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Newsroom

Online access to RCN research conference now available

Something of interest for every nurse as international nursing conference speeches go online

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

Picture shows an invitation to the RCNi Nurse Awards 2020

Countdown to the RCNi Nurse Awards 2020

Virtual awards ceremony – and the RCN Nurse of the Year announcement – takes place next week

Picture shows the post box honouring Mary Seacole in Cardiff.

Mary Seacole among black Britons honoured with special post boxes

Special edition post boxes to mark Black History Month honour contributions of black Britons

Evidence and Practice

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

Use of modified Delphi introduces the risk of chronological bias during clinical...

Why you should read this article: • To gain insight into what chronological bias is and how...

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

The best way to share your research is to write an abstract for presentation at a conference...

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...

Why you should read this article: • To be prepared as Bayesian statistical analysis is...

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

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

Researchers need to focus on reporting meaningful research findings

Self-care while undertaking qualitative nursing research

Self-care while undertaking qualitative nursing research

There should be more awareness about potential risks of such research into sensitive topics

Qualitative research interviewing: reflections on power, silence and assumptions

The challenges a novice researcher faced when collecting data using narrative interviews

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

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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

Free

COVID-19: research students need support to tackle the uncertainties caused by pandemic

Doctoral candidates face an unclear future, not least in their capacity to complete projects

Free

Coping with the death of a colleague: advice and support for nurses

How to deal with bereavement at work and where to go for support

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

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

Clinical academic nursing

How to build a career that combines clinical and research skills

Clinical academic nursing is relatively new but growing, with a career framework to match