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Researcher: Millar, P (Dr Patricia Millar)

Fields of Research

Other education
Applied sociology, program evaluation and social impact assessment
Sociology of education
Environmental education and extension
Specialist studies in education
Social program evaluation
Social policy
Preventative health care
Other Indigenous studies
Health services and systems
Urban sociology and community studies
Photography, video and lens-based practice
Counselling, wellbeing and community services
Curriculum and pedagogy
Educational technology and computing
English and literacy curriculum and pedagogy (excl. LOTE, ESL and TESOL)
Other history, heritage and archaeology
Historical studies
Primary health care

Research Objectives

Other education and training
Rural and remote area health
Families and family services
Pacific Peoples community services
Other culture and society
Children's services and childcare
Expanding knowledge in human society
Visual communication
Health education and promotion
Other health
Employment patterns and change
Expanding knowledge in creative arts and writing studies
Behaviour and health
Preventive medicine
Policies and development

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A collaborative legacy: Keith Jack's coloured lantern slides from the Ross Sea Party (1914-1917); The Polar Journal
A person separate: H.G. Ponting - photographer on Scott's last expedition; The Polar Journal
Addressing the Literacy and Numeracy Needs of Workers Through Training Packages: A Case Study in Delivery; Making a World of Difference: 5th annual conference of the Australian VET Research Association (AVERTA)
Aligning the extension and vocational education and training sectors
Communication and catering competencies: a case study of literacy and numeracy inclusion in a training package; Language Australia
Concepts of Literacy: The role of WELL; Language Australia Ltd
Diabetes Risk Factor Reduction Project
Evaluation of the West Tamar Strong Start Coordination of Services Project
Evaluation Report on the South East Tasmania Communities for Children Project
Extension and the VET sector: Time for closer alignment?; International Journal of Training Research
Frederick A. Cook: the role of photography in the making of his polar explorer-hero image; Polar record
Good Practice Models for Using TVET to Address Skill Shortages: A Case Study from Health; Vocational Learning: Innovative Theory and Practice
How community development programmes can foster re-engagement with learning in disadvantaged communities: Leadership as process; Studies in the Education of Adults
Identity Formation in 'Suburban Badlands': Media Discourses, Identity Resources and Social Capital Building in Disadvantaged Communities; 12th Annual International Conference on Post-compulsory Education and Training
Innovative Solutions to Skill Shortages in Health: Research & Practice; Making a Difference, Community Services and Health Industry Skills Council Conference
Innovative solutions to skill shortages in health: research & practice; National Rural Health Conference
Literacy and Numeracy Practices of Non-standard Workers; Learning Conference 2002
Management Skill Training for Traditional Primary Industries: Is Delivery in Decline?; International conference on Post-Compulsory Education and Training
Multiple meanings within visual documentation of the Swedish South Polar Expedition (1901-1903) : the tension between emotive/aesthetic and analytic/scientific motifs; The Polar Journal
Non/working lives: Implications of 'non-standard work practices; for literacy and numeracy; Adult Literacy and Numeracy Australian Research Consortium
People with poor language, literacy and numeracy skills: A hidden equity group?; Equity in Vocational Education and Training
Promoting successful collaboration in the Communities for Children context
Re-engaging with Learning as a Result of Family and Community Capacity Building Projects: A Case Study from a Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Community; Proceedings of the 11th Annual International Conference on Post-compulsory Education and Training
Responding to health skills shortages: Innovative directions from vocational education and training
Responding to rural skills shortages: innovations using vocational education and training; 2006 General Practice and Primary Health Care Research Conference
Review of research: Literacy and numeracy in vocational education and training; The National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER)
Review of The life of José María Sobral: scientist, diarist, and pioneer in Antarctica, by Mary R. Tahan (2018). Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing. 336 pp. ISBN 978-3-319-67267-0
Seniors Online: Online Literacy and learning by senior citizens in rural centres; Language Australia
Skill shortages in health: innovative solutions using vocational education and training; Rural and Remote Health
The ice as leitmotif of a life: Erich von Drygalski, writings and photographs; Polar Record
The Literacies of 'Empowerment': Literacy Practices in a; Australian Council for Adult Literacy 25th National Conference
The literacies of 'empowerment': Literacy practices in a socio-economically disadvantaged community; Australian Council for Adult Literacy 25th National Conference
The tension between emotive/aesthetic and analytic/scientific motifs in the work of amateur visual documenters of Antarctica’s Heroic Era; Polar Record
VET and community development: A case study from a socio-economically disadvantaged community; The sixth Australian VET Research Association Conference
Vocational education training solutions for allied health skill shortages in Australia; Shifting the Balance: New Roles and Models of Care, International Conference

Research Projects

Communities for Children - The Salvation Army (Aust Southern Territory): Derwent Valley, Brighton, Southern Midlands and Central Highlands Communities: Stage 1
Communities for Children, Burnie - Centacare Tasmania
Diabetes Risk Factor Reduction
Evaluation of the Clarendonvale Vale Connect Project
Evaluation of the Clarendonvale Vale Connect Project - Extension
Good Beginnings - Shorewell Connect Project
Supporting and Capacity Building for our Partners
Topical Paper 10: Promoting successful collaboration in the Communities for Children context
West Tamar Strong Start Evaluation Project

Research Candidate Supervision

Is There a Role For the Pharmacist in Counselling Patients Who Take Medications Which Have Some Influence on Sexual Function?