Dr Sarah Hunter

KT Post Doctoral Research Fellow

College of Nursing and Health Sciences

place SA Health & Medical Research Institute (N218-5)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Sarah Hunter completed a Bachelor in Psychology (Honours) in 2013 and went on to complete her PhD in Psychology in 2017. Her research interests relate to the role of social norms and expectations and how the discourses surrounding these impacts on the lives of men and fathers. One of her more notable publications in this area published in Social Personality and Psychology Compass challenged current thinking in the field by arguing that suggestions of shifts in masculinity are overstated.

Sarah currently works as Post Doctoral Research Fellow in the Caring Futures Institute. In this role, she researchers in the area of Knowledge Translation and Implementation Science, focusing on the various ways in which we can take research findings and influence policy and clinical practice to make positive, sustainable change in healthcare.

Specifically, Sarah works on the refinement of the 'integrated – Promoting Action on Research Implementation in Health Services (i-PARIHS)' implementation framework. She is leading a team of researchers to develop tools and resources to support the use of this framework in research and clinical practice.


2014-2017:         Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

2013:              Bachelor of Psychology (Honours)

                  School of Psychology, University of Adelaide, Australia

2009-2012:         Bachelor of Psychological Science

                  School of Psychology, University of Adelaide, Australia

Supervisory interests
Evidence based practice
Knowledge translation

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