Dr Jessie Shipman

Senior Lecturer Social Health Sciences

College of Nursing and Health Sciences

place Sturt South (S278)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Jessie is a medical sociologist from the UK. Jessie teaches in Health Sciences, working with students to develop knowledge and skills in social analysis of health, inclusive and reflective practices, and qualitative research methods. Her main research interests are reproductive justice, families and relationships across the lifespan, embodiment, empowerment, intersectionality, and wellbeing in Higher Education.

Qualifications

BA Hons First Class, Liverpool John Moores, UK, 2001.

MA, Leeds, UK, 2002.

PhD, Adelaide, 2007.

Graduate Certificate in Education (Higher Education), Flinders, 2016.

Honours, awards and grants

Invited member of the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Peer Review College, UK. Period of appointment: 2010-2019.

ARC Kathleen Fitzpatrick Laureate Research Mentoring recipient, run by Professor Joy Damousi, University of Melbourne 2016.

Flinders Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences Teaching and Learning Innovation Grant 2015. Team members: Jessie Gunson, Pen Roe, & the Social Health Sciences Unit. Title: Social Health Sciences Curriculum Mapping Project. $5000

Flinders Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences Seeding Grant 2014. Investigators: Jessie Gunson, Sheryl de Lacey, Margie Ripper, Paula Singleton (Leeds Beckett University, UK), Nadine Levy (University of Adelaide). Title: Barriers and enablers to Long Acting Reversible Contraceptive use: Examining the views of Health Care Professionals. $15,000

Flinders Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences Establishment Grant 2014. Investigators: Jessie Gunson, Sheryl de Lacey, Margie Ripper, Paula Singleton (Leeds Beckett University, UK), Nadine Levy (University of Adelaide). Title: Barriers and enablers to Long Acting Reversible Contraceptive use: Examining the views of women across the lifecourse. $9995

Flinders Faculty of Health Sciences Seeding Grant 2013. Investigators: Jessie Gunson, John Coveney, Paul Ward, Megan Warin (University of Adelaide), and Vivienne Moore (University of Adelaide). Title: Food, Health & Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD): Using visual methods to improve understanding of food challenges for children with ASD.$16,000

The Fay Gale Centre for Research on Gender Early Career Researcher Fellowship, 2012

ESRC Postdoctoral Fellowship,'Examining Agency and the Politics of Reproductive Choice', Centre for Research on Families and Relationships, The University of Edinburgh, 2008-2010.

Teaching interests
  • Sociology of health and medicine
  • Qualitative research methods
  • Gender and health
  • Inclusive practice
Topic coordinator
HLTH2101 Critical Social Analysis of Health
HLTH3102 Qualitative Methods for Social Health Research
Supervisory interests
Contemporary reproductive politics
Food and families
Gender and sexuality
Health sociology
Qualitative research methodology
Higher degree by research supervision
Current
Associate supervisor: Food and families (1), Autoethnography (1), Disability and social inclusion (1)
Completion
Associate supervisor: Cultural identity and midwifery (1), Health systems and pharmaceutical supply (1), Disability and social inclusion (1)

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