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Biography

Bróna is passionate about working collaboratively in ways that harnesses expertise to achieve viable, actionable outcomes. Bróna’s background is in working with communities who often experience intersecting dimensions of disadvantage in relation to wellbeing, and those who provide health services to them. She is an experienced qualitative researcher who is interested in developing methods to understand and address complex issues in healthcare.

Bróna holds a B.Sc. (hons) in psychology from the University of Stirling and was subsequently awarded an International Postgraduate Research Scholarship and University scholarship to support her doctoral candidature. Bróna moved to regional Australia in 2009 to complete her Ph.D and has since held lectureships in psychology. She holds adjunct appointments at the University of Tasmania and Charles Sturt University which facilitate her ongoing engagement with health service research in rural contexts.  Bróna is a member of the Australian Psychological Society College of Community Psychologists and serves as associate editor of the Australian Community Psychologist.

Bróna is looking forward to bringing her passion and experience to the Centre of Research Excellence in Implementation Science in Oncology.

Education/Academic qualification

Community Psychology, Ph.D

… → 2012

Psychology , B.Sc. (hons), University of Stirling

… → 2008

External positions

Adjunct Academic, Charles Sturt University

2018 → …

Research Academic, University of Tasmania

2018 → …

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Research Outputs 2008 2019

Open Access
File
Patient Satisfaction
Neoplasms
Nurse Clinicians
Home Care Services
Therapeutics

An exploratory study of sexism in online gaming communities: mapping contested digital terrain.

Nic Giolla Easpaig, B., 2018, In : Community Psychology in Global Perspective. 4, 2, p. 119-135 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
sexism
internet community
community
relations of production
network analysis

The status of diverse sexualities and genders in community psychology research and practice: reflections from the Trans-Tasman context

Nic Giolla Easpaig, B., Fox, R. & Bowman, S., 2018, In : The Australian community psychologist. 29, 1, p. 108-120 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
sexuality
psychology
gender
community
primary education
gender
work technique
coproduction
integrity
conversation

'Pitching a virtual woo': analysing discussion of sexism in online gaming

Nic Giolla Easpaig, B. & Humphrey, R., 2017, In : Feminism and Psychology. 27, 4, p. 553-561 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Sexism
sexism
internet community
Politics
Poverty