Ron Mason

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Ron Mason

Adjunct Senior Researcher


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Fields of Research

  • Aged health care (420301)
  • Police administration, procedures and practice (440211)
  • Causes and prevention of crime (440201)
  • Aged care nursing (420502)
  • Correctional theory, offender treatment and rehabilitation (440202)
  • Criminology (440299)
  • Medicine, nursing and health curriculum and pedagogy (390110)
  • Health promotion (420603)
  • Health services and systems (420399)
  • Applied sociology, program evaluation and social impact assessment (441001)
  • Public law (480799)
  • Urban geography (440612)
  • Gender studies (440599)
  • Education assessment and evaluation (390402)
  • Other law and legal studies (489999)
  • General practice (420304)
  • Criminal law (480401)

Research Objectives

  • Health related to ageing (200502)
  • Law enforcement (230404)
  • Crime prevention (230402)
  • Nursing (200307)
  • Justice and the law (230499)
  • Rehabilitation and correctional services (230408)
  • Pacific Peoples community services (210999)
  • Other health (209999)
  • Dental health (200402)
  • Families and family services (230107)
  • Criminal justice (230403)
  • Employment patterns and change (230501)
  • Gender and sexualities (230108)
  • Health education and promotion (200203)
  • Public health (excl. specific population health) (200499)
  • Other law, politics and community services (239999)


Total publications


Journal Article

(13 outputs)
2021Nguyen H, Doherty KV, Eccleston CEA, Bindoff I, Tierney L, et al., 'Consumer Access, Appraisal, and Application of Services and Information for Dementia (CAAASI-Dem): a validation study', Aging and Mental Health pp. 1-7. ISSN 1360-7863 (2021) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/13607863.2021.1991277 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Web of Science - 1

Co-authors: Nguyen H; Doherty KV; Eccleston CEA; Bindoff I; Tierney L; Robinson A; Vickers J; McInerney F


2020Doherty KV, Nguyen H, Eccleston CEA, Tierney L, Mason RL, et al., 'Measuring consumer access, appraisal and application of services and information for dementia (CAAASI-Dem): a key component of dementia literacy', BMC Geriatrics, 20 Article 484. ISSN 1471-2318 (2020) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1186/s12877-020-01891-3 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1Web of Science - 1

Co-authors: Doherty KV; Nguyen H; Eccleston CEA; Tierney L; Bindoff A; Robinson A; Vickers J; McInerney F


2020Mason R, Doherty K, Eccleston C, Winbolt M, Long M, et al., 'Effect of a dementia education intervention on the confidence and attitudes of general practitioners in Australia: a pretest post-test study', BMJ Open, 10, (1) Article e033218. ISSN 2044-6055 (2020) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-033218 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 7Web of Science - 7

Co-authors: Doherty K; Eccleston C; Long M; Robinson A


2019Mason R, Doherty K, Eccleston C, Annear M, Lo A, et al., 'General practitioners attitude and confidence scale for dementia (GPACS-D): confirmatory factor analysis and comparative subscale scores among GPs and supervisors', BMC Family Practice, 20 Article 6. ISSN 1471-2296 (2019) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1186/s12875-018-0896-1 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 2Web of Science - 4

Co-authors: Doherty K; Eccleston C; Lo A; Tierney L; McInerney F; Robinson A


2019Tierney L, Mason R, Doherty K, Winbolt M, Long M, et al., 'Workshops on diagnosis and management of dementia for general practitioners: a pre-post intervention study of dementia knowledge', BMJ Open, 9, (4) Article e027804. ISSN 2044-6055 (2019) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-027804 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 4Web of Science - 4

Co-authors: Tierney L; Doherty K; Long M; Robinson A


2016Ford K, Courtney-Pratt H, Marlow A, Cooper J, Williams D, et al., 'Quality clinical placements: The perspectives of undergraduate nursing students and their supervising nurses', Nurse Education Today, 37 pp. 97-102. ISSN 0260-6917 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.nedt.2015.11.013 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 59Web of Science - 55

Co-authors: Ford K; Marlow A; Cooper J; Williams D


2016Lea E, Mason R, Eccleston C, Robinson A, 'Aspects of nursing student placements associated with perceived likelihood of working in residential aged care', Journal of Clinical Nursing, 25, (5-6) pp. 715-724. ISSN 0962-1067 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/jocn.13018 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 19Web of Science - 16

Co-authors: Lea E; Eccleston C; Robinson A


2016Lucas PV, Mason RL, Annear M, Harris W, McCall MJ, et al., 'Pain assessment in older adults with dementia: An exploratory pilot study of paramedic students' perceptions of the utility of two validated assessment tools', Australasian Journal of Paramedicine, 13, (3) Article 3. ISSN 2202-7270 (2016) [Refereed Article]

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Co-authors: Lucas PV; Annear M; Harris W; Robinson A; McInerney F


2016Mason RL, Annear MJ, Lo A, McInerney F, Tierney LT, et al., 'Development and preliminary psychometric properties of the General Practitioner Attitudes and Confidence Scale (GPACS-D) for dementia', BMC Family Practice, 17 Article 105. ISSN 1471-2296 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1186/s12875-016-0506-z [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 17Web of Science - 16

Co-authors: Annear MJ; Lo A; McInerney F; Tierney LT; Robinson AL


2014Lea E, Marlow A, Bramble M, Andrews S, Crisp E, et al., 'Learning opportunities in a residential aged care facility: the role of supported placements for first-year nursing students', Journal of Nursing Education, 53, (7) pp. 410-414. ISSN 0148-4834 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.3928/01484834-20140620-02 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 17Web of Science - 15

Co-authors: Lea E; Marlow A; Bramble M; Andrews S; Crisp E; Eccleston C; Robinson A


2012White R, Mason R, 'Bullying and gangs', International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health, 24, (1) pp. 57-62. ISSN 0334-0139 (2012) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1515/ijamh.2012.008 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 7

Co-authors: White R


2008Hughes C, Julian R, Richman M, Mason R, Long G, 'Harnessing the power of perception: Reducing alcohol-related harm among rural teenagers', Youth Studies Australia, 27, (2) pp. 26-35. ISSN 1038-2569 (2008) [Refereed Article]

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Citations: Scopus - 17

Co-authors: Hughes C; Julian R; Long G

2006White RD, Mason RL, 'Youth Gangs and Youth Violence: Charting the Key Dimensions', The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, 39, (1) pp. 54-70. ISSN 0004-8658 (2006) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1375/acri.39.1.54 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 33Web of Science - 26

Co-authors: White RD


Conference Publication

(3 outputs)
2016Lea EJ, Mason RL, Eccleston C, Robinson AL, 'Aspects of WIL that improve student nurses' attitudes towards working in aged care', Australian Collaborative Education Network 2016 Conference, 28-30 September 2016, Sydney (2016) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Lea EJ; Eccleston C; Robinson AL

2016Marlow AH, Lea EJ, Mason RL, Altmann E, 'Nursing students' preferences for professional experience placement: Investigation of 8 years of student placement management system data', NETNEP 2016, 6th International Nurse Education Conference, 3-6 April, 2016, Brisbane, Australia (2016) [Plenary Presentation]

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Co-authors: Marlow AH; Lea EJ; Altmann E

2007Long GE, Hughes CJ, Julian RD, Richman M, Mason RL, 'The Social Norms approach: Reducing alcohol-related harm amongst rural Tasmanian high school students', 6th Australia and New Zealand Youth Conference, 23-26 September, Christchurch, New Zealand (2007) [Conference Edited]

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Co-authors: Long GE; Hughes CJ; Julian RD

Contract Report, Consultant's Report

(10 outputs)
2022Winter R, Frey R, Mason R, Bentley K, 'Vandalism in Launceston', Tasmanian Institute of Law Enforcement Studies and City of Launceston, Tasmania, Australia (2022) [Contract Report]

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Co-authors: Winter R; Frey R; Bentley K

2021Dwyer AE, Asquith NL, Mason R, Rodgers J, 'LGBTIQ Tasmanians and Tasmania Police', Tasmanian Institute of Law Enforcement Studies (TILES), Tasmania, Australia (2021) [Contract Report]

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Co-authors: Dwyer AE; Asquith NL; Rodgers J

2009Julian R, Mason R, 'Evaluation of the Safety First at Rosny Park' Project', Tasmanian Institute of Law Enforcement Studies (TILES), University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania (2009) [Contract Report]

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Co-authors: Julian R

2009Julian RD, Mason RL, 'Analysis of the Tasmania Police Risk Assessment Screening Tool (RAST) Final Report', Tasmanian Institute of Law Enforcement Studies, University of Tasmania, Tasmania, Final (2009) [Contract Report]

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Co-authors: Julian RD

2009Prichard JP, Matthews AJ, Julian RD, Bruno RB, Rayment K, et al., 'Review of the Road Safety (Alcohol and Drugs) Amendment Act 2005', Tasmania Police, 1 (2009) [Contract Report]

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Co-authors: Prichard JP; Matthews AJ; Julian RD; Bruno RB; Rayment K

2008Hughes CJ, Julian RD, Richman M, Mason RL, Long G, 'Trialling 'Social Norms' Strategies for Minimising Alcohol-Related Harm Among Rural Youth'(Social Norms Analysis Project) - Final Evaluation Report ', Alcohol Education and Rehabilitation Foundation, ISBN 978-1-86295-497 (2008) [Contract Report]

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Co-authors: Hughes CJ; Julian RD

2007Jacobs KA, Burke T, Green M, Saggers S, Mason RL, et al., 'Making sense of partnerships - A study of police and housing department collaboration for tackling drug and related problems on public housing estates', National Drug Law Enforcement Research Fund, 26 (2007) [Contract Report]

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Co-authors: Jacobs KA

2004White RD, Mason RL, 'Gangs in Perth: Student Perspectives', Office of Crime Prevention, 1 (2004) [Contract Report]

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Co-authors: White RD

2003White RD, Mason RL, 'Evaluation of Risdon Prison Program 'Inside Out'', Corrective Services, 1 (2003) [Contract Report]

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Co-authors: White RD

2002Julian RD, Mason RL, 'Forensic Science and Policing in Tasmania: Preliminary Report', National Institute of Forensic Science (NIFS), 1 (2002) [Contract Report]

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Co-authors: Julian RD

Other Public Output

(4 outputs)
2021Dwyer A, Grant R, Mason R, Barnes A, ''Just Listen Properly, Like with Intent': LGBTIQ+ Tasmanians: Telling us the Story', Final Report, Tasmanian Government Department of Communities, Hobart, Tasmania, pp. 1-81. (2021) [Government or Industry Research]

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Co-authors: Dwyer A; Grant R; Barnes A

2009Mason R, Doherty T, Julian R, 'Evaluation of the Trial of Alcohol Interlocks': final Report', Tasmanian Institute of Law Enforcement Studies, Hobart, Australia (2009) [Report of Restricted Access]

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Co-authors: Doherty T; Julian R

2004Julian RD, Mason RL, Hickey GJ, Tomkins KC, 'Forensic Science and Policing in South Australia', National Institute of Forensic Science, Hobart (2004) [Report of Restricted Access]

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Co-authors: Julian RD; Hickey GJ; Tomkins KC

2003White RD, Mason RL, 'An Evaluation of the 'Inside Out' Prison Program', Occasional Paper , Criminology Research Unit, University of Tasmania, 2 (2003) [Magazine Article]

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Co-authors: White RD