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Researcher: Belle, MJ (Dr Melissa Belle)

Fields of Research

Sociology
Sociological methodology and research methods
Applied sociology, program evaluation and social impact assessment
Teacher education and professional development of educators
Higher education

Research Objectives

Expanding knowledge in human society
Expanding knowledge in the health sciences
Evaluation of health and support services
Allied health therapies (excl. mental health services)
Expanding knowledge in education
Management, resources and leadership
Teacher and instructor development

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Critical Care Nurses' (CCNs') Professional Identity: multiple processes of difference; Medical Sociology Study Group 48th Annual Conference
Critical Care Nursesí professional identity constructions in an Australian Intensive Care Unit: Contextual and Contingent
Disrupting whiteness in the classroom: Early stages of a collaborative investigation; Southern Knowledges Symposium
Professional practice in contested territory: Child health nurses and maternal sadness; Contemporary Nurse
Temporal boundary work: Critical Care Nursesí professional identity in Tasmania; TASA conference 2014: Challenging Identities, Institutions and Communities
Using collaborative peer engagement to bring a decolonising lens to teaching practice; TASA 2019
Using collaborative peer engagement to bring a decolonising lens to teaching practice; Teaching Matters

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision