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Doing a Literature Review in Health and Social Care A Practical Guide Second edition

01 July 2011

Nurse Researcher

Book Review

LITERATURE REVIEWS are an important preliminary step towards a research project or dissertation, as well as being an important source of information in their own...

Measuring research success

21 March 2016

Nurse Researcher

Editorial

Defining successful research can be complex. For novice researchers, success may involve completing research projects and publishing in peer-reviewed journals, but...

Looking after researchers

19 September 2016

Nurse Researcher

Editorial

The theme papers in this issue focus on engaging participants in research and the importance of considering their needs. Notwithstanding the importance of these...

Reviewers needed: apply here

13 November 2015

Nurse Researcher

Editorial

Peer review is an essential task in the professional publishing process. Reviewers provide a vital service to journals and their expert reviews guide the editor when...

Understanding the importance of collecting qualitative data creatively

22 January 2016

Nurse Researcher

Commentary

IN ITS broadest sense, qualitative research encompasses any study that does not use statistical methods or quantify results (Strauss and Corbin 1990). Qualitative...

Making space for reflection

22 January 2016

Nurse Researcher

Editorial

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...

We must remain nurse-focused

18 May 2016

Nurse Researcher

Editorial

The spectacular RCN international nursing research conference in Edinburgh last month saw more than 70 delegates from across the globe showcase their work. There...

Conducting research into end of life care

16 September 2019

Nurse Researcher

Commentary

When researchers plan projects they are often filled with enthusiasm about the topic area and the new understanding they will gain from the data. Sometimes, this...

After the hard work of research, make sure your findings reach the people you need it to

16 December 2019

Nurse Researcher

Commentary

An important but too often neglected step in the research process is the dissemination of findings. Sometimes researchers are drained from the hard work it has taken...

Research would not be possible without participants

19 September 2016

Nurse Researcher

Commentary

Research would not be possible without participants. While this may seem like an obvious statement, all too often researchers underestimate the importance of the...