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Researcher: Kilpatrick, SI (Professor Sue Kilpatrick)

Research Fields

Education
Environmental Education and Extension
Educational Administration, Management and Leadership
Public Health and Health Services
Curriculum and Pedagogy
Health and Community Services
Sociology of Education
Technical, Further and Workplace Education
Specialist Studies in Education
Educational Technology and Computing
Urban Sociology and Community Studies
Applied Sociology, Program Evaluation and Social Impact Assessment
Higher Education
Rural Sociology
Sociology
Urban and Regional Studies (excl. Planning)
Farm Management, Rural Management and Agribusiness
Medical and Health Sciences
Educational Psychology
Small Business Management
Primary Health Care
Labour Economics
Education Systems
Innovation and Technology Management
Education Assessment and Evaluation
Social Program Evaluation
Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety
Sustainable Agricultural Development
Mental Health
Social Policy
Continuing and Community Education
Knowledge Representation and Machine Learning
Social Theory
Dentistry
Policy and Administration
Migration
Economic Geography
Health Policy
Preventive Medicine
Health Promotion
Social and Community Psychology
Economic Development and Growth
Studies in Human Society
Nursing
Vocational Education and Training Curriculum and Pedagogy
Human Resources Management
Learning Sciences
Social Change
Public Policy
Mathematics and Numeracy Curriculum and Pedagogy
Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences
Midwifery
Business and Management
Information Systems Organisation
Language in Culture and Society (Sociolinguistics)
Horticultural Crop Growth and Development
Organisational Planning and Management
Secondary Education
Emergency Medicine
Social and Cultural Anthropology
Urban and Regional Economics
Social and Cultural Geography
Teacher Education and Professional Development of Educators
Natural Resource Management
Agro-ecosystem Function and Prediction
Science, Technology and Engineering Curriculum and Pedagogy
Cognitive Science
Language Studies
Special Education and Disability
Visual Arts and Crafts
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Studies
Educational Counselling
Comparative and Cross-Cultural Education
Horticultural Production
Race and Ethnic Relations
Sociological Methodology and Research Methods
Manufacturing Engineering
Education Policy
Information Systems
Maritime Engineering
Health Care Administration
Animal Management
Research, Science and Technology Policy
Linguistics
Approximation Theory and Asymptotic Methods
Residential Client Care
Nutrition and Dietetics
Care for Disabled
Animal Nutrition
Family and Household Studies

Research Impact

Education and Training Systems
Education and Training
Rural Health
Cultural Understanding
Health
Management and Productivity
Equity and Access to Education
Health and Support Services
Employment Patterns and Change
Children's/Youth Services and Childcare
Management
Education and Training Systems Policies and Development
Community Service (excl. Work)
Health Education and Promotion
Economic Framework
Animal Production and Animal Primary Products
Information and Communication Services
Behaviour and Health
Mental Health
Macroeconomics
Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health)
Farmland, Arable Cropland and Permanent Cropland Land Management
Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
Occupational Health
School/Institution Community and Environment
Environmental Education and Awareness
Work and Institutional Development
Families and Family Services
Ability and Disability
Teacher and Instructor Development
Child Health
Social Class and Inequalities
Government and Politics
Syllabus and Curriculum Development
Health Policy Evaluation
Management and Leadership of Schools/Institutions
Learner Development
Learner and Learning Achievement
Environmentally Sustainable Animal Production
Languages and Literacy
Beef Cattle
Learner and Learning Processes
Human Capital Issues
Plant Production and Plant Primary Products
Ethnicity, Multiculturalism and Migrant Development and Welfare
Special Needs Education
Health Related to Ageing
Evaluation of Health Outcomes
Microeconomics
Waste Management Services
Micro Labour Market Issues
Finance Services
Health Status (e.g. Indicators of Well-Being)
Environmental Policy, Legislation and Standards
Industry Costs and Structure
Sown Pastures (excl. Lucerne)
Technological and Organisational Innovation
Professions and Professionalisation
The Creative Arts (incl. Graphics and Craft)
Education and Training Theory and Methodology
Communication
Learner and Learning
Manufacturing
Farmland, Arable Cropland and Permanent Cropland Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Farmland, Arable Cropland and Permanent Cropland Environments
Gender Aspects of Education
Health Policy Economic Outcomes
Environment
Ageing and Older People
Civics and Citizenship
Public Services Policy Advice and Analysis
Expanding Knowledge in Education
Women's Health
Conserving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage
Environmentally Sustainable Manufacturing
Teaching and Instruction Technologies
Nursing
Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity of environments
Injury Control
Resourcing of Education and Training Systems
Air Safety
Sheep - Wool
Environmentally Sustainable Plant Production
Dairy Cattle
School/Institution Policies and Development
Nutrition
Institutional Arrangements for Environmental Protection

Career Best Publications

Are rural health professionals also social entrepreneurs?; Social Science & Medicine
Boundary crossers, communities, and health: Exploring the role of rural; Health & Place
Community efficacy and social capital: Modelling how communities deliver outcomes for members; Social Capital, Lifelong Learning and the Management of Place: an international perspective
How community development programmes can foster re-engagement with learning in disadvantaged communities: Leadership as process; Studies in the Education of Adults
How Farmers Learn: Different Approaches to Change; The Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension
Learning in Agriculture: building social capital in island communities; Local Environment
Matching training needs and opportunities: The case for training brokers in the Australian agricultural sector; International Journal of Lifelong Education
Mobile skilled workers: Making the most of an untapped rural community resource; Journal of Rural Studies
Promoting Learning Networks for Small Business: How Can Group Learning Facilitate Change?; International Perspectives on Lifelong Learning
Skill development for volunteering in rural communities; Journal of Vocational Education and Training
Social Capital: an analytical tool for exploring lifelong learning and community development; British Educational Research Journal
What is Social Capital? A Study of Interaction in a Rural Community; Journal of the European Society for Rural Sociology, Sociologia Ruralis

Research Publications

5th National Workshop on Vocational Teacher Education: Selected Proceedings; 5th National Workshop on Vocational Teacher Education
A psychological contract perspective to the link between non-profit organizations' management practices and volunteer sustainability ; Human Resource Development International
A responsive training market: the role of brokers
A review of resource literature and policy documents
A Rural School: Common ground uniting a community. Case Study of Meander Primary School, Tasmania
A Textbook of Australian Rural Health; Australian Rural Health Education Network
Adapting to rural communities by overseas-born health professionals; National Rural Health Conference
Aged-care nurses in rural Tasmanian clinical settings more likely to think hypothetical medication error would be reported and disclosed compared to hospital and community nurses; Australian Journal of Rural Health
Aligning the extension and vocational education and training sectors
AMC Beauty Point Campus Student Experiences and Support
AMC Beauty Point Campus Student Experiences and Support
An examination and evaluation of mental health teaching and learning in “multi-level learner” general practices; Focus on Health Professional Education
Another Look at the Culture-Quality-Performance Link; Australian Journal of Primary Health
Are rural health professionals also social entrepreneurs?; Social Science & Medicine
Australian rural health discourse in the eyes of overseas-born health professionals; Diversity in Health Conference 2008: Strengths and Sustainable Solutions
Benefits for All: How learning for farming can build social capital in communities; Country Matters - A national conference on the role of the social sciences in developing policy and programs for Australia's rural industries
Boundary crossers, communities, and health: Exploring the role of rural; Health & Place
Boundary crossing organizations in regional innovation systems; Regional Science Policy and Practice
Building Capacity for Rural Health: The Role of Boundary Crosser and the Impact of their Behaviours on Community Readiness Partnerships; PASCAL International Observatory Fourth International Conference
Building capacity for rural health: the role of boundary crossers in coalition maturity for partnerships with external agents; Building stronger communities. Connecting research, policy and practice
Building social capital in groups: facilitating skill development for natural resource management; Rural Society
Capacity Building for Integrated Health Care at the Local Level; GP & Primary Health Care Conference
Capacity building for integrated health care at the local level; The Network: Towards Unity for Health International Conference 2005
Change, training and farm profitability; National Farmers' Federation
Change, Visions and Values and Non-Formal Education; Australian Journal of Adult and Community Education
Chicken, eggs and access; The Literacy Equation: Competence = Capability?
Climate change: How scientism has neutralised health policy effectiveness for rural communities; Journal of Rural Studies
Collaboration in Australian vocational education and training; Learning Skills and Development Seminar
Communicating with Farmers: The Role of Training in Changes to Farm Management Practices; 5th National Workshop on Vocational Teacher Education
Communities of Practice for Building Social Capital in Rural Australia: A Case Study of ExecutiveLink; A Dynamic Balance: Social Capital and Sustainable Community Development
Community action in Australian farming and fishing communities; Community Action and Planning: Contexts, Drivers and Outcomes
Community efficacy and social capital; Future of Australia's Country Towns National Conference
Community Efficacy and Social Capital: Modelling how communities deliver outcomes for members; Building Sustainable Communities through Partnerships in: Place Management, Social Capital and Lifelong Learning
Community efficacy and social capital: Modelling how communities deliver outcomes for members; Social Capital, Lifelong Learning and the Management of Place: an international perspective
Community engagement and working with government; Rural and Remote Health Scientific Symposium
Community learning and sustainability: Practice and policy; First National Conference on the Future of Australia's County Towns
Community Learning and Sustainability: Practice Policy; The future of Australia's country towns
Continuity of carer in the public hospital system in the eyes of rural women and maternity health providers in Tasmania, Australia; Universal Journal of Public Health
Contributions of VET to Regional Communities; Australian Vocational Education and Training Research Association (AVETRA)
Creating learning communities in seasonal industries; Workshop on Participation and Governance in Regional Development
Defining Learning Communities; Educational Research, Risks & Dilemmas
Delivering On-Line in Regional Australia; Making a World of Difference: 5th annual conference of the Australian VET Research Association (AVERTA)
Designing a pre-degree program to foster a sense of belonging; 16th International First Year in Higher Education Conference
Developing effective learning programs: What extension can learn from the fields of adult education and learning communities; APEN National Forum 2003 Extending Extension: behond traditional boundaries, methods and ways of thinking
Developing organisational capacity: from quality we learn; First Annual Alcohol Tobacco and other Drugs Council Tasmania Inc. Conference, ATOD Practice, Integration and Development
Developing pathways from vocational to higher education courses: challenges faced; Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE) Conference 2015
Development of mathematical pathways for VET students to articulate to related higher education courses
Development of mathematical pathways for VET students to articulate to related higher education courses: a focus on engineering; International Journal of Innovation in Science and Mathematics Education
Development of mathematics pathways for VET students to articulate to related higher education courses; ACSME: Australian Conference on Science & Mathematics Education 2013
Diversity, Culture and Place; A Textbook of Australian Rural Health
Education and training institutions: building social capital for regional development; National Regional Research Colloquium 2004
Education and training: Impacts on profitability in agriculture; Australian and New Zealand Journal of Vocational Education Research
Education and training: Impacts on Farm Management Practice; The Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension
Education for complexity: How can complexity theory inform 21st century medical education?; Sustainable Healthcare Transformation Conference
Education Transforms - Papers and Reflections; Inaugural Education Transforms Symposium
Effective Delivery Methodologies for Education and Training to Rural Australia
Effective farmer groups for defining best practices for sustainable agriculture; APEN 2003 National Forum, Extending Extension: beyond traditional boundaries, methods and ways of thinking
Electronic communities; Fine Print (Sub-Journal of Adult English Language & Literacy Education
Electronic Learning Commumities? Factors that Enhance and Inhibit Learning within Email Discussion Groups; Learning Communities, Regional Sustainablility and the Learning Society
Electronic Learning Communities? Lessons from the Ether; Communities Networking/Networking Communities
Evaluation enhanced learning outcomes during an extramural placement; 4th General Session and exhibition of the International Association for Dental Research
Evaluation of Dental Undergraduate Placement Program Tasmania
Evaluation of the West Tamar Strong Start Coordination of Services Project
Exploring the Retention and Success of Students with Disability
Extension and the VET sector: Time for closer alignment?; International Journal of Training Research
Facilitating Regional Development through 'Interactional Infrastructure': Skill Development in Seasonal Industries; Participation and Governance in Regional Development
FarmBis Survey: Final Report for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry Australia
Farmer learning in benchmarking for environmental sustainability; Benchmarking in Food and Farming
Farmer Participation in Training; Rural Society
Flexible Training Really Pays Off for Farmers; Australian Training Review
From passive welfare to community governance: youth NGOs in Australia and Scotland; Children and Youth Services Review: An International Multidisciplinary Review of The Welfare of Young People
From window shopper to eSenior: Seniors learning online; Australian Journal of Adult Learning
Generating Jobs in Regional Tasmania: a social capital approach Final report for Department of Transport and Regional Services
Good Practice Models for Using TVET to Address Skill Shortages: A Case Study from Health; Vocational Learning: Innovative Theory and Practice
Guidelines for Best Practice Health and Wellbeing Services and Resources for the Rural Sector
Having a baby in the new land: a qualitative exploration of the experiences of Asian migrants in rural Tasmania, Australia; Rural and Remote Health
How community development programmes can foster re-engagement with learning in disadvantaged communities: Leadership as process; Studies in the Education of Adults
How Farmers Learn: Different Approaches to Change; The Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension
How Learning for VET can Build Social Capital for regions; LifeLong Learning Network's first National Conference
Identifying the characteristics of rural learning communities: implications for rural development; SPERA 19th National Conference
Improving post-school outcomes for rural school leavers; Australian Journal of Education
In-migration as opportunity for rural development; Planning Theory & Practice
Industry Skills Audit for the Georgetown Council
Information vs Training: Issues in Farmer Learning; The Journal of Agricultural Eduation and Extension
Initial destination hospital of paediatric prehospital patients in rural Victoria; Emergency Medicine Australasia
Innovative solutions to skill shortages in health: research & practice; National Rural Health Conference
Innovative Solutions to Skill Shortages in Health: Research & Practice; Making a Difference, Community Services and Health Industry Skills Council Conference
Institutional responses to social inclusion in Australian higher education: responsible citizenship or political pragmatism?; Widening Participation and Lifelong Learning
Integrating farm production and natural resource management in Tasmania, Australia; Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension
Interactional infrastructure in rural communities: matching training needs and provision; 11th National VET training research conference
Interactional Infrastructure in Rural Communities: Matching Training Needs and Provision; Rural Society
Is there a boundary between formal and non-formal education? The impact of formal and non-formal education on community learning; 27th Annual SCUTREA Conference
Issues of Quality Learning: Apprenticeships and Traineeships in Rural and Remote Australia; Australian and New Zealand Journal of Vocational Education Research
Ivory Tower Meets Real World: Benefits of Education Engaging with Community; Queensland Journal of Educational Research
Labour Mobility in Australian Industry; Applied Economics Letters
Labour Mobility in the Australian Regions; The Economic Record
Landscapes of Learning: Lifelong learning in rural communities; Studies in the Education of Adults
Leadership for dynamic learning communities; Lifelong Learning Conference 2002
Leadership for dynamic school-community partnerships
Leadership for rural school community partnerships; Doing the Public Good: Positioning Education Research
Learning and building social capital in a community of family farm businesses; International Journal of Lifelong Education
Learning and Training: Enhancing Small Business Success; NCVER
Learning in Agriculture: building social capital in island communities; Local Environment
Learning in Small Business; Second National Conference of the Australian Vocational Education and Training Research Association (AVETRA)
Learning on the job: How fo farm business managers get the skills and knowledge to manage their businesses; 6th Annual International Conference on Post-compulsory Education and Trainging
Learning online: Benefits and barriers in regional Australia
Learning through Research: A Regional University and its Community; International Journal of Pedagogies and Learning
Learning, education and training: oil for all farms; Grow! : the journal of farm and business management
Lifecycles and leadership: Partnerships for VET; Making a World of Difference: 5th annual conference of the Australian VET Research Association (AVERTA)
Lifelong learning: rural communities sharing a journey; 31st annual conference of SCUTREA, 2001
Literacy, numeracy, self-confidence & values: Chickens, eggs and 'access'; Adult Literacy Research Network, Literacy & Learning Series, No. 2
Literacy, Self-confidence & values: Chickens, eggs and 'access'; Lifelong learning: Literacy schooling and the adult world
Making connections in a regional city: Social capital and the primary social contract; Journal of Sociology
Management Skill Training for Traditional Primary Industries: Is Delivery in Decline?; International conference on Post-Compulsory Education and Training
Managing Change through VET. The role of vocational education and training in regional Australia
Managing Farming: How farmers learn. Interim report
Managing Farming: How farmers learn. Final Report
Margaret River: Making the most of every opportunity; The Boys in Schools Bulletin
Matching training needs and opportunities: The case for training brokers in the Australian agricultural sector; International Journal of Lifelong Education
Matching training needs to opportunities: A guidebook
Maternity Care Experiences of Asia Ethnic Minorities in Rural Tasmania, Australia: A Mixed Methods Study; Health and Well-Being: A Social and Cultural Perspective
Maternity care in rural Tasmania in the eyes of Asian women; Social Inclusion and Exclusion of Culturally Diverse Communities: Experiences and Strategies
Maturing school-community partnerships: developing learning communities in rural Australia; Educational Research, Risks and Dilemmas
Mobile skilled workers: Making the most of an untapped rural community resource; Journal of Rural Studies
More than an Education: Leadership for Rural school-community partnerships
Multi-level rural community engagement in health; Australian Journal of Rural Health
Not just a fisherman’s wife: Women’s contribution to health and wellbeing in commercial fishing; Australian Journal of Rural Health
Online delivery and learning in regional Australia; Research readings
Optimising the Benefits of the Highly Skilled, But Mobile Workforce: What Can Country Towns Do?; The Sustainability of Australia's Country Towns: Renewal, Renaissance and Resilience
Our health in our hands: Building effective community partnerships for rural health service provision; Rural Society
Parent Perceptions of VET in schools programs: A report for Launceston Workplace Learning
Partnerships and place: Mobilising resources from outside; Senses of Place
Partnerships for Skilling a Seasonal Workforce; International conference on Post-Compulsory Education and Training
Pathways for rural schools: Are rural VET students more likely to stay?; VETnetwork National Conference 2002: Enterprising People and Partnerships: vocational education and careers for a changing world
Pathways from rural schools: Does school VET make a difference?; The National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER)
Pathways from rural schools: Does school VET make a difference?; The sixth Australian VET Research Association Conference
Pathways from rural schools: does VET make a difference?; International Journal of Training Research
People with poor language, literacy and numeracy skills: A hidden equity group?; Equity in Vocational Education and Training
Pilot study of MLA best practice programs: Farmer engagement, participation and adoption
Program Evaluation Proforma; Centre for Research and Learning in Regional Australia
Promoting Learning Networks for Small Business: How can group learning facilitate change?; Lifelong Learning: Reality, Rhetoric &
Promoting Learning Networks for Small Business: How Can Group Learning Facilitate Change?; International Perspectives on Lifelong Learning
Property Management Planning - Lessons from Tasmania; National Forum on Property Management Planning
Providing Client-focused education and training: Report for Agriculture Fisheries and Forestry Australia
Quality Assurance in Agriculture: Promoting Access for Beef Producers; Australian Farm Management Society Ltd 23rd National Conference
Quality Assurance in Agriculture: Promoting Access for Beef Producers
Quality Assurance in the Beef Industry: The dilemma of visions and values; Rural Society
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: Factors influencing demand for vocational education and training courses; NCVER
Review: Social Exclusion and the Remaking of Social Networks; Studies in the Education of Adults
Rural Health Week Tasmania 2007; GP & Primary Health Care Research Conference
Rural Training Programs : Effectiveness and Profitability. Final Report.
Rural Training Programs: Effectiveness and Profitability
Rural Young People's Work/study Priorities and Aspirations: The Influence of Family Social Capital; The Australian Educational Researcher
Scanners, brokers and providers: Partners in developing learning programs; The seventh Australian VET Research Association Conference
School contribution to rural communities: Leadership issues; Annual National Research Forum of the Australian Rural Education Research Association Inc
Section 1 Overview: Population health and capacity; A Textbook of Australian Rural Health
Seniors online: Learning outcomes from internet access
Sharing the Driving Seat: Involving everyone in a family business; Rural Society
Sharing the Driving Seat: tackling the hard issues; Country Matters - A national conference on the role of the social sciences in developing policy and programs for Australia's rural industries
Single-sex classes in co-educational schools; British Journal of Sociology of Education
Skill development for volunteering in rural communities; Journal of Vocational Education and Training
Skill shortages in health: innovative solutions using vocational education and training; Rural and Remote Health
Skilling a seasonal workforce: A way forward for rural regions
Skilling a seasonal workforce: A way forward for rural regions
Skilling a seasonal workforce: A way forward for rural regions
Small business and networks: Aspects of social capital in a small rural town
Small rural maternity units without caesarean delivery capabilities: is it safe and sustainable in the eyes of health professionals in Tasmania?; Rural and Remote Health
Social Capital and Group Learning; ABARE 1999, Outlook 99
Social Capital, Education Institutions and Leadership; International Encyclopedia of Education
Social Capital, Educational Institutions and Leadership
Social Capital: an analytical tool for exploring lifelong learning and community development; British Educational Research Journal
Staying Healthy: Behaviours and services used by farmers and fishers
Staying Healthy: The Case of Cotton and Cane Growers in Australia; Health and Well-Being: A Social and Cultural Perspective
Successful VET partnerships in Australia; International Journal of Training Research
Support a primary health care approach through University community engagement; Australian Universities Community Engagement Alliance (AUCEA)
Support Networks and Trust: How Social Capital Facilitates Economic Outcomes; Learning Communities, Regional Sustainability and the Learning Society
Support networks and trust: How social capital facilitates learning outcomes for small businesses; Learning Communities, Regional Sustainability and the Learning Society
Supporting farmer and fisher health and wellbeing in 'difficult times': Communities of place and industry associations; Rural Society
Survey of Computers, Internet and Broadband
Sustainability of Rural Volunteers in Tasmania
Taking The Lead: The role of rural schools in community development; ACEA 2000
Tasmania's tertiary education partnership; Public Administration Today
The commonalities and differences in health professionals' views on home birth in Tasmania, Australia: A qualitative study; Women and Birth
The contribution of business operators to regional areas: roles, skills, benefits beyond the store front; Regional Advantage and Innovation: achieving Australia's national outcomes
The Link Between Quality Improvement and Capacity Building; Fourth Annual Primary Health Care Research Education and Development Symposium
The Mobile Skilled Workforce: Optimising Benefits for Rural Communities
The new higher education reality: what is an appropriate model to address the widening participation agenda?; Higher Education Research & Development
The role of group learning in building social capital; Journal of Vocational Education and Training
Thinking outside the box: a remote VET in Schools program challenges traditional boundaries; National Conference of the Australian Vocational Education and Training Research Association
Training Brokers: Networks and outcomes in Regional Australia; Australian and New Zealand Journal of Vocational Education Research
Training Brokers: networks and outcomes in regional Australia; Learning and Skills Research
Training Pays Profit Dividends; Grow! : the journal of farm and business management
Training, Change and Profit on Tasmanian Farms; Agricultural Science
Understanding Community Capacity: Community, Professional and Government Perspectives; The Second International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences
University of Tasmania (BAVE program); The effectiveness of models of flexible provision of Higher Education
Using Project Evaluation to Build Capacity for Integrated Health Care at Local Levels; Journal of Integrated Care
Value of VET in non-metropolitan communities; Second national conference of the Australian Vocational Education and Training Research Association (AVETRA)
Vietnamese-born health professionals: negotiating work and life in rural Australia; Rural and Remote Health
Vocational education and training in rural and remote Australia; NCVER
Vocational Education and Training in Rural Schools: Education for the community; Vocal - The Australian Journal of Vocational Education and Training in Schools
Vocational Education and Training in rural schools: education for the community (March); Third National Conference of the Australian Vocational Education and Training Research Association (AVETRA)
Vocational Education and Training in Tasmanian Rural Schools: Education for the Community (September); ACEA Conference
Vocational education training solutions for allied health skill shortages in Australia; Shifting the Balance: New Roles and Models of Care, International Conference
Volunteering as Community; National Rural Health Conference
What are the Outcomes of Education and Training in Agriculture?; Rural Education:Quality Provision, Quality Experience, Quality Outcomes.
What are the reasons which foster and inhibit farmer and farm workforce participation in training?; 3rd Annual International Conference on Post-compulsory Education and Training Barriers and Boundaries in Adult, Vocational and Post-Compulsory Education and Training
What is Social Capital? A Study of Interaction in a Rural Community; Journal of the European Society for Rural Sociology, Sociologia Ruralis
What's different away from the rat race? Issues for VET in non-metropolitan Australia; Australian Vocational Education and Training Research Association
Who's Making Changes on the Farm?; Farming : making the lifestyle your business
Why don't we know where we're going?; Griffith REVIEW: Tasmania - The Tipping Point?
Youth Participation in Education: A review of trends, targets and influencing factors
“A Different Kettle of Fish”: Mental health strategies for Australian fishers, and farmers; Marine Policy
“I am working-class”: subjective self-definition as a missing measure of social class and socioeconomic status in higher education research; Educational Research

Research Projects

A Responsive Training Market: The Role of Brokers; Rural Industries Research & Development Corporation (RIRDC)
A Sustainable Volunteer Workforce in Rural/Regional Tasmania; Volunteering Tasmania Inc. (VTI)
Aligning Extension and the VET Sector; Rural Industries Research & Development Corporation (RIRDC)
Centre for Research and Learning in Regional Australia; Australian National Training Authority (ANTA)
Dairy on PAR; Dairy Australia Limited (DAL)
Development of mathematics pathways for VET students to articulate to related higher education courses; Department of Industry and Science (DoIS)
Engineering pathways for regional Australia:viable learning platforms built by knowledge partnering; Office for Learning & Teaching (OLT)
Equipping parents to support their children's aspiration: what works?; Department of Education and Training (Commonwealth) (DoEdT (Cwth))
Evaluating and selecting STEM resources: capacity building for teachers in rural and regional schools; Department of Industry and Science (DoIS)
Exploring the retention and performance of students with disability; National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education, Curtin University (NCSEHE)
Generating Jobs in Regional Tasmania; Department of Infrastucture and Regional Development (DIRD)
Informing aspirations in rural regions; Department of Education and Training (Commonwealth) (DoEdT (Cwth))
Interstate migration and inter industry labour mobility; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Leadership in VET; National Centre for Vocational Education Research Ltd (NCVER)
Learning on-line: Benefits and barriers in Regional Australia; National Centre for Vocational Education Research Ltd (NCVER)
Outcomes of VET-in-schools Programs for Rural Youth and Communities: Skills Acquisition, Destinations and Retention of Youth; National Centre for Vocational Education Research Ltd (NCVER)
Parents Matter: raising post-year 10 educational aspiration for Tasmanian Children; Tasmanian Community Fund (TasCF)
Pathways from Rural High Schools: Influences on Choices; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Pilot study of MLA best practice programs: farmer engagement, participation and adoption; Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)
Quality Assurance in Agriculture: Promoting Access for Beef Producers; Department of Education, Science and Training (DEST)
Reskilling the manufacturing workforce and developing capabilities for the future; Office for Learning & Teaching (OLT)
Rural and remote Australia - Stage 1; Australian National Training Authority (ANTA)
Rural Training Programmes: Effectiveness and Profitability; Tasmanian Rural Industry Training Board Inc (TRITB)
School Contribution to Rural Communities: Leadership Issues; Rural Industries Research & Development Corporation (RIRDC)
Seniors on-line: Learning Outcomes from Public Provision of Internet Access; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Separate Education for Unity: The Social and Educational Impact of Single-gendered Primary Classrooms on Children, Teachers, Families and Community; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Staying Healthy: Behaviours and Services Used by Farmers and Fishers; Rural Industries Research & Development Corporation (RIRDC)
Staying healthy: Industry organisations' influence on behaviours and services used by fishers; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
The Mobile Skilled Workforce: Optimising Benefits for Rural Communities; Rural Industries Research & Development Corporation (RIRDC)
The relationship between training and small business (Project 1); National Centre for Vocational Education Research Ltd (NCVER)
Transforming the Environment through Transformational Education: Engaging Students in Natural Resource Management; Rural Industries Research & Development Corporation (RIRDC)
Why do farmer and 'expert' perceptions of training needs differ?; Rural Industries Research & Development Corporation (RIRDC)
Workers Compensation: what factors contribute to effective workplace rehabilition; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Youth and Community Outcomes from Community-based Learning Programs in Rural Schools: A Measurement Framework; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
'headspace' Northern Tasmania Evaluation
Agricultural Industry Organisation Training Needs Analysis Survey
Beauty Point Student Study
CBA UNITAS eLearning Communities Project
CBA UNITAS Project: Literature Reviews
Collaborative Work with the Tasmanian Employment Advisory Council
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
Community Funding Sources
Contracts of Training
Demand Issues in VET- A consolidation study
Developing the Role of VET Especially TAFE in Building Social Capital in Communities and Regions
Difference Done Differently
East Devonport/West Ulverstone Good Beginnings Program Evaluation
Evaluation of 1998 User Choice Arrangements
Evaluation of the Clarendonvale Vale Connect Project - Extension
Evaluation of the impact of the implementation of the Quality Improvement Council (QIC) Accreditation and Review Program within the Supported Accommodation and Assistance Program (SAAP) organisations
Glaxo Poppy Grower Survey Development
Good Beginnings - Shorewell Connect Project
Implementation of Best Practice for Sustainable Agriculture- Oct01 to Dec02
Implementation of Best Practice for Sustainable AgricultureKilpatrick
Innovative solutions to skills shortages in health
Kentish Local Government Area Community Learning Plan
Knowledge transfer in a learning environment
Mayor Election Survey
New OPCET Project
Parent Survey Research Project
Providing Client Driven Education and Training
Refinement of preliminary framework and industry profiles to include 'pathways' to ESD
Report Review
Seasonal Workers: Meeting Their Training Needs
Sheep project
Skills Audit
Social and Community Impacts of Meander Dam
Supporting and Capacity Building for our Partners
The Hidden Equity Group: The Effects of Poor Literacy and Numeracy Skills on Participation in VET
Theme paper for the Regional Australia Summit
Topical Paper 10: Promoting successful collaboration in the Communities for Children context
West Coast Health Development Project
West Tamar Coordination of Services Project: A Strong Start Initiative
West Tamar Strong Start Evaluation Project

Research Candidate Supervision

A Cross-Cultural Study of the Views and Attitudes Towards Maternity Care Held By Migrants in Rural Tasmania
Adolescence, Sense of Identity and Risk Taking Amongst Female Students in a Senior Secondary School in Tasmania
Aged Care for Older Tasmanian People- A Spatial Approach for Addressing Disparities and Planning Services
Agelessness and its relationship to lifelong learning
Ambulance Involvement in the Treatment of Palliative Care Clients Within the Rural Areas of Tasmania.
An investigation of the way in which school and community leadership processes influence the role of schools in rural community development
Being a Rural Health Professional and Working with People with Chronic Conditions
Children's argumentative discourse
Community action, change and learning
Does Remote Access Mean Remote Learning
Education and Training, stratigic planning and organizational performance in disability based organizations
Exploring the Relationship Between Organisational Culture, Social Capital and Community Participation in Human Service Organisations
Factors influencing small business training
Family and Community Factors Encouraging Study Persistence Among Tasmanian Rural High School Students- An Exploration of Social Capital
Finding Common Ground- An Exploration of the Factors Influencing Coordinated and Collaborative Community-based Approaches to Services that Support Early Childhood Development in Tasmanian Rural Communities
Getting the Truth- A Case-Based Qualitative Comparative Analysis of Nurses' Attitude to Safety Climate and their Views of reporting a Hypothetical Medication Error
Health and Wellbeing of Intermarried Filipino Women in Rural Tasmania
Implementing Learning from Tertiary Teacher Preparation Programs into the Workplace
Is There a Role For the Pharmacist in Counselling Patients Who Take Medications Which Have Some Influence on Sexual Function?
Learners' Aspirations with Regard to VET Skills, with Gender Based Comparisons
Maternity Care and Services in Rural Tasmania- The Perspectives of Rural Women and Health Professionals
Schools and Community Learning Partnerships
The Literacies of "empowerment"- Literacy Practices in a Socio-economically disadvantaged community
The management and delivery of vocational education and training in regional areas
The Moment of First Encounter- Processes Used by Teachers of Adults
The nature of people's shared human values, their fundamental human need satisfying activities and social capital within an organisational learning and change environment.
The Pedagogic Nature of the National Apprentiship System- Implications for the development of futuristic concepts of work and social development
The relationship between community newspapers and social capital- the power to empower
The Relationship between Connectedness to Nature and the Psychological Impacts of Climate Change
The role of individual and collective affect in fire incident management
Therapeutic Engagement Between People Experiencing Suicidal Crisis and Mental Health Nurses
Third Age Learners and ICT- Training and Support Issues
Training and education for sustainable rural communities
Transferability of Clinical Decision Making Skills From Simulation-based Learning to Clinical Settings.
Transforming the Environment through Transformational Education- engaging students in natural resource management.
Using complexity theory to conceptualise the non-technical skills required of our future doctors and investigate educational methods for developing proficiency in these skills in undergraduate education
Vocational Education and Training in Tasmania; from historical review to a future of open possibilities
Whither Rural Industries? Their Influence on the Education Debate