RCN announces winners of Marjorie Simpson Award 2009
Published: 26 March 2009
Three nursing researchers have been announced as joint winners of the Marjorie Simpson New Researchers' award 2009 at the RCN International Nursing Research Conference in Cardiff.
The winning projects investigate:
- the effectiveness of tea-tree oil in preventing MRSA colonisation - Gillian Thompson, Queen's University, Belfast.
- the effects of mild hyperglycemia in diabetes related complications - Anna Steele, Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth.
- experiences of end-of-life care in a cancer critical care unit - Natalie Pattison, Northumbria University, Newcastle.
RCN Chief Executive & General Secretary, Dr Peter Carter, said:
"This award recognises real talent in nurses new to nursing research. Their work represents some of the very best of the cutting edge research that nurses from across the globe will be presenting at the RCN's International Nursing Research Conference".
The RCN Research Society Marjorie Simpson New Researchers' award is an annual award which recognises excellence in new researchers who are involved in post-graduate research.
To find out more about the RCN Research Society and Marjorie Simpson award, go to: www.rcn.org.uk/development/researchanddevelopment/rs/awards/marjorie.