Department of Nursing

Organisational unit: Department

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Contact information

UHI Institute of Health Research and Innovation, Centre for Health Science,
Old Perth Road,
United Kingdom
  • Phone: +44 (0)1463 279562

Organisation profile

Department of Nursing

We are based in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, which is one of the most remote and rural regions of the United Kingdom.

Academic staff include nurses, midwives and behavioural scientists at the Inverness and Stornoway campuses. We conduct research to improve health and wellbeing in remote and rural regions that has international significance and spans urban populations.  Health and wellbeing is defined broadly to include functional, emotional and social health and our research expertise includes:

  • Health promotion and disease prevention
  • Active health
  • Health and social care interventions and evaluation
  • Improvement science
  • Nurse education


  1. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing (Journal)

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPublication peer-review

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Frequent Journals

  1. Journal of Clinical Nursing

    ISSNs: 0962-1067


    Scopus rating (2018): CiteScore 2.07 SJR 0.768 SNIP 1.087


  2. BMC Public Health

    ISSNs: 1471-2458

    BioMed Central

    Scopus rating (2018): CiteScore 2.94 SJR 1.382 SNIP 1.342


  3. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity

    ISSNs: 1479-5868

    BioMed Central

    Scopus rating (2018): CiteScore 6.82 SJR 2.967 SNIP 2.298


  4. Nurse Education Today

    ISSNs: 0260-6917

    Churchill Livingstone

    Scopus rating (2018): CiteScore 2.65 SJR 1.041 SNIP 1.638


  5. Nurse Education in Practice

    ISSNs: 1471-5953

    Churchill Livingstone

    Scopus rating (2018): CiteScore 1.96 SJR 0.81 SNIP 1.305


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