Jane Wray

Dr Jane Wray

Director of Research, Senior Research Fellow

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Health and Social Work

Qualifications

  • PhD

Summary

Jane Wray is currently Director of Research and Senior Research Fellow in the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Hull . She previously managed a number of funded projects focused on inclusion in nurse education and practice . She has published and presented her work nationally and internationally and is a founding member of the International Advisory Board for the peer reviewed Journal of Intellectual Disabilities (Sage Publications, London).

Jane was a member of the Royal College of Nursing national Equality and Diversity Committee and contributed to the RCN Task and Finish Group on Fair Care for Trans Patients. She completed her Msc in Diversity Management at Bradford University in 2011 where she was awarded the Barbara Burford Memorial Prize. She recently completed her PhD (2017) exploring newly qualified nurses perceptions of culturally competent practice.

Undergraduate

Jane supervises PhD students and MSc and undergraduate dissertations in the School of Health and Social Work. She is an Academic Support Tutor and teaches on a range of programmes across both pre and post registration nursing.

Journal Article

Are mentors failing to fail underperforming student nurses" An integrative literature review

Wray, J., Kennedy, M., & North, H. (2019). Are mentors failing to fail underperforming student nurses? An integrative literature review. British Journal of Nursing, 28(4), 250-255. doi:10.12968/bjon.2019.28.4.250

Involving carers in risk assessment: a study of a structured dialogue between mental health nurses and carers

Jackson, H., Wray, J., Gardiner, E., & Flanagan, T. (2019). Involving carers in risk assessment: a study of a structured dialogue between mental health nurses and carers. Journal of research in nursing : JRN, 24(5), 330-341. https://doi.org/10.1177/1744987119851533

The effectiveness of combined alcohol and sexual risk taking reduction interventions on the sexual behaviour of teenagers and young adults: a systematic review

Ahankari, A. S., Wray, J., Jomeen, J., & Hayter, M. (2019). The effectiveness of combined alcohol and sexual risk taking reduction interventions on the sexual behaviour of teenagers and young adults: a systematic review. Public health, 173, 83-96. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.puhe.2019.05.023

Choosing to stay: looking at retention from a different perspective

Wray, J., Aspland, J., & Barrett, D. (2014). Choosing to stay: looking at retention from a different perspective. Studies in higher education, 39(9), 1700-1714. https://doi.org/10.1080/03075079.2013.806461

Why undertake pilot work in a qualitative PhD study" : lessons learnt to promote success

Wray, J., Archibong, U., & Walton, S. (2017). Why undertake pilot work in a qualitative PhD study? : lessons learnt to promote success. Nurse Researcher, 24(3), 31-35. https://doi.org/10.7748/nr.2017.e1416

Factors affecting the programme completion of pre-registration nursing students through a three year course: a retrospective cohort study

Wray, J., Aspland, J., Barrett, D., & Gardiner, E. (2017). Factors affecting the programme completion of pre-registration nursing students through a three year course: a retrospective cohort study. Nurse education in practice, 24, 14-20. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nepr.2017.03.002

Research interests

Also see below (PhD topics)

Nursing workforce issues: recruitment and retention, Equality, diversity and Inclusion in nurse education and practice (including Cultural Competence and older workforce issues)

Working with carers

Digital capabilities and technology in health

Postgraduate supervision

Nursing workforce issues: recruitment and retention, Equality, diversity and Inclusion in nurse education and practice (including Cultural Competence)

Working with carers

Digital capabilities and technology in health