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BA [Hons] – History; MN -Maternal-Child;
PhD – Nursing; RN, RM
Diploma of Massage Practitioners (NZATMP)
Women ageing with a chronic condition
New directions in benchmarking sex and equality
Methodological: Feminist & feminist poststructural approaches, narrative inquiry, grounded theory, descriptive qualitative, mixed methods, hermeneutics, oral history and life history, discourse analysis
Current Research Projects: The place of values in the research process; Lesbian academics experience of heteronormativity in their working lives; How people living with a long term condition translate the information they receive from multiple health practitioners.
SELECTED SIGNIFICANT PUBLICATIONS
Roy, D. E., & Giddings, L. S. (2012). The experiences of women (65 -74 years) living with a long-term condition in the shadow of ageing. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 68(1), 181-190.
Giddings, L. S., & Pringle, J. K. (2011). Heteronormativity at work: Stories from two lesbian academics. Women’s Studies Journal,25(2), 91-100.
Giddings, L. S., & Grant, B. M. (2009). From rigour to trustworthiness: Validating mixed methods. In, S. Andrew & E. J. Halcomb (Eds.), Mixed methods research for nursing and the health sciences (pp.119 – 134). Oxford, U.K.: Wiley-Blackwell.
Smythe, L., & Giddings, L. S. (2007). From experience to definition: Addressing the question ‘What is qualitative research?’ Nursing Praxis in New Zealand, 23(1), 37 – 57.
Giddings, L. S., & Grant, B. M. (2007). A Trojan Horse for positivism? A critique of mixed methods research. Advances in Nursing Science, 30(1), 52-60.
Giddings, L. S., Roy, D. E., & Predeger, E. (2007). Women’s experience of aging with a chronic condition. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 58(6), 557-565.
Giddings, L. S., & Grant, B. M. (2006). Mixed methods research for the novice researcher. Contemporary Nurse, 23(1), 3-11.
Giddings, L. S. (2005). A theoretical model of social consciousness. Advances in Nursing Science (ANS), 28(3), 224-239.
Giddings, L. S. (2005). Health disparities, social injustice and the culture of nursing. Nursing Research, 54(5), 304-312.
Grant, B. M., & Giddings, L. S. (2002). Making sense of methodologies: A paradigm framework for the novice researcher. Contemporary Nurse, 13(1), 10 - 28.
2013 - AUT - Nominated AuSM Award - Best Teacher, Postgraduate
2011 – AUT University VC Research Award - Member of the Gender & Diversity Research Group who received the Emerging Research Team Award
2007 – Sage Book Award for Best Oral Presentation: "Reliability and validity: A subject for debate" presented at The Third International Mixed Methods Conference, Cambridge, UK
2004 – Ministry of Education (NZ) - Represented AUT at the Tertiary Teaching Excellence Awards
2000 - AUT - Distinguished Teaching Award
1994-1997 – Health Research Council (NZ) – Training Fellowship
1978 – New Zealand Nurses Association – Commonwealth War Memorial Scholar
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