The Contribution of Schools of Nursing & Midwifery to Research - IUA Heads of Nursing and Midwifery Group

To celebrate the International year of the Nurse and the midwife, the IUA Heads of Nursing and Midwifery group are hosting a seminar series which will run monthly throughout 2021 and 2022, to highlight the challenges, successes, research and innovations happening in academic and clinical settings nationally. Each month a different HEI will host the seminar.

On June 25 this seminar titled ‘The Contribution of Schools of Nursing and Midwifery to Research’ focused on the contributions of nurse and midwife researchers during the pandemic.

  • Welcome and Introductions – Prof Dympna Casey, NUI Galway.
  • Dr Catherine Houghton, NUI Galway. Responding rapidly to understand more about healthcare workers’ adherence to infection prevention and control (IPC) guidelines.
  • Dr Briege Casey, Dublin City University. Researching Nurse-led interventions among homeless populations during COVID-19.
  • Dr Fintan Sheerin, Trinity College Dublin. Research among people with intellectual disability: challenges experienced during Covid-19.
  • Prof Alice Coffey, University of Limerick. RapidInfo4U ­– an online individualised COVID-19 support intervention for nursing and allied health professionals.
  • Live panel discussion, with Q&A from attendees.