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Our editors

Julie SylvesterJulie Sylvester

Managing editor

Julie has been a journalist for more than 30 years, many of which have been spent in nursing journalism as a reporter, writer and editor. As well as being the managing editor of Nurse Researcher, RCNi’s quarterly international research methodology journal, Julie is also editor of Primary Health Care, the RCNi journal for nurses working in community and primary care settings. Contact Julie if you have any ideas for articles. Nurse Researcher is an international journal covering all aspects of methodology relating to research in nursing and welcomes suggestions on any aspect of this work.

Email julie.sylvester@rcni.com
Call: 020 8872 3155
Twitter: @RCNi_Julie


Elizabeth HalcombLiz Halcomb

Editor of Nurse Researcher

Liz is the inaugural professor of primary health care nursing at the University of Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia. She is an experienced academic nurse leader who is committed to developing researchers in both academia and the clinical setting. In addition to being an active supervisor of bachelors (honours) and higher degree research students, Liz teaches on the postgraduate coursework programmes and is the co-ordinator of the bachelors (honours) programme. Liz leads a strong research programme in primary care nursing, with particular emphasis on nursing in general practice, chronic disease and nursing workforce issues. She also undertakes research around learning and teaching in nursing, academic workforce development and research methodology. She has particular interests in mixed-methods research and evidence-based practice. Liz has attracted over $2.6 million (£1.54 million) in research funding.  She has a strong track record of publication, with more than 105 peer-reviewed papers, and 13 book chapters. Contact Liz if you have an article idea for Nurse Researcher.

Email: ehalcomb@uow.edu.au
Call: 61-2-42213784
Twitter: @LizHalcomb


Justin Stevens

Senior sub editor
Email: justin.stevens@rcni.com


Helen Hyland

Administration manager
Tel: +44(0)208 872 3138
Email: helen.hyland@rcni.com

Sandra Lynch

Administration assistant