In the News : Institute of Nursing and Health Research

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


Student mental health study receives funding boost on COVID-19 impact

The Student Psychological Intervention Trial (SPIT) has received additional funding of almost £20,000

9 October 2020

Ulster University’s Professor Owen Barr named a 2020 National Teaching Fellow

Professor of Nursing and Intellectual Disabilities awarded a National Teaching Fellowship

6 August 2020

Ulster University professor receives prestigious Nursing Fellowship

Professor McIlfatrick is the only RCN member from Northern Ireland to receive the Fellowship this year

16 July 2020

Ulster University to transform certification standards for dementia products across North-West Europe

Ulster University is playing a fundamental role in the Certification-D EU project which plans to develop and market innovative and trustworthy products for people with dementia.

10 March 2020

Ulster University’s Nurses of the future take inspiration from a local heroine of the past

On Sunday 23 February 2020, a parish in Fahan Co. Donegal celebrated the life and work of world-renowned nurse, Agnes Jones and the 45th Anniversary of the foundation of the School of Nursing at Ulster University’s Magee Campus.

3 March 2020

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