Professor Roger Watson

Professor Roger Watson

Professor of Nursing

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Department of Nursing

Qualifications

  • BSc (University of Edinburgh)
  • 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

Recent outputs

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Journal Article

A change of Editor in Chief: Reflections and looking ahead

Watson, R., & Jackson, D. (2021). A change of Editor in Chief: Reflections and looking ahead. Journal of advanced nursing, 1-2. https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.14733

JAN: Advancing the science and practice of nursing

Watson, R. (in press). JAN: Advancing the science and practice of nursing. Journal of advanced nursing, https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.14622

Approaches used to enhance transition and retention for newly qualified nurses (NQNs): a rapid evidence assessment

Watson, R., Wray, J., Gibson, H., & Barrett, D. (in press). Approaches used to enhance transition and retention for newly qualified nurses (NQNs): a rapid evidence assessment. Nurse education today,

Spousal violence: a Mokken scaling analysis of attitudes of South Asian men and women

Ali, P., & Watson, R. (in press). Spousal violence: a Mokken scaling analysis of attitudes of South Asian men and women. Violence and Victims, 35(5), 656-673. https://doi.org/10.1891/VV-D-18-00043

Using risk and odds ratios to assess effect size for meta-analysis outcome measures

Alavi, M., Hunt, G. E., Visentin, D. C., Watson, R., Thapa, D. K., & Cleary, M. (2020). Using risk and odds ratios to assess effect size for meta-analysis outcome measures. Journal of advanced nursing, 76(12), 3231-3234. https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.14528

Research interests

Mealtime difficulty in older people with dementia

Nursing workforce

Psychometrics

Item Response Theory

Project

Funder

Grant

Started

Status

Project

Supporting Transition and Retention of newly registered nurses

Funder

Burdett Trust for Nursing

Grant

£183,857.00

Started

5 June 2017

Status

Ongoing

Postgraduate supervision

Mealtimes and dementia

Nursing workforce

Most topics if they are using survey methods and questionnaire development

Honorary position

Adjunct Professor, NUI Galway, Ireland

2020 - 2023

NUI Galway, Ireland

External Assessor, Universiti Putra, Malaysia

2019 - 2021

Adjunct Professor, University of Technology Sydney, Australia

2019 - 2021

Visiting Professor, University of Hong Kong

2019 - 2020

Honorary Visiting Professor, University of Maribor, Slovenia

2019

Visiting Professor, 2nd Hospital of Shandong University, China

2018 - 2021

Visiting Professor, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, China

2017 - 2020

Visiting Professor, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

2016 - 2019

Visiting Professor, University of Navarra, Spain

2016

Academic Expert, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

2015 - 2016

Visiting Professor, Affiliated Hospital of Southwestern Medical University, Luzhou, China

2015

Conjoint Professor, University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia

2015

Adjunct Professor of Nursing, Western Sydney University, Australia

2014 - 2019

Docenti, School of Nursing, University of Genova, Italy

2013

Visiting Professor, National University of Singapore

2012 - 2014

Honorary Professor, The University of Queensland, Australia

2010 - 2011

Honorary Professor, The University of Stirling

2010

Visiting Professor of Nursing, Tzu-Chi Technical College, Hualien, Taiwan

2010

Honorary Professor of Nursing, Sheffield Hospital Teaching Foundation NHS Trust

2007 - 2017

Honorary Professor of Nursing, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

2006 - 2014

Honorary Professor of Nursing, Hull & East Yorkshire NHS Hospitals Trust

2000

Journal editorial role

WikiJournal of Medicine

2018

Nursing Open

2014

Journal of Advanced Nursing

2012 - 2021

Membership/Fellowship of professional body

Member of the Academia Europaea

2019

Honorary Fellow, University of Genoa Honour Nursing Society

2019

Fellow of the National Conference of University Professors

2018

International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame Sigma Theta Tau International

2017

Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

2014

Fellow of the Royal College of Nursing

2009

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

2009

Fellow of the European Academy of Nursing Science

2008

Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology

2007 - 2019

Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing

2007

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

2007

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

2001 - 2019

Other

Doctor Honoris Causa, University of Maribor

2020