Dr Michael Lawless

Post Doctoral Research Fellow

College of Nursing and Health Sciences

place Sturt North Wing
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

I am a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the College of Nursing & Health Sciences. I am currently involved in the knowledge translation research program within an NHRMC funded Centre of Research Excellence in Transdisciplinary Frailty Research under the supervision of Professor Alison Kitson. In this role, I use knowledge translation methods to inform effective transfer of knowledge in policy and practice. This research contributes to a consolidated frailty and healthy ageing strategy in South Australia.

More generally, I am interested in using critical and qualitative methods to explore representations of a range of health and illness topics, including dementia, frailty, and community aged care.

Qualifications

First Class Honours Bachelor of Psychology (2013) - University of Adelaide

Doctor of Philosophy (2017) - University of Adelaide

Honours, awards and grants

2017 - Dean's Commendation for Doctoral Thesis Excellence, University of Adelaide

Research interests

- Qualitative health research

- Knowledge translation

- Frailty and functional decline

- Dementia prevention

- Technology and ageing

Publications

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