Dr Irene Belperio

Research Associate

College of Nursing and Health Sciences

place Bedford Park (S215 Sturt South)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Irene is a highly experienced qualitative researcher with interests in ageing and disability, and ageing in culturally and linguistically diverse communities. She also has extensive experience in learning support and has been teaching at the university level for over 12 years. She is an editorial board member of the Journal of Nursing Practices and Research.

She is currently the Research Associate on the Australian Research Council Linkage Project, Choosing the way forward: addressing postparental housing transition needs of adults with intellectual disability and their older carers.

Qualifications

PhD (Flinders University) 2013

Honours, awards and grants

Australian Research Council Linkage Project 2021

Australian Postgraduate Award 2005

University Medal for Social Sciences (Flinders University) 2002

Teaching interests

Irene has taught in enabling programs, provided learning support and lectured in academic literacies. She has also taught in ethnicity and ageing and Italian studies topics.

Topic coordinator
AGES1003 Ageing and ethnicity

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