Ms Michelle Dickson

Senior Lecturer Indigenous Health
Director of Teaching and Learning
Public Health, School of Public Health

Telephone +61 2 9351 1974
Fax +61 2 9351 5205

Website Sydney School of Public Health
Indigenous Health Promotion

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Current research students

Project title Research student
Understanding and improving the developmental outcomes of urban Aboriginal children Hilary MILLER
Early life and key predictors of child and adolescent overweight/obesity in urban Aboriginal populations: the development of evidence-based interventions Simone SHERRIFF

Selected grants

2018

  • Canada-Australia Indigenous Public Health Education Collaboration; Dickson M, Negin J, Birt A; DVC Education/Small Educational Innovation Grant.

2017

  • Centre of Research Excellence (CRE) in Partnership Pathways to Better Care and Outcomes for Aboriginal Young People; Craig J, Redman S, Eades S, Banks E, Tong A, Gunasekera H, Dickson M, Williamson A, Howard K, Green S; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Centres of Research Excellence.

2015

  • Alumni Snapshots: using digital stories to embed Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander health promotion professional content into the Graduate Diploma in Indigenous health promotion; Dickson M, Birch J; DVC Education/Small Educational Innovation Grant.
  • Flipping knowledge about FASD (Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder): a resource for students in Public Health, Education and Social Work; Dickson M, Thorpe K; DVC Education/Large Educational Innovation Grant.
  • Animations for health: using digital media to create health promotion messages in schools with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Public Health and school aged students; Poto A, Dickson M, Birch J; DVC Education/Large Educational Innovation Grant.

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Dickson, M. (2008). Moving learning from the head to the heart: Teaching and learning indigenous content in applied psychology and social health courses. In Rob Ranzijn, Keith McConnochie and Wendy Nolan (Eds.), Psychology and Indigenous Australians: Effective Teaching and Practice, (pp. 55-63). Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Journals

  • Dickson, M. (2017). Journal conversations: Building the research self-efficacy of an aboriginal early career academic. Qualitative Report, 22(12), 3154-3171.
  • Dickson, M., Manalo, G. (2014). The beyond borders initiative: Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and international public health students: engaging partners in cross-cultural learning. Education for Health: change in learning and practice, 27(2), 132-137. [More Information]

2017

  • Dickson, M. (2017). Journal conversations: Building the research self-efficacy of an aboriginal early career academic. Qualitative Report, 22(12), 3154-3171.

2014

  • Dickson, M., Manalo, G. (2014). The beyond borders initiative: Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and international public health students: engaging partners in cross-cultural learning. Education for Health: change in learning and practice, 27(2), 132-137. [More Information]

2008

  • Dickson, M. (2008). Moving learning from the head to the heart: Teaching and learning indigenous content in applied psychology and social health courses. In Rob Ranzijn, Keith McConnochie and Wendy Nolan (Eds.), Psychology and Indigenous Australians: Effective Teaching and Practice, (pp. 55-63). Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

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