Research Office

Research Office 1 Research Office 2

Within the Centre for Nursing Studies, the Research Office exists to facilitate the scholarship of research by faculty, to promote research and evidence-informed practice by nurses of Eastern Health and to encourage research partnerships between nursing education and practice.

As a faculty member, the Research Office Coordinator, Dr. Pamela Ward, works to support faculty through the research process. The Research Office is staffed by a Bachelor of Nursing student working in the role of Research Assistant.

Services provided by the Research Office include:

• Literature Searches • Survey Development
• Article Retrieval • Reference List Development
• Funding Advice • Proofreading and/or Editing
• Data Collection/Entry • Poster Design Assistance
• Data Analysis • Ethics Application Consultation
• Proposal Development • Photocopying of Research Material
• Tool Development • Publication Consultation

There are a wide variety of reference materials available through the Research Office. Information related to funding opportunities, conferences, and other educational events is circulated regularly to faculty. The Research Office is available for faculty use relating to research meetings and relevant activities.

Linkages have been built with other agencies through the Research Office. The Research Office Coordinator, Dr. Pamela Ward, represents the CNS on many committees including Nursing Education and Research Council of Eastern Health (co-chair), the ARCASN Research Committee and NLCAHR’s research exchange group on Eating Disorders, Disordered Eating and Body Image (EDDEBI-chair).

Please feel free to contact the Research Office with any questions, comments, or concerns.

Contact Information


Dr. Pamela Ward PhD RN Research Coordinator
Centre for Nursing Studies
Southcott Hall, Office #1113
100 Forest Road
St. John’s, NL
A1A 1E5
Phone: (709)-777-8141
Email: pamelaward@mun.ca

Ciara Kavanagh Research Assistant
Centre for Nursing Studies
Southcott Hall, Office #1106
100 Forest Road
St. John’s, NL
A1A 1E5
Phone: (709)-777-8184
Email: cnsresearchassistant@mun.ca