Open Space Research Discussions

Join Us for an Open Space Discussion on Research Topics

Starting in October 2021, the GRNEN will be hosting a virtual forum for nurse researchers to gather as a community of colleagues. In addition to the online community, this real-time discussion seeks to connect members interested in similar topics of research that focus on rural health.

GRNEN Membership: There is no formal membership application process and no cost to be a member of the GRNEN.


  • Provide a virtual space (platform) for researchers to discuss specific areas of research interest.
  • Connect nurse researchers improve communication on how to best approach a research topic that will improve heterogenous sampling and improve generalizability of rural nursing research.
  • Provide opportunities for seasoned and newer researchers to collaborate on research projects.
  • Facilitate opportunities to conduct global rural nursing research.
  • Encourage nurse researchers to broaden their perspective and research trajectory to have greater influence on rural health issues.

Upcoming Research Discussions

Ready to join the Discussion? Use the link below to join the meeting.

Next Discussion: October 14, 2021

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Discussion Facilitator:

Pamela Steward Fahs

Editor, Online Journal for Rural Nursing

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