Research Students

brookeMrs Brooke Osborne (UniSA)

With a background in radiography and ultrasound, Brooke has a strong interest in educational practice, particularly in the preparation of allied health students to be ‘industry ready’.  Her PhD will investigate the use and accuracy of self-assessment in the development of professional clinical skills awareness in allied health students.  Read more.


Ms Amanda Richardson (UniSA)

Amanda a current PhD candidate in the School of Health Sciences at the University of South Australia. Her PhD research is exploring predictors of first year student success; in particular the influence of students’ personal characteristics and their time use and the way these factors may influence both their academic and health outcomes during the first year. Amanda’s other research interests include the first year experience, first year pedagogies, and student health and wellbeing more generally.


Mr Francesco Forgione (UniSA)

Francesco is completing his Honours degree in Psychology in the School of Psychology, Social Work and Social Policy.  His research is investigating the efficacy of the My Coping Plan App.



Ms Daisy Walton (Leeds, UK)

Daisy Walton  is a Doctor of Clinical Psychology student at the University of Leeds.  Her thesis is on an evaluation of thedesk program.