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Dr Shelley Beatty

Senior Lecturer

Contact Information Telephone: (61 8) 6304 5602, Email:, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO8.507
Staff Member Details
Telephone: (61 8)  6304 5602  
Facsimile: (61 8)  6304 5449  
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO8.507  


Staff Qualifications

  • Teachers Higher Certificate, Other WA higher ed institution .
  • Bachelor of Education, Curtin University of Technology .
  • Master of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology .
  • Postgraduate Diploma (With Distinction), Curtin University of Technology .
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Curtin University of Technology, 2003 .


Recent Research Grants

  • Exploring the influence of a hyper-sexualised media culture on adolescent girls' mental health and wellbeing,  Healthway (WA Health Promotion Foundation),  Healthway - Scholarship,  2015 - 2016,  $75,614.
  • Adolescent alcohol use: Determining priorities for parent interventions,  Healthway (WA Health Promotion Foundation),  Healthway - Research Starter Grant,  2014 - 2015,  $29,690.
  • Integrated early years services,  Telethon Kids Institute,  Grant,  2011,  $8,730.
  • Adolescent grief research to create a prevention strategy to address the needs of youth experiencing grief or who may experience grief as an adolescent,  Healthway (WA Health Promotion Foundation),  Healthway - Grant,  2003 - 2005,  $46,500.
  • Transadaption of successful cigarette smoking intervention to randomised school-based cannabis intervention trial.,  Healthway (WA Health Promotion Foundation),  Healthway - Grant,  2002 - 2004,  $91,352.
  • Maximising parent involvement in school-based bullying interventions,  Healthway (WA Health Promotion Foundation),  Healthway - Grant,  2002 - 2004,  $99,169.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • Beatty, S., Collins, A., Buckingham, M., (2014), Embedding academic socialisation within a language support program: An Australian case study. The International Journal of the First Year in Higher Education, 5(1), 9-18, DOI: 10.5204/intjfyhe.v5i1.180.

Research Student Supervision

Principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  The Nature And Extent Of The Influence Of Occupational Culture On Aod Use Amongst Airline Pilots.
  • Effect Of Prenatal Zinc Supplementation On Malaria Morbidity, Pregnancy Anaemia And Birth Weight.
  • Master of Public Health,  A Formative Study To Develop And Test A Heath Promotion Stategy For Adolescents Who Experience Grief..

Associate Supervisor

  • Master of Public Health,  Comparative Assessment Of The Effectiveness Of Online Vs Paper Based Courses For Occupational And Environmental Safety And Health..

Co-ordinating Supervisor

  • The Effect Of Education And Dispositional Variables On The Attitudes Towards Harm Minimisation Among Undergraduate University Students.
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