Nursing Studies

News & events

Latest news and events from Nursing Studies at the University of Edinburgh.

Does nursing work deplete nurses’ well-being?

Join the virtual debate in November hosted by the Journal of Research in Nursing, in partnership with the Foundation of Nursing Studies.

Launch of the Edinburgh Global Nursing Initative

Find out more about the new Edinburgh Global Nursing Initiative. Read the full University news story and hear from Nursing Now Co-Chairs Lord Nigel Crisp and Professor Sheila Tlou as we launch our new initiative to equip nurses and midwives to tackle global healthcare challenges.

CoDHcast – BAME in Academia with Prof Aisha Holloway

The latest Council of Deans of Health podcast features our Head of Nursing Studies Professor Aisha Holloway discussing race and identity in academia, healthcare and society.

Hidden Lives, Untold Stories: Nurses Beyond Nightingale

Join the Royal College of Nursing online to hear the stories of some of the 27 nurses added to the Dictionary of National Biography for the 2020 Year of the Nurse and the midwife.

Celebrating International Nurses Day 2020

On May 12th the University of Edinburgh nursing community gathered in a virtual event to pay tribute to the incredible work of nurses and midwives, and to reflect on nursing in the past, present and future. Visit this page to find out how we celebrated and watch the presentations.

Nursing Now Poetry Portal

We need you to get involved and show your support by submitting a video to the poetry portal!

ICN Chief Executive visits Nursing Studies

Nursing Studies were delighted to welcome Howard Catton, the International Council of Nurses (ICN) chief executive officer (CEO) to Nursing Studies this January.

Care Home Nursing Film

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Care Home Nursing Film: Created by University of Edinburgh Nursing students under direction of Dr Julie Watson.

Our partnership with Nursing Now

2020 International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife!

Aisha Holloway's Inaugural Lecture

Watch Aisha Holloway's Inaugural Lecture titled, "Complex Alcohol Interventions: the trials, theory and logic". How do we develop alcohol interventions that will effect change? What are the key behavioural and theoretical elements?

Elsie Stephenson memorial lectures

Elsie Stephenson
Details of our historic Elsie Stephenson lectures from 2012 onward. Described in the Journal of Advanced Nursing as “Britain’s nursing messiah of the 20th century”, Elsie Stephenson became the University's first Director of the Nursing Studies Unit in 1956.