Welcome to the
6th Nordic Conference
in Nursing Research

2 - 4 October, 2024  |  Stockholm, Sweden 
The scientific program will include a broad range of topics in nursing research with renowned international keynote speakers. The presentations, workshops, symposiums, and posters will interest all nurse researchers, academics, teachers, and clinicians who share a passion for research within this field. The conference also encourages network-building and will provide a unique forum for interaction between doctoral students.
On behalf of the Organizing Committee and The Swedish Nurses' Association, welcome to exciting and engaging days in Stockholm.


Registration 

Registration is open! 
All fees are in SEK excluding VAT.

Before July 2, 2024

Pre-seminar
600 SEK
Member
5400 SEK
Non-member
6400 SEK
Conference dinner
800 SEK

From July 2, 2024

Pre-seminar
900 SEK
Member
6400 SEK
Non-member
7400 SEK
Conference dinner
800 SEK

Call for abstracts

Abstract submission is now open!

Important dates:
  • December 1, 2023  -  abstract submission opens
  • March 15, 2024  -  abstract submission closes
  • May 1, 2024  -  abstract notification 
Submission information:
  • Title - max 150 characters
  • Abstract - max 350 words
  • Submission fields: Background, aim, methods, results, & conclusion

Call for papers

Science Writing Competition – Excellent Nursing Research

In collaboration with the 6th Nordic Conference in Nursing Research.

To recognise outstanding scientific nursing studies written by nursing researchers’ the Nordic Nursing Research is running a Science Writing Competition and invite you to submit your best paper.

Keynote Speakers

  • Virginia Braun
    Professor, Faculty of Science, Psychology
    University of Auckland, New Zealand

  • Yvonne Wengström
    Professor, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden

  • Helena Leino-Kilpi
    Professor, Department of Nursing Science
    University of Turku, Finland

  • Walter Sermeus
    Full Professor, KU Leuven Institute for Healthcare Policy Leuven, Belgium

Yvonne Wengström

Professor
Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
Yvonne Wengström is an oncology nurse and has worked in cancer care since 1989 and holds a PhD in oncology and is Professor in Nursing. She holds a joint position between the university and the hospital and currently works as a Director of Nursing development at Karolinska comprehensive Cancer Center at Karolinska University Hospital and she is a senior researcher at the Karolinska Institutet and leads a research team at the Department of Nursing.
Dr Wengström has developed her research career with focus on symptom improvement and breast cancer and is now recognised as a nurse leader in projects around screening, innovative interventions using e-health in cancer care, physical exercise studies, experience-based co-design and is an advocate for transferring research outcomes into practice. 
She is also a member of several international committees and has been the President of the European Oncology Nursing Society, has participated as invited speaker at many international conferences, and is widely published. She is one of the founding members of the global network for collaboration the International Learning Committee (ILC) intlearningcollab.org, that focuses on Fundamentals of Care by integrating clinical practice, research, and education to promote excellence in fundamental care and developing research evidence through the systematic investigation of fundamentals of care in healthcare systems globally.

Helena Leino-Kilpi

PhD, MEd, RN, FAAN, FEANS, FRCN, Member of Academia Europea

Helena Leino-Kilpi is a professor (emerita), University of Turku, Faculty of Medicine, and Researcher Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland.

She is internationally well-known expert in nursing and health sciences. Her research is in the fields of health care and nursing ethics, quality of clinical nursing and nursing education. Methodologically, she has expertise from narrative to interventional studies, reviews, statistical modelling and instrument construction. Several her instruments are in large international use.  Altogether, she has published around 600 scientific, referee-based publications, mostly with international collaborators. She also has supervised more than 70 new PhDs in nursing science, and has for years taught research ethics in the European Academy of Nursing Science. She is a board member of the Baltic Sea Region Doctoral Network, and active in Nordic collaboration.  

Leino-Kilpi has several academic duties. She has been the Head of the Department for 20 years, a member of advisory boards of universities, made research evaluations in different countries, and for different funding organizations, and is a member of editorial boards. She is Honorary Doctor in the University of Klaipeda (Lithuania), Fellow of European Academy of Nursing Science, American Academy of Nursing, and the Royal College of Nursing (UK).

Dr. Leino-Kilpi received her nursing degree in the Turku Health Care Institute, Master in Educational Sciences in the University of Turku, Licentiate in University of Tampere and PhD in the Faculty of Medicine, University of Turku (nursing science), Finland. She made a post-doctoral period in New York University (USA) and University of Edinburgh, UK.

 

Walter Sermeus

Walter SERMEUS is emeritus professor of healthcare management, Leuven Institute for Healthcare Policy, University of Leuven KU Leuven, Belgium. He holds a PhD in Public Health, a MSc in Biostatistics, a MSc in Healthcare Management and a BA in Nursing. He is Head of KU Leuven WHO Collaboration Centre on Human Resources in Health Research & Policy.

 He is Senior Fellow to the Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research at the University of Pennsylvania School, USA, Fellow of the European Academy of Nursing Science, the American Academy of Nursing, the Belgian Royal Academy of Medicine, the Royal Society of Medicine, UK and the Academia Europaea.

 He is the European coordinator of the EU RN4CAST-network, Nurse Forecasting in Europe and the EU-funded Magnet4Europe study (2020-2023).

 He is president of the Plexus hospital network, consisting of the University Hospital Leuven and the three regional hospitals of Leuven, Diest and Tienen.


Practical Information

Getting around

Explore Stockholm

Accommodation

Conference Organisers

The conference will be held at Aula Magna
at Stockholms University. 

The main entrance is Universitetsgången 10, which is in close
proximity to the University Subway stop.
The taxi and accessible entrance is at Frescativägen 6.

Conference Venue:  Aula Magna
Universitetsgången 10
 114 18 Stockholm 

For questions please contact:
Umeå Congress
+46  90-13 00 35

jesslyn@umea-congress.se