Research Activities - September 2022

Come along and discover the research activities on offer in the Department of Medical Education in September 2022.

Zoom (link will be sent separately each week)

Thursdays 1pm-2pm

Convenor: Professor Robyn Woodward-Kron

Coordinator: Michelle Grainger

Thursday 1 September, 1-2pm, zoom


Wednesday 7 September, 9-10.30am [please note change of day and time]


Professor Lorelei Lingard (Department of Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University; Faculty of Education, Western University; Senior Scientist, Centre for Education Research & Innovation, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University).

Master Class - Research: Telling a good story.

Please note that this session is organised and conducted through ANZAHPE rather than DME. Registration is through the ANZAHPE website (, and a zoom link will be sent from ANZAHPE before the event.

Thursday 15 September, 1-2pm, zoom

Mr David Seignior (Lead Learning Designer, Melbourne School of Professional and Continuing Education (MSPACE), University of Melbourne)

Interprofessional Online Education: A phenomenological study of learner experiences of the Master of Cancer Sciences.

Thursday 22 September, 1-2pm, zoom


Dr Danya Vears (Senior Research Fellow, Biomedical Ethics Research Group, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute) & Professor Lynn Gillam (Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne; Children’s Bioethics Centre, Royal Children’s Hospital)

Inductive content analysis: A guide for beginning qualitative researchers.

Thursday 29 September, 1-2pm, zoom


Belle Power (St Vincent’s) – Scoping literature review and tabulation of teenage pregnancy in 12 countries for Western Pacific Regional Office of WHO.

Kate Wishart (North Eastern Public Health Unit) – Combined literature and practice review of STI management for the NEPHU.

Nitaa Eapen (Nossal Institute) – The impact of COVID-19 lockdowns on children's education in India. 

Tahli Elsner (Nossal Institute) - Improving maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH) outcomes in a poor, mountanious region in northern Vietnam targeting 'hard-to-reach' and ethnic minority women.

Download the September flyer here.

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Michelle Grainger