RCN Research Society Steering committee

Research Society Steering Committee - Jun 2015 


Please find below information about the steering committee of the RCN Research Society. Members are appointed.


Professor Ruth Northway, forum chair


Professor Ruth Harris

Ruth Harris

Ruth Harris - biography

Contact: Professor Ruth Harris, Professor of Nursing Practice and Innovation, Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education, Kingston University & St. George’s University of London  

Email: ruth.harris@sgul.kingston.ac.uk

Twitter: @RuthHarris_


Professor Daniel Kelly

  • Daniel Kelly - biograhpy
  • Contact: Professor Daniel Kelly, RCN Professor of Nursing Research, School of Nursing & Midwifery Studies, Cardiff University, Eastgate House, Newport Road, Cardiff CF24 0AB
  • Tel: +44 (0)29 2091 7753
  • Email: kellydm@cardiff.ac.uk
  • Twitter: @profdkelly


Professor Bridie Kent

  • Bridie Kent - biography
  • Contact: Professor Bridie Kent, Professor in Leadership in Nursing, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Health and Human Sciences,Plymouth University, Room 214, 8 Portland Villas, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 8AA
  • Tel: 01752 586566
  • Email: bridie.kent@plymouth.ac.uk
  • Twitter: @BridieKent


Dr Julie McGarry

  • Julie McGarry - biography
  • Contact: Associate Professor, Chair of the Domestic Violence and Abuse Integrated Research Group, Social Futures in Mental Health Centre of Excellence, Institute of Mental Health, Nottingham, School of Health Sciences, University of Nottingham, A Floor, South Block Link, Queens Medical Centre, Derby Road, Nottingham NG7 2HA, UK
  • Tel: +44 (0)115 823 0516
  • Email: julie.mcgarry@nottingham.ac.uk
  • Twitter: @DrJulieMcGarry


Dr Rachel Taylor

  • Rachel Taylor - biography
  • Contact: Dr Rachel Taylor, Senior Research Manager, Cancer Clinical Trials Unit, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Reader in Children and Young People’s Healthcare, Faculty of Health & Social Care, London South Bank University, Cancer Clinical Trials Unit, 250 Euston Road, London NW1 2PG
  • Tel: 07967 012909
  • Email: rtaylor13@nhs.net
  • Twitter: @ctandrmt


Professor Michael Traynor

Michael is also chair of the scientific committee, RCN annual international nursing research conference (2014 - 2016)

Dr Ann McMahon, Professional adviser

  • Ann McMahon - biography
  • Contact: RCN Research and Innovation Adviser, Research & Innovation, Royal College of Nursing, c/o Rm 203, 20 Cavendish Square, LONDON W1G 0RN 
  • Tel: +44 (0)1292 442 633
  • Email: ann.mcmahon@rcn.org.uk
  • Twitter: @Research_Innov

Steven Jenkinson, Conference Organiser

  • Steven Jenkinson
  • Contact: Assistant Conference and Events Manager (Logistics), RCN Events, Royal College of Nursing, 20 Cavendish Square, LONDON W1G 0RN
  • Tel: +44 (0) 20 7647 3941
  • Mobile: +44 (0) 7962-684 605 
  • Email: research@rcn.org.uk

Denise Alexis, Membership Co-ordinator

  • Denise Alexis
  • Contact: Membership Co-ordinator, Research & Innovation, Royal College of Nursing, Room 203, 20 Cavendish Square, LONDON W1G 0RN
  • Tel: +44 (0) 20 7647 3852 
  • Email: denise.alexis@rcn.org.uk