Cambridge Nurses in Research
Cambridge Nurses in Research

Terms of reference


  • To provide a support network for research active nurses and allied health care professionals (AHPs) from local clinical and academic institutions.
  • To provide development opportunities for nurses and AHPs interested in research.
  • To contribute to the development of a research culture locally in which nurses and AHPs are strong members of research teams.



  • We will raise the profile of research active nursees and AHPs by creating opportunities for dissemination of research, in collaboration with other local initiatives.
  • We will provide development opportunities for nurses interested in research by organising relevant workshops at timely intervals.
  • We will help to foster a research culture locally by seeking opportunities to engage with clinical and academic colleagues.
  • We will create a resource for research active nurses and AHPs in the form of a website.
  • We will support each other by facilitating informal mentoring relationships.



  • All nurses and AHPs engaged in research, who are interested in developing their research skills and profile, and those interested in becoming involved in research.


Organisation and management

  • All attendees of the Cambridge Nurses in Research meetings are encouraged to participate in any aspect of the group.
  • The working group has been set up to co-ordinate meetings and related activites and would welcome new members.  Current members are: Jackie Buck, Jane Fleming, Sara Jones, Alex Malyon.
  • Sub working groups may be established depending on the future developments and interests of the members.



  • Meetings will take place on the third Wednesday of each month and will usually involve presentations and discussions relevant to our membership.  
  • If funding allows this may include external speakers. 
  • We endeavour to provide refreshments at meetings where funding is available.



  • The terms of reference will be reviewed annually.

Join us on the 3rd Wednesday every month 12:30 - 13:30 at the Herchel Smith Building

Herchel Smith Building

University Forvie Site

Cambridge Biomedical Campus

CB2 0SZ,0.142231,17

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If you have any queries please contact us by e-mailing:

Claire Adams


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