*Nomination Deadline: Monday, January 22, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST*
The ENRS Nursing Research Authorship Award recognizes an ENRS member who disseminated research findings or important theoretical/methodological advances in the official ENRS Journal, Nursing Research, within the previous year (2017). The ENRS member may have served as sole author or first author of a team-based paper that has a final official publication date from January 1 to December 31 of the previous calendar year.
The award acknowledges the partnership between ENRS and the journal Nursing Research to support high quality, peer-reviewed research/scholarship in nursing. The award supports the ENRS mission to “Promote nursing science in the Northeastern United States” and the vision of “Promoting health through Nursing Science.” The award recognizes an ENRS member’s contribution to research dissemination, facilitation of career development of nurses and nursing students, and enhancement of science and nursing practice in the Northeastern Region.
The first author for the ENRS Nursing Research Authorship Award must be an active ENRS member and have published in Nursing Research during the previous year. If the paper has multiple authors, the first author must have active ENRS membership.
The applicant's final publication should have been appeared in Nursing Research between January and December of the designated previous year.
Authors that have published in Nursing Research during the specified period may self-nominate their publication or be nominated. The awardee must agree to attend the ENRS Awards Luncheon to receive the award. Winners of the ENRS Nursing Research Authorship Award for the previous three years are not eligible for nomination.
Peer review will focus on the following criteria to meet aims of the Award and address a variety of articles that impact nursing and nursing practice. Each criterion will be rated on a 5-point scale (1 as the lowest rating and 5 as the highest possible rating).
Does the paper reflect and advance the image of nursing as a scientific discipline?
Does the paper reflect strong science by an innovative, systematic approachgrounded in knowledge synthesis which will generate significant knowledge for nursing practice/science and related disciplines?
Does the paper address a significant gap in nursing knowledge?
Does the paper integrate diverse perspectives of scientific inquiry to influence health care and health sciences?
Are implications for future research relevant to the career development of future nurse scholars?
Does the paper impact not only research but also policy, practice, and the public to broadly disseminate innovative knowledge for societal well-being?
Merit: Is this paper worthy of the ENRS Authorship Award?
Yes____ No____ (feel free to add comments).
The application must include the following:
Submission of the online nomination form with identification of citation information for applicant's final publication appearing in Nursing Research between January 1 and December 31 of designated previous year with agreement to attend the Annual Conference to receive the award
Identification of citation information for applicant publication appearing in Nursing Research during January 1 and December 31 of designated previous year (for example, January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017 for 2018 award)
Email notifications will go out in late February 2018. Winners will be formally recognized on Friday, April 13, 2018 at the Closing Awards Ceremony Brunch of the 30th Annual Scientific Sessions at the Newark Liberty International Airport Marriott in Newark, NJ.
Please direct questions related to ENRS Annual Awards Nominations to Dr. Ann Marie Mauro, Awards Committee Chair.
After reviewing the above criteria and supporting documentation requirements, please complete the following nomination form. If you have any questions related to the completion of the form or the candidate's membership status, please contact Jessica Widing, Managing Director.