Mrs Liz Abery

Casual Academic

College of Nursing and Health Sciences

place Bedford Park (S263)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Following completion of the Bachelor of Health Sciences Degree in 2007 Liz undertook an Honours Program graduating with First Class Honours and receiving the Chancellors University Medal. Liz's Honours research investigated the impact of recently introduced healthy eating guidelines in South Australian School Canteens. Liz's current research interest is in the area of student learning, in particular how students are able to put "theory into practice" through Work Intergrated Learning placements. Liz also has a keen interest in how first year health Sciences students transition into University and develop their own professional identity.


2007 Degree of Bachelor of Health Sciences
2009 Honours Degree of Bachelor of Health Sciences First Class

2015 Graduate Certificate in Education (Higher Education)

Honours, awards and grants

2005 Health Promotion Association of Australia (SA Branch) Student Health Promotion Prize
2008 Flinders University Faculty of Health Sciences Honours Scholarship
2008 Public Health Association Australia Student Scholarship to attend the National Population Health Congress held in Brisbane 2008
2009 Chancellors Letter of Commendation and Flinders University Medal

2013 Flinders Teaching & Learning Innovation Grant $9500 for "Developing a resource portfolio to support individual students prepare for Work Integrated learning within Health Sciencs".

Teaching interests

Health Promotion

Health Education

Work Integrated Learning