About CANR

Welcome to the Centre for Applied Nursing Research (CANR) located in the Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research, (opens in a new window) Liverpool.

The Centre for Applied Nursing Research (CANR) was established in 1991 as a joint venture between the School of Nursing and Midwifery (opens in a new window), Western Sydney University (opens in a new window) and the South Western Sydney Local Health District (opens in a new window) (SWSLHD). CANR is accessible to all employees of SWSLHD and Western Sydney University and aims to promote research and professional development within the two communities.

CANR's purpose is to undertake research, and to facilitate and support collaboration between nurses, midwives and academics that will generate research relevant to the clinical, health promotion and health education role of nurses and midwives, and provide a basis for evidence-based practice.

CANR conducts research in the following areas:

We encourage visitors to this web site to contact us to talk about research.

Dr Steven Frost
Deputy Director, Centre for Applied Nursing Research (CANR)
P: +61 2 8738 9351
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