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Dr Mick Adams

Senior Research Fellow

Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 6875
Mobile: 0409 646 952
Email: m.adams@ecu.edu.au
Campus: Mount Lawley  
Room: ML15.320  

Mick is a Senior Research Fellow at Kurongkurl Katitjin.

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Queensland University of Technology, 2008.

Research Outputs

Journal Articles

  • Smith, J., Merlino, A., Christie, B., Adams, M., Bonson, J., Osborne, R., Drummond, M., Judd, B., Aanundsen, D., Fleay, JJ., Gupta, H. (2021). Using social media in health literacy research: A promising example involving Facebook with young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander males from the Top End of the Northern Territory. Health Promotion Journal of Australia, 32(S1), 186-191. https://doi.org/10.1002/hpja.421.

Journal Articles

  • Smith, J., Merlino, A., Christie, B., Adams, M., Bonson, J., Osborne, R., Judd, B., Drummond, M., Aanundsen, D., Fleay, JJ. (2020). ‘Dudes Are Meant to be Tough as Nails’: The Complex Nexus Between Masculinities, Culture and Health Literacy From the Perspective of Young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Males – Implications for Policy and Practice. American Journal of Men's Health, 14(3), 1-17. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1177/1557988320936121.
  • Merlino, A., Smith, J., Adams, M., Bonson, J., Osborne, R., Judd, B., Drummond, M., Aanundsen, D., Fleay, JJ., Christie, B. (2020). What Do We Know About the Nexus Between Culture, Age, Gender and Health Literacy? Implications for Improving the Health and Well-being of Young Indigenous Males. International Journal of Men's Social and Community Health, 3(2), e46-e57. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.22374/ijmsch.v3i2.34.
  • Adams, M., Canuto, K., Drew, N., Fleay, JJ. (2020). Postcolonial traumatic stresses among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians. Ab-Original: Journal of Indigenous Studies and First Nations and First Peoples’ Cultures, 3(2), 233-263. https://doi.org/10.5325/aboriginal.3.2.0233.

Book Chapters

  • Drew, N., Adams, M. (2019). Community based mental health in cultural contexts: from institutionalisation to engaged and authentic community based care. The Sage Handbook of Applied Social Psychology (232-251). SAGE Publications Ltd.
  • Fleay, JJ., Adams, M., Mataira, P., Walker, S., Hart, M. (2019). Colonialism and the atrophy of Indigenous male identities. Our Voices: Aboriginal Social Work (47-64). Red Globe Press.

Journal Articles

  • Ciccone, N., Armstrong, B., Hersh, D., Adams, M., McAllister, M. (2019). The Wangi (talking) project: A feasibility study of a rehabilitation model for aboriginal people with acquired communication disorders after stroke. International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 21(3), 305-316. https://doi.org/10.1080/17549507.2019.1595146.

Journal Articles

  • Adams, M., Fleay, JJ., Drew, N., Mataira, P., Walker, S., Hart, M. (2017). Cultural identity and practices associated with the health and wellbeing of Indigenous males. ab-Original: Journal of Indigenous Studies and First Nations' and First Peoples' Cultures, 1(1), 42-61.

Journal Articles

  • Adams, M., Drew, N., Elwell, M., Harford-Mills, M., Macrae, A., Amaranti, P., Trzesinski, A. (2016). The Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet: Your health workforce support resource. Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, 40(Jan/Dec 2016), 36-37.

Book Chapters

  • Adams, M. (2015). Utilising Appropriate Methodology and Social Work Practices: Consulting with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Males. Emerging from the Margins: First Australians’ Perspectives of Social Work (87-118). Magpie Goose Publishing.
  • Adams, M. (2015). Aboriginal Life Set, Mental Health and Suicide. Reconciliation and Australian Social Work: Past and Current Experiences Informing Future Practice (33-74). Magpie Goose Publishing.

Journal Articles

  • Clark, R., Fredericks, B., Buitendyk, N., Adams, M., Howie-Esquivel, J., Dracup, K., Berry, N., Atherton, J., Johnson, S. (2015). Development and feasibility testing of an education program to improve knowledge and self-care among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients with heart failure. Rural and Remote Health, 15(3), Article 3231.

Journal Articles

  • Adams, M., Collins, V., Dunne, M., De Kretser, D., Holden, C. (2013). Male reproductive health disorders among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men: a hidden problem?. Medical Journal of Australia, 198(1), 33 - 38. https://doi.org/10.5694/mja12.10490.

Research Projects

  • Enabling Dads and Improving Indigenous Adolescent Mental Health, National Health and Medical Research Council, MRFF Indigenous Health Research Fund, 2020 ‑ 2023, $60,000.
  • Aboriginal Health, Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation, Covid-19 Research Fund, 2020 ‑ 2022, $200,000.
  • Translation of a culturally responsive stroke rehabilitation service for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples into a real-world setting in northern Australia: A Type 1 hybrid effectiveness implementation trial., National Health and Medical Research Council, Northern Australia Tropical Disease Collaborative Research Program, 2018 ‑ 2020, $9,487.
  • National Indigenous Research and Knowledges Network (NIRAKN), Australian Research Council, Grant - Special Research Initiatives (excluding National ICT Australia and Australian Centre for Plant Functional Genomics), 2013 ‑ 2020, $5,252,407.
  • Ngatha Wangga (I talk): Translation of knowledge to improve the lives of Yamaji, Lowitja Institute Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health CRC, Co Funded Scholarship Program, 2017 ‑ 2020, $60,000.
  • Yarning together: Developing a culturally secure rehabilitation approach for Aboriginal Australians after brain injury, Lowitja Institute Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health CRC, 2017 Research Funding, 2018 ‑ 2019, $166,445.
  • Valuing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Young Men, Lowitja Institute Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health CRC, 2017 Research Funding, 2018 ‑ 2019, $334,000.
  • The Wangi (talking) project: a feasibility study of a culturally sensitive rehabilitation model for Aboriginal people post stroke., National Stroke Foundation, Seed Grants, 2016 ‑ 2017, $49,779.
  • Reform Rationalisation Reinvestment Project, Department of Aboriginal Affairs WA, Grant, 2015 ‑ 2016, $120,000.

Research Student Supervision

Principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Ngatha wangga (i talk): Translation of knowledge to improve the lives of Yamaji
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