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  • Expertise: Clinical learning environment, Cultural and religious Issues in healthcare practice, Health education and health promotion, Learning and teaching

    Associate Professor Peter Hartley has a background in health, sociology and education, with over 28 years as a paramedic clinician and 23 years as a paramedic academic nationally and internationally. He holds senior positions on a number of professional bodies and industry boards (national and international) and is the President of Australia’s paramedic peak industry body - Paramedics Australasia.

  • Expertise: Consumer behaviour, Cultural consumption: events, museums, destinations, Research in culturally and linguistically diverse communities, Social media adoption and organisational impacts

    Associate Professor Anne-Marie Hede is a marketing expert. Her research interests are consumer behaviour, branding and authenticity, and much of her research has been undertaken at events and in museums. She is co-editor of Tourism, Culture and Communication, and Board Member of the Journal of Arts Marketing. Since 2007 she has co-edited two books on museum marketing and Anzac Day.

  • Expertise: Integrity in elite and community sport, Professional ethics in sport coaching, exercise/sport science, physical education and sport business, Performance enhancement, health and values in sport, Research integrity and ethics

    Dr Dennis Hemphill is an Associate Professor in Sport Ethics, with expertise in research leadership, research, teaching and public engagement.

  • Expertise: Australian Rules Football (AFL), Cycling history and heritage, ethnic dimensions of football, female footballers

    Associate Professor Hess is an expert in sport & AFL. As convener of the Football Research Collective, he has insights into the research interests of dozens of football scholars in Australia. He is an academic editor of the International Journal of the History of Sport, executive editor of the Bulletin of Sport & Culture, & an Editorial Board member of the Football Studies journal.

  • Expertise: Australia’s relations with its neighbouring countries, Education and socio-economic development, Fiji, Gender and Development, History politics and sociology of Timor-Leste, New Caledonia, Society and Social Transformation, Sustainable Agriculture, The international development co-operation program, Timor-Leste, Youth and Development Civil

    Dr Helen Hill is an expert in East Timor, Fiji and New Caledonia. She also has expertise in the Commonwealth of Nations, United Nations, and international aid programs. Her research interests include the study of social movements and non-government organisations as well as gender issues in development and decolonisation in East Timor and New Caledonia.

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