Current Higher Degree Research (HDR) Students


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HDR Student Representative

Joseph Pendon
During the 2014 Research Week, Joseph Pendon was nominated by his peers to continue his role as HDR Student Representative for the Sydney Nursing School.


Research Degrees
PhD = Doctor of Philosophy
MPhil = Master of Philosophy

NAME

THESIS TITLE

Muaddi Alharbi

PhD Candidate

Self-efficacy and physical activity among people with coronary heart disease and/or diabetes mellitus who are commencing a weight management program

Bernadette Alaprandi-Costa

PhD Candidate

Evaluating Comparative Effectiveness Research- A Case Study

Ahmed Almansour

PhD Candidate

Saudi Parents’ Experiences of their Children’s Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation (HSCT)

Sharifah AlSayed

PhD Candidate

A qualitative research to identify the meaning of the flexible shift work schedule from Saudi female nurses’ perspective to create appropriate flexible scheduling practices and improve the retention of Saudi female bedside nurses in Saudi Arabia hospitals

Latifa Al Tameemi

PhD Candidate

Problem-Based Learning in Nursing Education

May Bagadood

PhD Candidate

The Future of Evolving the Advanced Practice Nursing Roles in the Saudi Health Care System

Mark Baker

PhD Candidate

Men in Nursing in inpatient Rehabilitation in Australia

Scott Brunero

PhD Candidate

Experience, knowledge, interventions and competency standards of postgraduate general nurses in providing mental health care

Sybele Christopher

PhD Candidate

An evaluation of Australian Generation X (midcareer) nurses’ intent to remain in nursing

June Colgrave

MPhil Candidate

Identifying and responding to child abuse and neglect in regional/rural emergency and departments in NSW

Tanya Connell

PhD Candidate

Psychosocial assessment and depression screening in private obstetric care

Denise Cummins

PhD Candidate

HIV Associated Cognitive Impairment: Client Characteristics and Professional Caregiver Experiences

Jane Currie

PhD Candidate

An evaluation of privately practising nurse practitioners working within Australia

Anne-Lyse DeGuio

PhD Candidate

The inter-relationship between primary health care models integrating family health and mental health and the competencies required for them

Matthew Dutton

MPhil Candidate

Exploring the role of the wound care clinical nurse consultant in tertiary referral hospital

Rochelle Einboden

PhD Candidate

Suspect practices:A investigation of nurse's suspicion in contexts of child abuse and neglect

Tara Flemington

PhD Candidate

Maternal involvement in a nurse home visiting program to prevent child maltreatment

Olivia Gallagher

PhD Candidate

Development, implementation and evaluation of a breast reconstruction information resource for women undergoing mastectomy

Helen Goldsmith

MPhil Candidate

PrediCtors Of analgesia use and regimeN adherence FollOwing dischaRge after Major trauma - The CONFORM Study

Polly Grainger

PhD Candidate

Development of a tool to measure nurses' attitudes to documentation that has a meaningful impact in the development of documentation within a department or organisation

Celia Grigg

PhD Candidate

The evaluation of Midwifery Units (EMU) Study

Beverley Hall

PhD Candidate

The lactate study

Denise Haylen

PhD Candidate

Living with Lymphangioleiomyomatosis - A Life History Study

Abdul-Kadir Hussein

PhD Candidate

Interdependent understanding is the first step of integration: cultural congruent nursing care for Arab Muslim with type two diabetes in Australia

Victoria Jayde

PhD Candidate

The experience of ovarian cancer for women and partners

Karen Jeffrey

PhD Candidate

Transitioning to adulthood: Developing strength, resilience, self worth and purpose in Australian adolescent girls (12-15 years)

Kai Jin

MPhil Candidate

Risk factor profiles and the health behaviours and health literacy related to Coronary Heart Disease amongst recent Chinese immigrants to Australia

Belinda Judd

PhD Candidate

Clinical Simulation in Physiotherapy Education: Tool Development and Validation Studies

Belinda Kennedy

MPhil Candidate

An exploration of the relationship between personality type and length of service within emergency nursing.

Shin Hwa Kang-Breen

PhD Candidate

Nurse practitioner (NP) and the prescribing practice in Australia

Alice Kemble

PhD Candidate

Aboriginal peoples’ experience of being governed in the Northern Territory

Bora Kim

PhD Candidate

Provision of an internet support network to improve psychosocial well-being of young adult cancer survivors: An evaluation of a structured online survivorship forum

Tracy King

MPhil Candidate

Development and evaluation of a patient reported outcome measure (PROM) to assess the impact of steroids associated with therapy for multiple myeloma

Sarah Lake

PhD Candidate

Within and between: researching nursing prioritisation of patients needs for care in practice

Scott Lamont

PhD Candidate

The processes through which generalist HCPs from nursing and medicine determine patient’s capacity to consent to or refuse medical or surgical interventions

Donna Lever

MPhil Candidate

TBC

Siew Fun Liew

MPhil Candidate

Transformation of Pre-registration nursing education in Malaysia

Tanya Martin

MPhil Candidate

Understanding Sorry Business (Bereavement) within Aboriginal communities (stillbirths & miscarriages)

Jem Masters

PhD Candidate

Attitudes, belief, biases and prejudice of emergency department nursing staff towards people with a mental health disorder or illness and the impact of this on mental health care

Duncan Mckechnie

MPhil Candidate

Characteristics and Circumstances of Falls in a Inpatient Specialist TBI Rehabilitation Setting

Elisha McLaren

PhD Candidate

The "Teachable moment": Implementing an exercise health promotion strategy for women with Type 1 endometrial cancer

Jason Mills

PhD Candidate

Investigating Emotional Intelligence in Australian Mental Health Nurses: a National Study

Susan Monaro

PhD Candidate

A Phenomenological Exploration of the Experience of Major Lower Extremity Amputation in Patients with Peripheral Arterial Occlusive Disease

Amy Monk

PhD Candidate

The evaluation of midwifery units (primary level maternity hospitals)

Jeannine Moreau

PhD Candidate

Investigating older adults' perspectives of health and aging: Implications for health care

Belinda Munroe

PhD Candidate

Evaluation of an emergency nursing assessment framework on patient assessment and documentation: A pilot study

Margaret Murphy

MPhil Candidate

Impact of trauma team training on patient outcomes and trauma care delivery

Andrew Murray

PhD Candidate

Rehabilitation Nurses’ Promotion of Wellbeing in an Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit: A Case Study

Gift Mutsonziwa

PhD Candidate

Colonised and isolated: the experiences of source isolation from the patients and nurses' perspectives

Shobha Nepali

PhD Candidate

The Workplace Relations of Australian NICU Nurses: An Ethnography

Rebekah Ogilvie

PhD Candidate

Life-threatening injury in young people: incidence and elucidation

Julie Parkinson

MPhil Candidate

Gosford's Groins - How can bleeding complications following cardiac angiography and percutaneous coronary intervention be reduced?

Joseph Pendon

PhD Candidate

The lived experience of clinical facilitators of pre-registration nursing programmes: A hermeneutic phenomenological exploration

Lesley Potter

PhD Candidate

The history of midwifery from settlement to federation (1788-1901)

Elina Pradhan

MPhil Candidate

TBC

Mark Pratt

PhD Candidate

Advance Care Planning in Residential Aged Care Facilities

Laynie Pullin

PhD Candidate

Understanding the lives and caring practices of women who live with spinal cord injured men

Rosemary Saunders

PhD Candidate

Older Adult’s Involvement Health Professional Education in a Community of Learning

Andrew Scanlon

PhD Candidate

Identifying current Nurse Practitioner enablers and barriers within scope of practice in relation to the current Australian Nurse Practitioner Standards

Narelle Story

PhD Candidate

Hunger and satiety after weight loss surgery: A multicentre investigation comparing eating behaviours before and one year after gastric banding, gastric bypass, and sleeve gastrectomy

Linda Thomson Mangnall

PhD Candidate

Health-related outcomes of valve surgery for rheumatic heart disease performed by a volunteer humanitarian team in Fiji

Barry Werth

PhD Candidate

Constipation and laxative use in Australia (CALUA)

Taneal Wiseman

PhD Candidate

The relationship between mental health and major trauma patients of an Australian Trauma Centre: A mixed methods explanatory study

Nickolas Yu

PhD Candidate

Impact of a workplace coaching program on healthcare leaders' work behaviours and wellbeing