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Researcher: Claflin, SB (Dr Suzi Claflin)

Fields of Research

Central nervous system
Health promotion
Community ecology (excl. invasive species ecology)
Epidemiology
Health services and systems
Neurology and neuromuscular diseases
Medicine, nursing and health curriculum and pedagogy
Agro-ecosystem function and prediction
Health and community services
Educational technology and computing
Health care administration

Research Objectives

Clinical health
Health education and promotion
Control of pests, diseases and exotic species in terrestrial environments
Evaluation of health outcomes
Health inequalities
Agricultural and environmental standards and calibrations
Behaviour and health
Assessment and management of Antarctic and Southern Ocean ecosystems
Expanding knowledge in human society
Health policy evaluation
Social structure and health
Public health (excl. specific population health)

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Aphid density and community composition differentially affect apterous aphid movement and plant virus transmission; Ecological Entomology
Authors’ Response to the Letter to the Editor: Parkrun and the Claim of “Elitism” in Paid-Entry Run/Walk Events; American Journal of Health Promotion
Building a successful massive open online course about multiple sclerosis: a process description; Journal of Medical Internet Research
Complementary and alternative treatments of multiple sclerosis: a review of the evidence from 2001 to 2016; Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry
Crop-dominated landscapes have higher vector-borne plant virus prevalence; Journal of Applied Ecology
Development and psychometric properties of the Multiple Sclerosis Knowledge Assessment Scale: Rasch analysis of a novel tool for evaluating MS knowledge; Multiple Sclerosis Journal
Exploring the health-promoting potential of the 'parkrun' phenomenon: What factors are associated with higher levels of participation?; American Journal of Health Promotion
Intra-annual variation and landscape composition interactively affect aphid community composition; Ecosphere
Redefining the Multiple Sclerosis Severity Score (MSSS): the effect of sex and onset phenotype; Multiple Sclerosis Journal
Surrounding land use significantly influences adult mosquito abundance and species richness in urban mangroves; Wetlands Ecology and Management
The effect of disease modifying therapies on disability progression in multiple sclerosis: a systematic overview of meta-analyses; Frontiers in Neurology
The long-term effects of disease modifying therapies on disability in people living with multiple sclerosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis; Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders

Research Projects

Improving access to healthcare for Tasmanians living with MS in remote areas; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Understanding MS MOOC (Massive Open Online Course)

Research Candidate Supervision