Nursing studies hold various research seminars and conferences throughout the academic year, along with the summer school.
The seminar is relevant to those who are interested in the application of realist methods to the evaluation and synthesis of complex interventions and for those with an interest in realism in the social sciences. Examples from organ donation and health crime will be drawn upon.
The seminar will be given by Dr Ana Manzano, from the University of Leeds, and chaired by Dr Sheila Rodgers.
Date: Monday 17th June 2013 Time: 14:00h - 15:30h Location: G.14 Seminar Room, Doorway 4, Medical School, Teviot Place
The Florence Nightingale Foundation invites applications for the 2013 Research, Travel and Leadership Scholarships.
An audio recording of the recent 'Good Nurse, Bad Nurse' lecture by Nursing Studies' Leverhulme Writer in Residence, Nicola White, is now available online.
This conference will highlight developments in nursing practice, research and policy which impact on the work of different nurses working in the community environment and aims to provide evidence to promote strategies for the advancement of nursing for high quality care in the community setting. The conference will provide an environment in which to share good practice, disseminate research and meet others working in similar fields offering opportunities to establish new collaborations and networks.
This ESRC half-day interactive seminar is aimed at exploring the theme of the 'body in crisis' and this the experience of surviving critical illness.
2nd October 2012: Featuring a cast of drunkards, saints, harridans, angels, sexpots, wimps and mavericks, Nicola White, Leverhulme Writer in Residence at the University of Edinburgh, explores how nursing has been portrayed in literature, film and popular culture and asks what part nurses play in their own stereotyping.
Elsie Stephenson's legacy: nurse leaders in universities today
Thursday, 15 March 2012, 6.15pm: Fiona Ross is Professor of Primary Care and Dean, Faculty of Health and Social Care Sciences, Kingston University and St George's University of London. Professor Ross is a graduate of Nursing Studies at the University of Edinburgh.
This lecture celebrates the work of Elsie Stephenson, the first Director of Nursing in the University of Edinburgh established in 1956.
31 October 2011, 5pm: This free public lecture is a key event in the Royal College of Nursing's Research Society calendar, and will explore how nursing research contributes to a particular impact, that of enabling human beings to flourish. For more information and how to register please download the lecture flyer.
5-9 September 2011: A Summer School is to be held in Nursing Studies with a focus on developing research proposals and writing for publication. This is a great opportunity for those who want to develop their skills in these areas with a view to publishing, starting research work or who are beginning, or thinking about beginning postgraduate research training.
Information on the joint Seminar Series from February to July 2012
2-5 June 2011: A major international conference is to be held to mark the bicentenary of the birth of James Young Simpson. It will launch a new scholarly biography, entitled James Young Simpson: Lad o Pairts. This book is edited by Rosemary Mander, Emeritus Professor of Midwifery in the School of Health, and Alison Nuttall, Honorary Postdoctoral Fellow in the School of History, Classics and Archaeology, and is to be published by Scottish History Press.
1 November 2010: A number of seminars are taking place this winter at the Centre for Research on Families & Relationships.
6 October 2010: International scholar, Prof. Arlie Hochschild, author of the ground-breaking book 'The Managed Heart - The Commercialization of Human Feeling' visited the University of Edinburgh on October 6th 2010.
6-8 September 2010: Recognising that an increasing number of patients are surviving an episode of critical illness the critical care research group (SCCIRL), which is a collaboration of interdisciplinary ICU researchers at the University of Edinburgh and the University of Dundee, held a very successful ESRC funded international, interdisciplinary intensive care research summer school for early career researchers.
10-11 March 2010: Nursing Narratives: voicing the future for nursing & nurse education. Nursing Studies at the University of Edinburgh held a conference on the future of Nurse Education in honour the late Professor Margaret Scott Wright first professor of nursing in the UK.
This article was published on Sep 10, 2013