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.

Vote Now - NRIG for 2019-2021 Executive Position

Nursing Research Interest Group

Vote In 3 Easy Steps!

Vote now for your new Chair-Elect, Communications Director - Newsletter, Finance Director, Member at Large and Student Representative

  1. Sign into your myRNAO account at
  2. Under the Account Management menu (right-hand side of the page) click on My Elections
  3. Click on Nursing Research Interest Group Elections Vote Now!

The voting period is now open and closes on Sunday, June 30, 2019, 12:00 pm EST. The results will be announced via email.

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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