Creating a research culture in a nursing school
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Creating a research culture in a nursing school

Dev Jootun Lecturer, Bell College, School of Health Studies, Hamilton, Lanarkshire
Gerry McGhee Lecturer, Bell College, School of Health Studies, Hamilton, Lanarkshire

Background Research in nursing schools still falls behind that in other disciplines. Schools need to develop a good research culture, in which those undertaking and supervising research are supported and guided. This requires commitment from management and effective leadership.

Conclusion To raise awareness the authors explore some of the ways in which a nursing school can foster a positive research environment.

Nursing Standard. 18, 3,33-36. doi: 10.7748/ns2003.10.18.3.33.c3467

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