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Highlights from our latest research: Oct 2020

Tuesday, Oct 27, 2020: This report covers work produced and reported to us by our faculty and students from July to Sept  2020. In addition to publications and pres... Read More

Researcher Spotlight: Olive Wahoush

Thursday, Oct 22, 2020: What draws a researcher to one area of specialization over another?   For Dr. Olive Wahoush, it was her experience working with new moth... Read More

Featuring: Olive Wahoush

IN CONVERSATION WITH: Donna Fitzpatrick-Lewis, Research Coordinator, McMaster Evidence Review and Synthesis Team

Thursday, Oct 15, 2020: On any given day I could be developing a budget, supporting staff, mentoring students or writing reports or manuscripts. Read More

Seven decades of educational scholarship at the McMaster School of Nursing

Monday, Oct 05, 2020: The lead author is retired faculty member Dr. Janet Landeen, who is writing a book about the history of the School of Nursing. Read More

Featuring: Janet Landeen

Welcome to Melissa Northwood, new faculty member

Monday, Sep 28, 2020: On November 1, 2020, Dr. Northwood will begin her Assistant Professor appointment with the School of Nursing. Read More

Featuring: Melissa Northwood

Heather Husson wins Performance Excellence Program award

Tuesday, Sep 15, 2020: Husson has been the administrative director of NCCMT since March 2017. Read More

Featuring: Maureen Dobbins

Nursing leadership during the pandemic

Tuesday, Sep 08, 2020: Dr. Pamela Baxter is the recipient of two new grants to study nursing leadership during the pandemic. Read More

Featuring: Pamela Baxter

Naomi Thulien receives award for research

Wednesday, Sep 02, 2020: Dr. Naomi Thulien has received the Lucy Boguski Career Award in Transitioning Youth Out of Homelessness.   The primary purpose of t... Read More

Featuring: Naomi Thulien

Sharon Kaasalainen is the inaugural Gladys Sharpe Chair in Nursing

Tuesday, Aug 11, 2020: The chair is named in honour of the late Gladys Sharpe, who was hired by McMaster University in 1946 to lay down the foundation for a nursing education program. Read More

Featuring: Sharon Kaasalainen

Tales from the COVID-19 pandemic

Tuesday, Aug 11, 2020: A round-up of our recent stories relating to COVID-19. Read More

Re-examining the role of patient partners during the pandemic

Friday, Jul 31, 2020: Dr. Rebecca Ganann, assistant professor in the McMaster School of Nursing and specialist in patient partnership in research, was part of a panel discussion about patient partnership in the era of the pandemic. Read More

Featuring: Jenny Ploeg, Kathryn Fisher, Maureen Markle-Reid and Rebecca Ganann

Reviews find children not major source of COVID-19, but family stress is high

Thursday, Jul 30, 2020: NCCMT research review has found children are not a major source of transmission of COVID-19. Read More

Featuring: Maureen Dobbins

Three graduate students win Mitacs fellowships

Thursday, Jul 30, 2020: The students are: Carley Ouellette, Marissa Bird (declined in order to accept CIHR fellowship), and Kelsea Levesque. Read More

Featuring: Michael McGillion

PhD student Liz Orr receives grant from Universitas 21

Thursday, Jul 30, 2020: Orr is part of a research team that has just received a $5,000 (US) one-year grant from the Universitas 21 (U21) Researcher Resilience Fund. Read More

Featuring: Susan Jack

Highlights from our latest research: July 2020 report

Thursday, Jul 23, 2020: Our quarterly report covers work produced and reported to us by our faculty and students from Apr to June 2020. Read More

Heroes of the Pandemic: NCCMT

Wednesday, Jul 22, 2020: “There are hundreds of COVID-19 studies being published almost on a weekly basis – much of which are not peer-reviewed, making it difficult for decision-makers to use,” said Dr. Maureen Dobbins. Read More

Featuring: Maureen Dobbins

Diana Sherifali wins supervision award

Tuesday, Jul 21, 2020: Dr. Diana Sherifali has received the Faculty of Health Sciences post-doctoral fellowship supervision award. Read More

Featuring: Diana Sherifali

Multi-site study tests virtual care for post-op patients

Wednesday, Jul 15, 2020: Dr. Michael McGillion, assistant dean, research, School of Nursing, McMaster University, is ​part of this project. Read More

Featuring: Michael McGillion

Vice-Dean's Update - July 2020

Tuesday, Jun 30, 2020: Message from Dr. Sandra Carroll This year will be remembered as the year of COVID-19. However, despite being faced with this incredible, ongoing ... Read More

Featuring: Sandra L. Carroll

Graduate students win Nursing Research Interest Group awards

Monday, Jun 22, 2020: The Nursing Research Interest Group of the Registered Nurses Association (RNAO) has announced their graduate awards this year. Read More

Featuring: Andrea Baumann, Denise A. Bryant-Lukosius, Michelle L. Butt and Diana Sherifali

McMaster and HHS launch national post-operative virtual care study

Thursday, Jun 18, 2020: Dr. Michael McGillion, assistant dean of research at McMaster's School of Nursing, scientist at PHRI, is a co-principal investigator of the trial. Read More

Featuring: Michael McGillion

New grant will fund research about health of Indigenous infants and toddlers

Wednesday, Jun 10, 2020: Dr. Michelle Butt, associate professor in the School of Nursing, and Dr. Amy Wright, assistant professor at the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing at the University of Toronto, will co-lead the research project. Read More

Featuring: Michelle L. Butt

Research project could revolutionize course evaluation

Wednesday, Jun 03, 2020: Can we improve how courses are evaluated and use that information to improve them? Read More

Featuring: Noori Akhtar-Danesh

Pamela Baxter spoke with CHCH TV about family caregiver project

Thursday, May 28, 2020: Her study creates an on-line resource toolkit that includes various activities and links to supports for caregivers. Read More

Featuring: Pamela Baxter

Amy Palma receives grant for educational research

Thursday, May 28, 2020: “My project will help provide the tools needed for faculty in the school of nursing to develop unique virtual simulation games for our curriculum." Read More

Featuring: Amy Palma, Maria Pratt, Lynn Martin and Tracey Jewiss

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