Nurses should seek opportunities to showcase the quality work being done by nurse researchers in all areas of practice
Liz Halcomb on the attibutes of good researchers and the value of teamwork
High impact research, maximising research reach and measuring the effects should be priority
A concerted effort from researchers is needed to combat research papers with no peer review or editorial oversight
There are some simple pieces of advice to follow if you want to get your research published
Nominate yourself or a colleague for this year’s RCNi Nurse Awards and help celebrate exceptional nursing care, writes editor Graham Scott
A new survey by Nursing Standard and the Sunday Mirror newspaper reinforces the obvious reason why morale is poor: nurses simply do not feel valued, writes Graham Scott
It’s good to see the college taking the lead on defining advanced practice, and it seems accreditation won’t be easy to achieve, writes Nursing Standard editor Graham Scott
The annual RCNi Nurse Awards exist so that healthcare staff receive the recognition they deserve, says editor Graham Scott
The spectacular RCN international nursing research conference in Edinburgh last month saw more than 70 delegates from across the globe showcase their work. There were presentations on innovative research methods and methodology, many of which will be published in Nurse Researcher.
Defining successful research can be complex. For novice researchers, success may involve completing research projects and publishing in peer-reviewed journals, but for experienced researchers more complex measures of success come into play. Each researcher’s reputation, future grant funding and career prospects depend on the success of each project, and the quality of the researcher’s track record.
Clinicians and researchers often say they do not have time to reflect. Although we are all busy, taking the time to stop and consider where you are and where you want to be can act as a powerful tool in planning your career.