Duncan’s main area of research activity focuses on wellbeing, and learning difficulties in clinical education. His PhD focused on the psychology of dyslexia in doctor, and drew on theories of self-compassion in education.

Wider interests include:

  • Dyslexia and Specific Learning Difficulties in clinical education 
  • Widening participation in medical education and practice
  • Physician health and wellbeing, especially mental health
  • LGBTQ health inequalities, and LGBTQ identities and medical professionalism  
  • Mentoring, leadership and change management in healthcare