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Researcher: Hughes, CJ (Dr Clarissa Hughes)

Research Fields

Health Promotion
Preventive Medicine
Primary Health Care
Health and Community Services
Public Health and Health Services
Epidemiology
Sociology
Specialist Studies in Education
Clinical Nursing: Tertiary (Rehabilitative)
Public Policy
Medical and Health Sciences
Nursing
Medicine, Nursing and Health Curriculum and Pedagogy
Nutrition and Dietetics
Mental Health
Applied Sociology, Program Evaluation and Social Impact Assessment
Causes and Prevention of Crime
Health Counselling
Cellular Nervous System
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
Urban Sociology and Community Studies
Education
Clinical Nursing: Primary (Preventative)
Residential Client Care
Architectural Design
Aged Care Nursing
Aged Health Care
Sociology of Education
Radiology and Organ Imaging
Rural Sociology
Health Care Administration

Research Impact

Substance Abuse
Rural Health
Health Education and Promotion
Behaviour and Health
Dental Health
Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
Nursing
Health
Specific Population Health (excl. Indigenous Health)
Law Enforcement
Families and Family Services
Health and Support Services
Health Related to Ageing
Women's Health
Child Health
Organised Sports
Diagnostic Methods
Environmental Health
Social Structure and Health
Cardiovascular System and Diseases
Infectious Diseases
Nutrition
Mental Health
Health Policy Evaluation
Diabetes
Cultural Understanding
Children's/Youth Services and Childcare
Preventive Medicine
Evaluation of Health Outcomes
Teacher and Instructor Development
Learner Development
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health - Health System Performance (incl. Effectiveness of Interventions)
Education and Training
Occupational Health
Ability and Disability
Expanding Knowledge in Built Environment and Design

Career Best Publications

Harnessing the power of perception: Reducing alcohol-related harm among rural teenagers; Youth Studies Australia
Potentials in supportive cancer care: specialist breast nurse devevelopment, implementation and research; 35th Public Health Association of Australia Annual Conference
The end of 'health terrorism'? Investigating innovative approaches to substance abuse prevention; National Rural Health Conference

Research Publications

'Imaginary peers' and the power of perception: using the Social Norms approach to reduce youth binge drinking; 19th Annual Australian Winter School on Alcohol and other Drugs - Research, Policy & Practice
'Real world' research: Using the 'Social Norms' model to support safe drinking among young people; The First Annual ATDC Conference: ATOD Practice, Integration & Development
'Social Norms' interventions at UTAS Residential Colleges: Step 1 - Planning and Environmental Advocacy
A qualitative study of environmental factors important for physical activity in rural adults; PLoS One
Adolescence and Alcohol: viewing 'the problem' through a different lens; ADCA News
Alcohol consumption and Parkinsonís disease risk: a review of recent findings; Journal of Parkinson's Disease
Alcohol Education for Secondary Students - Final Report
Alcohol Education for Secondary Students Project - Deliverable 1: Preliminary Observations
All beer and skittles?: a qualitative pilot study of the role of alcohol in university college life; Australian Universities' Review
Audience response devices ('clickers'): A discussion paper on their potential contribution to alcohol education in schools; Health Education Journal
Challenging times: professionas' view on alchohol-focused health promotion for young people; Alcohol Tobacco and other Drugs Council Conference 2010: Reducing Harm across the Lifespan
Comparative Analysis of Streetsafe in Hobart and Launceston: Final Report
Comparative Analysis of Streetsafe in Hobart and Launceston: Final Report
Creating environments that support active living in rural Tasmania: Findings from a qualitative study
Development: the missing link in PHCRED; 2002 General Practice and Primary Health Care Research C onference Research: making a difference to health and health care
Diversity in rural supportive cancer care: specialist breast nurse approaches; 13th International Conference on Cancer Nursing
Engaging the 'thumb generation': improving adolescent health promotion using Audience Response Technology'; A Public Health Association of Australia 40th Annual Conference
Environmental barriers and enablers to physical activity participation among rural adults: A qualitative study; Health Promotion Journal of Australia
Evaluation of the Staying Put Program: Final Report
Final Evaluation Report of the Medication Management for Enrolled Nurses Package
Final Evaluation Report of the Medication Management for Registered Nurses Package
Final Evaluation Report of the Medication Management for Registered Nurses Package January 2006
From Divisions to Medicare Locals to PHNs in Tasmania; 13th National Rural Health Conference
General practitioners' experiences and understandings of diagnosing dementia: Factors impacting on early diagnosis; Social Science and Medicine
General Practitionersí knowledge and use of genetic counselling in managing patients with genetic cardiac disease in non-specialised settings; Journal of Community Genetics
Grassroots research: How to have a stab at your first project and succeed; Australian Family Physician
Harnessing the power of perception: Reducing alcohol-related harm among rural teenagers; Youth Studies Australia
How can youth be nudged in the right direction of health behaviours - Looking at recent research; Tasmanian Youth Conference 2011
How do regional and rural general practitioners use the Internet to gather patient information?; Australian Journal of Rural Health
Increasing Menís Awareness of the Effects on Children Exposed to Family and Domestic Violence
Interim Evaluation Report of the Medication Management for Enrolled Nurses Package
It's better to be safe and sober': working with young people to create healthier, safer communities; Young People, Crime and Community Safety Conference
Me and my bod: a body image workshop for young people; Tasmanian Youth Conference 2011
Perceptions of body satisfaction and desired weight loss among Tasmanian adolescents; Australian Journal of Rural Health
Perceptions, Peer Groups and Partnerships: insights and preliminary results from the first Australian 'trial' of Social Norms; 2007 Conference on the Social Norms Approach
Potentials in supportive cancer care: specialist breast nurse devevelopment, implementation and research; 35th Public Health Association of Australia Annual Conference
Preventing alcohol-related harm among Australian rural youth: investigating the 'Social Norms' approach
Reality check: Effective school-based drug education; Professional Educator
Role of Schools in Alcohol Education Scoping Project - INTERIM DRAFT REPORT
Role of Schools in Alcohol Education: Final Report
Rural GPs' satisfaction with radiology services to their communities: a qualitative study; Rural and Remote Health
Rural Health; Second Opinion: an introduction to health sociology
Should I stay or should I go? Patient understandings of and responses to sourceisolation practices; Patient Experience Journal
Sociology of Health and Illness: TASA Teaching Resource Kit #1; School of Sociology and Social Work, University of Tasmania
Suicide Prevention Services Audit - Final Report
Supportive care of rural women with breast cancer in Tasmania, Australia: changing needs over time ; Psycho-Oncology
Symptoms of a crisis? Trust, risk and medicine: review essay
The end of 'health terrorism'? Investigating innovative approaches to substance abuse prevention; National Rural Health Conference
The impact of organizational form on gendered labour markets in engineering and law; The Sociological Review
The International development of the 'Social Norms' approach to drug education and prevention; Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy
The paradoxical place of alcohol in rural community sporting clubs: An Australian case study; Journal of Rural and Community Development
The Social Norms Analysis Project (SNAP): results, insights and future priorities
The Social Norms approach: Reducing alcohol-related harm amongst rural Tasmanian high school students; 6th Australia and New Zealand Youth Conference
The transformation of trust?: exploring the utility of 'trust' as a social scientific concept; Annual Review of Health Social Sciences
Trialling 'Social Norms' Strategies for Minimising Alcohol-Related Harm Among Rural Youth
Trialling 'Social Norms' Strategies for Minimising Alcohol-Related Harm Among Rural Youth'(Social Norms Analysis Project) - Final Evaluation Report
Understanding adolescent drinking cultures: peer group pressure and the power of perception; The Combined APSAD and Cutting Edge Addiction Conference
Who cares about Marx, Weber and Durkheim?: Social theory and the changing face of medicine; Health Sociology Review
Young People and Physical Activity - Consultancy Report. Deliverable 1 Preliminary Literature Review
Young People and Physical Activity Consultancy Report Deliverable 2 Draft Interim Report
Youth and alcohol: challenging the stereotype; Of Substance: National Magazine on Alcohol, Tobacco and other Drugs

Research Projects

2008 National Conference on the Social Norms Approach; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
4 Real: Online Alcohol Health Promotion for Young People Using the Social Norms Model; FebFast Ancillary Fund Trust (FAFT)
Commercialisation of the 4Real Website; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Engaging Men who Use Violence; Tasmanian Community Fund (TasCF)
Engaging men who use violence; Department of Social Services (DoSS (Cwth))
Researcher Development Program - PHCRED Strategy; Department of Health and Ageing (DHA)
Social Norms Educational Products; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Social Norms Work in the Australian Education Sector: Pre-market Needs Analysis and Product Refinement; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Trialing 'Social Norms' Strategies for Minimising Alcohol-Related Harm among Rural Youth; Foundation for Alcohol Research & Education Ltd (FARE)
'Social Norms' Intervention at UTAS Residential Colleges: Stage 1 - Planning and Environmental Advocacy
Alcohol Education for Secondary Students
Knowing the Score
National Youth Binge Drinking Scoping Study
Peer Leadership Development Project - Wellbeing and Drug Education
PhD Scholarship for Melinda Minstrell
Rural Peer Leadership Project - Wellbeing and Drug Education
Young People and Physical Activity

Research Candidate Supervision

A Conceptual Framework for Breast Nurses' Practice in Rural Settings- A Pragmatic Mixed Methods Study
A phenomenological approach to understanding the lived experience of people with complex mental and associated health needs living in rural and remote Australia. Identification of the unmet needs.
A Study of the Primary Health Care Identity Work of Australian Rural Nurses in a Context of National Health Reforms
Exploring the Relationship Between Organisational Culture, Social Capital and Community Participation in Human Service Organisations
Implications of heart lung organ donation growth and technology changes on workforce funding and infrastructure
Neglect in Infancy and Early Childhood- Towards a Definition of the Problem
Overcoming the barriers to meeting the needs of rural, mobile and dysfunctional school age children.
Patients' experiences, understandings and enactments of infection control
Preventing Fetal Alcohol Exposure in Australia- Tackling a Wicked Problem from the Ground Up
Primary health care in rural remote Australia- GP lead multidisciplinary teams - how have Australian Government rural health policies been put into practice?