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Dr Thérèse Shaw

Senior Research Fellow

Contact Information Telephone: (61 8) 9370 6937, Email: t.shaw@ecu.edu.au, Campus: Mount Lawley, Room: ML18.202
Staff Member Details
Telephone: (61 8)  9370 6937  
Facsimile: (61 8)  9370 6511  
Email: t.shaw@ecu.edu.au   
Campus: Mount Lawley  
Room: ML18.202  

 

Background

  • Biostatistician, Child Health Promotion Research Centre, Edith Cowan University (2004-present)
  • Senior Lecturer, School of Public Health, Curtin University (2007-2009 part-time)
  • Biostatistician, Centre for Nursing Research, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital (2003-2005 part-time)
  • Lecturer, Centre for Public Health, Edith Cowan University (2003 part-time)
  • Lecturer, School of Public Health, Curtin University (1995-2003)
  • Consultant Statistician, Data Analysis Australia Pty Ltd (1992-1994)
  • Tutor, Department of Mathematics, University of Western Australia (1988-1990)
  • Statistical Advisor, Human Sciences Research Council, South Africa (1982-1987)

Professional Memberships

  • Australasian Epidemiological Association
  • International Epidemiological Association

Research Areas and Interests

  • Methodological challenges in bullying-related research
  • Statistical and research methods for health promotion program evaluation
  • Group-randomised trials
  • Alcohol and young people

Staff Qualifications

  • PhD (Doctoral Degree), Edith Cowan University, 2013 .
  • Master of Science, The University of Western Australia, 1994 .

Research

Recent Research Grants

  • Adolescent alcohol use: Determining priorities for parent interventions,  Healthway (WA Health Promotion Foundation),  Healthway - Research Starter Grant,  2014 - 2015,  $29,690.
  • Assessing the Public Health Implications of Higher Risk Online Behaviours in Young People,  Department of Health WA,  Telethon - New Children's Hospital Research Fund,  2013 - 2015,  $227,273.
  • A review of the WA Healthy School Project (WAHSP) for the Child and Adolescent Community Health, WA Country Health Service, and the Chronic Disease Prevention Directorate,  Department of Health WA,  Health Corporate Network Tender,  2013 - 2014,  $134,523.
  • Students leading change to reduce sexting-related harm to young people,  Healthway (WA Health Promotion Foundation),  Healthway - Health Promotion Research Project Grant,  2013 - 2015,  $221,207.
  • Optimising school nurse involvement in youth based tobacco control programs,  Healthway (WA Health Promotion Foundation),  Healthway - Grant,  2005 - 2013,  $441,398.
  • Forms of Cyber-Bullying Scale: Development and standardisation,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Early Career Researcher - Grant,  2010 - 2012,  $24,242.
  • An Empirical Intervention to Reduce Cyber Bullying in Adolescents,  Healthway (WA Health Promotion Foundation),  Healthway - Grant,  2009 - 2012,  $358,382.
  • Further analyses of the CAPANS 2008 nutrition data sets,  Department of Sport and Recreation WA,  Physical Activity Task Force - Grant,  2010 - 2011,  $49,709.
  • Evaluation of the Road Aware Project: Road Aware Parents and Road Aware Kids Programs and the Child Car Restraints Project (Tender RFP 43304),  Department of the Premier and Cabinet - Public Sector Management,  Grant,  2005 - 2011,  $325,390.
  • Evaluation of the Implementation of Kids on the Move,  Transport Accident Commission (TAC), Victoria,  Grant,  2010,  $45,100.
  • Evaluation of the Effectiveness of the Pedestrian Education Programs Delivered by Vic Roads and the TAC ,  Vic Roads,  Grant,  2009 - 2010,  $79,350.
  • Child-centred environments to limit early aggression intervention trial,  Healthway (WA Health Promotion Foundation),  Healthway - Grant,  2005 - 2009,  $351,991.
  • Monitoring and evaluation of the School Drug Education and Road Aware Program (SDERA) [Tender for the K-3 Baseline evaluation...],  School Drug Education and Road Aware,  Grant,  2006 - 2007,  $112,638.
  • Baseline Data Collection and Reporting Services for the Road Aware Project: Road Aware Parents and Road Aware Kids Programs and the Child Car Restraints Project (Tender RFP DPC724),  Department of the Premier and Cabinet - Public Sector Management,  Grant,  2004 - 2005,  $135,767.
  • Service agreement for a joint appointment between Edith Cowan University and Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital to a biostatistician position,  Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital,  Grant,  2004 - 2005,  $10,671.
  • A single blinded randomised controlled trial to compare magnesium sulphate capsules with Colon-Lytely as a bowel preparation for patients undergoing colonoscopy,  Colocaps Trust,  Grant,  2004 - 2005,  $15,322.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Book Chapters

  • Cross, D., Shaw, T., Monks, H., Waters, S., Lester, L., (2013), Using evidence to reduce bullying among girls. Understanding and Addressing Girls? Aggressive Behaviour Problems: A Focus on Relationships, 97-113, Kitchener ON.
  • Cross, D., Shaw, T., Epstein, M., Monks, H., Dooley, J., Hearn, L., (2012), Cyberbullying in Australia: Is school context related to cyberbullying behaviour?. Cyberbullying in the Global Playground: Research from International Perspectives, 75-98, Chichester, UK.

Journal Articles

  • Halkett, G., O'Connor, M., Aranda, S., Jefford, M., Spry, N., Shaw, T., Moorin, R., Schofield, P., (2014), Protocol for the RT Prepare Trial: A multiple-baseline study of radiation therapists delivering education and support to women with breast cancer who are referred for radiotherapy. BMJ Open, 4(1), e006116, DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2014-006116.
  • Runions, K., Vitaro, F., Shaw, T., Cross, D., Hall, M., Boivin, M., (2014), Teacher-Child Relationship, Parenting, and Growth in Likelihood and Severity of Physical Aggression in the Early School Years. Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 60(3), 274-301.
  • Shaw, T., Cross, D., Thomas, L., Zubrick, S., (2014), Bias in student survey findings from active parental consent procedures. British Educational Research Journal , DOI: 10.1002/berj.3137.
  • Shaw, T., Dooley, J., Cross, D., Zubrick, SR., Waters, S., (2013), The Forms of Bullying Scale (FBS): Validity and reliability estimates for a measure of bullying victimization and perpetration in adolescence. Psychological Assessment, 25(4), 1045-1057, DOI: 10.1037/a0032955.
  • Halkett, GK., O'Connor, M., Aranda, S., Jefford, M., Shaw, T., York , D., Spry, N., Taylor, M., Schofield, P., (2013), Pilot randomised controlled trial of a radiation therapist-led educational intervention for breast cancer patients prior to commencing radiotherapy. Support Care in Cancer, 21(6), 1725-1733, DOI: 10.1007/s00520-013-1719-5.
  • Runions, K., Shaw, T., (2013), Teacher-Child Relationship, Child Withdrawal and Aggression in the Development of Peer Victimization. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 34(6), 319-327.
  • Lester, L., Cross, D., Dooley, J., Shaw, T., (2013), Bullying victimisation and adolescents: Implications for school-based intervention programs. Australian Journal of Education , 57(2), 107-123, DOI: 10.1177/0004944113485835.
  • Cross, D., Waters, S., Pearce, N., Shaw, T., Hall, M., Erceg, E., Burns, S., Roberts, C., Hamilton, G., (2012), The Friendly Schools Friendly Families Program: Three-year bullying behaviour outcomes in primary school children. International Journal of Educational Research, 53, , 394-406, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijer.2012.05.004.
  • Halkett, GK., Kristjanson, LJ., Lobb, E., Little, J., Shaw, T., Taylor, M., Spry, N., (2012), Information needs and preferences of women as they proceed through radiotherapy for breast cancer. Patient Education and Counseling, 86(3), 396-404, Ireland, DOI: 10.1016/j.pec.2011.05.010.
  • Shaw, T., Cross, D., (2012), The clustering of bullying and cyberbullying behaviour within Australian schools. Australian Journal of Education, 56(2), 142-162.
  • Shaw, T., Cross, D., (2012), The clustering of bullying and cyberbullying behaviour within Australian schools. Australian Journal of Education, 56(2), 142-162.
  • Lester, L., Cross, D., Dooley, J., Shaw, T., (2012), Internalising symptoms: An antecedent or precedent in adolescent peer victimisation?. Australian Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 22(2), 173-189, DOI: 10.1017/jgc.2012.25.
  • Cross, D., Waters, S., Pearce, N., Shaw, T., Hall, M., Erceg, E., Burns, S., Roberts, C., Hamilton, G., (2012), The Friendly Schools Friendly Families Program: Three-year bullying behaviour outcomes in primary school children. International Journal of Educational Research, 53(1), 394-406, UK, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijer.2012.05.004.
  • Lester, L., Cross, D., Shaw, T., (2012), Problem behaviours, traditional bullying and cyberbullying among adolescents: Longitudinal analyses. Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties, 17(41367), 435-447, DOI: 10.1080/13632752.2012.704313.
  • Dooley, J., Shaw, T., Cross, D., (2012), The association between the mental health and behavioural problems of students and their reactions to cyber-victimisation. European Journal of Developmental Psychology, 9(2), 275-289, DOI: 10.1080/17405629.2011.648425.
  • Lester, L., Cross, D., Dooley, J., Shaw, T., (2012), Developmental trajectories of adolescent victimization: predictors and outcomes. Social Influence, 8(2-3), 107-130, DOI: 10.1080/15534510.2012.734526.
  • Lester, L., Cross, D., Shaw, T., (2012), Problem behaviours, traditional bullying and cyberbullying among adolescents: longitudinal analyses. Emotional and Behavioral Difficulties, 17(3-4), 435-447, DOI: 10.180/13632752.2012.704313.
  • Lester, L., Cross, D., Shaw, T., Dooley, J., (2012), Adolescent Bully-victims: Social health and the transition to secondary school. Cambridge Journal of Education, 42(2), 213-233, DOI: 10.1080/0305764X.2012.676630.
  • Halkett, GK., McKay, J., Shaw, T., (2011), Improving students' confidence levels in communicating with patients and introducing students to the importance of history taking. Radiography, 17(1), 55-60, DOI: 10.1016/j.radi.2010.02.006.
  • Cross, D., Monks, H., Hall, M., Shaw, T., Pintabona, Y., Erceg, E., Hamilton, G., Roberts, C., Waters, S., Lester, L., (2011), Three-year results of the friendly schools whole-of-school intervention on children's bullying behaviour. British Educational Research Journal, 37(1), 105-129, United Kingdom, DOI: 10.1080/01411920903420024.
  • Cross, D., Epstein, M., Hearn, L., Slee, P., Shaw, T., Monks, H., (2011), National Safe Schools Framework: Policy and practice to reduce bullying in Australian schools. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 35(5), 398-404, United Kingdom, DOI: 10.1177/0165025411407456.
  • Waters, S., Cross, D., Shaw, T., (2010), Does the nature of schools matter? An exploration of selected school ecology factors on adolescent perceptions of school connectedness. British Journal of Educational Psychology, 80(3), 381-402.
  • Perren, S., Dooley, J., Shaw, T., Cross, D., (2010), Bullying in school and cyberspace: Associations with depressive symptoms in Swiss and Australian adolescents. Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health, 4(23-Nov), Article number 28, UK, DOI: 10.1186/1753-2000-4-28.
  • Cross, D., Monks, H., Hall, M., Shaw, T., Pintabona, Y., Erceg, E., Hamilton, G., Roberts, C., Waters, S., Lester, L., (2010), Three year results of the Friendly Schools whole-of-school intervention on children?s bullying behaviour. British Educational Research Journal, 37(1), 105-129, United Kingdom, DOI: 10.1080/01411920903420024.
  • Waters, S., Cross, D., Shaw, T., (2010), How important are school and interpersonal student characteristics in determining later adolescent school connectedness, by school sector?. Australian Journal of Education, 54(2), 223-243, Australia.

Conference Publications

  • Thomas, L., Shaw, T., (2009), Impact of extra-curricular activity participation on adolescent drug use. 2008 Vario Health Conference. Physical and Mental Wellness-Integrative Approaches to Health Conference Proceedings, 133-143, Joondalup, Western Australia.

Reports

  • Cross, D., Shaw, T., Hearn, L., Epstein, M., Monks, H., Lester, L., Thomas, L., (2009), Australian Covert Bullying Prevalence Study., Perth, W.A..

Research Student Supervision

Associate Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Process Evaluatin Of A School And Home-based Sun Safety Education Intervention..
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Critical Success Factors For Building School Capacity To Engage Parents In School-based Bullying Prevention Interventions.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Extra-curricular Activity Participation, Connectedness To School And Cigarette And Alcohol Use: How The Relationships Work.
  • Master of Public Health,  An Examination Of Gender Differences In Violence-related Behaviours In Western Australian Secondary School Students..
  • A Randomised Comparison Trial To Evaluate An In-home Parent-directed Drug Education Intervention.
  • Professional Development In Hiv Prevention Education For Teachers Using Flexible Learning And Tutor Support.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Influence Of School And Individual Level Social Ecological Variables On School Connectedness And Their Relationship To Mental Health Outcomes..
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