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Pauline Marsh

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Pauline Marsh

Senior Lecturer in Dementia Studies

Room 417H, Level 04 , Medical Science 1 Building

0362266905 (phone)

Pauline.Marsh@utas.edu.au

Pauline Marsh is an interdisciplinary health geographer, who explores innovative, community and nature-based solutions to improving wellbeing and quality of life.

Biography

Pauline Marsh is a Health Geographer with the Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre, at the University of Tasmania. Her research explores how being in nature improves our quality of life and she is particularly interested in the therapeutic benefits of gardens and the outdoors for people with cognitive, emotional and physical health challenges. She utilises methods of participatory action research, story-gathering and filmmaking and publishes in a range of academic journals.  One of her greatest achievements is the co-founding of DIGnity Supported Community Gardening. She is a lead investigator on the Nature Connection Project (NESP), and co-lead of the Healthy Landscapes Research Group.

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Fields of Research

  • Health and community services (420305)
  • Primary health care (420319)
  • Health geography (440605)
  • Social geography (440610)
  • Health promotion (420603)
  • Cinema studies (360501)
  • Rural and regional geography (440609)
  • Mental health services (420313)
  • Human geography (440699)
  • Land use and environmental planning (330404)
  • Rural and remote health services (420321)
  • Palliative care (420316)
  • Aged health care (420301)
  • Urban sociology and community studies (441016)
  • Screen media (360505)
  • Health services and systems (420399)
  • Applied sociology, program evaluation and social impact assessment (441001)
  • Cultural geography (440601)
  • Cultural and creative industries (470204)
  • Health policy (440706)
  • Horticultural production (300899)
  • Multicultural education (excl. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Maori and Pacific Peoples) (390410)
  • Transport geography (440611)
  • Health counselling (420307)
  • Screen and digital media (360599)
  • Ecosystem function (410203)
  • Urban planning and health (330413)
  • Multicultural, intercultural and cross-cultural studies (470212)
  • Specialist studies in education (390499)
  • Environmental management (410404)
  • People with disability (420318)
  • Occupational and workplace health and safety (350505)
  • Rural clinical health (320224)
  • Health equity (420602)
  • Cancer therapy (excl. chemotherapy and radiation therapy) (321104)
  • Conservation and biodiversity (410401)
  • Implementation science and evaluation (420312)
  • Urban and regional planning (330499)
  • Health economics (380108)

Research Objectives

  • Rural and remote area health (200508)
  • Palliative care (200309)
  • Evaluation of health and support services (200299)
  • Other culture and society (139999)
  • Expanding knowledge in human society (280123)
  • Social structure and health (200207)
  • Health related to ageing (200502)
  • Mental health services (200305)
  • Terrestrial biodiversity (180606)
  • Evaluation of health outcomes (200202)
  • Health education and promotion (200203)
  • Public health (excl. specific population health) (200499)
  • Expanding knowledge in the health sciences (280112)
  • Telehealth (200208)
  • Clinical health (200199)
  • Health inequalities (200204)
  • Health related to specific ethnic groups (200503)
  • Arts (130199)
  • Social impacts of climate change and variability (190103)
  • Community services (230199)
  • Assessment and management of terrestrial ecosystems (180601)
  • Other health (209999)
  • Visual communication (130205)
  • Professional development and adult education (160104)
  • Mental health (200409)
  • Understanding Australia's past (130703)
  • Migrant health (200505)
  • Allied health therapies (excl. mental health services) (200301)
  • Employment services (230106)
  • Preventive medicine (200412)
  • Disability and functional capacity (200403)
  • Recreation and leisure activities (excl. sport and exercise) (130603)
  • Health system performance (incl. effectiveness of programs) (200206)
  • Prevention of human diseases and conditions (200104)
  • Community health care (200302)
  • Adolescent health (200501)
  • Determinants of health (200201)
  • Air quality (180101)

Publications

Total publications

87

Journal Article

(32 outputs)
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2022Cortez S, Diekmann L, Egerer M, Kingsley J, Lin B, et al., 'Gardening during COVID-19: experiences from gardeners around the world', UC Agriculture and Natural Resources, publication 6720 pp. 1-81. (2022) [Non Refereed Article]

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Co-authors: Egerer M

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2022Egerer M, Lin B, Kingsley J, Marsh P, Diekmann L, et al., 'Gardening can relieve human stress and boost nature connection during the COVID-19 pandemic', Urban Forestry and Urban Greening, 68 Article 127483. ISSN 1618-8667 (2022) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.ufug.2022.127483 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 14Web of Science - 10

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2022Katczynski A, Stratford E, Marsh P, 'Tracing memories and meanings of festival landscapes during the COVID-19 pandemic', Emotion, Space and Society, 44 Article 100903. ISSN 1755-4586 (2022) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.emospa.2022.100903 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1

Co-authors: Katczynski A; Stratford E

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2022Katczynski A, Stratford E, Marsh P, 'Tracing memories and meanings of festival landscapes during the COVID-19 pandemic', Emotion, Space and Society, 44 pp. 100903. ISSN 1755-4586 (2022) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.emospa.2022.100903 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1

Co-authors: Katczynski A; Stratford E

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2022Kingsley J, Diekmann L, Egerer MH, Lin BB, Ossola A, et al., 'Experiences of gardening during the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic', Health & Place, 76 pp. 102854. ISSN 1353-8292 (2022) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2022.102854 [eCite] [Details]

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2022Marsh P, 'Isolation in a time of COVID', Australian Journal of Dementia Care, 11, (2) pp. 10-12. ISSN 2049-6893 (2022) [Professional, Non Refereed Article]

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2022Namasivayam P, Bui DT, Low C, Barnett T, Bridgman H, et al., 'The use of telehealth in the provision of after hours palliative care services in rural and remote Australia: a scoping review', PLoS ONE, 17, (9) Article e0274861. ISSN 1932-6203 (2022) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0274861 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Namasivayam P; Bui DT; Low C; Barnett T; Bridgman H; Lew S

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2022Namasivayam P, Bui T, Low C, Barnett T, Bridgman H, et al., 'Use of telehealth in the provision of afterhours palliative care services in rural and remote Australia: a scoping review protocol', PLoS ONE, 17, (1) Article e0261962. ISSN 1932-6203 (2022) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0261962 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Namasivayam P; Bui T; Low C; Barnett T; Bridgman H; Lee S

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2021Fielder H, Marsh P, ' I used to be a gardener': connecting aged care residents to gardening and to each other through communal garden sites', Australasian Journal on Ageing, 40, (1) pp. e29-e36. ISSN 1440-6381 (2021) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/ajag.12841 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 6Web of Science - 5

Co-authors: Fielder H

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2021Kingsley J, Egerer M, Nuttman S, Keniger L, Pettitt P, et al., 'Urban agriculture as a nature-based solution to address socio-ecological challenges in Australian cities', Urban Forestry and Urban Greening, 60 Article 127059. ISSN 1618-8667 (2021) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.ufug.2021.127059 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 18Web of Science - 18

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2021Lin BB, Egerer MH, Kingsley J, Marsh P, Diekmann L, et al., 'COVID-19 gardening could herald a greener, healthier future', Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 19, (9) pp. 491-493. ISSN 1540-9295 (2021) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1002/fee.2416 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 11Web of Science - 8

Co-authors: Egerer MH

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2021Marsh P, Diekmann LO, Egerer M, Lin D, Ossala A, et al., 'Where birds felt louder: The garden as a refuge during COVID-19', Wellbeing, Space and Society, 2 pp. 1-7. ISSN 2666-5581 (2021) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.wss.2021.100055 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 14

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2021Marsh P, Fuller A, Anderson J, 'Can a Home Care Package deliver a meaningful life? challenges for rural home care delivery', Journal of Hospital Administration, 10, (2) pp. 12-20. ISSN 1927-6990 (2021) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.5430/jha.v10n2p12 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Fuller A; Anderson J

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2020Kendal D, Egerer M, Byrne JA, Jones PJ, Marsh P, et al., 'City-size bias in knowledge on the effects of urban nature on people and biodiversity', Environmental Research Letters, 15 Article 124035. ISSN 1748-9326 (2020) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/abc5e4 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 21Web of Science - 21

Co-authors: Kendal D; Byrne JA; Jones PJ; Allegretto G; Kaplan H; Nguyen HKD; Pearson S; Wright A; Flies EJ

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2020Marsh P, Mallick S, Flies E, Jones P, Pearson S, et al., 'Trust, connection and equity: Can understanding context help to establish successful Campus Community Gardens?', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17, (20) pp. 1-25. ISSN 1660-4601 (2020) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.3390/ijerph17207476 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 6Web of Science - 6

Co-authors: Mallick S; Flies E; Jones P; Pearson S; Koolhof I; Byrne J; Kendal D

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2020Mmako NJ, Courtney-Pratt H, Marsh P, 'Green spaces, dementia and a meaningful life in the community: a mixed studies review', Health and Place, 63 Article 102344. ISSN 1353-8292 (2020) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2020.102344 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 17Web of Science - 15

Co-authors: Courtney-Pratt H

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2019Bridgman H, Ashby M, Sargent C, Marsh P, Barnett T, 'Implementing an outreach headspace mental health service to increase access for disadvantaged and rural youth in Southern Tasmania', Australian Journal of Rural Health, 27 pp. 444-447. ISSN 1038-5282 (2019) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/ajr.12550 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 3Web of Science - 3

Co-authors: Bridgman H; Barnett T

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2019Kent K, Jessup J, Marsh P, Barnett T, Ball M, 'A systematic review and quality appraisal of bereavement care practice guidelines', Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice ISSN 1365-2753 (2019) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/jep.13225 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 4Web of Science - 5

Co-authors: Kent K; Jessup J; Barnett T

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2019Marsh P, 'The Tasmanian conundrum: Gardens, nature and an unhealthy population', Hort Journal Australia, March 2019 pp. 14-15. (2019) [Professional, Non Refereed Article]

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2019Marsh P, 'DIGnity gardens bear fruit', Australian Journal of Dementia Care, 8, (5) pp. 31-34. ISSN 2049-6893 (2019) [Professional, Non Refereed Article]

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2019Marsh P, Thompson Stephanie, Mond J, 'Living, loving, dying: Insights into rural compassion', Australian Journal of Rural Health pp. 1-8. ISSN 1038-5282 (2019) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/ajr.12530 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 5Web of Science - 4

Co-authors: Thompson Stephanie; Mond J

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2019Thompson S, Marsh P, Mond JM, Brown C, 'Applying participatory health research elements in rural end-of-life research: reflections on conducting in-depth Interviews with participants on sensitive topics', Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung, 20, (3) Article 14. ISSN 1438-5627 (2019) [Refereed Article]

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Co-authors: Mond JM

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2018Marsh P, 'The DIGnity of risk: learning from a unique supported community gardening project in Tasmania', Hort Journal Australia, March 2018 pp. 32-33. ISSN 2203-4242 (2018) [Professional, Non Refereed Article]

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2018Marsh P, Brennan S, Vandenberg MD, ' It's not therapy, it's gardening': community gardens as sites of comprehensive primary healthcare', Australian Journal of Primary Health, 24, (4) pp. 337-342. ISSN 1448-7527 (2018) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1071/PY17149 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 10Web of Science - 8

Co-authors: Brennan S; Vandenberg MD

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2018Marsh P, Courtney-Pratt H, Campbell M, 'The landscape of dementia inclusivity', Health and Place, 52 pp. 174-179. ISSN 1353-8292 (2018) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2018.05.013 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 13Web of Science - 14

Co-authors: Courtney-Pratt H; Campbell M

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2018Marsh P, Kelly L, 'Dignity of risk in the community: a review of and reflections on the literature', Health, Risk and Society, 20, (5-6) pp. 297-311. ISSN 1369-8575 (2018) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/13698575.2018.1519115 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 9Web of Science - 11

Co-authors: Kelly L

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2017Marsh P, Gartell G, Egg G, Nolan A, Cross M, 'End-of-Life care in a community garden: Findings from a Participatory Action Research project in regional Australia', Health and Place, 45 pp. 110-116. ISSN 1353-8292 (2017) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2017.03.006 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 22Web of Science - 22

Co-authors: Cross M

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2016Marsh P, 'Postcolonial longing on the Australian cinematic frontier', Ilha do Desterro, 69, (2) pp. 177-191. ISSN 0101-4846 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.5007/2175-8026.2016v69n2p177 [eCite] [Details]

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2016Marsh P, Spinaze A, 'Community gardens as sites of solace and end-of-life support: a literature review', International Journal of Palliative Nursing, 22, (5) pp. 214-219. ISSN 1357-6321 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.12968/ijpn.2016.22.5.214 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 8

Co-authors: Spinaze A

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2013Marsh Pauline, 'Picturing a Golden Age: September and Australian Rules', Alphaville: Journal of Film and Screen Media, (5) Article 4. ISSN 2009-4078 (2013) [Refereed Article]

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2013Marsh Pauline, 'Family tremors: Margot Nash's Call Me Mum', Journal of the European Association for Studies of Australia, 4, (1) pp. 103-116. ISSN 2013-6897 (2013) [Refereed Article]

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2012Marsh P, 'The primitive, the sacred and the stoned in Richard J. Frankland's Stone Bros', Studies in Australasian Cinema, 6, (1) pp. 29-43. ISSN 1750-3175 (2012) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1386/sac.6.1.29_1 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 3

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Chapter in Book

(2 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2022Flies E, Jones PJ, Marsh P, Jeffery E, Allegretto G, et al., 'Managing Urban Green Spaces for Biodiversity and Health: Systems Thinking from a Regional Australian City on Synergies, Trade-Offs and Enablers', Urban Health and Wellbeing Programme, Springer Singapore, FW Gatzweiler (ed), Singapore, pp. 65-71. ISBN 978-981-19-2522-1 (2022) [Research Book Chapter]

DOI: 10.1007/978-981-19-2523-8_10 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Flies E; Jones PJ; Allegretto G; Kendal DJ

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2021Marsh P, 'Agroecology as Public Health: The Island Example of Tasmania', Urban Agroecology: Interdisciplinary Research and Future Directions, Taylor & Francis, M Egerer and H Cohen (ed), United Kingdom, pp. 143-154. ISBN 978-0-367-63664-7 (2021) [Research Book Chapter]

DOI: 10.1201/9780429290992 [eCite] [Details]

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Conference Publication

(23 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2021Marsh P, Diekmann LO, Egerer M, Lin B, Ossola A, et al., 'Birds felt louder: Gardens as transformational refuges during COVID -19', Future of Food Speaker Series: Therapeutic Gardening and Ageing, October 2021, University of Canberra, online symposium (2021) [Plenary Presentation]

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Co-authors: Egerer M

2020Bridgman H, Marsh P, Mallick S, 'Understanding the bereavement experiences of migrants and refugees in Tasmania', Compassionate Communities Celebration: Waratah-Wynyard, Circular Head and Glamorgan Spring Bay Communities, 12 - 15 October 2020 (2020) [Plenary Presentation]

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Co-authors: Bridgman H; Mallick S

2020Marsh P, 'Therapeutic landscapes: too far out?', Outdoor Healthcare Symposium, 26 Jun 2020, Online (2020) [Plenary Presentation]

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2019Dean F, Marsh P, 'The Tasmanian Bereavement Care Network: linking people and services across the state', 15th National Rural Health Conference, 24-27th March 2019, Hobart, Tasmania (2019) [Plenary Presentation]

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Co-authors: Dean F

2019Fielder H, Marsh P, 'I used to be a gardener', Australian Therapeutic Landscapes Conference, 20 September, Perth (2019) [Plenary Presentation]

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Co-authors: Fielder H

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2019Marsh P, Fielder H, ''I used to be a gardener': communal gardens as conduits for Age Care residents to activity, identity, and to others', The 2019 Institute of Australian Geographers Conference, 9-13 July, Hobart, Tasmania (2019) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Fielder H

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2019Marsh P, Mond J, Brown C, 'Living Loving Dying, Health Promoting Palliative Care and Rural Compassion', 15th National Rural Health Conference, 24-27 March 2019, Hobart, Tasmania (2019) [Plenary Presentation]

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Co-authors: Mond J

2018Courtney-Pratt HM, Marsh P, 'Community Gardens and the Landscape of dementia inclusivity', 4-5 June 2018, Sydney (2018) [Conference Edited]

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Co-authors: Courtney-Pratt HM

2018Cross M, Barnett AP, Marsh P, Green R, 'Factors enabling and constraining work-integrated learning in rural practice settings', 6th Rural and Remote Health Scientific Symposium, 11-12 April 2018, Canberra (2018) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Cross M; Barnett AP; Green R

2018Marsh P, Courtney-Pratt HM, Campbell M, 'The Landscape of Dementia Inclusivity: People, places and community garden spaces', Australian Therapeutic Landscapes Conference 2018, 26 October 2018, Bilinga, Australia (2018) [Plenary Presentation]

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Co-authors: Courtney-Pratt HM; Campbell M

2018Marsh P, Thompson S, Mond J, Brown C, 'Living, Loving, Dying: Health Promoting Palliative Care and the place for compassion in Rural Tasmania', The Annual Rural Health and Collaborative Research Symposium, 20 September 2018, Launceston, Tasmania (2018) [Plenary Presentation]

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Co-authors: Thompson S; Mond J; Brown C

2017Barnett T, Marsh P, Bridgman H, Kent K, Green R, et al., 'Development of a Tasmanian Bereavement Care Network', Building Compassionate Communities Tasmania Forum 2017, 13 October and 16 October, Hobart and Launceston Tasmania (2017) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Barnett T; Bridgman H; Kent K; Green R; Ball M

2017Kent K, Marsh P, Barnett T, Ball MJ, 'A review of bereavement care standards', Rural Health and Collaborative Research Symposium, 7 June 2017, Launceston, Tasmania (2017) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Kent K; Barnett T

2017Marsh P, 'Walking each other home: community gardens and end-of-life care', Australian Palliative Care Conference 2017, 6-8 September 2017, Adelaide (2017) [Plenary Presentation]

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2017Marsh P, 'DIGnity Supported Community Gardening', Australian Therapeutic Landscapes Conference 2017, 13 October 2017, Adelaide (2017) [Plenary Presentation]

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2017Marsh P, 'Speed Talk Presentation', Australian Palliative Care Conference 2017, 6-8 September 2017, Adelaide (2017) [Plenary Presentation]

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2017Marsh P, 'Great and Good Gardening: Innovative Primary Health Care in Rural Community Gardens', Rural Health and Collaborative Research Symposium, 7 June 2017, Launceston, Tasmania (2017) [Conference Extract]

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2017Marsh P, Bynon J, 'DIGnity Supported Community Gardening: Sites of leisure, pleasure and risk taking', ANZALS 13th Biennial Conference: Leisure for Social Change, 4 - 7 December 2017, Hobart, Tasmania (2017) [Plenary Presentation]

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2016Marsh P, 'Walking Each Other Home: Weaving Informal Palliative Supports into a Community Garden', 21st International Congress on Palliative Care, 18-21 October, Montreal, Canada (2016) [Plenary Presentation]

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2016Marsh P, 'Walking Each Other Home: Weaving Informal Palliative Supports into a Community Garden', Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, pp. e35-e36. ISSN 0885-3924 (2016) [Conference Extract]

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2015Marsh P, Mathewson D, Knowles D, Edmondson P, 'The State of Play: Tasmania's changing health and social care landscape', Tasmanian Health Conference 2015, 17 October, Hobart, Tasmania (2015) [Plenary Presentation]

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2014Webb M, Marsh P, 'Shaping the System: advocacy techniques', Navigating a changing environment, 13-14 November, Hobart, Tasmania (2014) [Plenary Presentation]

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2012Marsh P, 'Picturing a National Coming-of-Age in Peter Carstairs' September', Alphaville Inaugural Conference: Cinema in the Interstices, 7-9 September, 2012, Cork, Ireland (2012) [Plenary Presentation]

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Contract Report, Consultant's Report

(11 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2022Marsh P, Flies E, Auckland S, Kendal D, 'Ecological restoration activities and the benefits for human health and wellbeing: A report on the wellbeing impacts of North East Bioregional Network ecological restoration activities', Healthy Landscapes Research Group, University of Tasmania, Australia (2022) [Contract Report]

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Co-authors: Flies E; Auckland S; Kendal D

2022Marsh P, White L, Kelly L, Courtney-Pratt H, 'Moving Story - Project Evaluation: Final Report', University of Tasmania Centre for Rural Health, Australia (2022) [Contract Report]

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Co-authors: Kelly L; Courtney-Pratt H

2021Bridgman H, Fuller A, Mallick S, Marsh P, Inyang I, et al., 'Understanding End of Life Care and Bereavement Experiences of Migrants and Refugees in Tasmania: Final Report June 2021', Tasmanian Department of Health, Australia (2021) [Contract Report]

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Co-authors: Bridgman H; Fuller A; Mallick S; Inyang I; Hannah C; Namasivayam P

2021Marsh P, 'Benefits of participating in a Cross Cultural Conservation Program for people from migrant, refugee and asylum seeker backgrounds: a report', Centre for Rural Health, University of Tasmania, Australia (2021) [Contract Report]

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2020Mallick S, Marsh P, Kendal D, 'Understanding the effects of the Hobart Apartments student accommodation community garden project - Report One: Leadership and Management', Healthy Landscapes Research Group, Hobart, Tasmania (2020) [Contract Report]

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Co-authors: Mallick S; Kendal D

2020Mallick S, Marsh P, Kendal D, 'Understanding the effects of the Hobart Apartments student accommodation community garden project', Healthy Landscapes Research Group, Hobart, Tasmania (2020) [Contract Report]

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Co-authors: Mallick S; Kendal D

2019Bridgman H, Marsh P, Namasivayam P, Lee S, Bui T, et al., 'Tasmanian Palliative Care After Hours Phone Support Service: Final Evaluation Report', Tasmanian Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Tasmania, Australia (2019) [Contract Report]

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Co-authors: Bridgman H; Namasivayam P; Lee S; Bui T; Barnett T

2019Kendal D, Flies E, Marsh P, Jones P, Threlfall C, et al., 'Managing Urban Landscapes for Biodiversity Conservation and Human Health', Healthy Landscapes Research Group, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania (2019) [Contract Report]

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Co-authors: Kendal D; Flies E; Jones P; Jones M; Anders R; Collie N; Kaplan H; Nguyen HKD; Allegretto G

2017Barnett T, Bridgman H, Marsh P, Kent K, Ball M, 'Tasmanian bereavement care network and initiatives project: final report', Centre for Rural Health, University of Tasmania, Australia (2017) [Contract Report]

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Co-authors: Barnett T; Bridgman H; Kent K; Ball M

2017Bridgman H, Barnett AP, Marsh P, De Deuge J, 'Review of headspace Clinical Pathways in Tasmania: Delivered via The Link Youth Health Services and Cornerstone Youth Services Inc, Tasmania', Centre for Rural Health, University of Tasmania, Australia (2017) [Contract Report]

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Co-authors: Bridgman H; Barnett AP; De Deuge J

2017Bridgman H, Barnett T, Marsh P, De Deuge J, 'Review of headspace Clinical Pathways in Tasmania', Centre for Rural Health, Tasmania, Australia (2017) [Contract Report]

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Co-authors: Bridgman H; Barnett T; De Deuge J

Other Creative Work

(5 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2018Marsh P, 'The Silk Striped Shirt', Rosny School House Gallery; Wharepuke Gallery, Hobart and New Zealand, pp. 1 (2018) [Minor Creative Work]

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2017Marsh P, Mason VB, Shemesh J, 'DIGnity Supported Community Gardening', Centre for Rural Health and LaMoodja Film, Hobart, Tasmania, pp. 3:30mins (2017) [Minor Creative Work]

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Co-authors: Mason VB

2017Marsh P, Shemesh J, Mason VB, 'In the Heart of the Garden', Centre for Rural Health and LaMoodjaFilm, Hobart, pp. 1 (2017) [Minor Creative Work]

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Co-authors: Mason VB

2016Marsh P, 'Woodvine - A Gift', Inspired by Nature Films, Tasmania, pp. 1 (2016) [Minor Creative Work]

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2016Marsh P, Wood D, Treasure R, 'The Conquest of Emmie', Wide Angle Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, pp. 1 (2016) [Minor Creative Work]

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Other Public Output

(14 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2022Katczynski A, Stratford E, Marsh P, ''You get burnt together, you get wet together, you dance together': how festivals transform lives - and landscapes', The conversation, August (2022) [Magazine Article]

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Co-authors: Stratford E

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2021Marsh P, 'Urban-centric home care program falls short in rural areas: interview with Judy Skatssoon', Community Care Review, Australia (2021) [Media Interview]

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2020Marsh P, 'Call to include community gardens in mental health initiatives in the COVID19 context', ABC Radio Tasmania, 12 May 2020 (2020) [Media Interview]

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2020Marsh P, 'Nourished by nature: WORDS Chris Crerar Garden design for mental health and wellbeing', Sanctuary, Renew, Australia, 52, pp. 88-92. (2020) [Media Interview]

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2020Marsh P, Kingsley J, 'A call to cultivate mental wellbeing through community gardening', croakey.org, online, 23 April 2020 (2020) [Magazine Article]

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2019Bettiol S, Marsh P, 'The biophilia effect: Our innate love of nature', Red Thread Magazine, Tasmanian Council on AIDS, Hepatitis and Related Diseases (TasCAHRD), Hobart, Tasmania, 32, pp. 16-17. (2019) [Magazine Article]

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2019Marsh P, 'Nature keeps people healthy', The World Today, ABC, Australia, 18 January (2019) [Media Interview]

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2019Marsh P, 'Researchers examine how being in nature improves health throughDIGnity program', ABC News, 21 January 2019 (2019) [Media Interview]

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2019Marsh P, 'DIGnity Gardening Program - interview at Dodges Ferry Community Garden', The World Today, ABC Radio National, Australia, 18 January 2019 (2019) [Media Interview]

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2019Marsh P, 'Why do green spaces make you more healthy?', ABC Local Radio, On Your Afternoon with Helen Shield, 29 April 2019 (2019) [Media Interview]

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2019Marsh P, 'Doing it With Dignity: Interview with Tino Carnevale', Gardening Australia, ABC Radio, Hobart, Tasmania, 25 October (2019) [Media Interview]

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2018Marsh P, 'Therapeutic Landscape Research Collective and DIGnity Supported Community Gardening', ABC Local Radio, Northern Drive Program, Australia, 11 December 2018 (2018) [Media Interview]

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2018Marsh P, 'UTAS led research group to explore Tasmanian landscape as a preventative health measure', UTAS led research group to explore Tasmanian landscape as a preventative health measure, The Examiner, Australia, 13 December 2018 (2018) [Newspaper Article]

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2017Marsh P, 'Gardening program cultivating community connections', Community Care Review, Australian Ageing Agenda, Australia, 31 August 2017 (2017) [Media Interview]

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Grants & Funding

Funding Summary

Number of grants

17

Total funding

$22,170,806

Projects

Health Workforce Program: Expansion of the Rural Health Multidisciplinary Training Program in Aged Care Services (2022 - 2023)$1,500,702
Description
The project will involve the establishment of a health training demonstration site in a rural residential aged care service and management of the clinical training of allied health and nursing students. Research will be conducted at the demonstration site to improve local health outcomes of residents in aged care facilities and to ensure better integration across the health and aged care sectors.
Funding
Department of Health (Cth) ($1,500,702)
Scheme
Contract Research
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Barnett AP; Obamiro KO; Lethborg C; Jessup BL; Belle MJ; Marsh P; Stirling CM; Marlow AH
Period
2022 - 2023
Carefarming as a Rural Mental Health Prevention Strategy: Evaluation of the Grumpy Goat Farm's Veteran Community Connections and Wellbeing Program (2022)$3,173
Description
This project evaluates the processes, outcomes and impacts of a new carefarm-based mental health program in rural Tasmania over 18 months. The program aims to increase community connection, wellbeing, confidence and self-determination within the Veteran community of Smithton, utilising canine assistance dog training and other care-farm based methods. The program strives to prevent long term mental health problems and ultimately decrease the risk of suicide in this cohort.This research project aims to establish the enablers and barriers to the carefarm-based mental health intervention, and to explore the benefits to mental health for participants. It will produce academic outputs (journal article and conference presentation) as well as translation of findings into a community-sector 'best practice principles' guide.Carefarming is a well-established practice in Europe and North America, and a rapidly emerging one in Australia. The growing field of carefarming scholarship demonstrates empirical evidence of a range of physical and mental health benefits from the various models of carefarming across the world (Cacciatore et al 2020). Australia's returned Veterans have higher rates of complex trauma, mental ill health and suicide. People living in rural areas have additional risk factors, including isolation and reduced access to services. Tasmania has among the highest rates of suicide in the country, with rates three times higher for men. In the predominately rural and remote areas of North-West Tasmania a number of barriers continue to influence whether Veterans, who are predominantly men, at-risk of mental ill health or suicide, access supports or services. These include distance, time, cost, and availability of health professionals, stigma and traditional values associated with stoicism and masculinity. Up to three out of four people in these areas are not accessing mental health services, suggesting that alternative, community-led approaches are needed, building the capacity of both individuals to take control of their own health, and communities to support one another.The carefarm based program under evaluation is delivered by the Grumpy Goat Care Farm in Smithton, North-West Tasmania. Through their Care Dogs and Co service, they provide opportunities to train canine assisted therapy dogs for Veterans at risk in the local areas. Canine assistance programs or models have become popular in Australia, building on the philosophy of dogs providing structure, purpose, and support for people at risk of mental ill health (https://www.minddog.org.au/).A FRRR grant of approx. $20,000 has been secured by the auspice partner, the Smithton RSL, through the 'In a Good Place' scheme, $3,173 of which is allocated for evaluation.The interpretive, mixed methods research design will include methods of surveying and in-depth interviewing with participants and stakeholders, at various points in the program life. The specific evaluation details and methods will be co-designed with the Grumpy Goat Farm and Smithton RSL, who are supportive of the evaluation and keen to collaborate with the CRH to achieve the outcomes.This program evaluation is part of a wider body of work currently under way at the CRH, researching various outdoor health care models to improve rural health outcomes. The carefarm model at Grumpy Goat seeks to provide an alternative form of mental health support for people experiencing barriers to accessing mainstream help services. They utilise local community resources , including local community services and allied health, nurses, counsellors and social workers, to reach community members at risk of suicide and other mental health problems.
Funding
Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal ($3,173)
Scheme
In A Good Place
Administered By
Care Dogs & Co
Research Team
Coates A; Marsh P; Grattidge LA; Auckland SRJ; Purton T; Bridgman H
Year
2022
Evaluating impacts of ecological restoration on human health and wellbeing. (2021)$1,500
Description
Over the past 20 years local people in the NE region have been accessing nature through ecological restoration projects under the stewardship of NE Bioregional Network. The benefits of this work on the ecology have been evaluated and well-documented. The impacts on human health and wellbeing, however, have not evaluated or documented despite being anecdotally observed. This project will evaluate the subjective health and wellbeing impacts of eco-restoration work for those who have participated, and investigate potential and perceived community-wide impacts.The aims of this demonstration project are to: a) evaluate the health impacts from participation in eco-restoration projects, and b) ascertain the capacity for work to address community-wide determinants of healthThis qualitative, appreciative enquiry project will conduct in-depth semi-structured interviews with past and present participants involved in ecological restoration work (num=10), and with relevant key stakeholders from the community and health sectors (num=6).
Funding
North East Bioregional Network ($1,500)
Scheme
Contract Research
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Marsh P; Auckland SRJ; Kendal DJ
Year
2021
Filmmaking with people living with dementia: The Moving Story Project Evaluation (2021 - 2022)$7,082
Description
Dementia is a debilitating disease, affecting up to 80% of aged care residents. The transition from living at home with dementia into aged care can be traumatic and stressful for both the person living with dementia and their families. This research project will evaluate the introduction of a new, creative storytelling method aimed to lessen the stress of moving to aged care, and to improve the care given within residential aged care. The Moving Story project is the production of a series of 5-minute documentaries co-produced with people living with dementia who are transitioning from home to a residential aged care facility (RACF) in regional NW Tasmania (Devonport). The Moving Story project aims to produce film stories that function as part social mapping tool, as well as a tool for care staff by providing helpful, personal information centred on the person living with dementia, told as much is possible from their own perspective. Our evaluation will explore whether the Moving Story project meets its aims, and determine the ongoing learnings from the project processes and outcomes. This research will have impact for future co-designed, creative projects of this kind, as well as RACF care for people living with dementia.
Funding
Arts Health Agency ($7,082)
Scheme
Contract Research
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Marsh P; Courtney-Pratt HM
Period
2021 - 2022
National Environmental Research Program 2: Sustainable Communities and Waste Hub - NESP 2 (2021 - 2027)$20,000,000
Description
*NESP 2 is the second round of the National Environmental Science Program, a $149 M program funded by the federal Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment, to:oConserve, protect and sustainably manage Australia's biodiversity, ecosystems, environment and heritage through research, information management, supporting natural resource management, establishing and managing Commonwealth protected areas, and reducing and regulating the use of pollutants and hazardous substances.*The Sustainable Communities and Waste hub is a new hub, that will be funded with $20M over 7 years to deliver research that supports:otargeted information and management tools to reduce the impact of plastic and other material on the environmentoapplied scenario modelling to support sustainable people-environment interactions in communities including urban heat island impacts and liveability analysisoeffective and efficient management options for hazardous waste, substances and pollutants throughout their lifecycle to minimise environmental and human health impactsomaintained and improved air quality*Two key aspects of the new hub structure particularly relevant to UTas are:oA focus on research on, and delivery to, urban and regional communitiesoIndigenous leadership is embedded throughout the program, and the hub must establish and maintain long-term, two-way partnerships with traditional owners and Indigenous communities.*The proposed consortia will be led by UNSW, and includes CSIRO and Monash, Swinburne and Curtin universities, in addition to UTas.*UTas is leading or co-leading 2 of the 4 themes (people-nature interactions and air quality)
Funding
Department of Agriculture Water and the Environment ($20,000,000)
Scheme
Grant-National Environmental Science Prgm (NESP)
Administered By
University of New South Wales
Research Team
Kendal DJ; Sahajwalla V; Byrne JA; Anders RJ; Williamson G; Flies E; Jones PJ; Johnston F; Marsh P; Vince JZ
Period
2021 - 2027
NESP 2 Sustainable Communities and Waste hub : IP1 (2021 - 2022)$64,000
Description
NESP 2 is the second round of the National Environmental Science Program, a $149 M, 7 year, program funded by the federal Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment, to:o Conserve, protect and sustainably manage Australia's biodiversity, ecosystems, environment and heritage through research, information management, supporting natural resource management, establishing and managing Commonwealth protected areas, and reducing and regulating the use of pollutants and hazardous substances.* The Sustainable Communities and Waste hub is a new hub, that will be funded with $20M over 7 years to deliver research that supports:o targeted information and management tools to reduce the impact of plastic and other material on the environmento applied scenario modelling to support sustainable people-environment interactions in communities including urban heat island impacts and liveability analysiso effective and efficient management options for hazardous waste, substances and pollutants throughout their lifecycle to minimise environmental and human health impactso maintained and improved air quality* Two key aspects of the new hub structure particularly relevant to UTas are:o A focus on research on, and delivery to, urban and regional communitieso Indigenous leadership is embedded throughout the program, and the hub must establish and maintain long-term, two-way partnerships with traditional owners and Indigenous communities.* The proposed consortia will be led by UNSW, and includes CSIRO and Monash, Swinburne and Curtin universities, in addition to UTas.* UTas is leading or co-leading 2 of the 4 themes (IP1 people-nature interactions and IP4 air quality) and has one of the three strategic lead positions (knowledge broker)* There final allocation of funds is determined annually
Funding
Department of Agriculture Water and the Environment ($64,000)
Scheme
Grant-National Environmental Science Prgm (NESP)
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Kendal DJ; Byrne JA; Anders RJ; Marsh P; Flies E; Sahajwalla V
Period
2021 - 2022
Tasmanian BCN Evaluation (2020 - 2021)$5,452
Description
Evaluation of the bereavement care network.
Funding
Palliative Care Tasmania ($5,452)
Scheme
Contract Research
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Barnett AP; Namasivayam P; Marsh P; Bridgman H; Kent K; Hoang THH
Period
2020 - 2021
Understanding End-of-life and Bereavement Care Experiences of Migrants, Humanitarian Entrants and Refugees in Tasmania (2020 - 2021)$14,957
Description
This research project will explore the end-of-life and bereavement experiences of a sample of Tasmanian migrants, refugees and humanitarian entrants from various cultural backgrounds, across the state. Qualitative methods will be used to elicit deep understanding of recipients of palliative care and carers in relation to accessing end-of-life support in Tasmania. Outcomes will inform the development of online resources (educational/ vignette/stories) to be hosted on the Tasmanian Bereavement Care Network website, complementing their existing resource section. These resources will be aimed at raising the awareness about the importance of understanding the individual needs and preference of community members from varying cultural backgrounds in relation to end-of -life and bereavement support.
Funding
Department of Health (Tasmania) ($14,957)
Scheme
Grant-End of Life Care Policy Implementation
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Bridgman H; Marsh P; Namasivayam P; Hannah C
Period
2020 - 2021
Cross Cultural Conservation (CCC) Program (2019)$5,000
Description
The CCC Program aims to promote social inclusion for migrants, refugees and asylum seekers and for people living with a disability. Through engaging in the conservation activities, participants gain skills and experience that may potentially help them gain employment (if desired) and improve their social participation. The research project will consult with participants on the benefits of participating in the conservation activities and the skills participants feel they gain. It seeks to establish if the conservation activities assist participants with workplace English language acquisition, development of pre-employment skills and social connectivity. The research project comprises qualitative research methods and the production of a plain English report and an academic paper.
Funding
Conservation Volunteers Australia ($5,000)
Scheme
Contract Research
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Marsh P; Mallick S
Year
2019
Healthy Future Environments and People (2019 - 2022)$233,172
Description
This grant will allow myself and colleagues to 1) form the Healthy Future Environments and People consortium as a new strategic area of research strength for the University and 2) conduct some original research to formalise and strengthen this collaboration. This diverse group includes ecological and health researchers (across career stages), students, government officials, and social scientists who want to understand and develop environmental solutions for health problems.
Funding
University of Tasmania ($233,172)
Scheme
Grant- Research Enhancement Program
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Flies E; Kendal DJ; Marsh P; Jones PJ; Clarke L; Ondei S
Period
2019 - 2022
Understanding the effects of an inner-city student accommodation community garden project in Hobart: Melville St Community Garden Project @ the Hobart City Apartments (2019)$50,000
Description
The University of Tasmania is beginning a journey to shift the focus of the Hobart campuses from Sandy Bay into the Hobart CBD. One of the first steps on this journey is to improve the public landscape and integration of the Melville Street student accommodation through a community garden.
Funding
University of Tasmania ($50,000)
Scheme
null
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Marsh P; Kendal DJ; Flies E; Jones PJ; Owen CM; Byrne JA
Year
2019
Evaluation of the Palliative Care After hours Phone Support Service Tasmania (2018)$10,000
Description
The Department of Health (DoH) has contracted GP Assist to establish and trial a dedicated palliative care afterhours phone support service for palliative care clients and caregivers across North and north west Tasmania. The aim of this project is to provide a locally tailored service for Tasmanian palliative care clients with the aim of preventing unnecessary presentations to ED, avoidable hospitalisations and utilisation of ambulance services. Currently there exists no comprehensive or clear data or information regarding demand or the most appropriate service model to provide afterhours supports for palliative care clients and their carers. The proposed 10 month trial provides an opportunity to test and evaluate a service model, including gathering data about service need to inform future service planning. This formative evaluation will identify quality improvement suggestions within the context of the key performance indicators (Effectiveness, Access, Appropriateness, Quality, Efficiency) for the Palliative Care After hours Phone Support Service
Funding
Department of Health and Human Services Tasmania ($10,000)
Scheme
Contract Research
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Bridgman H; Mallick S; Marsh P; Namasivayam P; Lee SM; Barnett AP
Year
2018
Dementia Cafes: facilitating community conversations about dementia (2017)$8,390
Description
Talking about dementia at a grass roots level can address stigma, demystify the condition, and facilitate inclusion, support and understanding of those living with Dementia. The purpose of this qualitative study is to explore the effectiveness of dementia cafs to stimulate such conversations, based in one local area. Three sessions will be held in local caf locations, and one in a community garden setting, the partnerships to do this are already established. Participants will be invited to attend through existing local networks and local advertising in newspapers, radio and notice boards. It is anticipated, based on experience of prior community events that between 20-30 people will attend each session. Pilot data (postcard feedback from participants, researcher notes, and interviews with contributors) will be thematically analysed to explore what attendees specifically seek in attending, and if the caf setting meets their needs. The analysis will allow further refinement and inclusion of the approach in a toolbox of 'conversation starters' related to development of dementia friendly communities.
Funding
University of Tasmania ($8,390)
Scheme
Grant-CCS Research Theme
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Becker SE; Courtney-Pratt HM; Marsh P; Andersson J
Year
2017
DIGnity: Supporting people to participate in their local Community Garden (2017)$83,845
Description
This is a Participatory Research project involving three regional community gardens. Each garden will host weekly/fortnightly supported gardening sessions over 2017, during which professional health and social supports will be provided to enable people with health and mobility constraints to participant in a range of community gardening activities. The aim is to improve the health and wellbeing of people with health constraints, through community gardening. Whilst community gardens are well suited to promoting wellbeing - through physical activity, social engagement, biophilia and healthy eating -to date they have not generally positioned themselves as intentional therapeutic spaces. Rather, the core functions of community gardens have been in food production and distribution, and not in assisting members of the broader community who have particular physical, mental and emotional needs. This research follows on from two successful trial projects in the Okines community garden at Dodges Ferry. These trials have involved onsite support from an Occupational Therapist, fibre artist, garden coordinators and an accredited mental health social worker. This team, along with the CRH researcher Pauline Marsh, will continue to work with volunteers, and expand to include the Dunalley/Tasman gardens and extend the program to run over a full year. DIGnity has the support of the Tasman GP, the South Eastern Community Care and hospice@home, all of whom have expressed support for referring clients to the DIGnity sessions.The research questions are:*What impacts does a supported community gardening environment have on wellbeing and quality of life for those involved? *What are the barriers and enablers to community gardens functioning as deliberate, sustainable therapeutic spaces?
Funding
Tasmanian Community Fund ($83,845)
Scheme
Grant
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Marsh P
Year
2017
DIGnity Supported Community Gardening as a tool for enabling dementia-friendly environments (2017)$8,758
Description
DIGnity is a Participatory Action Research Program that aims to build the therapeutic capacity of three established community gardens and the surrounding community. Since February 2017, health-workers, artists and researchers have worked alongside community members, garden coordinators and volunteers in a shared public gardening space. Some of the participants in DIGnity are living with cognitive impairments, or caring for someone living with dementia. This project explores the experiences of this cohort of the DIGnity community. Using mixed qualitative methods we will ask what they see as the challenges and enablers of being in the public space of the garden and draw on their knowledge and ideas about future needs for ongoing engagement and participation. We will also explore how people with dementia contribute to the wider community through the DIGnity program, particularly the contribution toward dementia friendly public spaces.
Funding
University of Tasmania ($8,758)
Scheme
Creativity, Culture & Society Research Development
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Marsh P; Courtney-Pratt HM; Campbell M
Year
2017
Regional Bereavement Care Networks and Initiatives (2016)$172,285
Description
Establishing and evaluating bereavement care networks in Tasmania.
Funding
Department of Health and Human Services Tasmania ($172,285)
Scheme
Contract Research
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Barnett AP; Bridgman H; Marsh P; Quarmby L; Clifford CA; Ball MJ
Year
2016
Walking Each Other Home: Weaving End of Life Support into a Community Garden (2015)$2,490
Description
The proposed research will observe, analyse and document the process and outcomes of a broader community-engagement project, the Walking Each Other Home (WEOH) pilot project. Walking Each Other Home (WEOH) is a regional community garden-driven pilot project that will consult with community members about their end-of-life care and support needs. It aims to determine how the community garden space and its volunteer network might actively respond to those needs in an on-going, sustainable way. The consultation centres on three events: a community information exchange gathering; four weaving discussion groups in the garden, in which discussions and weaving activity is based on end-of-life themes; and a garden community workshop that responds artistically and physically to those discussions. WEOH is complemented by this small-scale research project-WEOH: Weaving End of Life Supports into a Community Garden (hereon WEOH: Weaving). WEOH: Weaving aims to decipher and communicate the factors that impact on the Okines Community Garden's capacity to provide end-of-life support. Ultimately, this research project aims to assist other gardens and similar community-based volunteer organisations when planning their involvement in end-of-life support.The research methodology is informed by principles of participatory action research (PAR). It also adopts the theoretical view of qualitative research as a performative process, and thus influential on the outcomes. The researcher is a community member, and the design comprises participant observation of the pilot project events and follow-up semi-structured interviews with consultation participants. These methods are augmented by a systematic literature review.Thematic analysis will be employed-codes and themes will be discussed with the WEOH project team. Findings will be provided to the community members in the form of a plain language document, which tells the story of the project and highlights the learnings. In addition, an academic paper drawing on the findings and literature review will be published in the peer-reviewed Journal of Palliative Care. Both documents will make a significant contribution to the current research on community palliative care, community gardens and volunteer palliative care.
Funding
Okines Community House ($2,490)
Scheme
Contract Research
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Marsh P
Year
2015

Research Supervision

Current

3

Completed

1

Current

DegreeTitleCommenced
PhDEco-therapeutic Value of Supported Community Garden Activities for People Living with Dementia2018
PhDDesigning for Happiness: How the integration of nature within built environments can lead to a higher sense of wellbeing2019
PhDFresh Air, Biodiversity and Company: Designing robust outdoor health services to maximise multi-dimensional health and wellbeing2020

Completed

DegreeTitleCompleted
PhDImplementation of Developmental Surveillance for Autism Using the Social Attention and Communication Surveillance-Revised (SACS-R) Assessment Tool for Young Children in Tasmania, Australia
Candidate: Alison Jane Morse
2021