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Researcher: Marsh, P (Dr Pauline Marsh)

Fields of Research

Health and community services
Primary health care
Health promotion
Social geography
Cinema studies
Mental health services
Human geography
Rural and regional geography
Land use and environmental planning
Health geography
Urban sociology and community studies
Screen media
Health services and systems
Applied sociology, program evaluation and social impact assessment
Health counselling
Health policy
Palliative care
Rural and remote health services
Specialist studies in education
Ecosystem function
Preventative health care
Aged health care
Horticultural production
Screen and digital media
Multicultural, intercultural and cross-cultural studies
People with disability
Occupational and workplace health and safety
Special needs dentistry
Urban and regional planning
Conservation and biodiversity
Health economics

Research Objectives

Palliative care
Evaluation of health and support services
Rural and remote area health
Other culture and society
Mental health services
Social structure and health
Health related to ageing
Terrestrial biodiversity
Expanding knowledge in human society
Health education and promotion
Public health (excl. specific population health)
Clinical health
Health related to specific ethnic groups
Community services
Health inequalities
Visual communication
Other health
Understanding Australia's past
Mental health
Migrant health
Allied health therapies (excl. mental health services)
Evaluation of health outcomes
Disability and functional capacity
Expanding knowledge in the health sciences
Preventive medicine
Recreation and leisure activities (excl. sport and exercise)
Employment services
Prevention of human diseases and conditions
Adolescent health
Air quality

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A call to cultivate mental wellbeing through community gardening
A review of bereavement care standards; Rural Health and Collaborative Research Symposium
A systematic review and quality appraisal of bereavement care practice guidelines; Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice
Agroecology as Public Health: The Island Example of Tasmania; Urban Agroecology: Interdisciplinary Research and Future Directions
Applying participatory health research elements in rural end-of-life research: reflections on conducting in-depth Interviews with participants on sensitive topics; Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung
Call to include community gardens in mental health initiatives in the COVID19 context
Can a Home Care Package deliver a meaningful life? Challenges for rural home care delivery; Journal of Hospital Administration
City-size bias in knowledge on the effects of urban nature on people and biodiversity; Environmental Research Letters
Community Gardens and the Landscape of dementia inclusivity; Australian Dementia Forum
Community gardens as sites of solace and end-of-life support: a literature review; International Journal of Palliative Nursing
Development of a Tasmanian Bereavement Care Network; Building Compassionate Communities Tasmania Forum 2017
DIGnity Gardening Program - interview at Dodges Ferry Community Garden
DIGnity gardens bear fruit; Australian Journal of Dementia Care
Dignity of risk in the community: a review of and reflections on the literature; Health, Risk and Society
DIGnity Supported Community Gardening
DIGnity Supported Community Gardening; Australian Therapeutic Landscapes Conference 2017
DIGnity Supported Community Gardening: Sites of leisure, pleasure and risk taking; ANZALS 13th Biennial Conference: Leisure for Social Change
Doing it With Dignity: Interview with Tino Carnevale
End-of-Life care in a community garden: Findings from a Participatory Action Research project in regional Australia; Health and Place
Factors enabling and constraining work-integrated learning in rural practice settings; 6th Rural and Remote Health Scientific Symposium
Family tremors: Margot Nash's Call Me Mum; Journal of the European Association for Studies of Australia
Gardening program cultivating community connections
Great and Good Gardening: Innovative Primary Health Care in Rural Community Gardens; Rural Health and Collaborative Research Symposium
Green spaces, dementia and a meaningful life in the community: a mixed studies review; Health and Place
I used to be a gardener; Australian Therapeutic Landscapes Conference
Implementing an outreach headspace mental health service to increase access for disadvantaged and rural youth in Southern Tasmania; Australian Journal of Rural Health
In the Heart of the Garden
Living Loving Dying, Health Promoting Palliative Care and Rural Compassion; 15th National Rural Health Conference
Living, Loving, Dying: Health Promoting Palliative Care and the place for compassion in Rural Tasmania; The Annual Rural Health and Collaborative Research Symposium
Living, loving, dying: Insights into rural compassion; Australian Journal of Rural Health
Managing Urban Landscapes for Biodiversity Conservation and Human Health
Nature keeps people healthy
Nourished by nature: WORDS Chris Crerar Garden design for mental health and wellbeing
Picturing a Golden Age: September and Australian Rules; Alphaville: Journal of Film and Screen Media
Picturing a National Coming-of-Age in Peter Carstairs' September; Alphaville Inaugural Conference: Cinema in the Interstices
Postcolonial longing on the Australian cinematic frontier; Ilha do Desterro
Researchers examine how being in nature improves health throughDIGnity program
Review of headspace Clinical Pathways in Tasmania
Review of headspace Clinical Pathways in Tasmania: Delivered via The Link Youth Health Services and Cornerstone Youth Services Inc, Tasmania
Shaping the System: advocacy techniques; Navigating a changing environment
Speed Talk Presentation; Australian Palliative Care Conference 2017
Tasmanian bereavement care network and initiatives project: final report
Tasmanian Palliative Care After Hours Phone Support Service: Final Evaluation Report
The biophilia effect: Our innate love of nature
The Conquest of Emmie
The DIGnity of risk: learning from a unique supported community gardening project in Tasmania; Hort Journal Australia
The landscape of dementia inclusivity; Health and Place
The Landscape of Dementia Inclusivity: People, places and community garden spaces; Australian Therapeutic Landscapes Conference 2018
The primitive, the sacred and the stoned in Richard J. Frankland's Stone Bros; Studies in Australasian Cinema
The Silk Striped Shirt
The State of Play: Tasmania’s changing health and social care landscape; Tasmanian Health Conference 2015
The Tasmanian Bereavement Care Network: linking people and services across the state; 15th National Rural Health Conference
The Tasmanian conundrum: Gardens, nature and an unhealthy population; Hort Journal Australia
Therapeutic Landscape Research Collective and DIGnity Supported Community Gardening
Therapeutic landscapes: too far out?; Outdoor Healthcare Symposium
Trust, connection and equity: Can understanding context help to establish successful Campus Community Gardens?; International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Understanding End of Life Care and Bereavement Experiences of Migrants and Refugees in Tasmania: Final Report June 2021
Understanding the bereavement experiences of migrants and refugees in Tasmania; Compassionate Communities Celebration: Waratah-Wynyard, Circular Head and Glamorgan Spring Bay Communities
Understanding the effects of the Hobart Apartments student accommodation community garden project
Understanding the effects of the Hobart Apartments student accommodation community garden project - Report One: Leadership and Management
Urban agriculture as a nature-based solution to address socio-ecological challenges in Australian cities; Urban Forestry and Urban Greening
Urban-centric home care program falls short in rural areas: interview with Judy Skatssoon
UTAS led research group to explore Tasmanian landscape as a preventative health measure
Walking each other home: community gardens and end-of-life care; Australian Palliative Care Conference 2017
Walking Each Other Home: Weaving Informal Palliative Supports into a Community Garden
Walking Each Other Home: Weaving Informal Palliative Supports into a Community Garden; 21st International Congress on Palliative Care
Why do green spaces make you more healthy?
Woodvine - A Gift
‘I used to be a gardener’: connecting aged care residents to gardening and to each other through communal garden sites; Australasian Journal on Ageing
‘It’s not therapy, it’s gardening’: community gardens as sites of comprehensive primary healthcare; Australian Journal of Primary Health
“I used to be a gardener”: communal gardens as conduits for Age Care residents to activity, identity, and to others; The 2019 Institute of Australian Geographers Conference

Research Projects

Dementia Cafes: facilitating community conversations about dementia; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
DIGnity Supported Community Gardening as a tool for enabling dementia-friendly environments; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
DIGnity: Supporting people to participate in their local Community Garden; Tasmanian Community Fund (TasCF)
Healthy Future Environments and People; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Understanding End-of-life and Bereavement Care Experiences of Migrants, Humanitarian Entrants and Refugees in Tasmania; Department of Health (Tasmania) (DoH TAS)
Cross Cultural Conservation (CCC) Program
Evaluating impacts of ecological restoration on human health and wellbeing.
Evaluation of the Palliative Care After hours Phone Support Service Tasmania
Regional Bereavement Care Networks and Initiatives
Tasmanian BCN Evaluation
Walking Each Other Home: Weaving End of Life Support into a Community Garden

Research Candidate Supervision