Jessie is a health 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 gender and sexual health, LGBTQIA+ and young people’s access to care, care transitions.
BA Hons First Class, Liverpool John Moores, UK, 2001.
MA, Leeds, UK, 2002.
PhD, Adelaide, 2007.
Graduate Certificate in Education (Higher Education), Flinders, 2016.
Member of the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Peer Review College, UK. Period of appointment: 2010-current.
Flinders Foundation Health Seed Grant 2021. The needs of girls with early menarche in South Australia primary schools: An exploratory mixed-methods study. $23,276.
Flinders University Re-Entry Fellowship 2020. $30,000
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.
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