The following outline offers an insight into the various initiatives that will be running across Global Research Nurses throughout 2021, and the projected timeline

A host of training courses, workshops and other opportunities will be made available and promoted widely across the Hub. The hub seeks to provide a wide variety of mechanisms and avenues to enhance research capacity and engage nurses with the field of research.

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Study Profiles → Documents → GRN Hub → Ongoing
Research Nurse Insights → Articles (short interviews, testamonies) → GRN Hub → Ongoing / monthly
Skills sharing Workshop: "Introduction to Basic Statistics workshop" → Virtual → Virtual with hands-on practice in Microsoft excel → 11th May 2021
Skills sharing Workshop: "Refocusing healthcare practices through clinical nursing research in times of global crisis" → In-person → Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital (NAUTH) Nnewi, Southeast, Nigeria → 24th-25th May 2021
Skills sharing Workshop: "Evolution and Roles of Clinical Research Nurses: Impact of Clinical Research during pandemic" → In-person → Kano Teaching Hospital (TBC) → 24th-25th June 2021
Creation of a Nursing Research Study database → Interactive online database → GRN Hub → September, ongoing
Open call – *pump priming grant* opportunity for nurse-led studies → Funding opportunity → Online submission → Winners announced in September (closed)
Development of Workshop Toolkit* → Document → GRN Hub/REDe team → July 2021
Grant call opens for regional skills-sharing workshops** → Funding opportunity → In person (or virtual – COVID dependent) → (TBC)
Experiences of nurses in navigating practical challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic – a webinar with nurses from four different Asian countries → Virtual webinar → Virtual / Online → September 2021
Poster “Global Research Nurses: building a community of practice to support nurses leading and working in research” presented at the 10th EDCTP Forum, 17-21 October 2021 → Conference poster in the section Capacity strengthening of institutions Virtual / Online → October 2021
Qualitative Research Course competition: ‘Learning with the book: an introduction to qualitative research methods for health research’ for the January 2022 cohort. → Virtual research methods course & materials provided → Online → Launch November 2021