Dr Claire Gough


College of Nursing and Health Sciences

place Bedford Park (2.61)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Claire is currently a lecturer in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences at Flinders University and a Research Fellow with ARIIA (Aged Care Research & Industry Innovation Australia). She is a registered physiotherapist and has experience working with robotics in rehablitation. Claire is an enthusiastic educator who enjoys integrating innovative technologies into the Digital Health Specialisation (Health Sciences) and supports students to actively develop their research skills.

Claire is a member of of the Flinders Digital Health Research Centre, the International Society of Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA) and the Australian Association of Gerontology (AAG).

Claire is interested in research with older populations espcially their community participation, physical activity and reintegration into the community during transition care. She is currently working to develop tools to assist best practice in the Australian aged care sector.


PhD/ Physiotherapy BSc

Honours, awards and grants
  • Horizon Professional Development Platinum Award with Leadership Specialty
  • College of Nursing and Health Science Best Higher Degree by Research Student Publication Award
  • Industry Choice Best Poster Award Higher Research Degree (HDR) DocFest 2019
Key responsibilities

Topic co-ordinator for HLTH1011 Introduction to Digital Health, HLTH2107 Research and Study Skills 2, and HLTH3111 Technology in healthcare

Additional responsibilities

Digital Health Advocate (Health Sciences)

Research Advocate (Health Sciences)

Teaching interests

Digital health and the importance in delivering progressive healthcare

Research methods (Mixed)

Ageing research

Topic coordinator
HLTH3105 Quantitaive Social Research Methods
HLTH1011 Introduction to Digital Health
HLTH2107 Research and Study Skills 2
Topic lecturer
HLTH1011 Introduction to Digital Health
HLTH3105 Quantitaitve Social Research Methods
HLTH2107 Health and Study Skills 2
Higher degree by research supervision
Associate supervisor: Lokomat neurological pushing (1)