The Nursing Research Interest Group (NRIG) became an interest group of the Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (RNAO) in 1986. NRIG strives to support and advocate for nursing research as well as research funding opportunities for novice and experienced nurse researchers in Ontario.

Our mission is to promote the understanding, conduct and uptake of nursing research through collaboration, funding, education, networking, and lobbying to improve the health of individuals and families in Ontario.

Registration for NRIG AGM Meeting is now Open

Please register formally for the AGM on June 29, 2021, from 1500 to 1600 via the following link:
We look forward to seeing you.

NRIG is accepting nominations for the following SIX Executive Board positions:

  • Chair-Elect (1-year term; up to a 4-year commitment):
  • Finance Executive Network Officer (2-year term):
  • Communications Executive Network Officer - Website (2-year term):
  • Communications Executive Network Officer - Newsletter (2-year term):
  • Member-at-Large–NRIG Board/NRIG Director—Awards (2-year term):
  • Student Representatives (2-4 positions)(1-year term):

Read about the roles here.

Period for nominations: April 30 to May 31, 2021, by noon

This is the perfect opportunity to nominate nurse leaders to the NRIG Executive - self-nominations are welcome. NRIG promotes the understanding, conduct, and uptake of nursing research through collaboration, funding, education, networking, and lobbying to improve the health of individuals and families in Ontario. The executive aims to do with a variety of strategies -read about them here. If you think you can help the Executive implement NRIG’s mission and strategies, we welcome your nomination!

Candidates must be NRIG members in good standing and agree to serve a two-year term (other than student representatives) if elected. To submit your nomination, please complete the online call for nominations form https://myrnao.ca/cfn__nrig_2021.

Objectives

In collaboration with the RNAO, the RNAO Board’s Research Committee and other partners, NRIG:

Promotes nursing research in Ontario

Lobbies for resources to promote excellence in nursing research

Promotes nursing representation on peer review committees

Disseminates research to nurses, other health care providers, the government and the public

Promotes and facilitates the understanding of the application of research findings to support evidence-based decision-making in practice and management

Fosters the development of scholarship and research skills among novice nurse researchers

Creates opportunities to network with individuals who share similar interests in research

NRIG supports and advocates for nursing research, nursing research issues as well as research funding opportunities for novice to experienced nurse researchers.

Top Five Reasons to Join NRIG

  1. Awards and Scholarships
  2. Research Grants
  3. Webinars and Events
  4. Networking
  5. Newsletters

To find out more about the Benefits of being an NRIG Member, and to join, visit our Become A Member page