Dr Serena FitzGerald is Lecturer in the School of Nursing and Midwifery, University College Cork (UCC). Serena is a member of ECASP (Enhancing Cancer Awareness and Survivorship Programmes), a cancer research group in UCC, and has experience in managing large multi-site research projects. Serena is the Early Researcher Communication Officer for the All Ireland Institute of Hospice Palliative Care (AIIHPC). Her role includes web communication and enhancing digital exchange in the Early Career Researcher Forum. Serena teaches and coordinates at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, mainly in the areas of research methods and evidence-based nursing. She also facilitates e-learning modules focusing on personal and professional development. Serena has recently completed a certificate programme in Professional Skills for Research Leaders.