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Research in Nursing Award

Research in Nursing Award

Nursing research builds and provides the evidence on which nursing and midwifery practice is based and contributes to the continued development of nursing knowledge and nursing research spans all age ranges along with the entire health spectrum from enhancing wellbeing to end of life care.  

About the award: This award aims to recognise and reward vision, quality and excellence in nursing and midwifery research.  


Nurses and midwifes registered on all parts of the NMC register who are: Working at any level within an educational, clinical or management role within Wales Practising in any sector for example; Education, NHS, Local Authority, Third and Independent sectors Engaged in research within any health care or health and social care research environment


Nominees will have:

  • Demonstrates outstanding contribution to, or application of, the spirit of research and evidence based practice
  • Documented contributions of research, and research-related activities within Wales, including but not exclusively, published articles and has shown an active engagement in dissemination of research through presentation, publication and other means
  • Sustained research activity in a substantive area of relevance to nursing and midwifery practice, education, and research or policy development
  • Conducted research that has a clinical focus and demonstrated practical application
  • Shown an ability to succeed in obtaining funding for research activities.
  • Exhibited leadership in strengthening the profile of nursing and midwifery research within academic, NHS and/or third sector organisations