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Karen Holland University of Salford, UK

Karen Holland is the Founding Editor of Nurse Education in Practice journal and a senior lecturer ( Honorary ) in the School of Health and Society , University of Salford. She has co- edited and authored seven books , two of which are in their 3rd Edition (both translated into Japanese ) . She has been a Series Editor of nursing books for two major publishers , focused on supporting student learning in practice .Her main interests and career experience is in the field of nursing education , and in particular curriculum development and evaluation , evidence -based teaching and learning as well as research informed practice. Her most recent book, Anthropology of Nursing, reflects her long standing interest and commitment to exploring how nursing itself can be viewed and understood through an anthropological lens.  She has been the Subject Chair (Nursing and Health Professions ) for the Elsevier Scopus Content Selection Advisory Board (CSAB ) since 2010 and is a committed advocate for ethical publishing and authorship .Her 20years as Editor/Editor in Chief of an international nurse education journal enabled her to support and promote scholarly publishing in the field of nursing education and practice. She is currently engaged in reviewing for a number of international nursing journals as well as writing and editing new books to enhance student nurse engagement in the practice of nursing.