Dr Fiona Andrews

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Senior 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 the relationship between the built environment and health. Specifically this includes how places (neighbourhoods, housing and home envrionments) affect 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

HSH105, HSH207, HSH306, HSH724, HSH740, HSH731-4.

Knowledge areas

Fiona Andrews has a particular interest in the relationship between the built environment and health. Specifically this includes how places (neighbourhoods, housing and home envrionments) affect the health of individuals and their families.

Conferences

2015 onwards:
Johnson J, Andrews FJ & Warner E. Tales from the fringe: Strategies for living well in the outer-suburbs of Melbourne. Presented at the Urban Geography Workshop, Melbourne, March, 2015.

Warner E, Henderson-Wilson C & Andrews F. Returning home to Mum and Dad: A solution to contemporary 'risks'?, Presented to Contemporary Youth Contemporary Risks: Journal of Youth Studies Conference, Copenhagen, March 2015.

Johnson L, Andrews FJ & Warner E. Trapped in nirvana! Mobility challenges and responses by outer suburban residents in Melbourne. Presented at the Institute of Australian Geographers Conference, Canberra, June, 2015.

Andrews FJ. A good place to raise a family? Parenting, place and liveability in Melbourne, Australia. 52nd International Liveable Cities conference, Bristol (UK), June, 2015.

Johnson L, Andrews FJ & Warner E. Ships, planes and automobiles. The perils and pluses of place- making in an outer-Melbourne suburb. State of Australian Cities conference, Sydney, December 2015.

Taylor D & Andrews FJ. Participating in the 'campus tour' without leaving your desk - the development of a virtual learning resource to ensure equivalence of access for mobility restricted and Cloud students. Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia conference, Hammondville, N.S.W., 2016.

Warner E, Andrews FJ & Johnson L. “On the cusp”: Exploring residents’ experiences of living in Melbourne’s outer suburbs using photo elicitation interviewing. Australian Sociological Association Conference, Melbourne, December 2016.

Volders S & Andrews FJ. Designing high density, inner city, residential developments for families with young children: A review of evidence for best practice. State of Australian Cities Conference, Adelaide 2017.

Andrews FJ, Warner E & Robson B. Using Photovoice to research the experiences of parents raising children in new, inner-city, higher density housing developments, State of Australian Cities Conference, Adelaide 2017.

White J & Andrews FJ. Facilitators of social connectedness in new outer suburban communities, State of Australian Cities Conference, Adelaide 2017.

Andrews FJ, Johnson L & Tucker R. Home for all – Connecting the built environment to health in Australia. Health: The design, planning and politics of how and where we live. AMPS, Architecture Conference; University of the West of England, UK, January, 2018.

Andrews FJ, Warner E, Robson, B. Living the high life? Parents experiences of raising children in high density housing in Melbourne. Australian Institute of Family Studies Conference, Melbourne, July, 2018.

Warner E, Henderson-Wilson C & Andrews, FJ. “Take it as it comes”: How Australian families make the return to co-residence work. Australian Institute of Family Studies Conference, Melbourne, July, 2018.

Professional activities

Member of the Liveable Yarra Reference Group

Media appearances

  • Herald Sun 2/11/10: Children at risk in new housing estates and New estates not paradise.
  • Herald Sun 2/11/10: Victorian new housing estates. Aussies dream or nightmare.
  • The Age 25/7/12 and on SBS radio on 26/7/12: Community ties that bind thrive in inner city.
  • Herald Sun 18/11/14: Why not just say gidday?
  • Herald Sun 27/7/18 and on ABC774: Kids suffer in high-rise low points. 
  • The Conversation 7/8/18: More children are living in high-rise apartments. http://theconversation.com/more-children-are-living-in-high-rise-apartments-so-designers-should- keep-them-in-mind-100756 

 



 

Awards

School of Health & Social Development Reserach Excellence Award 2018

Projects

A good place to raise a family project (2010-2012) in partnership with the Cities of Wyndham & Maribyrnong.

Building better suburbs project (2012-2013) in partnership with the City of Wyndham

Tales from the fringe project (2014-2015) in partnership with the City of Wyndham

High rise parenting (2016 onwards) in partnership with City of Yarra

Publications

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2020

Building an accessible and inclusive city

Richard Tucker, Patsie Frawley, David Kelly, Louise Johnson, Fiona Andrews, Kevin Murfitt

(2020), pp. 292-303, Sustaining social inclusion, Abingdon, Eng., B1

book chapter

Promoting the health of mothers of young children in Australia: a review of face-to-face and online support

A Heaperman, F Andrews

(2020), pp. 1-9, Health promotion journal of Australia, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article
2019

High-rise parenting: experiences of families in private, high-raise housing in inner city Melbourne and implications for children's health

F Andrews, Elyse Warner, Belinda Robson

(2019), Vol. 3, pp. 158-168, Cities & health, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal article

Socializing in the suburbs: relationships between neighbourhood design and social interaction in low-density housing contexts

Zainab Abass, Fiona Andrews, Richard Tucker

(2019), pp. 1-26, Journal of urban design, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal article

"Surface acquaintances": parents' experiences of social connectedness and social capital in Australian high-rise developments

E Warner, F Andrews

(2019), Vol. 58, pp. 1-12, Health and place, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

'Living outside the house': how families raising young children in new, private high-rise developments experience their local environment

Fiona Andrews, Elyse Warner

(2019), pp. 1-23, Journal of Urbanism, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Social play amongst preschool-aged children from an inner and an outer metropolitan suburb

Fiona Andrews, karen Stagnitti, narelle Robertson

(2019), Vol. 10, pp. 4-17, Journal of social inclusion, Meadowbrook, Qld., C1

journal article

Designing high-density neighbourhoods to promote social health in Australia

Caitlin Hall, Fiona Andrews

(2019), Vol. 10, pp. 18-40, Journal of social inclusion, Meadowbrook, Qld., C1

journal article
2018

Mothers' ideals and experiences of raising children in inner and outer suburban Melbourne, Australia

F Andrews, J Shelley, S Rich, A James

(2018), Vol. 21, pp. 17-32, Community, work and family, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal article

"A tapestry without instructions." Lived experiences of community in an outer suburb of Melbourne, Australia

F Andrews, L Johnson, E Warner

(2018), Vol. 11, pp. 257-276, Journal of urbanism, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal article

Young Australian adults re-launching from home: it's time to move on

Elyse Warner, Claire Henderson-Wilson, Fiona Andrews

(2018), Vol. 47, pp. 25-41, Family and consumer sciences research journal, London, Eng., C1

journal article
2017

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

E Warner, C Henderson-Wilson, F Andrews

(2017), Vol. 6, pp. 411-426, Families, relationships and societies, Bristol, Eng., C1

journal article

The centrality of the Australian suburb: mobility challenges and responses by outer suburban residents of Melbourne

L Johnson, F Andrews,, E Warner

(2017), Vol. 35, pp. 409-423, Urban policy and research, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal article

"It's give and take": Australian families' experiences of negotiating financial and domestic contributions when young adults return home

E Warner, C Henderson-Wilson, F Andrews

(2017), Vol. 38, pp. 541-555, Journal of family and economic issues, New York, N.Y., C1

journal article
2016

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

E Warner, L Johnson, F Andrews

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

journal article

Liveable Yarra - planning for the city's future using a deliberative process

A Stone, F Andrews

(2016), pp. 82-103, Proceedings of the 9th making Cities Liveable Conference, Melbourne, Victoria, E1

conference
2015

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

F Andrews, J Shelley, S Rich, A James

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

journal article

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

S McEwan, K Stagnitti, F Andrews

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

journal article

Ships, Planes and Automobiles - The Perils and Pluses of Place - making in an Outer Melbourne Suburb

L Johnson, F Andrews, E 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

F Andrews, S Rich, R Stockdale, J Shelley

(2014), Vol. 27, pp. 220-228, Health and Place, C1

journal article

Grandparents who provide child care: maintaining health and life balance

K Ware, F Andrews

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

journal article
2013

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

F Andrews, N Griffiths, L Harrison, K Stagnitti

(2013), Vol. 60, pp. 436-444, Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, C1

journal article

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

F Andrews, S Barter-Godfrey, S Rich, R Klein, J 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

E Warner, C Henderson-Wilson, F Andrews

(2012), Vol. 31, pp. 28-34, Youth Studies Australia, C1

journal article

Changing children's chances : Can Australia learn from Nordic countries?

A Scott, S Janson, S Goldfeld, D Brennan, P Whiteford, F Andrews, R Cassells, M Horn, M Leuenberger, P Markham, R Robinson, H Yim

(2012), Melbourne, Vic., A6-1

research report/technical paper

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

F Andrews, C Henderson-Wilson, M Townsend

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

conference
2010

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

F Andrews

(2010), Vol. 16, pp. 252-258, Health and Place, C1

journal article
2009

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

E Warner, C Henderson-Wilson, F 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

F Andrews, H Swerissen

(2006), Vol. 12, pp. 109-116, Australian Journal of Primary Health, C1-1

journal article
2003

From policy to practice: The development of an integrated health promotion plan for Children's Services at Plenty Valley Community Health Inc.

F Andrews

(2003), Vol. 9, pp. 71-77, Australian Journal of Primary Health, C1-1

journal article
2001

Pain during mammography: Implications for breast screening programmes

F Andrews

(2001), Vol. 45, pp. 113-117, Australasian Radiology, C1-1

journal article
1998

Aged gastric mucosa: Mechanisms of vulnerability

C Malcontenti-Wilson, S Schulz, A Penney, F Andrews, P O'Brien

(1998), Vol. 13, pp. S204-S208, Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology (Australia), C1

journal article

Tiaprofenic acid inhibits mucosal prostaglandin E2 synthesis without delaying experimental gastric ulcer healing

C Hayles, F Andrews, P O'Brien

(1998), Vol. 13, pp. 572-578, Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology (Australia), C1

journal article
1997

Changes in sulfated macromolecules produced in vivo during normal and indomethacin-delayed ulcer healing in rats

K Lyons, F Andrews, W Comper, P O'Brien

(1997), Vol. 42, pp. 1755-1764, Digestive Diseases and Sciences, United States, C1

journal article

Expression of adhesion molecules and leukocyte recruitment into gastric mucosa following ischemia-reperfusion

F Andrews, C Malcontenti-Wilson, P O'Brien

(1997), Vol. 42, pp. 326-332, Digestive Diseases and Sciences, United States, C1

journal article
1996

Influence of age on natural and delayed healing of experimentally-induced gastric ulcers in rats

A Penney, F Andrews, P O'Brien

(1996), Vol. 41, pp. 1838-1844, Digestive Diseases and Sciences, United States, C1

journal article
1995

Sulphated macromolecules produced by in vivo labelling in the rat gastric mucosa

K LYONS, F ANDREWS, W COMPER, P O'BRIEN

(1995), Vol. 10, pp. 144-151, Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, C1

journal article

Acetaminophen-induced microvascular injury in the rat liver: Protection with misoprostol

S Lim, F Andrews, P O'Brien

(1995), Vol. 22, pp. 1776-1781, Hepatology, United States, C1

journal article

NSAID-induced delay in gastric ulcer healing is not associated with decreased epithelial cell proliferation in rats

A Penney, C Malcontenti-Wilson, P O'Brien, F Andrews

(1995), Vol. 40, pp. 2684-2693, Digestive Diseases and Sciences, United States, C1

journal article
1994

Misoprostol protection against acetaminophen-induced hepatotoxicity in the rat

S Ping Lim, F Andrews, P O'Brien

(1994), Vol. 39, pp. 1249-1256, Digestive Diseases and Sciences, United States, C1

journal article

Protection against gastric ischemia-reperfusion injury by nitric oxide generators

F Andrews, C Malcontenti-Wilson, P O'Brien

(1994), Vol. 39, pp. 366-373, Digestive Diseases and Sciences, United States, C1

journal article

Effects of misoprostol on delayed ulcer healing induced by aspirin

A Penney, F Andrews, P O'Brien

(1994), Vol. 39, pp. 934-939, Digestive Diseases and Sciences, United States, C1

journal article

Microvascular changes in liver after ischemia-reperfusion injury - Protection with misoprostol

S Lim, F Andrews, C Christophi, P O'Brien

(1994), Vol. 39, pp. 1683-1690, Digestive Diseases and Sciences, New York, N.Y., C1

journal article
1993

The role of luminal factors in prostaglandin protection against ethanol‐induced gastric mucosal injury

C MALCONTENTI‐WILSON, F ANDREWS, W SILEN, P O'BRIEN

(1993), Vol. 8, pp. 123-127, Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Richmond, Vic., C1

journal article
1992

Misoprostol hepatoprotection against ischemia-reperfusion-induced liver injury in the rat

S Lim, F Andrews, C Christophi, P O'Brien

(1992), Vol. 37, pp. 1275-1281, Digestive Diseases and Sciences, United States, C1

journal article

Sequence of gastric mucosal injury following ischemia and reperfusion - Role of reactive oxygen metabolites

F Andrews, C Malcontenti, P O'Brien

(1992), Vol. 37, pp. 1356-1361, Digestive Diseases and Sciences, United States, C1

journal article
1991

Indomethacin inhibits the chemical carcinogen benzo(a)pyrene but not dimethylbenz(a)anthracene from altering Langerhans cell distribution and morphology

F Andrews, G Halliday, C Narkowicz, H Muller

(1991), Vol. 124, pp. 29-36, British Journal of Dermatology, England, C1

journal article

A role for prostaglandins in the suppression of cutaneous cellular immunity and tumour development in benzo(a)pyrene‐ but not dimethylbenz(a)anthracene‐treated mice

F ANDREWS, G HALLIDAY, H MULLER

(1991), Vol. 85, pp. 9-13, Clinical & Experimental Immunology, England, C1

journal article
1987

Effect of nutritional iron deficiency on acute and chronic inflammation

F Andrews, C Morris, E Lewis, D Blake

(1987), Vol. 46, pp. 859-865, Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, England, C1

journal article

Effect of iron chelation on inflammatory joint disease

F Andrews, C Morris, G Kondratowicz, D Blake

(1987), Vol. 46, pp. 327-333, Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, England, C1

journal article
1986

Is chronic synovitis an example of reperfusion injury?

T Woodruff, D Blake, J Freeman, F Andrews, P Salt, J Lunec

(1986), Vol. 45, pp. 608-611, Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, C1

journal article

Funded Projects at Deakin

Other Public Sector Funding

A good place to raise a family

Dr Fiona Andrews

  • 2011: $15,000

Foundational principles and approaches to building better suburbs (Wyndham City Council)

Prof Louise Johnson, Dr Fiona Andrews, A/Prof Phil Connors, Prof Hisham Elkadi, Dr John Rollo, Dr Ian Warren

  • 2012: $25,000

Family and child friendly design: Stage 2

Dr Fiona Andrews, Dr Elyse Warner, Prof Louise Johnson, Prof Richard Tucker

  • 2020: $43,870

Industry and Other Funding

Micro-village Phase 1

Prof Richard Tucker, Dr Fiona Andrews, Prof Louise Johnson, Dr Nicole Johnston, A/Prof Ursula De Jong, Ms Fab Michaux, A/Prof Mirjana Lozanovska

  • 2019: $50,000

Homes for 'Grey Nesters': Social integration of a micro-village of small houses supporting community wellbeing in Geelong

Dr Fiona Andrews, A/Prof Ursula De Jong, Prof Richard Tucker, Prof Louise Johnson, Dr Elyse Warner

  • 2019: $40,000

Supervisions

Associate Supervisor
2018

Zainab Ibrahim Abass

Thesis entitled: Socialising in the suburbs: the impact of neighbourhood design on social interaction in low-density housing contexts

Doctor of Philosophy (Architecture and Built Environment), School of Architecture and Built Environment

2014

Elyse Fay Warner

Thesis entitled: Returning to co-residence: The experiences of young adults and parents

Doctor of Philosophy (Health & Social Development), School of Health & Social Development