Rebecca has three broad research interests:
- Social health and welfare research issues including family violence and womens health, child support and welfare policy.
- Scholarship of tertiary education including experiential learning, reflective practice and work integrated learning.
- Health-related education for sustainability; climate change, social vulnerability and health; health promotion and environmental sustainability.
Australian Campuses Towards Sustainability
Climate Action Network Australia
Australian Health Promotion Association (VicBranch)
Health, Nature & Sustainability Research Group, Deakin University
Nature & Society Network
International Union for Health Promotion & Education
Unit Chair, HSH303 Public Health - Health Promotion Practicum
Unit Chair, HSH736 Community Consultation & Participation
Patrick R, 2013, ‘Best Investments for Health when Addressing Climate Change’ sub-plenary for the 21st IUHPE World Conference on Health Promotion, Pattaya, Thailand.
Patrick R, and Capetola, T, 2012, ‘Promoting Health, Social and Environmental Justice in the context of Health Care Practice’, at the Interdisciplinary. Net Environmental Justice & Global Citizenship Conference, Oxford, England.
Patrick, R, Capetola,T & Nuttman, S, 2010 ‘Education for Health and Sustainability’, American Association for Sustainability in Higher Education Conference, Denver, Colorado.
Patrick R, Thoms, A & Capetola, T, 2011, ‘Health Promotion and Sustainability report: creating healthy and sustainable futures launch’, Public Health Association of Australia Annual Conference, Brisbane, Australia.
Capetola, T, Patrick, R & Nuttman, S, ‘Having it all – creative, interdisciplinary teaching and learning while saving the planet’, Deakin Teaching & Learning Conference, Burwood, Australia.
Patrick R, Holland, D & Lamaro, G, ‘Engaged, Enabled and Enacting – Work Integrated Learning for Workforce Ready Graduates, Australian Health Promotion Association's Annual Conference, Melbourne, Australia.
Patrick R, Capetola, T & Nuttman, S, 2009 ‘Greening the public health /health promotion workforce: implications for the higher education sector, Australian Campuses Towards Sustainability, Sydney, Australia.
Patrick R & Moore, J, 2008, ‘Transferring learnt knowledge to practice: An example from the health promotion field,’ WACE / ACEN Asia Pacific Conference, Manly, Australia
Health, Nature and Sustainability research group
2010 Jim and Alison Leslie Award for Outstanding Achievement in Teaching & Learning.
2010 School of Health & Social Development Research Commendation
Nuttman, Sonia, Patrick, Rebecca, Capetola, Teresa, Noy, Sue and Freeman, Laura (2010) Education For Sustainability: A cross-faculty, interdisciplinary curriculum development initiative, Research & Project Report for Deakin University Strategic Teaching and Learning Grants.
Patrick, Rebecca, Capetola Teresa, Nuttman Sonia (2009) Population Health & Climate Change; Professional Development CD and workshop. Professional development program developed and implemented for Australian Health Promotion Australia (VicBranch).
J Mc Burnie, S Noy, T Capetola, R Patrick
(2017), Vol. 33, pp. 97-118, Australian journal of environmental education, Cambridge, Eng., C1
R Patrick, S Noy, C Henderson-Wilson
(2016), Vol. 54, pp. 34-49, International journal of health promotion and education, London, Eng., C1
R Patrick, J Kingsley
(2016), Vol. 27, pp. 36-42, Health promotion journal of Australia, Clayton, Vic., C1
R Patrick, J Kingsley, T Capetola
(2016), Vol. 32, pp. 192-205, Australian journal of environmental education, Cambridge, Eng., C1
R Patrick, U Dietrich
(2016), Vol. 13, pp. 808-812, Ecohealth, Berlin, Germany, C1
T Hancock, A Capon, U Dietrich, R Patrick
(2016), Vol. 21, pp. 245-262, International journal of health governance, Bingley, Eng., C1
J Kingsley, R Patrick, P Horwitz, M Parkes, A Jenkins, C Massy, C Henderson-Wilson, K Arabena
(2015), Vol. 12, pp. 12706-12722, International journal of environmental research and public health, Basel, Switzerland, C1
R Patrick, T Capetola
(2013), pp. 140-153, Looking within: finding an environmental justice and global citizenship lens, Oxford, England, B1-1
R Patrick, J Smith
(2011), Vol. 22, pp. 28-33, Health promotion journal of Australia, Maroochydore, Qld., C1
R Patrick, T Capetola
(2011), Vol. 22, pp. 61-67, Health promotion journal of Australia, Maroochydore, Qld., C1
R Patrick, T Capetola
(2011), pp. 1-27, Australasian journal of university-community engagement, Lismore, N.S.W., C1
R Patrick, T Capetola, M Townsend, S Nuttman
(2011), Vol. 27, pp. 475-485, Health promotion international, Oxford, England, C1
R Patrick, T Capetola, M Townsend, L Hanna
(2011), Vol. 8, pp. 277-289, Ecohealth, New York, N. Y., C1-1
T Capetola, R Patrick, S Nuttman
(2009), pp. 16-18, Health issues, Melbourne, Vic., C1
R Patrick, K Cook, H McKenzie
(2008), Vol. 42, pp. 749-767, Social policy and administration : an international journal of policy and research, Oxford, U.K., C1
R Patrick, J Moore
(2008), WACE 2008 : Work integrated learning (WIL) : transforming futures : Proceedings of the 2008 WACE Asia Pacific Conference, Perth, Western Australia, E1
R Patrick, K Cook, A Taket
(2007), Vol. 45, pp. 21-29, Just policy : a journal of Australian social policy, Collingwood, Vic., C1
Funded Projects at Deakin
Other Public Sector Funding
Sustainability & Health Promotion: Research Paper
Dr Rebecca Patrick, Ms Teresa Capetola
- 2010: $9,989
Integrated Environmental Volunteering Initiative
Mr Matthew Ebden, A/Prof Mardie Townsend, Dr Rebecca Patrick, Dr Claire Henderson-Wilson, Dr Lynne McLoughlin
- 2017: $52,917
- 2015: $105,834
Industry and Other Funding
Increase consumption and sales by developing community awareness and benefits of vegetables (scoping study)
Dr Rebecca Patrick, Dr Claire Henderson-Wilson
- 2017: $79,500
No completed student supervisions to report