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Researcher: Grant, RF (Ms Ruby Grant)

Fields of Research

Gender, sexuality and education
Gender studies
Sociology of education
Sociology
Social change
Rural sociology
Continuing and community education
Gender relations
Aged health care
Mental health services
Urban sociology and community studies
Social policy
Curriculum and pedagogy theory and development
Health and community services

Research Objectives

Expanding knowledge in human society
Women's and maternal health
Gender aspects in education
Gender and sexualities
Specific population health (excl. Indigenous health)
Expanding knowledge in the health sciences
Other culture and society
Health related to ageing
Pedagogy
Social structure and health
Other education and training
Expanding knowledge in psychology
Equity and access to education
Social impacts of climate change and variability
Teacher and instructor development
Public services policy advice and analysis
Mental health services
The creative arts
Diagnosis of human diseases and conditions

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A class act? Social background and body modifications in Australia; Journal of Sociology
An exploration of perceptions of gender equity among SAGE Athena SWAN self-assessment team members in a regional Australian university; Higher Education Research and Development
Beyond ‘safety’: teachers and school staff approaches to LGBTI-inclusion in Tasmanian schools; International Journal of Inclusive Education
Context matters: Supporting staff working with LGBT students in schools; #GEACONF2018
Educating queer sexual citizens? A feminist exploration of bisexual and queer young women’s sex education in Tasmania, Australia; Sex Education: sexuality, society and learning
From Sex and the City to Girls: paving the way for ‘post? feminism’; Reading Lena Dunham's Girls: feminism, postfeminism, authenticity and gendered performance in contemporary television
Going Commando: Prosthetics and the Politics of Gender; Platform: journal of media and communication
Homonormativity and Celebrating Diversity: Australian School Staff Involvement in Gay-Straight Alliances; The Australian Sociological Association Conference
Homonormativity and celebrating diversity: Australian school staff involvement in gay-straight alliances; International Journal of Inclusive Education
Homonormativity or queer disidentification? rural Australian bisexual women’s identity politics; Sexualities
Inclusive Practices: Supporting Schools, Supporting Students
More than just lip service: done right, awareness-raising days can pack a punch
Navigating unintelligibility: queer Australian young women’s negotiations of safe sex and risk; Journal of Health Psychology
Not going to the mainland: queer women’s narratives of place in Tasmania, Australia; Gender, Place and Culture
Older Lesbians’ experiences of ageing in place in rural Tasmania, Australia: an exploratory qualitative investigation; Health and Social Care in The Community
Sexual Citizenship and Queer Post-Feminism: Young Women’s Health and Identity Politics; Routledge
Studying gender in the neoliberal, postfeminist university: Australian university students’ perspectives; Journal of Sociology
Supporting gender non-conforming students: learnings from school staff from Australia; European Conference on Educational Research - ECER 2108
Tasmanian Healthcare Professionals’ & Students’ Capacity for LGBTI+ Inclusive Care: A Qualitative Inquiry; Health and Social Care in the Community
Twenty-something girls v. thirty-something Sex And The City women: paving the way for ‘post? feminism’?; Feminist Media Studies
Visualising LGBT-inclusive practices: A resource informed by teachers and support staff; #GEACONF2018
What does inclusive sexual and reproductive healthcare look like for bisexual, pansexual and queer women? Findings from an exploratory study from Tasmania, Australia; Culture, Health and Sexuality
Young bisexual women's sexual health care experiences in Australian rural general practice; Australian Journal of Rural Health

Research Projects

Enhancing Tasmanian Health Professionals Capacity for LGBTI-inclusive Care; Department of Premier and Cabinet (DPAC)
Inclusive practices: Supporting teachers, supporting students; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
LGBTIQ+ Tasmanian community survey

Research Candidate Supervision