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Hazel Maxwell

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Hazel Maxwell

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Doctor Hazel Maxwell is the Course Coordinator for the Bachelor of Health and Community Care (BHCC) course at the University of Tasmania. In 2016 she managed the development and implementation of the new course alongside the development of the new Associate Degree in Health and Community Care. She is also a Graduate Research Coordinator (GRC) in the School of Health Sciences.

Her research interests include issues around health and well-being, physical activity, community sport, social inclusion and diversity management. Her career objectives are to contribute to the development of knowledge in the health, physical activity, leisure and community development spheres and to share this with others through her teaching and research.

Biography

Before joining the University of Tasmania, Hazel worked as an academic at Western Sydney University and at the University of Technology, Sydney where she completed her MA and her PhD. Her PhD focused on the experiences of women from marginalised populations in physical activity. Prior to this she has worked for over 20 years in a variety of community development, health promotion and education settings in Australia and in the UK.

Career summary

Qualifications

Degree

Thesis title

University

Country

Date

PhD

An exploration of social inclusion in Australian community sport: The case of Muslim women

University of Technology, Sydney

Australia

19/03/2013

Memberships

Professional practice

  • Member and Board Director for the Australia and New Zealand Association of Leisure Management (ANZALS)
  • Member of the Sport Management Association of Australia and New Zealand (SMAANZ)

Administrative expertise

  • Sport Development Manager

Teaching

Health Promotion, Disability and society, Health and Health Care in Australia, Principles of health and community care, Advocacy for Health Care, Health and leisure, Physical activity and social inclusion, Social impact and community development, Social capital and volunteering, Diversity Management

Teaching expertise

Lecturing in health, leisure, sport and tourism

Teaching responsibility

  • Coordinating the Bachelor of Health and Community Care
  • Coordinating the Associate Degree in Health and Community Care
  • Unit Coordinator for CXA 110 Principles of Health and Community Care

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Expertise

Research Interests:

  • Health and leisure
  • Physical activity and social inclusion
  • Social impact and community development
  • Social capital and volunteering
  • Diversity Management
  • Health Promotion
  • Issues around disability and inclusion

Research Themes

Hazel’s research aligns to the University’s research theme of Better Health. Her research interests include: understanding how social inclusion and health promotion can be facilitated for marginalised population groups and to understand the social role of sport and sporting organisations. Hazel is also a member of the Institute for the study of social change at UTAS. Her philosophy is underpinned by social justice, community development and health promotion principles.

Fields of Research

  • Social Change (160805)
  • Applied Sociology, Program Evaluation and Social Impact Assessment (160801)
  • Human Rights and Justice Issues (220104)
  • Social Theory (160806)
  • Sport and Leisure Management (150404)
  • Health Promotion (111712)
  • Curriculum and Pedagogy Theory and Development (130202)
  • Creative Arts, Media and Communication Curriculum and Pedagogy (130201)
  • Tourism (150699)
  • Aged Health Care (111702)
  • Primary Health Care (111717)
  • Aged Care Nursing (111001)

Research Objectives

  • Organised Sports (950102)
  • Arts and Leisure (950199)
  • Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society (970116)
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health - Determinants of Health (920301)
  • Disability and Functional Capacity (920403)
  • Recreation (950103)
  • Ability and Disability (940101)
  • Women's Health (920507)
  • Communication (950299)
  • Learner and Learning Achievement (930101)
  • Learner and Learning Processes (930102)
  • Health Inequalities (920206)

Publications

Hazel’s publications reflect her research interests in health promotion, physical activity, community sport, social inclusion and diversity management.

Total publications

53

Highlighted publications

(3 outputs)
YearTypeCitationAltmetrics
2014Journal ArticleDarcy S, Maxwell H, Edwards M, Onyx J, Sherker S, 'More than a sport and volunteer organisation: Investigating social capital development in a sporting organisation', Sports Management Review, 17, (4) pp. 395-406. ISSN 1441-3523 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.smr.2014.01.003 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 6Web of Science - 5

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2013Journal ArticleMaxwell H, Foley C, Taylor T, Burton C, 'Social Inclusion in Community Sport: A Case Study of Muslim Women in Australia', Journal of Sport Management, 27 pp. 467-481. ISSN 1543-270X (2013) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1123/jsm.27.6.467 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Web of Science - 9

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2010Journal ArticleMaxwell H, Taylor T, 'A Culture of Trust: Engaging Muslim Women in Community Sport Organizations', European Sport Management Quarterly, 10, (4) pp. 465- 483. ISSN 1746-031X (2010) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/16184742.2010.502745 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 19Web of Science - 19

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Journal Article

(13 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2017Darcy S, Green J, Maxwell H, 'I've got a mobile phone too! Hard and soft assistive technology customization and supportive call centres for people with disability', Disability and rehabilitation: Assistive technology, 12, (4) pp. 341-351. ISSN 1748-3107 (2017) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.3109/17483107.2016.1167260 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Web of Science - 1

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2017Onyx JA, Darcy S, Grabowski S, Green J, Maxwell H, 'Researching the social impact of arts and disability: Applying a new empirical tool and method', Voluntas ISSN 0957-8765 (2017) [Refereed Article]

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2017Tower J, McGrath R, Sibson R, Adair D, Bevan N, et al., 'State of leisure studies in Australia and New Zealand', World Leisure Journal pp. 1-9. ISSN 1607-8055 (2017) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/16078055.2017.1343326 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Hawkins C

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2017Maxwell H, Stronach M, Adair D, Pearce S, 'Indigenous Australian women and sport: findings and recommendations from a parliamentary inquiry', Sport in Society, 20, (11) pp. 1500-1529. ISSN 1743-0437 (2017) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2017.1284802 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Stronach M

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2016Darcy S, Maxwell H, Green J, 'Disability citizenship and independence through mobile technology? A study exploring adoption and use of a mobile technology platform', Disability and Society, 31, (4) pp. 497-519. ISSN 0968-7599 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/09687599.2016.1179172 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 2Web of Science - 1

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2016Stronach M, Maxwell H, Taylor T, ' Sistas' and Aunties: sport, physical activity, and Indigenous Australian women', Annals of Leisure Research, 19, (1) pp. 7-26. ISSN 1174-5398 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/11745398.2015.1051067 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 3Web of Science - 2

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2015Edwards M, Onyx J, Maxwell H, Darcy S, Bullen P, et al., 'A conceptual model of social impact as active citizenship', Voluntas, 26, (4) pp. 1529-1549. ISSN 0957-8765 (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1007/s11266-014-9480-z [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1

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2015Maxwell H, Foley C, Taylor T, Burton C, 'The development of female Muslim life-savers', Sport Management Review, 18, (1) pp. 139-151. ISSN 1441-3523 (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.smr.2014.07.006 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 2Web of Science - 1

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2014Darcy S, Maxwell H, Edwards M, Onyx J, Sherker S, 'More than a sport and volunteer organisation: Investigating social capital development in a sporting organisation', Sports Management Review, 17, (4) pp. 395-406. ISSN 1441-3523 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.smr.2014.01.003 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 6Web of Science - 5

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2014Maxwell H, Edwards M, Stronach M, Brown V, 'A fair go' on Australian beaches', Annals of Leisure Research, 17, (4) pp. 476-494. ISSN 1174-5398 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/11745398.2014.964274 [eCite] [Details]

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2013Maxwell H, Foley C, Taylor T, Burton C, 'Social Inclusion in Community Sport: A Case Study of Muslim Women in Australia', Journal of Sport Management, 27 pp. 467-481. ISSN 1543-270X (2013) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1123/jsm.27.6.467 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Web of Science - 9

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2012Edwards M, Onyx J, Maxwell H, Darcy S, 'Meso level Social Impact: Meaningful Indicators of Community Contribution', Cosmopolitan Civil Societies: an interdisciplinary journal, 4, (3) pp. 18-37. ISSN 1837-5391 (2012) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.5130/ccs.v4i3.2576 [eCite] [Details]

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2010Maxwell H, Taylor T, 'A Culture of Trust: Engaging Muslim Women in Community Sport Organizations', European Sport Management Quarterly, 10, (4) pp. 465- 483. ISSN 1746-031X (2010) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/16184742.2010.502745 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 19Web of Science - 19

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Chapter in Book

(2 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2011Foley C, Taylor T, Maxwell H, 'Gender and cultural diversity in Australian sport', Sport and Challenges to Racism, Palgrave Macmillan, J Long & K Spraken (ed), United Kingdom, pp. 167-182. ISBN 9780230236158 (2011) [Research Book Chapter]

DOI: 10.1057/9780230305892_11 [eCite] [Details]

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2011Maxwell H, Taylor TL, Foley CT, 'Social inclusion of Muslim women in Australian community sport', Delivering Equality in Sport and Leisure, Leisure Studies Association, J Long, H Fitzgerald & P Milward (ed), United Kingdom, pp. 15-33. ISBN 978-1905369263 (2011) [Research Book Chapter]

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Conference Publication

(26 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2017Hagarty D, Maxwell H, Burridge N, Gholizadeh L, 'Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Women and Physical Activity: Practices, Perceptions and Priorities', The second critical perspectives in nursing and health care international conference, 31 October - 2 November, 2016, Sydney, Australia (In Press) [Non Refereed Conference Paper]

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2017Stronach MM, Maxwell H, Pearce S, 'Indigenous women and sport, a means of expressing agency, promoting health and well-being?', The second critical perspectives in nursing and health care international conference, 31 October - 2 November, 2016, Sydney, Australia (In Press) [Non Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Stronach MM

2016Bramble MD, Stankiewicz G, Einboden R, Maxwell H, Say RE, et al., 'Leadership development: Enhancing staff and student mentor capability to improve engagement and retention in a two-year 'fast track' degree program', Teaching Matters 2016: Transforming Practice through Innovation and Partnerships, 7 December, 2016, Launceston, Tasmania, pp. 37. (2016) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Bramble MD; Stankiewicz G; Einboden R; Say RE; Beh CL; Farrington S; Munro GG; Rickard GJ

2016Darcy S, Onyx J, Grabowski S, Green J, Maxwell H, 'Qualifying and quantifying the individual and collective social impact of the arts: disability arts partnership projects', Arts Activated - Pathways to Practice, 20-21 September, Sydney, Australia (2016) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Onyx J

2016Bramble M, Maxwell H, Munro G, Say R, Stankiewicz G, et al., 'Walking Together: Enhancing staff and student leadership and mentorship capability at Rozelle' (2016) [Non Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Bramble M; Munro G; Say R; Stankiewicz G; Einboden R; Farrington S; Rickard G

2015Darcy S, Maxwell H, Green J, 'Disability citizenship and independence through mobile technology', ANZALS 12th Biennial Conference, 9-11 December, 2015, Adelaide, Australia (2015) [Conference Extract]

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2015Darcy S, Onyx J, Maxwell H, Green J, Faulkner S, 'Social impact of creative participation in disability arts', ANZALS 12th Biennial Conference, 9-11 December, 2015, Adelaide, Australia (2015) [Conference Extract]

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2015Hagarty D, Maxwell H, Burridge N, Gholizadeh L, 'Exploring the nature of physical activity participation among Middle Eastern and North African Born Women living in Australia', ANZALS 12th Biennial Conference, 9-11 December, 2015, Adelaide, Australia (2015) [Conference Extract]

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2015Maxwell H, Onyx J, Darcy S, Green J, Faulkner S, 'Social impact of creative participation in disability arts', Leisure studies association 2015 Conference, 7-9 July, 2015, Bournemouth, United Kingdom (2015) [Conference Extract]

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2015Maxwell H, Stronach MM, Adair D, Pearce S, 'Indigeneous Women and Sport: Evidence from a Senate Inquiry', 21st SMAANZ Conference, 25-27 November, 2015, Hobart, Tasmania (2015) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Stronach MM

2015Onyx J, Edwards M, Maxwell H, Bullen P, Darcy S, et al., 'Measuring Social Impact', ISTR 10th International Conference, 10-13 July, 2010, Sienna, Italy (2015) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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2015Edwards M, Onyx J, Maxwell H, Darcy S, Bullen P, et al., 'Joining the dots: Social Impact and Cultural Diversity', Australia and New Zealand Third Sector Research Biennial Conference, 21-23 November, 2012, Hobart, Tasmania, pp. 1-17. (2015) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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2014Maxwell H, Pearce S, Stronach M, ''Sistas' and 'Aunties' - helping others: Sport, physical activity, and Indigenous Australian women', 28th Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management Conference, 3-5 December, 2014, Sydney, Australia, pp. 96. (2014) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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2014Pearce S, Stronach M, Maxwell H, ' Sistas' and Aunties - doing it for others: Sport, physical activity and Indigenous Australian women', 20th Anniversary Sport Management Association of Australia and New Zealand Conference, 26 - 28 November, 2014, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 7. (2014) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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2014Pearce S, Stronach M, Maxwell H, 'The forgotten half: the contribution of sport and physical activity to the lives of indigenous Australian women', 6th IWG World Conference on Women and Sport, 12-15 June, 2014, Helsinki, Finland, pp. 82. (2014) [Conference Extract]

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2013Maxwell H, Edwards M, Stronach M, Brown V, 'A 'Fair Go' On The Beach', Understanding leisure in a complex world: promoting a critical leisure studies, 4-6 December, 2013, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 36. ISBN 978-0-9806760-7 -5 (2013) [Conference Extract]

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2013Simon Darcy J, Green J, Onyx J, Edwards M, Faulkner S, et al., 'Disability Arts Partnership Projects: Examining The Outcomes Of Cultural Participation In The Arts', Understanding leisure in a complex world: promoting a critical leisure studies, 4-6 December 2013, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 26. ISBN 978-0-9806760-7 -5 (2013) [Conference Extract]

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2013Maxwell H, Taylor T, Foley C, Burton C, 'Organizational practices and the engagement of Muslim women in community sport', 2013 North American Society for Sport Management Conference (NASSM 2013), 28 May - June 1, 2013, Austin, Texas, pp. 49-50. (2013) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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2012Darcy S, Onyx J, Edwards M, Maxwell H, Bullen P, et al., 'Determining key attributes of social capital and social impact: the case of surf life saving australia', SMANZ 2012, 28- 30 November, 2012, Sydney, Australia, pp. 33. (2012) [Conference Extract]

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2012Maxwell H, Taylor T, Foley C, 'Challenging stereotypes: Muslim women and Australian sport', 4th International Conference on Sport, Race and Ethnicity, 27-30 June, 2012, Belfast, pp. 44. (2012) [Conference Extract]

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2012Maxwell H, Taylor T, Foley C, 'Muslim women and the evolving nature of Australian sport', Sport Management Association of Australia and New Zealand 18th Annual Conference, 28-30 November, 2012, Sydney, Australia (2012) [Conference Extract]

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2011Darcy S, Onyx J, Edwards M, Maxwell H, Sherker S, 'More than a sport and volunteer organisation: Investigating social capital development in a sporting organisation', Sport Management Association of Australia and New Zealand 17th Annual Conference, 23-25 November, 2011, Melbourne, Australia (2011) [Conference Extract]

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2010Maxwell H, 'Social inclusion of Muslim women in Australian community sport: the development of the 'burqini'', Diversity and Equality in Leisure, Sport and Tourism, 6-8 July, 2010, Leeds, United Kingdom, pp. 45. (2010) [Conference Extract]

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2010Maxwell H, 'Muslim women and aquatic sports organisations in Australia', 5th IWG World conference on women in sport 2010, 20-23 May, 2010, Sydney, Australia, pp. 103. (2010) [Conference Extract]

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2009Maxwell H, 'Muslim women and social capital in community sport organisations', Facilitating sustainable sport management practices, 26-29 November, 2009, Gold Coast, Australia (2009) [Conference Extract]

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2008Maxwell H, 'Community sport organisation, social capital and Muslim women', Sport, Race and Ethnicity: Building a Global Understanding, 30 Nov - 2 Dec, 2008, Sydney, Australia (2008) [Conference Extract]

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Thesis

(1 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2012Maxwell H, 'An exploration of social inclusion in Australian community sport: the case of Muslim womem' (2012) [PhD]

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Other Public Output

(11 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2017Darcy S, Edwards M, Maxwell H, Almond B, Singleton A, 'Research of the CIP for People with a Disability - Final Report', University of Technology Sydney, Surf Life Saving New South Wales, June (2017) [Government or Industry Research]

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2016Maxwell H, 'ANZALS Magazine', 5, July (2016) [Internal Newsletter]

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2016Onyx J, Darcy S, Green J, Maxwell H, Faulkner S, 'Social Impact of Disability Arts Partnership Projects', Research Connections Newsletter, 12, March (2016) [Magazine Article]

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Co-authors: Onyx J

2016Maxwell H, 'ANZALS Magazine', 6, December (2016) [Internal Newsletter]

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2015Darcy S, Green J, Maxwell H, 'Disability Citizenship through Mobile Technology', Community Connections Australia research project in collaboration with the University of Technology Sydney, April (2015) [Government or Industry Research]

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2015Maxwell H, 'No sweat: workouts build kinship', UMag (University of Technology Sydney), Sydney, NSW, May (2015) [Media Interview]

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2015Onyx J, Darcy S, Green J, Faulkner S, Maxwell H, 'Researching the Impacts of Creative Participation of the NSW Arts and Disability Partnership Projects', Arts NSW research project in collaboration with the University of Technology Sydney, January (2015) [Government or Industry Research]

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2014Edwards M, Maxwell H, Stronach M, 'Engaging Diverse Communities in Surf Lifesaving', TRUST: Engaging Diverse Communities SLSA Report (2014) [Government or Industry Research]

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2014Maxwell H, 'Creative (Dis)ability', UMag (University of Technology Sydney), Marketing and Communication Unit, Sydney, NSW, 3, May (2014) [Media Interview]

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2014Maxwell H, 'Flexible dress codes get players onto the field', Brink, Sydney, NSW, 14, May (2014) [Media Interview]

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2012Onyx J, Edwards M, Bullen P, Maxwell H, Darcy S, et al., 'Attributing the Social Contribution of Surf Life Saving Australia: Valuing the Social Capital of an Iconic Institution', Final Report for the UTS/SLSA Partnership Project (2012) [Government or Industry Research]

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In 2015, Hazel Maxwell in collaboration with Simon Darcy, Mel Edwards, Jenny Green, Simone Faulkner was awarded a grant of $88 000 from Surf Life Saving NSW to explore the inclusion of people with disabilities in beach precincts across NSW.

Research Supervision

Hazel is currently supervising 3 UTAS PhD students and 2 external PhD students

Current

4

Current

DegreeTitleCommenced
PhDTrauma Informed Care in an Inner City Mental Health Service2016
PhDStrategic Review of Nursing Education at St Vincent's: Role, Function & Structure Across the Education Continuum, Building Professional Capacity, Capability and Flexibility into the Workforce to Meet Changing Organisational & Community Needs2016
PhDThe Experience and Impact of Interstate Acute Care and Rehabilitation on Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury in Tasmanian Residents2016
PhDEvaluation of the Effectiveness of a Pre-Admission Centre Established Since 1996 at an Acute Sydney Metropolitan Private Hospital2017