Miss Meg Murray



Research Assistant


Faculty of Health


School of Medicine


Warrnambool Campus


+61 3 556 33034


Meg Murray is a Research Assistant employed by Deakin University, Deakin Rural Health (DRH). She has a background in Psychology and has completed the Bachelor of Science (Psychology and Psychophysiology) Honours Degree at Swinburne University of Technology.

Meg has previously worked as a casual researcher for the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI) in the field of childhood ADHD. Meg’s primary area of research has focused on contributing to rural population health, with additional interests in the field of Mental Health and Dementia research. She has been an investigator for a research and development grant worth more than AUS$40,000 in the past two years and was an author on the resulting peer reviewed journal article on Farm Injury. Meg has also undertaken an ‘Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training' (ASIST)’ to due to her research on rural suicide, and has qualifications in ‘Conducting and Designing Research Interviews’, from the University of Melbourne.

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Career highlights

Journal Articles

Beattie J, McLeod C, Murray M, Pedler D, Brumby S, Gabbe B. What Happens to the Farm? Australian Farmers’ Experiences after a Serious Farm Injury. Journal of Agromedicine. 2018;23(2):134-43. doi: 10.1080/1059924X.2017.1422836

Downey LA, Kean J, Nemeh F, Lau A, Poll A, Gregory R, Murray M, Rourke J, Patak B, Pase MP, Zangara A, Lomas J, Scholey A, Stough C. An acute, double-blind, placebo-controlled crossover study of 320 mg and 640 mg doses of a special extract of Bacopa monnieri (CDRI 08) on sustained cognitive performance. Phytother Res. 2013;27(9):1407-13. 10.1002/ptr.4864

Research interests

Mental Health
Cognitive Impairment
Quality of hospital staff education
Rural Health
Farm Safety
Suicide Prevention
Quality Improvement
Quantitative methodology
Qualitative methodology


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What happens to the farm? Australian farmers' experiences after a serious farm injury

J Beattie, M Murray, C McLeod, D Pedler, B Gabbe, S Brumby

(2018), Vol. 23, pp. 134-143, Journal of agromedicine, Abingdon, Eng., C1


An acute, double-blind, placebo-controlled crossover study of 320?mg and 640?mg doses of a special extract of Bacopa monnieri (CDRI 08) on sustained cognitive performance

Luke Downey, James Kean, Fiona Nemeh, Angela Lau, Alex Poll, Rebecca Gregory, Margaret Murray, Johanna Rourke, Brigit Patak, Matthew Pase, Andrea Zangara, Justine Lomas, Andrew Scholey, Con Stough

(2013), Vol. 27, pp. 1407-1413, Phytotherapy research, Chichester, Eng., C1-1


Funded Projects at Deakin

Industry and Other Funding

Farm-related major trauma in Victoria and both the long-term and immediate impact on recovery

Prof Daryl Pedler, Miss Meg Murray, Ms Jessica Beattie, Dr Belinda Gabbe, Prof Susan Brumby

  • 2016: $40,000


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