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Nursing Staff Profiles - Professor Brendan McCormack

Professor Brendan McCormack
Head of Division of Nursing
Tel: 0131 474 0000

  • Doctorate in Philosophy (Oxford)

  • BSc (Hons.) Nursing

  • Fellow European Academy of Nursing Science

  • Postgraduate Certificate in the Education of Adults

  • Registered Mental Nurse

  • Registered General Nurse

Honorary/Adjunct Positions:

Professor II, Buskerud University College, Drammen, Norway;

Adjunct Professor of Nursing, University of Technology, Sydney;

Visiting Professor, School of Medicine & Dentistry, University of Aberdeen;

Extraordinary Professor, Department of Nursing, University of Pretoria, South Africa.

Research and Teaching Interests:

My research and teaching focuses on person-centred practice, gerontological nursing, practice development/implementation research. I have a particular focus on the use of arts and creativity in healthcare research and development.  I am the Editor-in-Chief of The International Journal of Older People Nursing and a member of the editorial board of: The Journal of Applied Gerontology; International Practice Development Journal; Online Journal of Issues in Nursing; Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing; Educational Action Research: an international journal; and, the Journal of Compassionate Care. Since 2000 I have been successful in obtaining over £5 million in competitive research grants and approximately £1.5 million in research consultancy. I have been PI on 20 of these grants with awards made from a number of prestigious sources including the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR), The European Union (Framework 7), The Norwegian Research Council, The Australian Research Council, The BUPA Foundation, The Burdett Trust for Nursing and the Northern Ireland Public Health Agency. I have had over 500 published outputs and the can be found at eresearch



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