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Global Qualitative Nursing Research (GQNR) is an open access peer reviewed journal focusing on qualitative research in fields relevant to nursing and other health professionals worldwide. Please see the Aims and Scope tab for further information.
This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).
Submit your manuscript at https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/gqn
Please see the Submission Guidelines tab for more information on how to submit your article to the journal.
Open access article processing charge (APC) information
Publication in the journal is subject to payment of an article processing charge (APC). The APC serves to support the journal and ensures that articles are freely accessible online in perpetuity under a Creative Commons licence.
The article processing charge (APC) for this journal is currently 1000 USD, discounted from the full rate of 1600 USD.
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Global Qualitative Nursing Research has the following special sections open for submission and publication:
- Methodological Development
- Advancing Theory/Metasynthesis
- Establishing Evidence
- Application to Practice
Authors can publish translated versions of their article alongside the English version. Please see Submission Guidelines Section 6 for more details.
GQNR will publish research articles using qualitative methods and qualitatively-driven mixed-method designs as well as meta-syntheses and articles focused on methodological development. Special sections include Ethics, Methodological Development, Advancing Theory/Metasynthesis, Establishing Evidence, and Application to Practice.
Authors are able to publish translated versions of their article alongside the English version. Please see submission guidelines section 6 for more details.
|Joan L. Bottorff, PhD, RN, FCAHS, FAAN||University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus, Canada|
|Vanessa L. Shannon||Self-Employed Editor, Salt Lake City, UT, USA|
|David Arthur, RN, PhD, BAppSci (Adv Nur)||The Aga Khan University, Pakistan|
|Lydia Azioto, PhD||University of Ghana, Ghana|
|Terese Bondas, PhD, LicHSc, MHSc, RN, PHN||University of Stavanger, Norway|
|Andreu Bover Bover, PhD, MSc||University of Balearic Islands, Spain|
|Karen Lucas Breda, PhD, RN||University of Hartford, USA|
|Petra Brysiewicz, PhD, MN, fANSA, FAAN, ASSAf||University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa|
|Jane L. Cahill, MA (Hons Cantab), PhD||University of Leeds, UK|
|Engle Angela Chan, RN, PhD||The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong|
|Seung Eun Chung, PhD, RN||Korea National University of Transportation, South Korea|
|Lauren Clark, RN, PhD, FAAN||University of California at Los Angeles, USA|
|Aileen Collier, BSc(Hons), PhD||University of Auckland, Aotearoa, New Zealand|
|Juliette Corbin, DNSc||San Jose State University, USA|
|F.M. Dastjerdi, RN, PhD||York University, Canada|
|Carmen de la Cuesta-Benjumea, PhD||University of Alicante, Spain|
|Maria do Céu Barbieri, RN, MSc, PhD||University of Huelva, Spain|
|Charlene Downing||University of Johannesburg, South Africa|
|Azita Emami, PhD, MSN, RNT, RN, FAAN||University of Washington, USA|
|Dawn Freshwater, PhD||University of Leeds, UK|
|Kathleen T. Galvin||University of Brighton, UK|
|Joanne M. Hall, PhD, RN, FAAN||University of Tennessee, USA|
|Miyoung Kim, RN, PhD, MBA||Ewha Womans University, South Korea|
|Marit Kirkevold, RN, EdD||University of Oslo, Norway|
|Marta Lima-Basto, RN, MSc, PhD||University of Lisbon, Portugal|
|Frances Lin, RN, PhD||University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia|
|Mette Spliid Ludvigsen, PhD, MScN, RN||Aarhus University Insititute of Clinical Medicine, Denmark|
|Kristy K. Martyn, PhD, RN, CPNP-PC, FNP-BC, FAAN||Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA|
|Ariko Noji, RN, PHN, PhD||Chiba University, Japan|
|Joakim Öhlén, PhD||University of Gothenburg, Sweden|
|Karin Olson||University of Alberta, Canada|
|Patrick Palmieri, DHSc, DPhil (Hon), EdS, MBA, MSN, PGDip(Oxon), ACNP, RN, CPHRM, CPHQ, FACHE, FISQu||Norbert Wiener Private University, Lima, Peru|
|Zane Robinson Wolf, PhD, RN, FAAN||La Salle University, USA|
|Beth L. Rodgers, PhD, RN, FAAN||University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA|
|Beatriz Sánchez–Herrera, RN, GNP, MNSc.||Universidad de La Sabana, Colombia|
|Kyung Rim Shin, RN, EdD, FAAN||Ewha Woman's University, South Korea|
|Earmporn Thongkrajai, RN, PhD||Khon Kaen University, Thailand|
|Sally E. Thorne, PhD, RN, FCAHS||University of British Columbia, Canada|
|Colleen Varcoe, RN, PhD||University of British Columbia, Canada|
|Yijin Wu, PhD||Shandong University, Shandong, China|
|Judith Wuest, PhD||University of New Brunswick, Canada|
|Janice Morse, RN, PhD (Nurs), PhD (Anthro), FAAN||University of Utah, USA|
Global Qualitative Nursing Research (GQNR) is an international, interdisciplinary, refereed journal focusing on qualitative research in fields relevant to nursing world-wide. The journal specializes in topics related to nursing practice, responses to health, illness, and disability, health promotion, healthcare delivery, and global issues that affect nursing and healthcare. GQNR also welcomes qualitative studies pertinent to nursing that advance knowledge of diversity and systemic biases (e.g., racism), including the intersection of multiple oppressions and social identities, that shape experiences of health and illness, nursing and healthcare, and their implications for health equity. The journal provides a forum for sharing qualitative research from around the world that has international relevance for nursing.
GQNR will publish qualitative methods research, qualitatively-driven mixed-method designs, as well as meta-syntheses and articles focused on methodological developments. Each article accepted by peer review is made freely available online immediately upon publication, is published under a Creative Commons license and will be hosted online in perpetuity. Publication costs of the journal are covered by the collection of article processing charges which are paid by the funder, institution or author of each manuscript upon acceptance. There is no charge for submitting a paper to the journal.
The following author guidelines are designed assist authors with the manuscript preparation and submission process. Please note that manuscripts not conforming to these guidelines may be returned. Only manuscripts of sufficient quality that meet the aims and scope of Global Qualitative Nursing Research will be reviewed.
SAGE Publishing disseminates high-quality research and engaged scholarship globally, and we are committed to diversity and inclusion in publishing. We encourage submissions from a diverse range of authors from across all countries and backgrounds.
Authors interested in submitting a manuscript to the journal can download the Manuscript Submission Guidelines here:
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