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PhD Computing
BSc Computing Maths
PGCE (Secondary Maths)

IT Service Management ITIL v3 Expert


Paul is course leader for the MSc Computing and Information Systems.
He teaches the modules Professionalism & Employability, IT Service Management & PPE, Advanced ITSM, Strategic IS Management and Big Data & Analytics. He supervises PhD projects in computing and healthcare topics.


Lecturer at University of Glamorgan/University of South Wales, 2006-present.


Course Leader:
MSc Computing and Information Systems

Module Leader/Team member:
- Professionalism and Employability
- IT Service Management and PPE
- Advanced ITSM
- Strategic IS Management
- Big Data and Analytics


Guillot, S.L., Jarvis, P., Powell, T., Kenkre, J. (2020) ‘Knowledge, Experience and Preparedness: Factors influencing citizen decision-making in severe weather situations’, International Journal of Emergency Management (Accepted)

Todd, S., Lowe, K., Worth, E., Shearn, J., Hunt, K., Bernal, J., Jones, E., McCarron, M., Barr, O., Read, S., Jarvis, P. & Kroll, T. (2019) ‘End of life care for people with intellectual disability: a retrospective cross sectional UK study’, BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care (Accepted)

Filipponi, T., Jarvis, P., Harris, A. (2018) ‘Food Security and Climate Change in Rural Eastern Uganda’, The Nutrition Society Summer Conference 2018 ‘Getting energy balance right’ [Poster]

McMonagle, S., Cunliffe, D., Jongbloed-faber, L. and Jarvis, P. (2018) ‘What can hashtags tell us about minority languages on Twitter? A comparison of #cymraeg, #frysk and #gaeilge’, Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 40(1), pp32-49

Ross, L., McSherry, W., Giske, T., van Leeuwen, R., Schep-Akkerman, A., Koslander, T., Hall, J., Steenfeldt, VØ. and Jarvis, P. (2018) ‘Nursing and midwifery students’ perceptions of spirituality, spiritual care, and spiritual care competency: A prospective, longitudinal, correlational European study’, Nurse Education Today, 67, pp64-71

Yu, J., Saltus, R. and Jarvis, P. (2017) ‘A survey of service providers’ views on care and support provision for older women from Black and minority ethnic backgrounds in Wales: implications for policy and practice’, Health Care for Women International, 38(7), pp715-731.

Yu, J., Saltus, R. and Jarvis, P. (2017) ‘Perceived inequalities in care and support for older women from Black and minority ethnic backgrounds in Wales: findings from a survey exploring dignity from service providers’ perspectives’, Ethnicity and Health, 10, pp1-21

Patel, G., Arunachalam, S., Jarvis, P., Booth, R., Abdulrahman, G., Jalil, O. and Rasheed, A. (2016) ‘Severe Acute Pancreatitis – Time for a New Stratification’, Journal of the Pancreas, 17(6), pp643-648

Yu, J., Saltus, R. and Jarvis, P. (2017) ‘A survey of service providers’ views on care and support provision for older women from Black and minority ethnic backgrounds in Wales: implications for policy and practice’, Health Care for Women International

Thomas, S., Wallace, C., Jarvis, P. and Davis, R. (2016) ‘Mixed-methods study to develop a patient complexity assessment instrument for district nurses’, Nurse Researcher, 23( 4), pp8-13.

Ross, L., Giske, T., van Leeuwen, R., Baldacchino, D., McSherry, W., Narayanasamy, A., Jarvis, P., and Schep-Akkerman, A. (2016) ‘Factors contributing to student nurses’/midwives’ perceived competency in spiritual care’, Nurse Education Today, 36, p445–451

Fong, Y., Evans, J., Brook, D., Kenkre, J., Jarvis, P. and Gower-Thomas, K. (2015) ‘The Nottingham Prognostic Index: five- and ten-year data for all-cause Survival within a Screened Population’, Annals of The Royal College of Surgeons of England, 97(2), p137-139

Fong, Y., Evans, J., Brook, D., Kenkre, J., Jarvis, P. and Gower-Thomas, K. (2014) ‘The incidence and 10-year survival of interval breast cancers in Wales’, Clinical Radiology, 69(4), pp168-172

Ross, L., van Leeuwen, R., Baldacchino, D., Giske, T., McSherry, W., Narayanasamy, A., Downes, C., Jarvis,P.. and Schep-Akkerman, A. (2013) ‘Student nurses perceptions of spirituality and competence in delivering spiritual care: a European pilot study’, Nurse Education Today 34(5), p697-702

Llewellyn, M., Longley, M., Jarvis, P. and Garthwaite, T. (2013) ‘Older people and home care in Wales: findings from a survey of service users’, Quality in Ageing and Older Adults, 14(3)

Cohen, D.R., Alam, M.F. and Jarvis, P.S. (2013) ‘An Analysis of the Economic Impact of Smoking Cessation in Europe’, BMC Public Health, 13:390.

Bosanquet DC, Jones CN, Gill N, Jarvis P, Lewis MH. (2013) ‘Laminar flow reduces cases of surgical site infections in vascular patients’, Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. Jan, 95(1):15-9.

Saltus, R., Downes, C., Jarvis, P. and Duval, S. (2012) ‘Inpatients from Black and Minority Ethnic backgrounds in mental health services in Wales: A secondary analysis of the Count Me In Census, 2005 – 2010’, Diversity and Equality in Health and Care, 10: 165-176

S. Hogan, S., Jarvis, P., Gammie, A. and Abrams, P. (2011) ‘Quality Control in Urodynamics and the Role of Software Support in the QC Procedure’, Neurourology and Urodynamics, 30: 1557–1564.

Weller, A.F., Harris, A.J., Ware, J.A. and Jarvis, P.S. (2005). ‘Determining the Saliency of Feature Measurements Obtained from Images of Sedimentary Organic Matter for Use in its Classification’, Computers and Geosciences, 32(9), p. 1357-1367.

Jarvis P.S., Wilson I.D. and Kemp S.E. (2006) ‘The Application of a New Attribute Selection Technique to the Forecasting of Housing Value Using Dependence Modelling’, Journal of Neural Computing & Applications, 15(2), p136-153.

Jarvis, P.S., Wilson, I.D., and Ware, J.A. (2003) ‘A Genetic Algorithm Approach to Attribute Selection Utilising the Gamma Test’, In: Proceedings of Applications and Innovations in Intelligent Systems XI, Ed. Max Bramer, Richard Ellis, Ann L. Macintosh. p247-260.

Jarvis, P.S. (2003) ‘A Technique for Detecting Clusters Within Spatial Data’, In: Proceedings of the GIS Research UK 11th Annual Conference, 9-11 April 2003, City University, London. Ed. Jo Wood. p181-184.

Contributions to conferences:
• Poster: Jarvis, P, North, R, Kenkre, J (2012) Analysis of a multi-factorial assessment for those that have fallen or are at risk of falling: a pilot study. Poster: Falls and Balance Conference, Cardiff University.
• Welsh Health Economists Group Winter Meeting 2010, Swansea.
• Welsh Health Economists Group Summer Meeting 2010, Cardiff.
• Welsh Health Economists Group Winter Meeting 2009, Llanelli.
• 12th International Conference on Computer Games: AI, Animation, Mobile, Interactive Multimedia & Serious Games, 2008. Louisville, USA.
• The 2003 International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IC-AI’03), Las Vegas, USA.
• The 2002 International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IC-AI’02), Las Vegas, USA
GISRUK 2003, City University, London.
• AI-2003, Peterhouse College, Cambridge.


Statistical Analysis for Tenovus Cancer Research project.


Having previously worked as statistical advisor in the Faculty of Life Science and Education, Paul has maintained links to continue to provide statistical support on a variety of projects in healthcare as well as computing domains. Research topics include, analysis of spirituality competency among nursing students, analysis of breast cancer survival rates, hurricane warning systems, falls among elderly people, the effects of smoking cessation programmes, analysis of home care quality, the representation of ethnicities in mental health services, the provision of end of life care for people with learning disabilities, quality control systems in urodynamics, the impact of support schemes for vulnerable families and analysis of the developmental, support needs for residential support workers, minority language use on Twitter, loneliness among older migrant populations, and measurement techniques for classification of obesity among children.

Areas of Expertise

Quantitative research and statistical analysis.
IT Service Management
Big Data Analytics
Research methods and study skills

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