Mrs Chanchal Kurup is a nursing graduate from Govt school of nursing, Calicut, Kerala, India. She is currently a Lecturer and Early Career Academic in the School of NMSS, CQUniversity, Rockhampton, Queensland. Chanchal is a novice researcher with experience in mixed methods. Possesses a master's in clinical education (Research Stream). Chanchal is undertaking her PhD utilising mixed methods and also has experience in statistical analysis. She maintains a strong interest in teaching evidence-based practice and better supporting the transition of student nurses to registered nurses.