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2020 HDR Conference
HDR Conference Abstract Booklet
2nd and 3rd of July 2020, Webinar format
The HDR Conference is an annual event that brings together SoNM HDR students, along with their supervisors and interested staff, to present research projects, generate discussion, and provide an opportunity to network. It is one of the research highlights of the year in the SoNM. This year is a little different with the shift to an online webinar format. We hope that you enjoy the 3 minute presentations from students who are one or more years into their candidature. This year there will be four groups of student presentations with opportunities to ask questions after each group. Students are also invited to enter the three minute thesis competition (3MT) being held on the 16th July and represent the school at university level if they are successful. At the end of each day of the HDR conference we undertake the annual progress reports review where we can assess progress through candidature and look for areas where we need to support our students better. This book of abstracts will provide you with an insight into each students presentation at the 2020 HDR conference.
Dr Elaine Burns
Having to be bare below the elbows is something many of us in health care take in our stride, but for our Muslim nursing and midwifery colleagues, clinical requirements like these can conflict with cultural or religious beliefs.
Balanced empowerment, better world: The case of Kuranko Community, Kalian Chiefdom in Sierra Leone, West Africa
International Women’s Day theme for this year “better the balance, better the world” aligns perfectly well with global and continental policy frameworks.
Meet Marama Mackay – an inspiring and high-achieving scholarship student in her first year of the Bachelor of Nursing at Hawkesbury campus who is a recipient of an Community Scholarship......
Dr Stacy Blythe was invited to be part of a short documentary regarding foster care.....
Small business owner and mother of four Suzanne Morgan won't miss out on getting a taste of clinical practice, despite living far from your university campus.
Ranked in the top 100 in the World for Nursing QS World University Rankings by Subject
Research Grants Awarded Australian Research Council
Funding top 20 National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Universities in the world Times higher education
Western Sydney University has been ranked Australia's highest ranked Nursing School, in this year's CWUR Rankings by Subject.
Western Sydney University has been ranked in the Top 100 Universities for Nursing, in this year's QS World University Rankings by Subject.
In the News
School of Nursing and Midwifery recent media:
- Western Sydney University students celebrate Australia Day - Hawkesbury Gazette (opens in a new window)
- Mums told not to feel guilty about post-baby body - Seven News (opens in a new window)
- Their nursing careers beginning in Lithgow - Lithgow Mercury (opens in a new window)
- Western Sydney Students on a pathway career - Lithgow Mercury (opens in a new window)