Staff Profile

Associate Professor Malcolm Anderson

School:School of Nursing and Health
Position:Associate Professor / Graduate Studies Convenor
Location:Sydney Campus
Phone: (02) 9480 3624
Fax:(02) 9473 8042
Qualifications:BAppSc (UC), MA (Macq), PhD (Macq), RN (SAH), ONC, FRCNA
Research:Traumatic brain injury (TBI) and the psychological effects on families, resilience in family caregivers.
About:Malcolm Anderson is an Associate Professor and Graduate Studies Convenor in nursing. Malcolm teaches postgraduate and undergraduate nursing students in areas of medical-surgical nursing, evidence-based practice and research methods. His research projects have involved multi-site, multidisciplinary collaborations with the Ingham Institute of Applied Medical Research. His main research interests include psychological stress in families such as examining the effects of traumatic brain injury on family relationships. Currently, he and his colleagues are investigating resilience among family caregivers supporting relatives with acquired neurological disabilities. Other research topics include academic development, professional learning, learning and teaching, and threshold concepts in higher education.

Select Publications:Anderson, M., Mitchell, B., Northcote, M., Williams, A., Petrie, K., de Waal, K., Carton, J., McLoughlin, C.,& Lemke, G. (2018). The construction of a postgraduate student and supervisor support framework: Using stakeholder voices to promote effective postgraduate teaching and learning practice, Journal of University Teaching & Learning Practice, 15(2), 1-21.

Anderson, M. I., Simpson, G. K., Daher, M., & Matheson, L. (2015). The relationship between coping and psychological adjustment in family caregivers of individuals with traumatic brain injury: A systematic review. Annual Review of Nursing Research, 33(1), 219-247. doi: 10.1891/0739-6686.33.219

Anderson, M.I., Simpson, G.K., Morey, P. J. (2013). The impact of neurobehavioral impairment on family functioning and the psychological well-being of male versus female caregivers of relatives with severe traumatic brain injury: Multigroup analysis. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, 28(6), 453-463.

Anderson, M.I., Simpson, G.K., Morey, P. J., Mok, M. M. C., Gosling, T. J. & Gillett, L. E.(2009). Differential pathways of psychological distress in spouses vs. parents of people with severe traumatic braininjury (TBI): Multi-group analysis. Brain Injury, 23(12),931-943.

Anderson, M.I., Simpson, G., Mok, M. C., Gosling, T., Morey, P., & Gillett, L. (2008). Neurobehavioural predictors of family functioning and psychological distress in spouses vs.parents of relatives with severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) in Australia. Abstracts from the Seventh World Congress on Brain Injury held in conjunction with the National Congress of the Portuguese Society of PMR Lisbon, Portugal. April 9-12. Brain Injury, 22 (Supp 1.), p.75.

Mitchell, B. G., Dancer, S., Anderson, M., & Dehn, E. (2015). Risk of organism acquisition from prior room occupants: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Hospital Infection, 91(3), 211-217. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2015.08.005

Mitchell, B. G., Ferguson, J. K., Anderson, M., Sear, J., & Barnett, A. (2016). Length of stay and mortality associated with healthcare-associated urinary tract infections: A multi-state model. Journal of Hospital Infection, Prepublished 5 February, doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2016.01.012

Northcote, M., Gosselin, K. P., Reynaud, D., Kilgour, P. & Anderson, M. (2015). Navigating the learning journeys of online teachers: Threshold concepts and self-efficacy. Issues in Educational Research, 25(3), 319-344.

For a list of publications, visit Malcolm Anderson publications