Image of three small female figures as if playing on a dart that has landed in the centre of a target. It is timely for all nurses to actively seek opportunities to showcase the quality work being done by nurse researchers in all areas of practice.

A medal that shows how far nurse research has come

Nurses should seek opportunities to showcase the quality work being done by nurse...

Research team

Successful researchers rarely tend to work in isolation

Liz Halcomb on the attibutes of good researchers and the value of teamwork


Maximise your research impact to make a difference

High impact research, maximising research reach and measuring the effects should be priority

Predatory publishing

Time to 'fight the fakes' and stand against predatory publishers

A concerted effort from researchers is needed to combat research papers with no peer review...

A woman in a library writing

Questions to ask yourself before submitting a paper

There are some simple pieces of advice to follow if you want to get your research published

Nominate your colleague

A chance for ‘ordinary’ nurses to share, inspire and win recognition for their...

Nominate yourself or a colleague for this year’s RCNi Nurse Awards and help celebrate...

Jeremy Hunt

Survey reiterates the morale mantra, but Hunt still not listening

A new survey by Nursing Standard and the Sunday Mirror newspaper reinforces the obvious...

Graham Scott

RCN sets the bar high for advanced nursing status

It’s good to see the college taking the lead on defining advanced practice, and it seems...

RCNi Nurse Awards 2017

Let’s redress the balance with Nurse Awards

The annual RCNi Nurse Awards exist so that healthcare staff receive the recognition they...

Pam Smith

We must remain nurse-focused

The spectacular RCN international nursing research conference in Edinburgh last month saw...


Measuring research success

Defining successful research can be complex. For novice researchers, success may involve...


Making space for reflection

Clinicians and researchers often say they do not have time to reflect. Although we are all...

Reviewers needed: apply here

Peer review is an essential task in the professional publishing process. Reviewers provide a...

Bridging the theory-practice gap

Compared with clinically focused units, research coursework is often viewed negatively and...

Dissemination beyond publication

The mantra ‘publish or perish’ has meant disseminating work in peer-reviewed literature....