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Congratulations to Lisa Conlon

Lisa Conlon has recently completed her Doctorate of Nursing and will be graduating at the upcoming ceremony in April. Lisa is a Registered Nurse with a distinguished career in the Royal Australian Navy. She is now a Lieutenant Commander in the Naval reserve. Her Doctoral Portfolio is entitled Trauma Teams in Action. The term action […]

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PhD student meets the new Vice Chancellor

PhD student, Rachel Kornhaber, met the new Vice Chancellor, Warren Bebbington at the Sydney Cocktail Reception Alumni Dinner at Sydney University on 21 February 2013. Rachel is pictured with the VC (centre) and her father, Geoff Scott, who completed his Bachelor of Technology from the University of Adelaide in 1964. Geoff recalls that on his […]

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OHS News

We welcome the new OHS student Sabiq Shawqy who is in second year of the Bachelor of Nursing. Sabiq’s role is to be a link between students and staff about occupational health and safety matters. Should you have any concerns and ideas about OHS issues please speak to Sabiq. Also know that there are additional […]

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HESTA Conference Scholarship

This scholarship is offered to postgraduate coursework students of the School of Nursing at the University of Adelaide, in support of the School’s philosophical belief to foster scholarship and academic development. More information is available at:

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2013 HESTA Aged Care Awards

 The search is on to find Australia’s outstanding aged care contributors The search for Australia’s top aged care professionals has begun, with nominations now open for the 2013 HESTA Aged Care Awards. HESTA is recognising individuals and organisations who demonstrate excellence, leadership and dedication in the aged care sector. The winners of the HESTA Aged […]

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ADVANCE Seminar Series

The Royal Adelaide Hospital, Staff Development Department and the University of Adelaide, School of Nursing presents… ADVANCE (Advancing Clinical Practice and Patient Centred Care) In 2013, the School of Nursing continued its collaboration with the Royal Adelaide Hospital through the ADVANCE seminar series. The aim of the ADVANCE series is to identify and share projects […]

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Visiting PhD student presentation

Visiting PhD student, Homeira Khoddam, presented to School of Nursing staff on Tuesday 26 February. Homeira is a PhD student of Nursing from Tehran Medical Sciences University, Iran. She is spending a 6 month sabbatical leave at the School of Nursing, the University of Adelaide, under supervision of Professor Alison Kitson. During her presentation, Homeira […]

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International student presentations

In early February three of the School of Nursing’s international students gave a presentation to staff on their research endeavours. Here are some snippets from each of the three very interesting planned studies. Ayidah Alqarni – Simulation learning as a method reduce stress for graduate nurses in the intensive care unit in Australia and Saudi […]

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Researcher in focus: Andrea Barclay

Can you tell our readers why you are currently in Adelaide? My name is Andrea Barclay and I am a PhD student within the School of Nursing. I came to Australia from Germany almost two years ago to take up the PhD studies. I am enjoying every day over here and am very thankful I […]

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School of Nursing Publications – March 2013

Harvey, G., Kitson, A., and Munn, Z., Promoting continence in nursing homes in four European countries: the use of PACES as a mechanism for improving the uptake of evidence-based recommendations. Int J Evid Based Healthc, 2012. 10(4): p. 388-96. Humphreys, J., Harvey, G., Coleiro, M., Butler, B., Barclay, A., Gwozdziewicz, M., O’Donoghue, D., and Hegarty, […]

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