|Position:||Head of School|
Professor Ian Murray has been the Head of School
for Nursing and Midwifery at RGU since May 2013. He is an entrepreneurial
senior academic with comprehensive experience gathered over a career spanning
over 25 years. He has a robust track record of innovation and leadership
with extensive experience of negotiating on behalf of universities, working
within regulatory systems and international liaison with governments and higher
education agencies. His core skills include management and leadership combined
with excellent presentation, interpersonal and communication skills. He has led
a number of innovative programmes supporting the development of education
provision within the Middle East and North Africa region.
Professor Murray is also Deputy Chair of Council of Deans Scotland and the Scottish representative on the Council of Deans of Health UK executive. He played a key role in the evaluation of the introduction of extended nurse prescribing in Scotland.
- Organisational change
- Staff development
- Mental health
- Student learning
- Health/Social policy.
- Deputy Chair, Council of Deans Scotland
- Scottish representative on the Council of Deans of Health UK executive team
Key partner/network projects
- Led curriculum development and education infrastructure projects with the Libyan Ministry of health: 2014-2016.
- Co-chaired the Postgraduate/CPD working group under the Scottish Government’s Setting the Direction initiative setting out the future of nurse education in Scotland 2014-2015.
- Member of the Scottish Government School Nursing Steering Group 2015/2016.
- Organised and chaired a Family Health Nursing symposium (invited speaker). The first Congress of the Italian Family Nurses Association, Turin, May 2013.
- Failure to Rescue: An immersive virtual reality computer based education programme. The 2nd International Nursing Conference, The University of Cairo. March 2013.
- The WHO Family Nursing Project. Update 2011-2013. The 10th International Family Nursing Conference, Kyoto, Japan, 2011.
- The evaluation of the FHN education programme in Scotland 2001-2006(invited speaker). Seminar: The evolution of primary care: national and international experiences compared. Universita 'Degli Studi Di Torino Italy, 2011.
- Stirling University Clinical Academic Fellowship Scheme. NES Consensus Conference, Glasgow, 2010.
- Web-based technologies to support the delivery of educational programmes within remote and rural settings in Scotland (keynote speaker). University of Cairo, 1st Annual International Conference: Nursing in the new millennium: challenges and opportunities. Cairo, Egypt, 2008.
- Family Health Promotion: Evidence Based Practice (invited plenary speaker). The 8th International Family Nursing Conference, Bangkok, Thailand, 2007.
- Family Health Nursing in Scotland. GCU/WHO Resourcing Global Health Conference, Glasgow, 2006.
- Collaboration in the educational development of a new nursing role – Family Health Nursing. International Community Health Nursing Research Conference, Tokyo, Japan, 2005.
Key funding from external sources
Member of the research team that evaluated the expansion of nurse prescribing in Scotland. CSO grant, 2004-2008.
- Mental Health Nursing
- Community/Family Nursing
- Social Policy
MONTANARI, P., PETRUCCI, C., RUSSO, S., MURRAY, I., DIMONTE, V. and LANCIA, L., 2015. Psychometric properties of the Jefferson Scale of Empathy-Health Professional Student’s version: An Italian validation study with nursing students. Nursing and Health Sciences, 17(4), pp. 409-541. doi:10.1111/nhs.12221 2015.
MURRAY, I., 2013. Mental health and care in the community. In: J. Harris, S. Nimmo and K. Holland, eds. Placement Learning in Community Nursing: A Guide for Students in Practice. Placement Learning Series, London: Elsevier, pp. 157-182. Available from: http://rms.stir.ac.uk/converis-stirling/publication/8345
COULL, A.F., MURRAY, I., WATTERSON, A., BOREHAM, N. and TURNER-HALLIDAY, F., 2013. Education programmes preparing independent prescribers in Scotland: An evaluation. Nurse Education Today, 33(4), pp. 321-326. Available from: http://rms.stir.ac.uk/converis-stirling/publication/9357
MURRAY, I., 2011. Education of health care providers: WHO Family Health Nurses. In: M. Craft-Rosenberg and S-R. Pehler, eds. Encyclopaedia of Family Health, London: Sage, pp. 366-373. Available from: http://rms.stir.ac.uk/converis-stirling/publication/8344
WATTERSON, A., TURNER, F., COULL, A.F., MURRAY, I. AND BOREHAM, N., 2009. An Evaluation of the Expansion of Nurse Prescribing in Scotland. Health and Community Care, Scottish Government Social Research. Available from: http://rms.stir.ac.uk/converis-stirling/publication/1636
MURRAY, I., 2008. Family Health Nurse Project - An Education Program of the World Health Organization. The University of Stirling Experience. Journal of Family Nursing, 14 (4), pp. 469-485. Available from: http://rms.stir.ac.uk/converis-stirling/publication/2922
MURRAY, I., 2004. Family health nursing: the education programme for the WHO Europe Scottish Pilot. British Journal of Community Nursing, 9(6), pp. 245-250. Available from: http://rms.stir.ac.uk/converis-stirling/publication/1765
MURRAY, I., 2003. Student experiences of a problem-based learning nursing curriculum. Journal of Problem-Based Learning, 1(1), pp. 9-17. Available from: http://rms.stir.ac.uk/converis-stirling/publication/8347
MURRAY, I. and SAVIN-BADEN, M., 2000. Staff development and problem-based learning. Teaching in Higher Education, 5 (1), pp. 107-126. Available from:http://rms.stir.ac.uk/converis-stirling/publication/8346