Dr Fiona Andrews

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Lecturer

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

School of Health & Soc. Dev.

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Birmingham, 1988

Contact

fiona.andrews@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 925 17053

Research interests

Fiona Andrews has a particular interest in ecological approaches to health and wellbeing. Specifically this includes how places (neighbourhoods, home envrionments, workplaces etc.) influence the health of individuals and their families.
 

Affiliations

Public Health Association of Australia

Teaching interests

Undergraduate: Family major in the Bachelor of Health Sciences

Postgraduate: Masters of Public Health, Masters of Health Promotion & Masters of Planning

Units taught

HSH306, HSH207, HSH105, HSH740.

Knowledge areas

Fiona Andrews has a particular interest in ecological approaches to health and wellbeing. Specifically this includes how places (neighbourhoods, home envrionments, workplaces etc.) affect the health of individuals and their families.

Conferences

2012 onwards:
• Andrews, FJ, Henderson-Wilson, C & Townsend M. Parenting and place: pilot study exploring the experiences of women from inner and outer Melbourne suburbs. Presented at 5th Healthy Cities Conference, Geelong, May 2012.
• Andrews, FJ, Rich, S & Shelley, J. Parenting and place: Experiences of families from inner-city and outer- suburban Melbourne. Presented at the 12th Australian Institute for Family Studies Conference, Melbourne, July 2012.
• Warner E, Henderson-Wilson, C & Andrews, FJ. Young adults returning home: How do Australian families experience this transition? Presented at the 12th Australian Institute for Family Studies Conference, Melbourne, July 2012.
• McKenzie, H, Graham, M, Klein, R, Lamaro, G, Shelley, J & Andrews, F. Women's reproductive choices and consequences: The position of policy. Emerging Health Policy Conference, Sydney, October, 2013 Henderson-Wilson, C & Andrews, F. From the micro to the macro: teaching family science the ‘Aussie’ way, National Centre on Family Relations 75th Anniversary Conference, San Antonio, Texas, USA, 5-9 November 2013.
• Warner, E, Henderson-Wilson, C & Andrews, F. Not a Negative!: Challenging perceptions of Aussie boomerang kids, National Centre on Family Relations 75th Anniversary Conference, San Antonio, Texas, USA, 5-9 November 2013.
• Andrews, FJ, Barter-Godfrey, S, Rich, S, Klein, R, & Shelley J. A Good Place to Raise a Family? Comparing parents', service-providers', and media perspectives of the inner and outer suburban areas of Melbourne. State of Australian Cities Conference, Sydney December 2013.
• Ware, K, & Andrews FJ. Grandparents who provide childcare: maintaining health and life balance. Presented at 13th Australian Institute for Family Studies Conference, Melbourne, July 2014.
• Camm, S & Andrews FJ.  Settings for delivering early childhood education and their influence on child and parent outcomes - A review of the international and national evidence. Presented at 13th Australian Institute for Family Studies Conference, Melbourne, July 2014.
• Warner, E, Henderson-Wilson, C & Andrews FJ. Returning to co-residence: How young adults and their parents respond to a changing world. Presented at 13th Australian Institute for Family Studies Conference, Melbourne, July 2014.
 

Media appearances

• Herald Sun 10/7/08: Australian dream of house ownership in the suburbs is over http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/australiandream-is-over/story-e6frf7jo-1111116871224
• Herald Sun 2/11/10: Children at risk in new housing estates http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/victoria/children-at-risk-in-citysnew-housing-estates/story-e6frf7kx-1225946423103 and New estates not paradise http://www.heraldsun.com.au/ipad/new-estates-not-aradise/storyfn6bn88w-1225946357804
• Herald Sun: Victorian new housing estates. Aussies dream or nightmare http://blogs.news.com.au/heraldsun/seewhatsusiesays/index.php/heraldsun/comments/victorian_new_housing_estates_aussie_dream_or_nightmare/
• The Age 25/7/12 and on SBS radio on 26/7/12: Community ties that bind thrive in inner city http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/community-ties-that-bindthrive-in-inner-city-20120724-22nic.html



 

Projects

A good place to raise a family (2010 onwards)

Building better suburbs (2012 onwards)

Tales from the fringe (2014 onwards)

Publications

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2016

Exploring the suburban ideal: Residents' experiences of photo elicitation interviewing (PEI)

Dr Elyse Warner, Prof Louise Johnson, Dr Fiona Andrews

(2016), Vol. 15, pp. 1-9, International journal of qualitative methods, London, Eng., C1

journal
2015

Social connections among parents of pre-school-age children in an inner and outer area of Melbourne, Australia

Dr Fiona Andrews, A/Prof Julia Shelley, Ms Stephanie Rich, Ms Alexandra James

(2015), Vol. 6, pp. 35-54, Journal of social inclusion, Meadowbrook, Qld, C1

journal

The efficacy of co-locating a supported playgroup in a shopping centre

Serenity McEwin, Prof Karen Stagnitti, Dr Fiona Andrews

(2015), Vol. 9, pp. 69-85, Communities, children and families Australia, Brisbane, Qld., C1

journal

‘You just accept’: Australian parents’ and young adults’ feelings towards returning to co-residence

Dr Elyse Warner, Dr Claire Henderson-Wilson, Dr Fiona Andrews

(2015), Vol. In press, pp. 1-16, Families, relationships and societies, Bristol, Eng., C1

journal

Ships, planes and automobiles – the perils and pluses of place - making in an outer Melbourne suburb

Prof Louise Johnson, Dr Fiona Andrews, Dr Elyse Warner

(2015), pp. 1-10, SOAC 2015 : Proceedings of the State of Australian Cities Conference 2015, Gold Coast, Queensland, E1

conference
2014

Parents experiences of raising pre-school aged children in an outer-Melbourne growth corridor

Dr Fiona Andrews, Ms Stephanie Rich, Ms Rebecca Stockdale, A/Prof Julia Shelley

(2014), Vol. 27, pp. 220-228, Health & place, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Grandparents who provide child care: maintaining health and life balance

Katherine Ware, Dr Fiona Andrews

(2014), Vol. 53, pp. 2-7, Victorian journal of home ecomonics, Melbourne, Vic., C1-1

journal
2013

Expectations of parents on low incomes and therapists who work with parents on low incomes of the first therapy session

Dr Fiona Andrews, Natasha Griffiths, Lorinda Harrison, Prof Karen Stagnitti

(2013), Vol. 60, pp. 436-444, Australian occupational therapy journal, Melbourne, Vic., C1

journal

A good place to raise a family? Comparing parents, service-providers', and media perspectives of the inner and outer suburban areas of Melbourne

Dr Fiona Andrews, Ms Sarah Barter-Godfrey, Ms Stephanie Rich, Mrs Ruth Klein, A/Prof Julia Shelley

(2013), pp. 1-10, SOAC Conference Proceedings and Powerpoint Presentations, Sydney, NSW, E1

conference
2012

Everyone’s life is so different : the experiences of young Australian adults who return home

Dr Elyse Warner, Dr Claire Henderson-Wilson, Dr Fiona Andrews

(2012), Vol. 31, pp. 28-34, Youth studies Australia, Hobart, Tas., C1

journal

Parenting and place : pilot study exploring experiences of women from inner and outer Melbourne suburbs

Dr Fiona Andrews, Dr Claire Henderson-Wilson, A/Prof Mardie Townsend

(2012), pp. 1-11, 5th Health Citites : Working Together to Achieve Liveable Cities : Book of Proceedings 2012, Nerang, Qld., E1

conference
2010

Parental perceptions of residential location : impacts on children's health

Dr Fiona Andrews

(2010), Vol. 16, pp. 252-258, Health & place, Oxford, England, C1

journal
2009

Flying the coop : why is the move out of home proving unsustainable?

Dr Elyse Warner, Dr Claire Henderson-Wilson, Dr Fiona Andrews

(2009), pp. 1-14, Proceedings of the 4th Australasian Housing Researchers' Conference 2009, Sydney, N.S.W., E1-1

conference
2006

Managing the family`s health: preferences and experiences of women with different work and family arrangements.

Dr Fiona Andrews, Hal Swerissen

(2006), Vol. 12, pp. 109-116, Australian journal of primary health, Vic, Australia, C1-1

journal
2003

From policy to practice: the development of an integrated health promotion plan for children's services at Plenty Valley Community Health Inc.

Dr Fiona Andrews

(2003), Vol. 9, pp. 71-77, Australian journal of primary health, Bundoora, Vic., C1-1

journal
2001

Pain during mammography: implications for breast screening programmes

Dr Fiona Andrews

(2001), Vol. 45, pp. 113-117, Australasian radiology, Carlton, Vic., C1-1

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