Interested in undertaking a health research degree?

The Division of Health Sciences offers a dynamic research environment across biomedical, pharmaceutical, clinical, population health, and health policy and practice investigations.

 

Research Degrees

Are you an international student interesting in undertaking Nursing and Midwifery research?

Under the University’s transformed PhD program, the School of Nursing and Midwifery offers a structured program to small groups (2-5) international candidates who meet the University’s entry criteria for PhD study.

 

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Research in School

The School of Nursing and Midwifery at UniSA has a substantial program of research that investigates issues related to clinical practice, health and teaching and learning. Much of this research is undertaken in conjunction with a range of different industry partners and with a multidisciplinary group of research collaborators.

The School has four broad areas of research interest addressing nursing, mental health, midwifery and family health and education. The School has a multidisciplinary cohort of research students undertaking a broad range of research. The output from these students constitutes an important component of the research output of the School.

Research concentrations within the
School of Nursing and Midwifery

Cancer Care

Cancer Care

Prof Marion Eckert
Advancing the contribution of nurses and nursing in disease prevention and screening, improving the quality of cancer care and cancer treatments, promoting recovery and supportive care of survivors and their families across the life-course. 

Safety and Quality in Health research group

Safety and Quality in Health

Professor Carol Grech
This group is committed to making consumer/resident care better each day, across all parts of our health and aged care system.

 

Mothers, Babies and Families Health research group

Mothers, Babies and Families Health

Professor Mary Steen
Research with an aim to optimise health outcomes by contributing to a variety of population health areas.

 

Mental Health and Substance Use research group

Mental Health and Suicide Prevention

Professor Nicholas Procter
Leading numerous initiatives aimed at improving the lives of people with mental health issues as well as providing policy advice to state and federal governments.

 

Education in Nursing, Midwifery and Health Science Research

Education in Nursing, Midwifery and Health Science Research

Associate Professor Rachael Vernon
The Education in Nursing, Midwifery and Health Science Research Group (ENMHSRG) is committed to engaging in rigorous educational research.

 

Rosemary Bryant AO Research Centre

Rosemary Bryant AO Research Centre

Professor Marion Eckert
Aiming to strengthen the nursing & midwifery workforce across the health system through the development of evidence-based healthcare.

Areas of study and research

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