field. His teaching and research interests span public health, health economics, qualitative methods, dementia care, and migrant healthcare.


  • 2023: Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education, Falmouth University
  • 2021: PhD in Allied and Public Health, Anglia Ruskin University
  • 2011: MSc Public Health, Anglia Ruskin University
  • 2009: Proficiency Certificate in Management, Nigerian Institute of Management
  • 2008: BSc Human Physiology, Ambrose Alli University

Professional and Industry Memberships

Dr Ejere is a Fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH)

Research and Consultancy

Dr. Ejere's main research interests are around dementia caregiving, health economics, older adult care, and qualitative research methods. He is also interested in culture, health, and the experiences of migrant healthcare workers. His future research aims to build on his PhD research into dementia caregiving and investigate related topics.

Publications and Scholarship Activities

  • Ejere, O., Bungay, H., & Lane, P. (2023). Migratory motivations of Nigerian migrant care workers in the United Kingdom's National Health Service. Work, Society and Employment Journal (submitted for publication).
  • Ejere, O.J. (2021). Experience of Nigerian migrant nurses and health care assistants working in the National Health Service (NHS) of the United Kingdom [Doctoral thesis, Anglia Ruskin University]. ARU Repository.
  • Alu, P., Ejere, O., & George, O. (2020). Substance use and intimate partner violence among men who have sex with men. Reviews in Antiviral Therapy and Infectious Diseases.
  • Alu, P., Ejere, O., George, O., & Nwaulu P. (2020). Socioeconomic determinants of intimate partner violence among MSM using substance in Nigeria. Reviews in Antiviral Therapy and Infectious Diseases.
The Queen's Award for Enterprise
University of the year shortlisted
QS Five Star Rating 2023