This week we bid a fond farewell to our wonderful colleague Dr Louise Murphy as she leaves the School of Nursing and Midwifery at NUI Galway to take up a lecturing post within the Department of Nursing and Midwifery at the University of Limerick.
Louise has been a member of the QUESTS Education Working Group since its inception and in recent months took over the lead role within the Group. She has played a key role in organising training and education events. Thankfully Louise will remain on in her role with us in QUESTS!
Dr Louise Murphy BSc (Hons), PhD, PG Dip in Nursing Education, RPN, RNT is a Registered Psychiatric Nurse and Registered Nurse Tutor with twelve years clinical experience in a variety of mental health settings, including community and acute services. She teaches across a range of undergraduate and postgraduate nursing programmes and supervises students at undergraduate and Masters level. Louise has extensive expertise in qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods research. She has collaborated on a range of research projects, ranging from research into breast cancer through to dementia care and innovative teaching strategies utilising a wide range of methodological approaches. Her main research interests are in the areas of psychosocial interventions, psycho-oncology, nursing education, mental health and mental health recovery programmes
Pictured above: Dr Louise Murphy (right) pictured with Linda Ní Chianáin, fellow colleague within the School of Nursing and Midwifery, and QUESTS Education Working Group member
Dr Louise Murphy
Dr Maura Dowling (School Deputy Head and QUESTS Research Working Group member) and colleagues within the School of Nursing and Midwifery
Dr Louise Murphy pictured with Agnes Tully, Lecturer in Mental Health and Marion O’Regan, Lecturer and QUESTS Education Working Group member