Madeleine Benton

Madeleine Benton

Higher Degree by Research Candidate

Project Officer

School of Psychology

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences


I am currently completing my PhD in the School of Psychology, supervised by Professor Deborah Turnbull, Dr Amy Salter and Dr Chris Wilkinson. 

I have a particular interest in the role psychology plays in maternal health and care. My PhD is part of a large randomised controlled trial being undertaken at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital in South Australia. My PhD is examining women’s psychosocial outcomes after receiving CTG or ST-Analysis fetal monitoring during labour.

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  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2016 - 2016 The University of Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Psychological Science (Hons)
    2013 - 2015 The University of Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Psychological Science
    The University of Adelaide Australia PhD Candidate
  • Research Interests

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  • Conference Items

    Year Citation
    2018 Benton, M. R. (2018). Women's Psychosocial Outcomes Following an Emergency Caeserean Section: A Systematic Literature Review. Poster session presented at the meeting of International Marce Society Conference. Bangalore, India.
    2018 Benton, M. R. (2018). Investigation of the Factors Contributing to Indigenous Students’ Retention and Attrition Rates at the University of Adelaide.. Poster session presented at the meeting of Indigenous Higher Education Conference. Melbourne, Australia.
    2017 Benton, M. R. (2017). Women’s Psychosocial Outcomes of a Randomised Controlled Trial of Pregnant Women Being Monitored During Labour with CTG or ST-Analysis (STan). Poster session presented at the meeting of Florey Postgraduate Research Conference. Australia.
  • Theses

    Year Citation
    2016 Benton, M. R. (2016). Predictors of Women’s Psychosocial Outcomes of Outpatient Priming for Induction of Labour. (Undergraduate Dissertation).

Health and Lifespan Developmental Psychology - Tutor 2017

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  • Memberships

    Date Role Membership Country
    2018 - ongoing Member The Perinatal Society of Australia and New Zealand (PSANZ) Australia
    2017 - ongoing Member Healthy Development Adelaide Australia
    2016 - ongoing Member Golden Key International Honour Society Australia
    2013 - ongoing Member The University of Adelaide Psychology Students' Association Australia
  • Presentation

    Date Topic Presented at Institution Country
    2017 - ongoing Women’s Psychosocial Outcomes of a Randomised Controlled Trial of Pregnant Women Being Monitored During Labour with CTG or ST-Analysis (STan) 11th annual Florey International Postgraduate Research Conference The University of Adelaide Australia
  • Position: Project Officer
  • Phone: 83134963
  • Email: madeleine.benton@adelaide.edu.au
  • Fax: 83134396
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Schulz, floor 1
  • Org Unit: Wirltu Yarlu Aboriginal Education

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