Postgraduate Research – recruiting participants for research using social media

This week’s blog post is from Dr Julie McGarry (Associate Professor in the School of Health Sciences). Julie shares her experience of recruiting study participants online for research. Online recruitment of participants for research has been around a while but it may be something you are considering for the first time during the Covid-19 pandemic. …

Nursing my tribute to the Late Sarah Wheeler, Founder of The Dragon Café

Our PhD student, Josephine Bardi, shares an article in memory of the Late Sarah Wheeler. Sarah was the founder of The Dragon Café where Josephine was privileged to conduct ethnography for her PhD. When I was a student nurse, I often wondered if there was a space outside the acute mental health wards where people …