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Biography Jane Wray is a Senior Lecturer in Nursing in the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Hull, and Senior Clinical Nurse Advisor for the National Preceptorship Project. She has an established track record in research, scholarship, teaching and learning and her research interests are in nurse education and professional practice with a focus on supportive and inclusive workplaces. Jane is Deputy Editor for Evidence Based Nursing and Nurse Education in Practice. She is a founding member of the International Advisory Board for the peer reviewed Journal of Intellectual Disabilities (Sage Publications, London) and recently coedited a special edition of Nurse Education in Practice on Learning Diversity. She has published and presented her work nationally and internationally and supervises students in at undergraduate and post-graduate levels.

Jane is an active member of several national and international nursing organisations and communities of practice and completed her PhD in 2017 and this explored newly qualified nurses' (NQNs) perceptions of culturally competent practice.

She has been awarded a Fellow Ad Eundem of the Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery at the Royal College of Surgeons Ireland (FFNMRCSI) (2022), A Burdett Trust for Nursing 'Nursing Hero' award (2022) and was shortlisted for the Nursing Times Workforce Awards for Preceptorship Team of the Year (2023).
Research Interests Also see below (PhD topics)
Nursing workforce and education issues: recruitment and retention, supportive and inclusive working environments. Cultural competence, diversity and inclusion and developing the health and social care workforce Her current project (STaR is looking at transition and retention in Newly Qualified Nurses (NQNs).
Teaching and Learning Jane supervises PhD students and MSc and undergraduate dissertations in the Department of Nursing and Faculty of Health Sciences.
Scopus Author ID 23475831400