Research in the School of Nursing and Midwifery

The School of Nursing and Midwifery conducts 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

Point-of-care testing for disaster management,
Arbon, P, Shephard, M & Kost, G,
In M Shephard (ed.), A Practical Guide to Global Point-of-Care Testing, 2016,
CSIRO Publishing, Clayton South, Victoria, Australia, pp. 378-405.

Maternal child and family health nurses: Delivering a unique nursing speciality,
Fraser, S, Grant, J & Mannix, T,
Maternal and Child Health Journal, 2016, vol. 20, no. 12, pp. 2557-2564. doi: 10.1007/s10995-016-208

Characteristics of patients with haematological and breast cancer (1996–2009) who died of heart failure-related causes after cancer therapy,
Versace, V, Berry, N, Chowdhury, M, Ullah, S, McCarthy, A, Atherton, J, Koczwara, B, Roder, D & Clark, RA,
ESC Heart Failure, 2016, vol. 3, no. 4, pp. 253–260. doi: 10.1002/ehf2.12099