Visiting Professor in Child Health and Children’s Nursing

Professor Jane NoyesProfessor Jane NoyesProfessor Jane Noyes, Professor of Nursing and Health Services Research at Bangor University, has been appointed Visiting Professor at the School of Nursing, Midwifery & Health Systems, University College Dublin, Ireland.

Professor Noyes is a health services researcher specialising in children's health and social services research and cost consequences. She is also interested in qualitative and mixed method systematic review methodology, and is Lead Convenor of the UK’s Cochrane Qualitative Research Methods Group. Jane is also an Editor of the Journal of Advanced Nursing.

The Visiting Chair has been awarded to foster and develop joint interests in Child Health Research between Bangor University and University College Dublin.

“The appointment comes at a very exciting time with planning of the new children's hospital in Dublin and an eagerness to build capacity and capability in child health research.  I look forward to developing joint research projects to build the evidence-base for child health and children’s nursing, and to welcoming colleagues from University College Dublin to Bangor in north Wales,” said Professor Noyes

The Collaboration with University College Dublin with Maria Brenner Head of Children's Nursing and Prof Philip Larkin Associate Professor of Clinical Nursing [Palliative Care] has already enabled Professor Noyes to present a workshop in Dublin, with her colleague Sally Rees, last year. She also visited the Our Lady’s Children's Hospital and met key staff, and Trustees of the Medical Research Foundation at the hospital.

Jane Noyes leads the research within the School of Healthcare Sciences at Bangor University, which is based at the School’s Centre for Health-Related Research. The School contributes to a major programme of health-related research at Bangor, which spreads over several Colleges and offers the opportunity for students to study with internationally recognised academics.

Publication date: 25 January 2012