Christine Brown Wilson

    Christine Brown Wilson

    Professor (Education)

    Phone: +44 (0)28 9097 2866

    For media contact email comms.office@qub.ac.uk
    or call +44(0)2890 973091.

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    Research Statement

    Professor Christine Brown Wilson is a Registered Nurse with an international research profile in Ageing and Dementia focusing on practice development in residential, community and acute contexts. Christine's methodological expertise lies in qualitative methodologies including working collaboratively with older people, including people with dementia, their families and staff to improve practice. She has established links with industry and service user organisations in the UK enabling older people, family caregivers and staff to be active participants in the research process. Christine has supported organisations and teams in changing practice through quality improvement workshops and developing relationship centred services in dementia care both in the UK, Australia and Singapore. Through this process, Christine has developed relationship based strategies that can be embedded at all levels of an organisation including a facilitated model of practice development that supports staff in identifying practical strategies to implement person centred care. This work has led to invited presentations and workshops in the UK, North America, Asia and Australia.

    Leadership Roles

    Associate Editor, Health and Social Care in the Community

    Member of the Editorial Board, Singapore Nursing Journal

    Teaching roles

    Christine is a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, UK and teaches on the third year of the undergraduate nursing curriculum including: Evidence Based Nursing, Decision making, Leadership and Management. 

    Current projects:

    Education initiaves in Care homes

    1. Scaling up the Family Carer decision support Intervention: a multi-site implementation evaluation
    2. Scaling up the Family carer decision support intervention: a transnational effectiveness implementation evaluation
    3. Let’s talk about the S word: developing an interactive training resource to engage and meet the sexuality and intimacy needs of care home residents.

    Higher Education projects

    1. Digital Literacy Project, University of Queensland
    2. Embedding Digital Health Knowledge, Capabilities and Attributes into University Nursing Curriculum to Produce Game-Changing Graduates, University of Queensland.

    3. Digital ethics when using an ePortfolio with Vulnerable Communities – multi-university research project, Australia.

    Recently completed projects

    1. Beyond the ‘Tip-sheet’: Supporting caregivers for people with dementia in the community. University of Queensland, Australia.

    Willingness to take PhD students

    Yes

    PhD projects

    Professor Brown Wilson is open to PhD applications in the fields of:
    - Older person’s nursing and dementia care, including support of carers and staff education. Qualitative approaches welcome.
    Current Funded PhD Opportunity: Embedding Digital Health Knowledge, Capabilities and Attributes into University Nursing Curriculum: a cross cultural study is currently available.

    Frequent Journals

    • Journal of Advanced Nursing

      ISSNs: 0309-2402

      Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1365-2648

      Wiley-Blackwell

      Scopus rating (2018): CiteScore 2.66 SJR 1.007 SNIP 1.416

      Journal

    • The Gerontologist

      ISSNs: 0016-9013

      Oxford University Press

      Scopus rating (2018): CiteScore 3.87 SJR 1.837 SNIP 2.106

      Journal

    • Ageing & Society

      ISSNs: 0144-686X

      Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1469-1779

      Cambridge University Press

      Scopus rating (2018): CiteScore 2.22 SJR 0.845 SNIP 1.338

      Journal

    • International Journal of Older People Nursing

      ISSNs: 1748-3735

      Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1748-3743

      Wiley-Blackwell

      Scopus rating (2018): CiteScore 1.63 SJR 0.604 SNIP 0.723

      Journal

    • Cochrane database of systematic reviews (Online)

      ISSNs: 1469-493X, 1361-6137

      Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1469-493X

      John Wiley and Sons Ltd

      Scopus rating (2018): CiteScore 3.58 SJR 1.609 SNIP 1.628

      Journal

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