Soo Downe OBE

Professor Soo Downe OBE

Professor in Midwifery Studies


Soo’s research is encompassed by four distinct programmes of work, namely:

  1. Intrapartum phenomenon and techniques, with specific attention to physiological processes and consequent outcomes
  2. Midwifery expertise and practice
  3. Place and mode of birth, and associated interprofessional issues
  4. Service user engagement.

Soo is research active within the area of midwifery and maternal child health and is a member of the Research in Childbirth and Health Unit (ReaCH).