What is it about?

In this article, we recommend that doctoral students should shift their research focus to most important nursing research problems and involve knowledge users in their research

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Why is it important?

Studies indicate that it takes 17 years for the research to be used in practice. The strategies offered in this article can be useful to decrease this time duration.


If we all keep doing research and publishing in journals and no body uses the findings, then the research seems useless. It is important the nursing students who are pursuing their doctoral start thinking about how to increase the uptake and use of their research

Memorial University of Newfoundland

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This page is a summary of: Advancing Knowledge Translation: Is There a Role for Doctoral Students?, Journal of Advanced Nursing, February 2019, Wiley,
DOI: 10.1111/jan.13966.
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