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Nurse Researcher

Nurse Researcher is an international, peer-reviewed journal that publishes papers on research methodology and topical issues related to research in nursing.

Read a sample edition of Nurse Researcher, March 2017
Read a sample edition
Nurse Researcher, March 2017

The journal does not publish papers analysing results of research but does contain articles that deal with diverse research matters relating to nursing.

If you have an idea for an article you would like to see published in the journal in print or online, the editorial team wants to hear from you. How about any of the following topics:

  • Application of research into practice
  • Methodological debates
  • Innovative research methods
  • Data collection and analysis techniques
  • Methodological decision making
  • Participant recruitment and/or retention issues
  • Issues related to the conduct of research

Submit your article

When you are ready to submit your article, you should do so online through Editorial Manager.

Meet the editorial team

Elizabeth HalcombElizabeth 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.

Elizabeth is on Twitter @LizHalcomb

Julie SylvesterJulie Sylvester

Managing editor of Nurse Researcher

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.

If you need to get in touch, email julie.sylvester@rcni.com or tweet @EditorPHC


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