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Growing our own: Developing Advanced Nurse Practitioners at Wirral by Linda Taylor

The Library and Knowledge Service (LKS) has been supporting Trainee Advanced Nurse Practitioners (TANPs) for the last couple of years, to develop their evidence based practice and research skills, and to support their academic studies to master’s degree and beyond. 1,856 more words

Case Studies

Research in the Hub

Recently, a large number of our Year 10 and 11 students attended the SACE Research Project Expo where students were able to speak to students from across the state about their projects and experiences undertaking the course; teachers from other schools; and key organisations students could access. 140 more words

Professional Development

Where is discernment in all this?

Being a leader in any educational institution can be an extremely lonely and often disconcerting experience. Such are the current pressures and preoccupations that job specifications appeared to have morphed in recent decades to such a degree that many individuals are expected to be more a blend of politician, general, firefighter and accountant than any role remotely associated with education. 699 more words

It's a Long Way to the Top - building a research career in the 21st Century

Whether you’ve been around almost as long as AMSRS itself or are just starting, we feel you’ll find something worthwhile in Teri Nolan’s and my presentation on the first afternoon of the 2015 AMSRS Conference. 131 more words

MR Management

How to enjoy writing

I love writing papers. I love writing grant proposals. And I love writing op-eds. My real problem is churning through analyses. I drag my feet, open Twitter, close that down and turn to Youtube before eventually having to bribe myself to get some work done. 820 more words


Closing the College Readiness Gap

The following is an excerpt from a post last week in Campus Technology, reporting on the results of a set of recent surveys of university faculty and employers on college and career readiness: 414 more words

Information Literacy

How to make yourself think strategically

I’m a fickle person. My research strategy is based on the “shiny things” concept.  I see something shiny I like and I collect it. I exaggerate my attention span, but only slightly and I now have a long track record of giving very little long-term thought to my research strategy. 909 more words