Dr Julie Dare
Contact Information Telephone: (61 8) 6304 2613, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO19.395
- Public health
- Health promotion
- Health sociology
- Health communication
- Women’s health
- 2008-present: Lecturer, School of Exercise and Health Sciences
- 2003-2008: Sessional Lecturer, School of Communication and Arts
- 2008: Sessional Tutor, School of Computer and Information Science
Awards and Recognition
- Australian Postgraduate Award (APA)
- ECU Excellence Award
- FA Sharr Medal (ALIA)
Research Areas and Interests
- Women’s health
- The role of social support in sustaining health
- Gender and health
- The role of information and communication technologies in facilitating access to social support
- Social networks and alcohol consumption
- Ethical communication practices and the Internet
- Women as ‘natural born carers’
Bachelor of Science, Edith Cowan University .
PhD (Doctoral Degree), Edith Cowan University, 2010 .
BCommsHons (Bach of Communications Honours), Edith Cowan University, 2006 .
Certificate, UNKNOWN, 2003 .
Recent Research Grants
Narratives in health communication - a multi-disciplinary approach to strengthen understanding of the roles and uses of narratives in conveying health information and changing health behaviours,
Marie Curie Actions - IRSES,
2013 - 2016, $123,525.
Promoting social engagement among older people at risk of social isolation,
Healthway (WA Health Promotion Foundation),
Healthway - Research Starter Grant,
2014 - 2015, $29,550.
An exploration of how social context and type of living arrangement are linked to alcohol consumption amongst older Australians,
Alcohol Education and Rehabilitation Foundation Ltd,
Alcohol and older Australians: an investigation of alcohol consumption and social context in retirement villages compared with private residences,
Edith Cowan University,
ECU Early Career Researcher - Grant,
Recent Publications (within the last five years)
Dare, J., (2011), Women, kin-keeping and the inscription of gender in mediated communication environments. Women and language: Essays on gendered communication across media, 185-198, Jefferson, North Carolina, USA.
Dare, J., Wilkinson, C., Rai, T., (2011), The forgotten Australians: An investigation of alcohol use amongst senior citizens. Drug and Alcohol Review, 30(SUPP 1), 22.
Dare, J., (2011), Transitions in midlife women's lives: Contemporary experiences. Health Care for Women International, 32(2), 111-113, DOI: 10.1080/07399332.2010.500753.
Wilkinson, C., Dare, J., Waters, S., Allsop, S., McHale, S., (2011), Bottoms up! Older Australians: an investigation of the association between alcohol use and social context. Drug and Alcohol Review, 30(1), 90.
Dare, J., Green, L., (2011), Rethinking social support in women?s midlife years: Women?s experiences of social support in online environments. European Journal of Cultural Studies, 14(5), 473-490, DOI: 10.1177/1367549411412203.
Green, L., Costello, L., Dare, J., (2010), Veganism, health expectancy, and the communication of sustainability. Australian Journal of Communication, 37(3), 51-72, St Lucia, Brisbane, Queensland.
Dare, J., Costello, L., Green, L., (2013), Nutritional narratives: Examining perspectives on plant based diets in the context of dominant western discourse. Refereed Proceedings of the 2013 Australian and New Zealand Communication Association Conference: Global Networks-Global Divides: Bridging New and Traditional Communication Challenges, 13p.
Costello, L., Dare, J., Green, L., (2013), Sustaining online communities in the charitable health sector: how to keep a good thing going. Refereed Proceedings of the 2013 Australian and New Zealand Communication Association Conference: Global Networks-Global Divides: Bridging New and Traditional Communication Challenges, 17 p..
Dare, J., (2009), Women and friendship: The role of communication technologies in sustaining critical connections. Communications, Creativity and Global Citizenship: Refereed Proceedings of the Australian and New Zealand Communication Association Conference 2009, 485-500, Brisbane, Queensland .
Research Student Supervision
Master of Public Health, Homebirth In Wa: Why Women Make This Choice..