Wednesday 9th April 2008

Wednesday 9th April 2008
07:40 Registration opens
07.55 - 09:00 Breakfast Workshop:  Sponsored by Wiley-Blackwell
07:55 - 08:55 The Wiley-Blackwell alternative writing for publication workshop Christine Webb, Professor of Health Studies at the University of Plymouth, and fellow Wiley-Blackwell Editors (Charon Pierson, Jane Noyes, Jo Rycroft-Malone, Alison Tierney and Roger Watson)
07:55 - 08:10 Christine Webb presents ‘Writing for publication – lessons from creative writing’
08:10 - 08:40 The topics for round table discussion are:
  • Writing for an international readership (Alison Tierney)
  • Handling rejection and negative reviewer comments (speaker to be announced)
  • Making papers relevant to practice (Jo Rycroft-Malone)
  • Getting research from your thesis published (Christine Webb)
  • Criteria for selecting which journal to submit your work to and criteria to consider (Roger Watson)
  • How to write up systematic reviews/integrative reviews/narrative reviews for publication in journals (Jane Noyes)
08:55 Transfer to main hall for Keynote Presentation
09:00 Chair’s opening remarks:
Andrea Nelson, Reader School of Healthcare, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
09:05 The Smith & Nephew Foundation Doctoral and Post-doctoral Nursing Research Awards:
Presented by Mr Jum Dick, and Professor Dame Pauline Fielding, FRCN, representing the Trustees of the Smith & Nephew Foundation UK
09:10 Keynote presentation:
Better data, better decisions: The power of information
Andrea Baumann, Associate Vice-President, (International Nursing Health Services Research Unit (McMaster Site), Hamilton, Canada
10:00 - 11:00 Concurrent session 2 and Workshop 2
11:00 Refreshments, exhibition and viewing of posters
11:30 - 13:00 Symposia
13:00 Refreshments, exhibition, viewing of posters, and fringe activities
14:15 - 15:45 Concurrent session 3 and Workshop 3
15:45 Refreshments, exhibition and viewing of posters
16:15 - 17:15 Concurrent session 4 and Workshop 4

The RCN Research Society Akinsanya Award 2008 for in Doctoral Scholarship in Nursing

In association with Anglia Ruskin University

presented by Dr Susan Read MBE FRCN


17:45 Close of day
19:30 The Walker Gallery: Reception, sponsored by Edgehill University, Liverpool