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How to get published as a graduate student

Wednesday, Nov 06, 2019: Advice from Carley Ouellette and Carly Whitmore, two rising stars in the graduate program. Read More

Highlights from our latest research: Oct 2019 report

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019: Cancer, mental health, diabetes, healthy aging, and intimate partner violence are some of the topics that researchers in the School of Nursing covered in publications and presentations over the past four months. Read More

Study finds increased survival rate of lung cancer patients

Monday, Oct 07, 2019: ​ Dr. Noori Akhtar-Danesh, an associate professor in the School of Nursing, is the lead author on a new study with good news for lung cancer patie... Read More

Featuring: Noori Akhtar-Danesh

New article on homelessness and social inclusion

Monday, Sep 30, 2019: Dr. Naomi Thulien writes about a study to see whether an intervention focused on identity could improve the socioeconomic inclusion of young peopl... Read More

Featuring: Naomi Thulien

Publications and Presentations Mar to May 2019

Monday, Jun 03, 2019: Discover some of the latest articles and presentations by faculty members and graduate students in the School of Nursing. Read More

New book features chapters by Jenny Ploeg and Gina Browne

Wednesday, May 08, 2019: Drs. Jenny Ploeg and Gina Browne have each co-authored a chapter in the new book, Developing a Program of Research: An Essential Process for a Suc... Read More

Featuring: Jenny Ploeg and Gina Browne

McMaster nursing researchers in the Top 25 list

Friday, Mar 29, 2019: Maureen Dobbins and Denise Bryant-Lukosius are recognized for their research in three Top 25 lists published in the Journal of Advanced Nursing. Read More

Featuring: Maureen Dobbins and Denise A. Bryant-Lukosius

Publications and Presentations, Dec 2018 to Feb 2019

Thursday, Feb 28, 2019: What's NEW? Discover some of the recent scholarly articles and presentations by faculty members and graduate students in the School of Nursing. Read More

Support for caregivers of older adults with dementia

Wednesday, Jan 16, 2019: January is Alzheimer Awareness Month in Canada. Did you know caregivers of older adults with dementia and multiple chronic conditions can find support online? Read More

Featuring: Jenny Ploeg and Maureen Markle-Reid

New publication looks at cannabis use and depression

Friday, Dec 14, 2018: Study found that women who reported using cannabis reported higher levels of distress than their male counterparts. Read More

Featuring: Susan Jack

Publications and presentations, Sept-Nov 2018

Friday, Nov 30, 2018: Read about the recent work of School of Nursing faculty. Read More

Unique study examines deeper needs of formerly homeless youth

Thursday, Nov 29, 2018: Formerly homeless youth need more than income support if they are to stay housed. Young people also require more intangible supports that have to do with identity, says Dr. Naomi Thulien. Read More

Featuring: Naomi Thulien

New article examines online tools that may help ease caregivers’ strain

Tuesday, Nov 20, 2018:   Family members and friends who care for older adults living with chronic health conditions often suffer stress and even depression due to t... Read More

Featuring: Ruta Valaitis, Jenny Ploeg, Maureen Markle-Reid and Diana Sherifali

CMAJ supplement on patient engagement highlights work by School of Nursing faculty

Thursday, Nov 08, 2018: Does engaging patients in research projects improve health research? Read More

Featuring: Michael McGillion and Rebecca Ganann

We must do more for seniors coming home from hospital

Tuesday, Sep 04, 2018: Transitioning home from hospital is challenging for older adults with multiple chronic conditions. Homecare services are often not available or inadequate. Dr. Ruta Valaitis and Dr. Maureen Markle-Reid write about this in the Vancouver Sun. Read More

Featuring: Ruta Valaitis and Maureen Markle-Reid

New publication examines philosophies of nursing

Wednesday, Aug 08, 2018: PhD students Pamela Durepos and Elizabeth Orr are the first two cited authors for the piece. Read More

Featuring: Patricia Helen Strachan, Jenny Ploeg, Susan Jack and Sharon Kaasalainen

How do you improve health care for Indigenous infants?

Tuesday, Feb 27, 2018: Health services need to provide better support for Indigenous mothers who are seeking care for their infants, says a new study just published in the Canadian Journal of Nursing Research. Read More

Featuring: Olive Wahoush and Susan Jack

Let's discuss end-of-life issues – now

Tuesday, Jan 23, 2018: Many people have been faced with critical decisions for family and friends who are at the end of their lives. This can stress and burden family members trying to navigate the social and health care systems even as they face impending loss and grief. Read More

Featuring: Sharon Kaasalainen

Longwoods Top 25 features five authors from the School of Nursing

Tuesday, Jan 23, 2018: Five familiar names appear in the Top 25 articles accessed on the Longwoods Publishing website in 2017. These are McMaster School of Nursing faculty members ... Read More

Featuring: Denise A. Bryant-Lukosius, Michael McGillion, Alba DiCenso, Nancy Carter and Sharon Kaasalainen

Palliative care study findings and resources are now available online

Monday, Nov 06, 2017: The Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association has published recent research findings by Dr. Sharon Kaasalainen, a McMaster University School of Nursing professor, and graduate student Pamela Durepos. Read More

Featuring: Sharon Kaasalainen

French version of advanced practice nursing book is now available

Tuesday, May 09, 2017: Canadian Perspectives on Advanced Practice Nursing, co-edited by Prof. Ruth Hannon, is now available in French. Perspectives canadiennes de la prat... Read More

Featuring: Ruth Hannon

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