Roger Watson is a nurse author and editor with an international reputation. He is Professor of Nursing at the University of Hull, Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Advanced Nursing and holds visiting positions in Europe, Australia and the Far East. He has served as a sub-panel member of the 2008 UK Research Assessment Exercise and the 2014 Research Excellence Framework and is a founding member of the Hong Kong Research Grants Council and a member of the Global Advisory Panel on the Future of Nursing.
He has several hundred published and highly cited outputs including books (authored and edited), and original research articles and opinion forming editorials and commentaries. He is an enthusiastic blogger and has achieved over 100,000 hits on one of his blogs on teaching anatomy and physiology. As an editor within the Wiley stable he took the Journal of Clinical Nursing from six issues annually with fewer than 100 articles annually to being the largest academic nursing journal in the world with over 300 articles published annually in monthly volumes and now edits Journal of Advanced Nursing, the highest cited academic nursing journal in the world.
Dr Wilson Tam is Assistant Professor at the Alice Lee Centre of Nursing Studies, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore.
Dr Tam is an epidemiologist and statistician by training and has been working in the field of Public Health and Nursing for more than 15 years. His research focuses on cardiovascular diseases and evidence-based practice. He has applied various meta-analytic approaches to synthesize research evidence and statistical methods to analyse health research data. He has published over 120 research papers in peer-reviewed journals and the paper, “Magnetic resonance perfusion for differentiating low grade from high grade gliomas at first presentation” published in Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2018 by his collaborators and him, won the Cochrane Review Incentive Award by the National Institute for Health Research.
Besides conducting research, Dr Tam also actively involves in teaching research related subjects and he is the Assistant Programme Director of the Graduate Research Programme in Alice Lee Centre of Nursing Studies.