Jo Conaglen

Jo Conaglen photo May 2015

Senior Lecturer

Phone: +64 274811022


Physical Address:
School of Clinical Sciences (Nursing)
Room AA240
North Shore Campus
90 Akoranga Drive

Postal Address:
AUT University
Faculty Health & Environmental Sciences,
School of Clinical Sciences (Nursing)
Private Bag 92006


Master Public Health, BA, Dip Tertiary Tchg

Registered General Nurse

Memberships and Affiliations:

The New Zealand Association of Gerontology

AUT Centre for Active Ageing

Teaching Areas:

Long-term care and disability

Health of Older Adults

Research Areas:

Social gerontology

Age-friendly urban living for older residents 

Research Summary:

DHSc in progress. Research focus is older residents’ lived experience of everyday neighbourhood participation. Understanding these experiences potentially informs urban policy and public health through age-friendly neighbourhood community initiatives with relevance for nursing practice supporting ageing-in-place. 

Current Research Projects:

The lived experience of older residents everyday neighbourhood participation


2017, July. International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG) World Conference, San Francisco.

2017, July IAGG Master Class: Population Ageing and Liveable Environments for Older Persons, San Francisco 


Usher K, West C, MacManus M, Waqa S, Stewart L, Henry R, Lindsay D, Conaglen J, Hall J, McAuliffe M, Redman-MacLaren M. 2013.  Motivations to nurse: An exploration of what motivates students in Pacific Island countries. International Journal of Nursing Practice 19(5):447-54

Usher, K., MacManus, M., Conaglen, J., Hall, J., Lindsay, D., Stewart, L & West, C. 2012.Enhancing the quality of nursing and midwifery: Educational programs and services in the Pacific. JCU/AUT Pacific Project Report for PHRHA. WHO funded 2010-2012

MacManus, M., Conaglen, J., Lauri, M. & Isom, V. 2012. Working Collaboratively with Pacific Nations. South Pacific Nurses Forum Conference presentation


2017 AUT University Vice-Chancellors Academic Staff Doctoral Study Award

2016  Hope-Selwyn Foundation Scholarships in  Ageing Research 

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