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Here at JRC, we want you to pursue your own research interests, under the expert supervision of our academic staff. If you would like to get your PhD or Masters degree with us, we suggest you first check your eligibility, find a supervisor and then begin your application.

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Higher Degree Research Students

StudentThesis titleSupervisor
Belinda CashIn Sickness and In Health: The experience of choice for older spousal caregivers in rural communities. Associate Professor Suzanne Hodgkin and Professor Jeni Warburton
Jozette DellemainWhat is rural case management?Associate Professor Suzanne Hodgkin and Professor Jeni Warburton
Samantha Clune      Who cares about culture? The impact of health organisations on the health related culture and outcomes of rural individuals and communities.Dr Rachel Winterton and Professor Tim Marjoribanks
Kaye ErvinEmbedding shared decision making in dementia care.Professor Irene Blackberry and Dr Helen Haines           
Diana Nabbumba     Innovative and sustainable social care models for rural older people in developing countries.Dr Rachel Winterton and Associate Professor Suzanne Hodgkin     
Monica Jones      Stress and coping strategies in the aged care workforce in regional Australia.Associate Professor Suzanne Hodgkin and Dr Brad Wright     
Natasha LongThe experience of professional identity development for social work graduates in the 21st century.Associate Professor Suzanne Hodgkin and Associate Professor Fiona Gardiner
Jennifer BoakCan client complexity be measured in a community nursing service?Professor Irene Blackberry
StudentThesis titleSupervisor
Heather DowneyWhat are the factors impacting on ageing farming couples' retirement decision making in the contemporary context?  Dr Guin Threlkeld and Professor Jeni Warburton
Tshepo RasekabaTelemedicine for diabetes management: A hospital-GP shared care management of hospital initiated insulin therapy for gestational diabetes mellitus.Associate Professor John Furler, Professor Irene Blackberry and Associate Professor Kwang Lim
Steven BakerThe supportive network: Rural, older people, aged care workers and ICT.    Professor Jeni Warburton, Associate Professor Suzanne Hodgkin and Dr Janice Pascal
Dr Jo-Anne Manski Nankervis     Professional roles and relationships: A study of insulin initiation in general practice.Associate Professor John Furler, Professor Irene Blackberry and Professor Doris Young

Zoe O'Callaghan

Men on the land: the identities of baby boom farmers in the border country: A narrative ethnography investigating how male farmers within the first wave of babyboomers see themselves as they age.Professor Jeni Warburton and Dr Anne-Marie Sawyer