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Ms Patricia Cardoso

Adjunct Lecturer

Staff Member Details

Patricia is a Lecturer in Public Health within the School of Medical and Health Sciences.


  • Senior Research Officer, Child Health Promotion Research Centre, Edith Cowan University
  • Youth Leadership Facilitator, Rising Generations, New South Wales

Awards and Recognition

National and International Research Positions

  • Vice-Chancellor's Staff Awards 2011 – Excellence in Research


  • Bachelor of Science Major in Nutrition, Edith Cowan University, 2010.
  • Master of Public Health, Edith Cowan University, 2010.

Research Outputs

Journal Articles

  • Cardoso, P., Hawk, D., Cross, D. (2020). What Young People Need to Make Better-Informed Decisions When Communicating With Digital Images: Implications for Mental Health and Well-Being. Health Education and Behavior, 47(1 February 2020), 29-36.

Book Chapters

  • Cross, D., Barnes, A., Cardoso, P., Hadwen, K., Shaw, T., Campbell, M., Slee, P. (2018). Cyber-Friendly Schools. Reducing Cyberbullying in Schools: International Evidence-based Practices (95-108). Elsevier.

Journal Articles

  • Cross, D., Shaw, T., Hadwen, K., Cardoso, P., Slee, P., Roberts, C., Thomas, L., Barnes, A. (2016). Longitudinal Impact of the Cyber Friendly Schools Program on Adolescents’ Cyberbullying Behavior. Aggressive Behavior, 42(2), 166-180.

Journal Articles

  • Monks, H., Cardoso, P., Papageorgiou, A., Carolan, C., Costello, L., Thomas, L. (2015). Young people’s views regarding participation in mental health and wellbeing research through social media. The International Journal of Emotional Education, 7(1), 4-19.
  • Cross, D., Lester, L., Barnes, A., Cardoso, P., Hadwen, K. (2015). If it's about me, why do it without me? Genuine student engagement in school cyberbullying education. International Journal of Emotional Education, 7(1), 35-51.

Journal Articles

  • Cardoso, P., Thomas, L., Johnston, R., Cross, D. (2012). Encouraging Student Access to and Use of Pastoral Care Services in Schools. Australian Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 22(2), 227-248.

Research Projects

  • Students leading change to reduce sexting-related harm to young people, Healthway (WA Health Promotion Foundation), Healthway - Health Promotion Research Project Grant, 2013 ‑ 2017, $221,207.
  • Investigating the Use of Social Media as a Methodogical Communictaions Technology Tool for Reseraching Cyber-Bullying: An Assessment of Feasilbility and Accepting Among Young People of an Innovative Research Method, Nortel Networks, Grant - Development - 2011, 2012 ‑ 2013, $24,938.
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