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Overview

The McMaster University School of Nursing has a history of being one of the most research intensive schools or faculties of nursing in Canada.

Our partnerships both internal and external to McMaster University strengthen our research capacity and contribute to our success. We have attracted operating grants and career awards from numerous agencies, including the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the Canadian Health Services Research Foundation, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, and the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.

Areas of Excellence

The areas of excellence reflected in our research activities and our teaching are:

  • illness prevention
  • health equity and disparity
  • health system integration and innovation

We also have faculty expertise in Research Tools and Methodologies, and Knowledge Exchange and Translation.

Our faculty conduct research in topics such as heart and stroke diseases, diabetes, healthy aging, child and maternal health, mental health, cancer, and more.

Our students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels benefit greatly from teaching and guidance that is based on the expertise and research discoveries of our faculty members.

We are proud to have several research units and research chairs headed by School of Nursing faculty members.

Read our Research Report 2017 & 2018

Research News

Dr. Gina Browne inducted into Community of Distinction

Browne joins our other School of Nursing Community of Distinction inductees; Heather Arthur, Alba DiCenso, Susan French and Alma Reid.  Read More

Diana Sherifali appointed inaugural Heather M. Arthur chair

Diana Sherifali, a clinician scientist of the School of Nursing, has been named the inaugural Heather M. Arthur Population Health Research Institute/Hamilton Health Sciences Chair in Inter-Professional Health Research at McMaster University.  Read More

School hosts visiting scholar Jennifer Weller-Newton

An interview with Dr. Jennifer Weller-Newton about her research study of nurses’ experience of being a health care consumer.  Read More

More Research News...

Key Contact

photo of Michael McGillion

Dr. Michael McGillion, RN, PhD
Assistant Dean, Research
School of Nursing
Email: mmcgill@mcmaster.ca
Tel: 905 525 9140 ext. 20275

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