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The COVID-19 vaccine roll-out: what you need to know

Nurses are playing a leading role in the mass vaccination programme

Valerie Bednar with (inset) a prototype of the face mask she is helping to develop

Made-to-measure face masks: nurse working on prototype for healthcare staff

Universities helping to create reusable mask based on a scan of the user’s face

COVID-19: nursing students asked to share their experiences of NHS placements

UK-wide COV-ed Nurse study looks at how well students were prepared for pandemic

Nurse research: ‘let’s make it a normal part of our role’

Nurses’ employers should give them time for research, Nightingale2020 conference told

Childhood cancer study may help nurses to ‘act earlier and save lives’

Research will explore links between time to diagnosis and outcomes

Nursing research: chief nurse wants to hear your ideas

Ruth May’s team at NHS England and NHS Improvement is developing a nursing research strategy

Evidence and Practice

Misclassification and measurement error – planning a study and interpreting results

Understanding effects of measurement error will enable researchers to interpret study results

When and how to use factorial design in nursing research

When and how to use factorial design in nursing research

Why you should read this article: • Factorial design is underused in nursing research •...

Use of modified Delphi introduces the risk of chronological bias during clinical research interventions

Use of modified Delphi and risk of chronological bias in clinical research interventions

Raising awareness of the potential to introduce a chronological bias as a confounder

My research study improves patient care – how can I share it?

Tips and rules for successfully sharing your research at a conference or professional meeting

Complementing the P-value from null-hypothesis significance testing with a Bayes factor from null-hypothesis Bayesian testing

Complementing the P-value from null-hypothesis significance testing with a Bayes factor...

Reporting a Bayes factor to complement a P-value adds interpretive value to research

‘Statistical significance’ in research: wider strategies to interpret findings

Researchers need to focus on reporting meaningful research findings

Features

Nurse-led project shows how rewarding a career in cancer research can be

Cancer Research UK senior nurse Ben Hood’s project ignites interest in cancer research role and boosts recruitment

Picture of Suriya Kirkpatrick, a senior cancer research nurse and genomics practitioner. In this article she and two other clinical research nurses share their accounts of a shift, offering an insight into their daily work.

A day in the life of a clinical research nurse

The shared diaries offer a taste of nursing life and its high points and challenges

Opinion

Nursing research contributes to policy, education and practice, so shout about it

Nurse have a key role in ensuring the community understands the impact of nursing research

Giving voice illustration

Giving voice to adults with intellectual disabilities

Reflecting on the role of a narrative psychosocial approach

Illustration of people working within a house, with COVID-19 molecules outside. Picture: iStock

Research in a time of crisis: keeping my PhD on track

After a candidature hit by climate disaster and COVID-19, a nurse academic shares her journey

Students

What a career in research nursing can offer

Research is a part of the NHS remit but students have little exposure to it during training

Careers

Why you should do a PhD: a nurse’s guide to entering the research world

Children’s cancer nurse Helen Pearson explains what motivates her academic work

Rachel Taylor with a research participant

Here’s why this is an exciting time to be a clinical research nurse

There is more guidance and support now for nurses who want to combine research with practice

Lucy Cooper

Paediatric clinical research advanced nurse practitioner

Lucy Cooper talks about her inspiration and challenges