Research Week welcomes international leaders in nursing education

Research week masterclass

The Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery welcomed two visiting professors as guests during the annual Faculty Research Student Seminar Week.

Professor Donna Diers, the Annie W Goodrich – Emeritus Professor of Nursing at the Yale School of Nursing, and Dr Cheryle Moss – Associate Professor of Nursing, Research and Practice Development at Monash University participated in the week’s program, highlighting the international nature of nursing research. Both professors gave keynote lectures and led masterclasses, providing opportunities for the students to debate and explore theoretical and methodological issues in research.

research group

Academic feedback on the quality of student presentations was very positive, as was student feedback about the event.

Academic feedback on the quality of student presentations was very positive, as was student feedback about the event.

 
“It was a very valuable and helpful week … I think the change in the Faculty’s research culture is tangible.”
 

During Research Student Seminar Week, the Faculty’s research students, from Bachelor of Nursing (Hons) to Doctor of Philosophy, had the opportunity to present their research to their colleagues and academic staff. The range of research opportunities for students in many aspects of nursing and its practice was evidenced by the diversity of topics presented during this stimulating week, from mental health, cancer and survivorship, palliative care, aged care, acute care, chronic disease, clinical leadership and more.