In the News : Institute of Nursing and Health Research

Read the latest news from the Institute of Nursing and Health Research at Ulster University.


Princess Anne opens Ulster University’s new Spatial Computing and Neurotechnology Innovation Hub

The Princess Royal today visited Ulster University’s Magee campus to officially open the new state-of-the-art Spatial Computing and Neurotechnology Innovation Hub (SCANi-hub).

17 January 2020

Ulster University’s “singing nurse” graduates

Ulster University student nurse Brittany McArthur made headlines earlier this year as the sensational ‘singing nurse’

16 December 2019

Transformation in Action: Advanced Nursing Practitioners in Northern Ireland

Today marks a significant milestone in Nursing as the first cohort of locally trained Advanced Nurse Practitioners (ANPs) successfully complete the programme.

18 September 2019

Better public understanding of palliative care required to improve care for end of life patients

Better public understanding of palliative care required to improve care for end of life patients

9 September 2019

The Power of the PhD at Ulster

The Power of the PhD at Ulster

3 July 2019

Ulster University research providing dramatic solutions to health care problems

An Ulster University research study is educating nursing students in applied drama techniques, to help improve the quality of care given to patients.

13 June 2019

Professor James McLaughlin of Ulster University named among Nation’s Lifesavers

Professor James McLaughlin from Ulster University has today been recognised for his exceptional contribution to keeping the nation healthy.

16 May 2019

Congratulations to the School of Nursing – First Silver Athena SWAN award for Ulster University

The School of Nursing has been awarded a Silver Athena SWAN award, the first time a School in the University has received this honour.

8 May 2019

€8.84m investment in health research trials to benefit people’s health and wellbeing

€8.8m investment in health research trials to benefit people’s health and wellbeing

1 April 2019

Ulster University Nursing Competence Test Centre celebrates successful first year

A Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Competence Test Centre at Ulster University set up to increase nursing capacity across the United Kingdom (UK), is celebrating a successful first year.

22 February 2019

Crossborder conference shines spotlight on young peoples’ mental health in a changing world

Crossborder conference shines spotlight on young peoples’ mental health in a changing world

2 November 2018

Ulster University’s expertise in nursing and midwifery used to formulate UK wide standards

Ulster University’s knowledge and expertise in nursing and midwifery has been evidenced in new standards from the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) developed to regulate nurses and midwives in the UK.

29 October 2018

Study finds that TV is key to keeping young adolescents active

An Ulster University research study has shown that TV has a key role to play in promoting physical activity among young people aged between 11 and 13 years of age.

15 August 2018

Study finds Domestic Abuse Support Workers increase support for victims

Study finds Domestic Abuse Support Workers increase support for victims

20 June 2018

Ulster University hosts Three Minute Thesis competition

Ulster University hosts Three Minute Thesis competition

8 June 2018

Ulster University nursing students lead on Community Resilience simulation

Ulster University nursing students lead on Community Resilience simulation

4 June 2018

Ulster University announces inspirational honorary graduates

Ulster University announces inspirational honorary graduates

1 June 2018

Ulster University showcases world-class research and innovation on international stage

Ulster University showcases world-class research and innovation on international stage

21 March 2018

Innovative app launched to record rhythm and activity of the heart

Innovative app launched to record rhythm and activity of the heart

16 February 2018

Public attitudes towards government data sharing revealed ahead of GDPR

Public attitudes towards government data sharing revealed ahead of GDPR

1 February 2018

Innovative physician associate course transforming healthcare workforce

Innovative physician associate course transforming healthcare workforce

25 January 2018

Ulster University drives forward its world leading mental health research with launch of new £5m multidisciplinary institute

Ulster University drives forward its world leading mental health research with launch of new £5m multidisciplinary institute

16 November 2017

Volunteering experience in Sri Lanka inspires Ulster University graduates

Catherine Wells (far left) and Susan Carlisle (second from right) with other volunteers at the Daya Nivsa orphanage, Sri Lanka

10 July 2017

Local martial art champion graduates from UIster University

Ulster University graduate, Rakia Alouane

7 July 2017

Northern Ireland: Post Brexit

Ulster University, in partnership with CBI, IoD, Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Queen's University, has published an open letter seeking clarity from the Prime Minister on how Northern Ireland will be represented in the

29 March 2017

Ulster University reinforces reputation for nursing excellence with new competence centre

Ulster University reinforces reputation for nursing excellence with new competence centre

7 April 2017

Ulster University research to maximise sexual wellbeing for men and their partners after a prostate cancer diagnosis

Ulster University research to maximise sexual wellbeing for men and their partners after a prostate cancer diagnosis.

6 February 2017

Ulster University wins landmark €23 million of EU cross-border funding for research and innovation

Ulster University has won €23 million of highly competitive European funding via the EU’s INTERREG VA programme

5 January 2017

Ulster University seeks GMC accreditation for Medical School proposal

Ulster University has taken another step forward in its commitment to developing a medical school in the North West, by submitting an application for accreditation to the General Medical Council (GMC).

21 December 2016

Unique physicians associate course at Ulster University aims to meet the future skills needs of the healthcare sector

Ulster University Physician Associate course highlights demand for new generation of healthcare professionals for Northern Ireland

10 November 2016

Ulster University research to improve quality of life for palliative care patients

Ulster University research to improve quality of life for palliative care patients

7 October 2016

Ulster University joins global fight against Zika virus

Ulster University is leading a major international research project to assess the impact of the Zika virus in Latin America, and globally.

16 August 2016

New Physician Associate course to meet growing Healthcare sector demand

New Physician Associate course to meet growing Healthcare sector demand

14 June 2016