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Bias is key to stopping institutional and structural racism in healthcare and research

Institutional racism not only damages our health, it can kill, and it does

Mental health nursing research unit offers nurses chance to develop skills and knowledge

New dedicated unit can support nurses in becoming more active in clinical research

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Giving voice to adults with intellectual disabilities

Reflecting on the role of a narrative psychosocial approach

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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

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

Embracing technology

Digital technology: why nurses need to be at the centre of new developments

Nurse researchers must contribute to the meaningful design and implementation of innovations

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Strategies for becoming a successful writer

Many experience writing challenges, but there are techniques and strategies that can help you

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

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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

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Research tree of knowledge

It is a changed world, but researchers need to be focused and value those around them

Nurse researchers should celebrate the value that research has in guiding healthcare practice

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Picture shows a woman using a computer and writing in a notebook.  Liz Halcomb, editor of Nurse Researcher, lists five reasons why it is worth taking the extra step of publishing work about your methodology or research methods.

How you can help other researchers to expand their thinking

Why not take the extra step of publishing work about your methodology or research methods

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UK nurse research training programmes prove to be a hot topic at RCN conference

An international conference offered the chance for nurse researchers worldwide to share ideas

Reviews

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Routledge Handbook on the Global History of Nursing

The chapters in this book vary in the depth, nature and quality of historical research they represent, but all are interesting and worth reading. Some focus on particular methods and others focus on various historical topics.

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Doing a Literature Review in Nursing, Health and Social Care (Second edition)

This book provides a concise and informative guide to the process of literature review in nursing, health and social care, and is applicable to students and professionals.

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An Adventure in Statistics: The Reality Enigma

If you are undertaking a research module or degree requiring statistics, then this textbook will be a valuable addition to your library.

Book review

An Introduction to Qualitative Research: Learning in the Field (Fourth edition)

Covering three central ideas– research is about learning, should be purposeful and must be conducted systematically – this book proves itself to be a comprehensive guide to qualitative research.

Applied Qualitative Research Design

Applied Qualitative Research Design: A Total Framework Approach

This book is suffused with the elements of what the authors call the total quality framework – namely credibility, analysability, transparency and usefulness. Each chapter is built around this framework so the important decisions needed throughout the stages of a qualitative research study are covered.

Action Research for Nurses

Action Research for Nurses

The authors of this long overdue book offer a cogent critique of the current body of nursing and research knowledge guided by three basic questions: » What constitutes nursing knowledge? » How is knowledge acquired? » How is nursing knowledge put to use?