Join us at the Wakefield Inn for the first offering of the Nurse Educators’ Research Retreat

 Dates: October 25-27, 2017


This two-day intensive retreat is presented by Dr. Lois Berry and Dr. Tracie Risling, both of the University of Saskatchewan. This retreat is intended for faculty looking to develop/ improve their scholarship outputs, and administrators looking to offer support and guidance to faculty regarding research and scholarship. There will be opportunities during the retreat for individual development of project ideas, as well as feedback from the course instructors to assist in the development of these ideas.

By the end of the retreat participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the current trends in nursing research in Canada.
  2. Identify the processes involved in developing a program of nursing research and scholarship.
  3. Identify research questions in relation to a chosen area of research.
  4. Assess appropriate methodological approaches in addressing chosen research questions.
  5. Describe the considerations involved in forming a strong research team.
  6. Describe the role of stakeholders in research processes and teams.
  7. Identify successful personal approaches to grant writing and publication.
  8. Identify successful program management strategies to support a research project
  9. Identify personal research mentorship sources
  10. Identify strategies for dealing with both research success and failure.


The Wakefield Mill – 60 Mill Road, Wakefield, QC

Just 45 minutes from the Ottawa airport, the world-famous Wakefield Mill is nestled in the heart of the Gatineau Hills and is a must-experience location, especially in the fall. The two-night accommodations and meals are included in the registration fees.

Please contact Elise Guest [] for more information.

Nurse Educators’ Research Retreat