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Researcher: McLeod, K (Dr Kim McLeod)

Fields of Research

Sociological Methodology and Research Methods
Health Promotion
Sociology and Social Studies of Science and Technology
Creative Arts, Media and Communication Curriculum and Pedagogy
Preventive Medicine
Mental Health
Gender Specific Studies
Health and Community Services
Health Care Administration
Teacher Education and Professional Development of Educators
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
Journalism Studies
Social Theory
Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies
Studies in the Creative Arts and Writing
Visual Arts and Crafts
Social Change
Continuing and Community Education

Research Objectives

Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health)
Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
Mental Health Services
Learner and Learning Processes
Health Education and Promotion
Health and Support Services
Cultural Understanding
Education and Training Systems
Teacher and Instructor Development
Expanding Knowledge in Languages, Communication and Culture
The Performing Arts (incl. Theatre and Dance)
The Creative Arts (incl. Graphics and Craft)
Education and Training
Syllabus and Curriculum Development
Learner and Learning Achievement
Learner Development

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

"Simply providing information": Negotiating the ethical dilemmas of obstetric ultrasound, prenatal testing and selective termination of pregnancy; Feminism and Psychology
''Stay away from them until you're old enough to make a decision'': tobacco company testimony about youth smoking initiation; Tobacco Control
A review of: Two worlds of drug consumption in later modern societies. Eisenbach-Stangl I, Moskalewicz J and B. Thom, Eds
Adding the agentic capacities of visual materials to visual research ethics; Special issue of Visual methodologies: Exploring ethics and visual methodologies
Ambiguous encounters, uncertain foetuses: Women’s experiences of obstetric ultrasound; Feminist Review
Australian Letters to the Editor on Tobacco: Triggers, Rhetoric, and Claims of Legitimate Voice; Qualitative Health Research
Changes in the news representation of smokers and tobacco-related media advocacy from 1995 to 2005 in Australia; Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health
Diverse gender, sex and sexuality: Managing culturally safe workplaces; HIM - Interchange
Ethical challenges experienced by public health nurses related to adolescents’ use of visual technologies; Nursing Ethics
Head of School Award for Excellence in Doctoral Research
How do friends influence smoking uptake? Findings from qualitative interviews with identical twins; The Journal of Genetic Psychology: Research and Theory on Human Development
How to use visual methods to promote health among adolescents: a qualitative study of school nursing; Journal of Clinical Nursing
Impact of news of celebrity illness on breast cancer screening: Kylie Minogue's breast cancer diagnosis; Medical Journal of Australia
Individual versus corporate responsibility for smoking-related illness: Australian press coverage of the Rolah McCabe trial; Health promotion international
Making News: The appearance of tobacco control organizations in newspaper coverage of tobacco control issues; American Journal of Health Promotion
Maximising students' use of purpose-built shade in secondary schools: Quantitative and qualitative results of a built-environment intervention; Health and Place
Mental health of former refugees in Launceston: A qualitative study; 10th Annual Australian Rural & Remote Mental Health Symposium
Orientating to assembling: Qualitative inquiry for more- than-human-worlds; International Journal of Qualitative Methods
Portrayal of tanning, clothing fashion and shade use in Australian women's magazines, 1987–2005; Health Education Research
Report on Nikolas Rose Public Lecture; Nexus
Still a burning issue: trends in the volume, content and population reach of newspaper coverage about tobacco issues; Critical Public Health
The Impact of Photographs on the Researcher: An Ethical Matter for Visual Research; Ethics and Visual Research Methods: Theory, Methodology, and Practice
The missing work of collaboration: Using assemblages to rethink antidepressant action; Contemporary Drug Problems
The resettlement experiences of former refugees in Launceston: A qualitative study; Rural Health and Collaborative Research Symposium
Tobacco in the news: an analysis of newspaper coverage of tobacco issues in Australia 2001; Tobacco Control
Visual methods in health dialogues: a qualitative study of public health nurse practice in schools; Journal of Advanced Nursing
Wellbeing machine: how health emerges from the assemblages of everyday life; Carolina Academic Press

Research Projects

Mentoring for Professional Practice: A Creativity Based Approach ; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
The Heart of Nursing; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
The role of the Youth Orchestra in the development of creativity, social learning, wellbeing, and resilience in Tasmania. ; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
THROUGH A YOUNG LENS- A study of the application of visual methods in Public health nurse dialogue with adolescents; The Arctic University of Norway (UiT)

Research Candidate Supervision