Researcher Profiles

Professor David Brennan

Professor
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

David Brennan is Professor at the University of Adelaide, where he leads the Health Services Research Unit at the Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health. His research interests include patterns and trends in dental service provision, factors relating to variation in service rates, psycho-social and socio-economic determinants of service use and patient-based outcomes such as health utility measures and quality of life.

Professor Paul Steffens

P/G Prog Director - Innov & Entrepreneurship
Faculty of the Professions

Professor Paul Steffens is Professor of Entrepreneurship at the ECIC, The University of Adelaide. His core areas of expertise are entrepreneurship and diffusion of innovations. Paul has been a lead investigator for research projects totalling more than AUD 1.5 million and has published over fifty academic publications, including journal articles in leading entrepreneurship, marketing and technology management journals.

Kristi Urry

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

PhD Candidate

Dr Robert Foster

Associate Professor
Faculty of Arts

Robert was appointed to the History Department in 2000, and his research focus has been Australian Aboriginal History, Comparative Indigenous History and general South Australian History. Prior to this time he worked as a consultant historian, especially in Native Title research. He has collaborated with Amanda Nettelbeck on a variety of projects dealing with the history and memory of frontier violence in Australia and Canada. He teaches courses on Australian Aboriginal History, Australian History and Ethnic Cleansing and Genocide. Until recently he was head of the History Department.

Dr Patrick Dawson

Professor
Faculty of the Professions

Patrick Dawson is a Professor of Change, Innovation and Creativity at the University of Adelaide and an Emeritus Professor at the University of Aberdeen. With an extensive publication list of over 60 refereed journal articles, 12 books, 50 book chapters he is an international leader in management research. His reputation has led to frequent invites to chair conference streams as well as regular keynote speaking appearances and he has worked on the Editorial Board of several learned journals.

Ms Maryam Navi

PhD Student
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Maryam Navi is a PhD student in the School of Public Health. Her PhD focuses on developing health related indicators of climate change. She uses a mixed methods approach with both quantitative and qualitative methodologies. She also uses spatial analysis to identify vulnerable populations to climate change in metropolitan Adelaide. Her research involves interviews with stakeholders in government and non-government organisations and findings of the project will have implications for health policy makers.

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