Mrs Ying Yu


College of Nursing and Health Sciences

+61 8 82015956
place Sturt North (N320)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Ying is an experienced ICU clinical nurse and has taught at the tertiary level for several years. Her working experience in China as well as in Australia enables her support staff and student to understand cultural difference. Ying has completed her masters in nursing with the research interest in cultural and linguistically diverse people's experiences during their critical illness. Ying is completing her PhD under a scholarship funded by MRFF grant. Her research area is dementia care.


Bacheler of Nursing, ICU Certificate, Graduate certificate in Clinical Education, Master of Nursing (Course work and research)

Honours, awards and grants

Chief Investigator, NHMRC 2022 TCR Cultural Ethnic and Linguistic Diversity in Dementia Research Grant (No.2024551) $1,555,078.05. Project title: A ‘culturally tailored iSupport model’ for carers of people with dementia’

Chief Investigator, Aged Care Research & Industry Innovation Australia (ARIIA), Grant (GA0032, $160,000) and a cash contribution from the three aged care providers (40,000). Project title: ‘Optimising support for Chinese carers of people with dementia by embedding iSupport in routine aged care services’

3MT Flinders University Finalist 2023

Runner up best oral presentation: post diagnostic care at the Australian Dementia Research Forum 2023

Vice President's Teaching Excellence Award 2020

Vice-Chancellor's Awards for Excellence in Teaching 2020

Vice President and Executive Dean Education Award 2019 Academic Level A/B

Teaching interests


clinical skills

culturally and linguistically diverse population

Topic coordinator
NURS2003 Pathophysiology and Pharmacology
NURS2005 Managing care of clients in different settings (PEP)
Topic lecturer
NURS3001 Dynamics of practice
NURS2005 Managing care of clients in different settings(PEP)
NURS2010 Managing care in professional practice