Our teaching academics are recognised for their outstanding expertise within their disciplines and for innovation across curricula
About this hub
The Health Sciences Learning and Teaching Scholarship and Innovation Hub undertakes research and develops innovative approaches to teaching and learning in the health sciences. Our research and development spans:
- Curriculum design
- Student engagement and wellbeing
- Generating and evaluating innovative teaching approaches
- Designing bespoke tools for theoretical and practical health science education and assessment
- Optimising clinical placements
A strong focus on the use of digital technologies and interprofessional education underpins our teaching and learning scholarship. We aim to develop best practice approaches to health sciences teaching through our work and provide outstanding learning experiences for our students.
Meet our learning and teaching experts
- Audiology and Speech Pathology
Optometry and Vision Sciences
Assoc. Professor, Teaching Specialist, 3rd, 4th year OD and Placement Coordinator | Research: low vision, clinical training and assessment, failure to fail, training educators.
Lecturer, optometrist and human visual neuroscientist | Research areas include understanding eye and brain changes with healthy and pathological ageing, childhood and adolescent development, vision anomalies in ophthalmic and neurological disorders.
Senior Lecturer | Research areas include digital technologies for feedback and assessment, inter-professional education, and inter-disciplinary object-based learning engaging with material culture.
Associate Professor and Dame Kate Campbell Fellow | Research areas include ocular diagnostics and therapeutics, tear biomarkers, clinical trials and research translation.
Associate Professor in Social Work, Director of Learning and Teaching, MSHS | Research areas include impact of criminal justice system, trauma and mental health, alcohol and other drugs, domestic & family violence, children and families across
Course Coordinator, MSW | Research areas include navigating complex service systems, disability and the NDIS, social work in the legal and justice systems and the impact of social policy on health and wellbeing
Associate Professor | Research areas include health, ageing and community services