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Post-conference workshops

Thursday 5 March 2020, 2.30pm-4.30pm: €20.00
Choose one of the workshops below

Writing for Publication: this workshop aims to provide an introduction to writing for publication and highlight tips for success

Facilitator: Professor Fiona Timmins

Professor Fiona Timmins

Associate Professor in Nursing, TCD School of Nursing and Midwifery

Dr Fiona Timmins is an Associate Professor in Nursing at the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin and Editor in Chief of the Journal of Nursing Management. She has 20 years' experience of writing for publication and reviewing papers for publication in additional to several contributions to international Editorial Boards and Advisory Panels. She has published numerous papers, with 145 peer-reviewed papers listed in Scopus. These publications represent collaborations with colleagues, from Canada, Portugal, Greece and the UK among others. This has meant a meaningful contribution to international debates within nurse education (e.g. management of absenteeism and nurse portfolio/reflective practice) and person-centred care (e.g. information and support requirements of cardiac patients and spiritual care provision. She has written or co-authored 10 textbooks. There are 867-recorded citations of her published papers [Scopus]. Her research lies within three distinct but overlapping themes: person centered care, spirituality and enhancing the professional education of nurses. She has presented widely on these topics: more than 180 international papers, with research replicated widely across the globe. Her H-index (Scopus) is 18.


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Public and Patient Involvement (PPI): presentation of case studies

Facilitators: Michael Foley and Sarah Bowman

Michael Foley

Research and Development Officer, Trinity Centre for Ageing and Intellectual Disability

Michael Foley is the Research and Development Officer with the Trinity Centre for Ageing and Intellectual Disability. He is the Research Module Coordinator on the Masters in Mediation and Conflict Intervention in the Edward M Kennedy Institute for Conflict Intervention at Maynooth University. Previously, Michael worked as a senior manager for Age & Opportunity and ran the National Disability Authority’s Research Library. With an MSc in Applied Social Research, Michael has a professional interest in PPI and research impact.


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Sarah Bowman

Director of the Health Research Board-Irish Research Council Ignite Programme

Sarah Bowman is Director of the Health Research Board-Irish Research Council Ignite Programme, which advances public and patient involvement in research.  Sarah has twenty years of experience as an engagement and impact specialist, assisting 1,200 communities. Sarah is co-author of the Engaged Research Report: Society & Higher Education Working Together to Address Grand Societal Challenges and co-creator of the Engaged Research Framework and Planning for Impact Framework with Campus Engage.  Sarah has managed a range of community engagement projects for public and private clients across research topics and sustainable development goals, in addition to training 600 researchers in public engagement and planning for impact.


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