The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International

What is Congress?

More than 800 nurse researchers, students, clinicians, and leaders attend the International Nursing Research Congress each year to learn from evidence-based research presentations.

Influencing Global Health Through the Advancement of Nursing Scholarship

Program objectives of the 28th International Nursing Research Congress:

  • Promote the transformation of knowledge and practice to advance global health and nursing.
  • Exchange ideas and solutions that promote the integration of technology into evidence-based nursing practice. 
  • Discuss research strategies to promote evidence-based teaching and learning that influences interprofessional environments.

Please join us for an evening of the "Best of Irish" cultural celebration at the iconic Trinity College Dining Hall on Sunday, 30 July. Tickets are available through online registration.


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Early registration deadline is 31 May 2017.

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Plenary Speakers

Frances Hughes
Frances Hughes
Opening Plenary Session

Tanya McCance
Tanya McCance
DPhil, MSc, BSc (Hons), RN
Plenary 2 Session

Siobhan O'Halloran
Siobhan O’Halloran
Closing Plenary Session

TRAVEL to Dublin

Convention Centre Dublin

The 28th International Nursing Research Congress will take place at The Convention Centre Dublin. Please read the information on the Hotel and Travel page to help ensure a safe and pleasant trip.

Time Zone: The time zone in Dublin, Ireland, is IST (Irish Standard Time): UTC/GMT + 1 hour. Learn more »


Transportation: There are many options available for transportation to and from the Dublin Airport. Learn more »
Money and Tipping:  The currency in Dublin, Ireland, is the euro. Visit the Hotel and Travel page for tipping and etiquette guidelines.  Learn more »


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Electricity and Voltage:  The electrical supply in Ireland is 230v/50Hz. Learn more »

2017 Nurse Researcher Awards

The award nomination deadline for the Emerging Nurse Researcher or International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame has passed. Visit these award ceremonies at congress.

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Exhibit, Sponsorships,
and Advertising Opportunities

 Reach more than 1,000 nurse leaders representing more than 40 countries! There are several options to participate as an exhibitor, sponsor, or advertiser at this event.

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Join these organizations already participating as of 1 April 2017!

International Network for Doctoral Education in Nursing (INDEN) 2017
Pre-Conference: Global Perspectives on Doctoral Education in Nursing

26-27 July 2017

This day and a half pre-conference will feature noted educators from around the globe as well as faculty and student presentations, posters, and interactive sessions to explore innovative models of doctoral nursing education that promote faculty and student scholarship worldwide as well as challenges, opportunities and future directions. Sessions will also highlight innovative approaches for enhanced international collaboration to promote access and capacity building for sustained quality doctoral education and post-graduation productivity.

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Sigma Theta Tau International is proud to support Careful Nursing

25-27 July 2017

The Summer School will focus on the Careful Nursing Philosophy and Professional Practice Model© (Careful Nursing) as it is currently developed and used to guide practice. The philosophy and the four professional practice model dimensions will be addressed with particular attention to the models’ two central practice dimensions; Therapeutic Milieu and Practice Competence and Excellence.