Doctor Tinashe Dune

Doctor Tinashe Dune

Senior Lecturer in Interprofessional Health Sciences,
Health Science

Biography

Dr Tinashe Dune is a multi-award winning academic in the areas of health sociology and public health. Her research, teaching and practice (clinical psychology) focus on the experiences of marginalised populations. This includes the experiences of culturally and linguistically diverse people, those living with disability, ageing populations, LGBTIQ-identifying people and Indigenous populations. Dr Dune is an expert in qualitative research methods and sexual and reproductive health. She also utilises innovative mixed-methods approaches and interdisciplinary perspectives to support multidimensional understandings of the lived experience, health outcomes and ways to improve wellbeing. 

As a result of her work Dr Dune has been nationally recognised by the Council of Academic Public Health Institutions Australia and Western Sydney University for her excellence and innovation in Public Health teaching. She has also been recognised as an ambassador against bigotry and an advocate for diversity and inclusion by the Australian National University’s Freilich Foundation as well as for her Excellence in Community Engagement and Sustainability by WSU for her LGBTIQ advocacy work. She is also Director of the Secretariat for African Women Australia (AWAU) - a community based organisation which seeks to be Australia's national hub for research and outreach for African women and by African women in Australia. In her role with AWAU she actively engages with academic, industry and community stakeholders to conduct and implement translational research.

Dr Dune’s expertise in the area of marginalisation and health is also endorsed by the publication of her research in high quality journals, books, book chapters and national policy documents as well as a multitude of media outlets such as SBS and the ABC.

Her work is supported by several years of hands-on community and NGO outreach work across Australia and internationally. She has worked at the World Health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland with the Violence, Injury and Disability and Reproductive Health Research Units. She has had roles as Honorary Research Fellows at the University of Sydney and the University of New England. Dr Dune also advocates and engages with national and international stakeholders in her role as co-founder of the Public Health Association Australia's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Special Interest Group. She has also served as co-Convenor of PHAAs Women's Health Special Interest Group.

At Western Dr Dune teaches in the Interprofessional Health Science program, is a member of the Ally Network and a Core Member of Western's Translational Heath Research Institute and Diabetes Obesity and Metabolism Translational Research Unit. She is also a National Tertiary Education Union Delegate and representative on the University's Workplan Committee.

She is a Justice of the Peace for New South Wales and happy to provide services to all in need - please contact her by email for an appointment.

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Qualifications

  • MPH Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality
  • PhD University of Sydney
  • BA(Psych)(Hons) Carleton University (Canada)

Professional Memberships

  • Translational Health Research Institute - THRI (Core Member) (2014)
  • Diabetes Obesity and Metabolism Translational Research Unit (2018)
  • Public Health Association of Australia (2014)
  • African Women Australia (2013)
  • Australian Psychological Society (2017)

Awards

  • CAPHIA Commendation for Excellence and Innovation in Public Health Teaching (Early Career) 2015-09-10
  • Researcher Development Strategic Initiative Funding Early Career Researcher Grant 2015-07-02
  • Researcher Development Strategic Initiative Funding 2015-07-02
  • Western Sydney University Excellence in Learning and Teaching Award 2015-12-18
  • Postgraduate Teaching Fellowship, University of Sydney 2009-02-01
  • Postgraduate Research Student Support (PRSS) Grant Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney 2011-06-15
  • Postgraduate Research Student Support (PRSS) Grant Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney 2010-06-15
  • Postgraduate Research Student Support (PRSS) Grant Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney 2009-06-15
  • Western Sydney University Excellence in Community Engagement and Sustainability 2017-12-15
  • Western Sydney University Excellence in Research - Interdisciplinary Group Award 2019-12-02

Interests

  • Community Mental Health
  • Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Populations
  • Health Sociology
  • Indigenous Health
  • Interprofessional Education (IPE) in Health
  • Migrant Health
  • Public Health
  • Sexual and Reproductive Health and Wellbeing
  • Social Determinants of Health

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • Health Science

Committees

  • Ally Network, University of Western Sydney
  • African Women Australia
  • University Work Plan Committee

Contact

Email: T.Dune@westernsydney.edu.au
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Teaching

Current Teaching Areas

  • 400866 Culture, Diversity and Health
  • 401372 The Social Determinants of Health

Previous Teaching Areas

  • 400249 Ethical and Legal Issues in Health Care, 2013
  • 400285 Public Health, 2015
  • 400732 Communication in Health, 2013
  • 400732 Communication in Health, 2015
  • 400863 Foundations of Research and Evidence-Based Practice, 2013
  • 400866 Culture, Diversity and Health, 2014
  • 400866 Culture, Diversity and Health, 2015
  • 400866 Culture, Diversity and Health, 2016
  • 400866 Culture, Diversity and Health, 2017
  • 400866 Culture, Diversity and Health, 2018
  • 400866 Culture, Diversity and Health, 2019
  • 400872 Honours Research Design and Methodology, 2015
  • 401079 Dissertation (Full Time), 2015

Publications

Books

  • Dune, T., McLeod, K. and Williams, R. (2021), 'Culture, Diversity and Health in Australia: Towards Culturally Safe Health Care', : Routledge 9780367686765.
  • Jones, T., Del Pozo de Bolger, A., Dune, T., Lykins, A. and Hawkes, G. (2015), 'Female-to-Male (FtM) Transgender People's Experiences in Australia: A National Study', : Springer 9783319138282.
  • Dune, T. (2011), 'Constructions of Sexuality and Disability: Implications for People with Cerebral Palsy', : Lambert Academic Publishing 9783846592274.

Chapters in Books

  • Dune, T. and Liamputtong, P. (2019), 'Gender and sexuality as social determinants of health ', Social Determinants of Health, Oxford University Press 9780190313524.
  • Dune, T. (2018), 'Sexuality', Living with Chronic Illness and Disability: Principles for Nursing Practice, Elsevier 9780729542616.
  • Mpofu, E., Athanasou, J., Harley, D., Dune, T., Devlieger, P. and Donnell Carey, C. (2018), 'Integration of culture in teaching about disability', Culture Across the Curriculum: A Psychology Teacher's Handbook, Cambridge University Press 9781107189973.
  • Dune, T., Mengesha, Z., Buscemi, V. and Perz, J. (2018), 'Jumping the methodological fence : Q methodology', Handbook of Research Methods in Health Social Sciences, Springer 9789811052507.
  • Dune, T. and Mpofu, E. (2017), 'Understanding sexuality and disability : using interpretive hermeneutic phenomenological approaches', Handbook of Research Methods in Health Social Sciences, Springer 9789811052507.
  • Dune, T., Mpofu, E., Evans, D. and Sullivan, G. (2017), 'Queering multicultural education', Global Perspectives on Gender and Sexuality in Education: Raising Awareness, Fostering Equity, Advancing Justice, Information Age 9781681237954.
  • Dune, T. (2016), '"You just don't see us" : the influence of public schema on constructions of sexuality by people with cerebral palsy', Development and the Politics of Human Rights, CRC Press 9781498707060.
  • Dune, T., Mapedzahama, V. and Rahman, S. (2014), 'Sexuality', Caring for Older People in Australia: Principles for Nursing Practice, Wiley & Sons 9781118384121.
  • Dune, T. (2014), 'Experiences of sexual well-being and the yin revolution', Yin Rising: The Chinese Sexual Evolution, CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform 9781500108397.
  • McKay, K., Dune, T., MacPhail, C., Mapedzahama, V. and Maple, M. (2014), 'Fairytales, folklore and femininity : making sense of the (un)sexed female body across time and space', Exploring Bodies in Time and Space, Inter-Disciplinary Press 9781848882461.
  • Minichiello, V., Dune, T., Disogra, C. and Marino, R. (2014), 'Male sex work from Latin American perspectives', Male sex work and society, Harrington Park Press 9781939594006.
  • Dune, T. (2013), 'Sexuality in chronic illness and disability', Chronic Illness & Disability: Principles for Nursing Practice, Elsevier 9780729541619.
  • Gwirayi, P., Mpofu, E., Hossain, Z., Dune, T. and Maruatona, S. (2013), 'Sexual and reproductive health', The Encyclopedia of Cross-Cultural Psychology, Wiley-Blackwell 9780470671269.
  • Reid, K. and Dune, T. (2010), 'Buy my love : on sex workers, gold diggers, and 'Rules Girls'', Dating: Philosophy for Everyone: Flirting With Big Ideas, Wiley-Blackwell 9781444330229.

Journal Articles

  • Noack-Lundberg, K., Liamputtong, P., Marjadi, B., Ussher, J., Perz, J., Schmied, V., Dune, T. and Brook, E. (2020), 'Sexual violence and safety : the narratives of transwomen in online forums', Culture, Health and Sexuality, vol 22, no 6 , pp 646 - 659.
  • Arora, M., Walker, K., Luu, J., Duvivier, R., Dune, T. and Wynne, K. (2020), 'Education of the medical profession to facilitate delivery of transgender health care in an Australian health district', Australian Journal of Primary Health, vol 26, no 1 , pp 17 - 23.
  • Sabe, Z., Dune, T. and Smith, C. (2020), 'Use of traditional and complementary medicine for maternal health and wellbeing by African migrant women in Australia : a mixed method study', BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies, vol 20 .
  • Marjadi, B., Mapedzahama, V., Rogers, G., Donnelly, M., Harris, A., Donadel, D., Jakstas, E., Dune, T., Lo, W., Micheal, S., McKnight, T., Hennessy, A., Ganapathy, V. and Pacey, F. (2020), 'Medicine in context : ten years' experience in diversity education for medical students in Greater Western Sydney, Australia', GMS Journal for Medical Education, vol 37, no 2 .
  • DeLacy, J., Dune, T. and Macdonald, J. (2020), 'The social determinants of otitis media in Aboriginal children in Australia : are we addressing the primary causes? : a systematic content review', BMC Public Health, vol 20, no 1 .
  • Mwanri, L., Gesesew, H., Lee, V., Hiruy, K., Udah, H., Kwedza, R. and Dune, T. (2020), 'Health literacy environment of breast and cervical cancer among black African women globally : a systematic review protocol of mixed methods', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, vol 17, no 9 .
  • Thepsourinthone, J., Dune, T., Liamputtong, P. and Arora, A. (2020), 'The relationship between masculinity and internalized homophobia amongst Australian gay men', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, vol 17 .
  • Ussher, J., Hawkey, A., Perz, J., Liamputtong, P., Sekar, J., Marjadi, B., Schmied, V., Dune, T. and Brook, E. (2020), '[In Press] Crossing boundaries and fetishization : experiences of sexual violence for trans women of color', Journal of Interpersonal Violence, .
  • Dune, T., Gesesew, H., Hiruy, K., Udah, H., Lee, V., Kwedza, R. and Mwanri, L. (2020), 'Use of Indigenous informed epistemologies can inform intervention models to fight COVID-19 in Africa', African Journal of Reproductive Health, vol 24, no 2 , pp 46 - 48.
  • Liamputtong, P., Noack-Lundberg, K., Dune, T., Marjadi, B., Schmied, V., Ussher, J., Perz, J., Hawkey, A., Sekar, J. and Brook, E. (2020), 'Embodying transgender : an analysis of trans women in online forums', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, vol 17, no 18 .
  • McLachlan, C. and Dune, T. (2020), 'A systematic review of factors influencing condom use among female sex workers', International Journal of Social Science Studies, vol 8, no 5 , pp 97 - 126.
  • Mekonnen, T., Dune, T., Perz, J. and Ogbo, F. (2019), 'Trends and determinants of antenatal care service use in Ethiopia between 2000 and 2016', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, vol 16, no 5 .
  • DeLacy, J., Saheb, R., Rutherford, E., Garcia, R. and Dune, T. (2019), 'Sexual and reproductive health services and promotion in tertiary institutions : a systematic content review', Journal of the Australian and New Zealand Student Services Association, vol 27, no 1 , pp 45 - 61.
  • Workman, A. and Dune, T. (2019), 'A systematic review on LGBTIQ intimate partner violence from a Western perspective', Journal of Community Safety and Well-Being, vol 4, no 2 , pp 22 - 31.
  • Mekonnen, T., Dune, T. and Perz, J. (2019), 'Maternal health service utilisation of adolescent women in sub-Saharan Africa : a systematic scoping review', BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, vol 19 .
  • Dune, T., Ullman, J., Ferfolja, T., Thepsourinthone, J., Garga, S. and Mengesha, Z. (2019), 'Are services inclusive? : a review of the experiences of older GSD women in accessing health, social and aged care services', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, vol 17, no 11 .
  • O?Dwyer, M., Dune, T., Bidewell, J. and Liamputtong, P. (2019), 'Critiquing the Health Belief Model and sexual risk behaviours among adolescents : a narrative review of familial and peer influence', International Journal of Social Science Studies, vol 7, no 6 , pp 62 - 70.
  • Mengesha, Z., Perz, J., Dune, T. and Ussher, J. (2018), 'Challenges in the provision of sexual and reproductive health care to refugee and migrant women : a Q methodological study of health professional perspectives', Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, vol 20, no 2 , pp 307 - 316.
  • Thorpe, R., Hawkes, G., Dune, T., Fileborn, B., Pitts, M. and Minichiello, V. (2018), 'Hidden boundaries and shared meanings : the roles of researcher characteristics and cultural norms in shaping understandings of sexuality in the unstructured interview setting', International Journal of Social Research Methodology, vol 21, no 2 , pp 205 - 217.
  • Dune, T., Stewart, J., Tronc, W., Lee, V., Mapedzahama, V., Firdaus, R. and Mekonnen, T. (2018), 'Redefining constructions of sexuality and sexual wellbeing across generations : lessons from ageing Aboriginal women', International Journal of Social Science Studies, vol 6, no 3 , pp 40 - 54.
  • Dune, T., Stewart, J., Tronc, W., Lee, V., Mapedzahama, V., Firdaus, R. and Mekonnen, T. (2018), 'Resilience in the face of adversity : narratives from ageing Indigenous women in Australia', International Journal of Social Science Studies, vol 6, no 3 , pp 63 - 78.
  • Mengesha, Z., Perz, J., Dune, T. and Ussher, J. (2018), 'Preparedness of health care professionals for delivering sexual and reproductive health care to refugee and migrant women : a mixed methods study', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, vol 15, no 1 .
  • Dune, T. (2018), 'Authors' response to Letter to the editor: "Environmental determinants of high population rates of sexually transmitted diseases"', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, vol 42, no 4 , pp 414 - 414.
  • Mengesha, Z., Perz, J., Dune, T. and Ussher, J. (2018), 'Talking about sexual and reproductive health through interpreters : the experiences of health care professionals consulting refugee and migrant women', Sexual and Reproductive HealthCare, vol 16 , pp 199 - 205.
  • Dune, T., Caputi, P. and Walker, B. (2018), 'A systematic review of mental health care workers' constructions about culturally and linguistically diverse people', PLoS One, vol 13, no 7 .
  • Dune, T., Crnek-Georgeson, K., Bidewell, J., Firdaus, R., John, J. and Arora, A. (2018), 'Undergraduate health science students' development of reflective practice on communication skills via e-Portfolios', Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, vol 15, no 3 .
  • Workman, A. and Dune, T. (2018), 'Mark Frezzo, The Sociology of Human Rights: An Introduction (Polity Press, 2015), ISBN 978-0-7456-6011-0, 192 pages', Human Rights Quarterly, vol 40, no 4 , pp 1054 - 1058.
  • Ayika, D., Dune, T., Firdaus, R. and Mapedzahama, V. (2018), 'A qualitative exploration of post-migration family dynamics and intergenerational relationships', Sage Open, vol 8, no 4 .
  • Sina, M., MacMillan, F., Dune, T., Balasuriya, N., Khouri, N., Nguyen, N., Jongvisal, V., Lay, X. and Simmons, D. (2018), 'Development of an integrated, district-wide approach to pre-pregnancy management for women with pre-existing diabetes in a multi-ethnic population', BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, vol 18, no 1 .
  • Mapedzahama, V. and Dune, T. (2017), 'A clash of paradigms? : ethnography and ethics approval', Sage Open, vol 7, no 1 .
  • Dune, T., Perz, J., Mengesha, Z. and Ayika, D. (2017), 'Culture clash? : investigating constructions of sexual and reproductive health from the perspective of 1.5 generation migrants in Australia using Q methodology', Reproductive Health, vol 14, no 1 .
  • MacPhail, C., Dune, T., Dillon, G., Rahman, S., Khanam, R., Jenkins, L., Britton, M., Green, B., Edwards, C. and Stevenson, A. (2017), 'Knowledge and attitudes to sexual health and STI testing for students at an Australian Regional University : a cross-sectional study', Journal of the Australian and New Zealand Student Services Association, vol 49 , pp 36 - 48.
  • Dune, T. and Mapedzahama, V. (2017), 'Culture clash : Shona (Zimbabwean) migrant women's experiences with communicating about sexual health and wellbeing across cultures and generations', African Journal of Reproductive Health, vol 21, no 1 , pp 18 - 29.
  • Dune, T., Firdaus, R., Mapedzahama, V., Lee, V., Stewart, J., Tronc, W. and Mekonnen, T. (2017), ''Say to yourself : do I want to be a doormat?' : ageing Indigenous Australian women's reflections on gender roles and agency', Australian Aboriginal Studies, vol 1 , pp 69 - 85.
  • Mengesha, Z., Perz, J., Dune, T. and Ussher, J. (2017), 'Refugee and migrant women's engagement with sexual and reproductive health care in Australia : a socio-ecological analysis of health care professional perspectives', PLoS One, vol 12, no 7 .
  • Dune, T., Astell-Burt, T. and Firdaus, R. (2017), 'The built environment and sexual and reproductive health', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, vol 41, no 5 , pp 458 - 459.
  • Sabe, Z., Dune, T. and Smith, C. (2017), 'The use of traditional medicine in maternity care among African women in Africa and the diaspora : a systematic review', BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, vol 17 .
  • Olson, R., Bidewell, J., Dune, T. and Lessey, N. (2016), 'Developing cultural competence through self-reflection in interprofessional education : findings from an Australian university', Journal of Interprofessional Care, vol 30, no 3 , pp 347 - 354.
  • Mengesha, Z., Dune, T. and Perz, J. (2016), 'Culturally and linguistically diverse women's views and experiences of accessing sexual and reproductive health care in Australia : a systematic review', Sexual Health, vol 13, no 4 , pp 299 - 310.
  • Dune, T., Bidewell, J., Firdaus, R. and Kirwan, M. (2016), 'Communication idol : using popular culture to catalyse active learning by engaging students in the development of entertaining teaching and learning resources', Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, vol 13, no 5 .
  • Fileborn, B., Thorpe, R., Hawkes, G., Minichiello, V., Pitts, M. and Dune, T. (2015), 'Sex, desire and pleasure : considering the experiences of older Australian women', Sexual and Relationship Therapy, vol 30, no 1 , pp 117 - 130.
  • Dune, T., Mapedzahama, V., Minichiello, V., Pitts, M. and Hawkes, G. (2015), 'African migrant women's understanding and construction of sexuality in Australia', Advances in Social Sciences Research Journal, vol 2, no 2 , pp 38 - 50.
  • Dune, T. and Mpofu, E. (2015), 'Evaluating person-oriented measures to understand sexuality with cerebral palsy : procedures and applications', International Journal of Social Science Studies, vol 3, no 4 , pp 144 - 155.
  • McKay, K., Wark, S., Mapedzahama, V., Dune, T., Rahman, S. and MacPhail, C. (2015), 'Sticks and stones : how words and language impact upon social inclusion', Journal of Social Inclusion, vol 6, no 1 , pp 146 - 162.
  • Dune, T. and Mpofu, E. (2015), '"Allowing yourself to sexual freedom" : making sense of sexual spontaneity with disability', Advances in Social Sciences Research Journal, vol 2, no 11 , pp 36 - 47.
  • Madden, R., Dune, T., Lukersmith, S., Hartley, S., Kuipers, P., Gargett, A. and Llewellyn, G. (2014), 'The relevance of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) in monitoring and evaluating Community-based rehabilitation (CBR)', Disability and Rehabilitation, .
  • Dune, T. (2014), '"You just don't see us" : the influence of public schema on constructions of sexuality by people with cerebral palsy', World Journal of Social Science, vol 1, no 1 , pp 1 - 19.
  • Dune, T. (2014), 'Conceptualizing sex with cerebral palsy : a phenomenological exploration of private constructions of sexuality using sexual script theory', International Journal of Social Science Studies, vol 2, no 2 , pp 20 - 40.
  • Mpofu, E., Hallfors, D., Mutepfa, M. and Dune, T. (2014), 'A mixed methods mapping of church versus secular school messages to influence sexual decision making as perceived by Zimbabwean orphan girl students', Journal of Mixed Methods Research, vol 8, no 4 , pp 363 - 376.
  • Hawkes, G. and Dune, T. (2013), 'Introduction. Narratives of the sexual child : shared themes and shared challenges', Sexualities, vol 16, no 5-6 , pp 622 - 634.
  • Lukersmith, S., Hartley, S., Kuipers, P., Madden, R., Llewellyn, G. and Dune, T. (2013), 'Community-based rehabilitation (CBR) monitoring and evaluation methods and tools : a literature review', Disability and Rehabilitation, vol 35, no 23 , pp 1941 - 1953.
  • Dune, T. (2013), 'Re/Developing models for understanding sexuality with disability within rehabilitation counselling', Electronic Journal of Human Sexuality, vol 16 .
  • Minichiello, V., Rahman, S., Dune, T., Scott, J. and Dowsett, G. (2013), 'E-health : potential benefits and challenges in providing and accessing sexual health services', BMC Public Health, vol 13, no 1 .
  • Dune, T. (2013), 'Understanding experiences of sexuality with cerebral palsy through sexual script theory', International Journal of Social Science Studies, vol 1, no 1 , pp 1 - 12.
  • Dune, T. (2012), 'Sexuality and physical disability : exploring the barriers and the solutions in healthcare', Sexuality and Disability, vol 30, no 2 , pp 247 - 255.
  • Mpofu, E., Dune, T., Hallfors, D., Mapfumo, J., Mutepfa, M. and January, J. (2011), 'Apostolic faith church organization contexts for health and wellbeing in women and children', Ethnicity and Health, vol 16, no 6 , pp 551 - 566.
  • Shuttleworth, R., Russell, C., Weerakoon, P. and Dune, T. (2010), 'Sexuality in residential aged care : a survey of perceptions and policies in Australian nursing homes', Sexuality and disability, vol 28, no 3 , pp 187 - 194.
  • Dune, T. and Shuttleworth, R. (2009), '"It's just supposed to happen": The myth of sexual spontaneity and the sexually marginalized', Sexuality and Disability, vol 27, no 2 , pp 97 - 108.

Other Publications

  • 2020, 'Crossing the Line: Lived Experience of Sexual Violence among Trans Women of Colour from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) Backgrounds in Australia', Report
  • 2018, 'Welcoming Social Wellness: Exploring the Impact of LGBTIQ-Affirming Health and Community Care on Older Gender and Sexuality-Diverse Women's Wellbeing and Sense of Belonging', Report

Dr Dune has extensive experience in qualitative and mixed methods research methods and methodology. Her expertise in analyzing qualitative data and interpreting them in relation to quantitative findings shows the value of her methodological duality to social research. She is also extending her expertise to include Q methodology. Her funded research and higher degree supervision in characterised by collaboration with academic and industry colleagues.

For a full list of publications and grants please visit: www.drtinashedune.com OR Google Scholar

This information has been contributed by Doctor Dune.

Current Projects

Title: African Women Australia's Employment and Social Development Program [Via African Women Australia Inc.]
Funder:
  • Department of Home Affairs
Western Researchers: Tinashe Dune
Years: 2020-06-15 - 2022-06-15
ID: P00026612
Title: Migrant and Refugee Youths' Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Funder:
  • Australian Research Council (ACRG)
Western Researchers: Tinashe Dune and Pranee Liamputtong
Years: 2020-01-01 - 2022-12-31
ID: P00025555

Previous Projects

Title: Crossing the Line: Lived Experience of Sexual Violence among Trans Women of Colour and those who are Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) in Australia
Funder:
  • Australia's National Research Organisation for Women's Safety Ltd
Western Researchers: Pranee Liamputtong, Janette Perz, Jane Ussher, Virginia Schmied, Tinashe Dune, Brahm Marjadi and Alex Hawkey
Years: 2017-09-09 - 2020-03-08
ID: P00024022
Title: Culture clash? An investigation of the constructions, understandings and experiences of sexual and reproductive health from the perspective of 1.5 generation migrants in Australia
Funder:
  • Foundation for the Scientific Study of Sexuality
Western Researchers: Tinashe Dune
Years: 2016-02-15 - 2017-02-14
ID: P00023089
Title: Welcoming Social Wellness (WSW): Exploring the impact of LGBTQI-affirming health and community care on older gender and sexually diverse women's wellbeing and sense of belonging
Funder:
  • Department of Family and Community Services
Western Researchers: Tinashe Dune, Jacqueline Ullman and Tania Ferfolja
Years: 2016-06-06 - 2017-11-13
ID: P00023178

Supervision

Doctor Dune is available to be a principal supervisor for doctoral projects

Current Supervision

Thesis Title: Trends and determinants of reproductive health utilization by teenagers (Adolescents) in Ethiopia: Analysis of Ethiopian Demographic Health Surveys 2000, 2005 and 2011 Data.
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: Disabled Women's Access, Utilisation and Experiences of Sexual and Reproductive Health Care in Australia
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: Cultural Attitudes toward Homosexuality and their Effects on Iranian Sexual Minorities
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: Familial and Peer Modifiers of Sexual Risk-Taking among Adolescents in Greater Western Sydney
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: It's a man's world: An investigation of masculinity and internalised homophobia amongst homosexual men
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: Towards transformation: Understanding the impacts of the migration process on changing male gender norms in CALD communities in Australia
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: Once a doctor always a doctor: Exploring the impact of societal expectations, stereotypes and social pressures on physician individualism and psychosocial wellbeing.
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: Women's Experiences of Seeking Help for Vaginismus and Its Impact on Their Constructions of Sense of Self
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: Occupational Therapy, Pedagogy and Practice in Relation to Client Sexuality
Field of Research:

Previous Supervision

Thesis Title: Sexual and Reproductive Health Care of Refugee and Migrant Women in Australia: A Mixed Methods Study of Health Care Professional Perspectives
Field of Research: Health
Thesis Title: It's a man's world: An investigation of masculinity and internalised homophobia amongst homosexual men
Field of Research: Society And Culture Not Elsewhere Classified
Thesis Title: Are Australian Perspectives on Intimate Partner Violence LGBTIQ Inclusive?
Field of Research: Other Health
Thesis Title: Traditional and Complementary Medicine Use by African Migrant Women in Australia: The Interface between Cultural Health Practices and Western Medicine
Field of Research: Complementary Therapies Not Elsewhere Classified; Community Health; Health Promotion

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