Roger Watson

Professor Roger Watson

Professor of Nursing

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Health and Social Work

Qualifications

  • BSc (Partner to be confirmed)
  • PhD (University of Sheffield)

Summary

Roger Watson is a graduate of The University of Edinburgh with a PhD in biochemistry from The University of Sheffield who qualified in nursing at St George’s Hospital, London. Working in care of older people, he has a special interest in the feeding and nutritional problems of older people with dementia. He is Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Advanced Nursing and Editor of Nursing Open. A frequent visitor to the Far East, South East Asia and Australia, he has honorary and visiting positions in China, Hong Kong, and Australia. He is Professor of Nursing, University of Hull, UK and was a member of the UK 2014 Research Excellence Framework sub-panel for Allied Health Professions, Dentistry, Nursing and Pharmacy. In 2017 he was inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame.

Undergraduate

Anatomy & physiology

Quantitative research methods

Biological aspects of ageing

Journal Article

Push and pull factors of nurses' intention to leave

Sasso, L., Bagnasco, A., Catania, G., Zanini, M., Aleo, G., Watson, R., & the RN4CAST@IT Working Group, . (2019). Push and pull factors of nurses' intention to leave. Journal of nursing management, 27(5), 946-954. https://doi.org/10.1111/jonm.12745

Time to plan for Plan S

Watson, R., & Hayter, M. (2019). Time to plan for Plan S. Nursing Open, 6(2), 206-207. https://doi.org/10.1002/nop2.263

Comparing questionnaires across cultures: Using Mokken scaling to compare the Italian and English versions of the MOLES index

Aleo, G., Bagnasco, A., Watson, R., Dyson, J., Cowdell, F., Catania, G., …Sasso, L. (2019). Comparing questionnaires across cultures: Using Mokken scaling to compare the Italian and English versions of the MOLES index. Nursing Open, 6(3), 1022-1028. https://doi.org/10.1002/nop2.297

Evolving trends in open access

Watson, R. (2019). Evolving trends in open access. Compliance elliance journal, 5(1), 91-98

Polygenic risk scores

Watson, R. (2019). Polygenic risk scores. Journal of advanced nursing, 75(8), 1606-1607. https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.14020

Which articles get published and why"

Watson, R. (2019). Which articles get published and why?. Journal of advanced nursing, 75(6), 1149-1150. https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.13992

Gastroesophageal cancer patients need earlier palliative intervention - Using data to inform appropriate care

Lee, A., Khulusi, S., & Watson, R. (2019). Gastroesophageal cancer patients need earlier palliative intervention - Using data to inform appropriate care. European journal of oncology nursing, 40, 126-130. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejon.2019.04.004

Increasing citations to your work

Watson, R., McKenna, H. P., & Thompson, D. R. (2019). Increasing citations to your work. Journal of advanced nursing, 75(8), 1601-1603. https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.14010

Research interests

Feeding difficulty in dementia

Nursing workforce

Psychometrics

Item Response Theory

Postgraduate supervision

Feeding in dementia

Nursing workforce

Most topics if they are usnig survey methods and questionnaire development

Journal editorial role

Journal of Advanced Nursing

2012 - 2021

Nursing Open

2014

WikiJournal of Medicine

2018

Membership/Fellowship of professional body

Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing

2007

Fellow of the Royal College of Nursing

2009

Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

2014

Member of the Academia Europaea

2019

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

2007

Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology

2007

Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery (ad eundem)

2009

Fellow of the National Conference of University Professors

2018

Fellow of the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts Manufactures and Commerce

2001 - 2019

Fellow of the European Academy of Nursing Science

2008

International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame Sigma Theta Tau International

2017

Honorary Fellow, University of Genoa Honour Nursing Society

2019

Member of the Academia Europaea

2019