Nursing and midwifery research

We conduct research with a vigorous pursuit of evidence-based inquiry that challenges conventional understanding and explains the complexities of health and wellbeing.

We actively seek collaborations with industry, community and government, to create a stimulating research environment that can be translated into practice across Australia the world.

We have a commitment to research that makes a difference and that commitment is contributed to by six areas of specialisation:


Research Centre


Research Snapshots

Partnering for better health outcomes | Research s Our diverse research projects highlight positive impact on health care through the capacity to inform policy, clinical practice, nurse and community education and health service delivery.

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Latest Publications

Caregivers' perspectives on the use of long-term oxygen therapy for the treatment of refractory breathlessness: a qualitative study,
Collier, A, Breaden, K, Phillips, JL, Agar, M, Litster, C & Currow, DC,
Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 2017, vol. 53, no. 1, pp. 33-39. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2016.06.007

Carers’ experiences of accessing and navigating mental health care for older people in a rural area in Australia,
Dawson, S, Gerace, A, Muir-Cochrane, E, O'Kane, D, Henderson, J, Lawn, S & Fuller, J,
Aging & Mental Health, 2017, vol. 21, no. 2, pp. 216-223. doi: 10.1080/13607863.2015.1078283

Improving clinical handover in a paediatric ward: Implications for nursing management,
Mannix, T, Parry, Y & Roderick, A,
Journal of Nursing Management, 2017, vol. 25, no. 3, pp. 215–222. doi: 10.1111/jonm.12462