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Researcher: Murray, SL (Ms Sandra Murray)

Fields of Research

Public health nutrition
Nutrition and dietetics
Health services and systems
Higher education
Medicine, nursing and health curriculum and pedagogy
Health promotion
Primary health care
Curriculum and pedagogy theory and development
Health and community services
Public policy
Clinical sciences
Pain
Social geography
Other agricultural, veterinary and food sciences
Other education
Curriculum and pedagogy
Health informatics and information systems
Health policy
Climate change impacts and adaptation
Technical, further and workplace education
Urban geography
Mental health services
Health counselling
Crop and pasture production
Urban and regional economics

Research Objectives

Nutrition
Behaviour and health
Teaching and instruction technologies
Rural and remote area health
Understanding climate change
Public health (excl. specific population health)
Health policy evaluation
Learner and learning
Expanding knowledge in education
Health status (incl. wellbeing)
Structure, delivery and resourcing
Human pain management
Community services
Clinical health
Health education and promotion
Expanding knowledge in human society
Evaluation of health and support services
Other health
Teacher and instructor development
Health protection and disaster response
Environmental education and awareness
Other education and training
Other environmental management
Social structure and health
Preventive medicine
Mental health services

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A comparison of undergraduate student experiences of assessed versus nonassessed participation in online asynchronous discussion groups: Lessons from a cross disciplinary study in health and sociology; ASCILITE 2015
Access and consumption of regionally-grown fruit and vegetables: a pilot survey; Australian Public Health Conference
Access to and consumption of regionally-grown fresh fruit and vegetables in Tasmania; Rural Health and Collaborative Research Symposium
Achieving Excellence in Online Discussions: Improving facilitation to engage active student learning in online discussion boards; Teaching Matters 2018
Agricultural sectors and primary school students find a common ground: building a resilient local food system in rural Tasmania; 13th National Rural Health Conference
Asynchronous discussion boards: To assess or not, that is the question Type of presentation: Spotlight on Practice; Teaching Matters conference, University of Tasmania
Australian consumer perceptions of regionally grown fruits and vegetables: importance, enablers, and barriers; International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Best Practice in Using Evidence for Health Policy; Translational Research for Primary Healthcare
Best practice in using evidence for health policy: do we know what it is?; International Public Health Journal
Bridges Out of Poverty Workshop Evaluation Project: Final Report
Building a Food Systems Literate Tasmania: A Framework For Food Systems Education
Building resilience into Tasmania’s local food system and improving community access to healthy food; Environmental Health Australia National Conference
Building Resilience into the Tasmania's local food system and improving community food access to healthy food; 16th National Cities, Town Centres and Communities Conference Presentation
Communities of Practice (CoP) as a model for integrating sustainability into higher education; Australasian Campuses Towards Sustainability Conference 2014
Communities of Practice (CoP) as a Model for Integrating Sustainability into Higher Education; Handbook of Research on Pedagogical Innovations for Sustainable Development
Consumer reactions to different health claim formats on food labels; Food Australia
Creating a Food Systems Education Framework for Tasmania – A case study; Public Health Association of Australia Food Futures Conference
Crops, swaps and food for the future
Definitions, sources and self-reported consumption of regionally grown fruits and vegetables in two regions of Australia; Nutrients
Development of a survey to measure access to and consumption of Tasmanian regionally-grown fresh fruits and vegetables; Rural Health and Collaborative Research Symposium
Establishing a Community of Practice and Embedding Education for Sustainability at the University of Tasmania; The International Journal of Social Sustainability in Economic, Social, and Cultural Context
Establishing a community of practice and embedding education for sustainability at the University of Tasmania; 9th International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic & Social Sustainability
Evaluating an interprofessional workshop on persistent pain: the role of adult learning and social identity theories; Journal of Applied Learning & Teaching
Evaluation of a Health Literacy Program for Chronic Conditions; Health Literacy Research and Practice
Evaluation of an interprofessional, student co-facilitated community chronic pain management program; Teaching Matters 2018
Exciting future for graduates in the food industry - from agroecosystem to consumer health; Chronica Horticulturae
Facilitating online discussions effectively: A guide for staff; Teaching Matters 2017
Food and retail distribution: A focus on supermarkets; Healthy and Sustainable Food Systems
Food security at BOFA
Food security in a regional area of Australia: a socio-economic perspective; Universal Journal of Food and Nutrition Science
Generic label versus popular branded products: how does the sodium stack-up?; 39th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Nutrition Society of Australia
Growing Tasmania’s emerging local food economy; XXII Agrifood Research Network Conference
Guide to online discussion boards
Healthy Food Access Tasmania Impact Evaluation
Healthy Food Access Tasmania – building a resilient local food economy– building a resilient local food economy; Dietitians Association of Australia – 2014 state conference
How do consumers define, identify, and source regionally grown fruits and vegetables? A cross-sectional study in two agricultural regions of Australia; 43rd Annual Scientific Meeting
Key note address by Sandra Murray and Stuart Auckland - Healthy Food Access Tasmania – building a resilient local food economy; Environmental Health Australia - 2014 state conference – Focusing on the Fundamentals
Local food systems, movements and sustainable diets. How I got into action!; Dietitians Association of Australian (Victoria branch) Conference
Mapping Healthy Eating Resilience Across Tasmania Using Social Network Analysis; Dietitians Association of Australia Tasmanian Conference
More than a quarter of Launceston children cannot access good food
Online discussion boards: improving practice and student engagement by harnessing facilitator perceptions; Journal of University Teaching & Learning Practice
Piloting an interprofessional chronic pain management program: Perspectives of health students and community clients; Journal of Interprofessional Care
Prevalence and socio-demographic predictors of food insecurity in Australia during the COVID-19 pandemic; Nutrients
Prevalence of food insecurity and satisfaction with on-campus food choices among Australian university students; International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education
Q&A: State of Health. Dietitian talks preventative health
Supporting digital engagement: an evaluation of the use of a Guide for effective development and facilitation of online discussion boards; Teaching Matters 2019
Supporting digital engagement: an evaluation of the use of a guide for effective development and facilitation of online discussion boards; Journal of Applied Learning & Teaching
Sustaining undergraduate inter-professional practice; The Australian & New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators (ANZAHPE) 2019 Conference
Tasmanian food access research coalition TFARC: research report
Tasmanian Food Deserts: Poor access to healthy food regardless of rurality; 6 th Rural and Remote Health Scientific Symposium
Tasmanian Healthy Eating Resilience Evaluation: Social Network Analysis
Tasmanian Healthy Food Access Basket (HFAB) Survey
Tasmanian Local Food Supply Project
Teaching and Learning: Guide to online discussion boards
The socio-economic and geographic contributors; ACN2015
The socio-economic and physical contributors to food insecurity in a rural community; Sage Open
University of Tasmania to focus on preventative health at Launceston forum

Research Projects

Community Conversations Consultations Consultation
Cornerstone Youth Services (CYS) Nutrition and Physical Activity Capacity Building Project
Food Security Growing Together Initiative
Healthy Eating Resilience Network Mapping Project
Poor Diet and Nutrition, Food Security and Obesity Healthy Eating Local Mapping and Local Solutions Project
Social determinants of Health: Bridges Out of Poverty Evaluation
Tasmanian Food Access Research Coalition
TAZREACH Promoting Health Through Understanding

Research Candidate Supervision