Professor Valerie Wright-St Clair

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Professor

Email: valerie.wright-stclair@aut.ac.nz

ORCID: ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7505-3946

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Academic appointments:

  • Co-director AUT Centre for Active Ageing, Auckland University of Technology (2015 - ongoing)
  • Scholar in Residence, University of Western Ontario (2013 - 2013)
  • Joint Head of Research, Auckland University of Technology (2019 - ongoing)
  • Professor of Occupational Science & Social Gerontology, Auckland University of Technology (2018 - ongoing)
  • Academic Board, Auckland University of Technology (2018 - ongoing)

Qualifications:

  • PhD, University of Auckland
  • Master of Public Health, University of Auckland
  • Diploma in Professional Ethics, University of Auckland
  • Diploma in Business Studies, Massey University
  • Diploma in Occupational Therapy, Central Institute of Technology
  • Registered Occupational Therapist, Occupational Therapy Board of New Zealand
  • Annual Practising Certificate, Occupational Therapy Board of New Zealand

Overview:

Valerie Wright-St Clair is Professor of Occupational Science and Social Gerontology. Her field of research is diverse older people’s meaningful participation in inclusive communities.

Research interests:

Living well in advanced age
Creative ageing
Late life and older immigrants
Older adults' community participation
Older Maori and non-Maori ageing well
Older adults' valued occupations
Inclusive, age-friendly communities & neighbourhoods
Ameliorating older adults' social isolation and loneliness
Hermeneutic phenomenology

Teaching summary:

I lead and co-lead three postgraduate papers across the Doctor of Health Science and the Older Adult Health & Wellness pathway.
I supervise doctoral, masters and honours degree students researching in the gerontology field.

Fields of research:

  • Geriatrics and Gerontology
  • Public Health and Health Services
  • Health and Community Services

Professional activities:

Appointment, affiliation, and membership

  • International Advisory Board, Journal of Occupational Science (2019 - ongoing)
  • Joint Head of Research, School of Clinical Sciences, Auckland University of Technology (2019 - ongoing)
  • Professor of Social Gerontology & Occupational Science, Auckland University of Technology (2018 - ongoing)
  • Board member, Make Give Live (2017 - ongoing)
  • Board of Trustees member, SilverLine Charitable Trust (2015 - 2018)
  • Co-director, AUT Centre for Active Ageing, Auckland University of Technology (2015 - ongoing)
  • Board of Trustees member, HOPE Foundation, Hope Foundation for Research on Ageing (2015 - 2019)
  • President, New Zealand Association of Gerontology (2009 - 2012)

Award, prize, fellowship, and scholarship

  • Scholar in Residence, School of Occupational Therapy, Western University, Ontario, Canada (2013)
  • Frances Rutherford Lecture Award, New Zealand Association of Occupational Therapists (2000)

Editorship, reviewing, examining, and judging

  • Associate Editor, Australasian Journal on Ageing (2018 - 2019)

Outreach and engagement

  • Age-friendly Devonport-Takapuna (2018)
  • Hibiscus & Bays Local Board: Age friendly community (2018)
  • Age-friendly community research (2018)

Research outputs:

Featured research outputs

  • Cheung, G., Wright-St Clair, V., Chacko, E., & Barak, Y. (2019). Financial difficulty and biopsychosocial predictors of loneliness: A cross-sectional study of community dwelling older adults. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 85, 1-6. doi:10.1016/j.archger.2019.103935

  • Montayre, J., Neville, S., Wright-St Clair, V., Holroyd, E., & Adams, J. (2019). Older Filipino immigrants' re-configuration of traditional filial expectations: A focus ethnographic study. Contemporary Nurse. doi:10.1080/10376178.2019.1640621

  • Wright-St Clair, V. A., & Nayar, S. (2019). Resettling amidst a mood of loneliness: Later-life Chinese, Indian and Korean immigrants in New Zealand. Ageing and Society. doi:10.1017/s0144686x19000655

  • Montayre, J., Neville, S., Wright-St Clair, V., Holroyd, E., & Adams, J. (2019). Late‐life living and care arrangements of older Filipino‐New Zealanders. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 28(3-4), 480-488. doi:10.1111/jocn.14625

  • Kelly, R., Wright-St Clair, V., & Holroyd, E. (2018). Patients’ experiences of nurses’ heartfelt hospitality as caring: A qualitative approach. Journal of Clinical Nursing, Special Issue Fundamental Care - Methodologies, Metrics, and Mobilisation. doi:10.1111/jocn.14701

  • Erlam, G., Smythe, L., & Wright-St Clair, V. (2018). Action research and millennials: Improving pedagogical approaches to encourage critical thinking. Nurse Education Today, 61, 140-145. doi:10.1016/j.nedt.2017.11.023

  • Wright-St Clair, V. A. (2018). Doing interpretive phenomenological primary care research. In F. Goodyear-Smith, & R. Marsh (Eds.), How to Do Primary Care Research (pp. 219-226). Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. Retrieved from https://www.crcpress.com/

  • Neville, S., Wright-St Clair, V., Montayre, J., Adams, J., & Larmer, P. (2018). Promoting age-friendly communities: An integrative review of inclusion for older immigrants. Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology, 33(4), 427-440. doi:10.1007/s10823-018-9359-3

  • Nayar, S., & Wright-St Clair, V. (2018). Strengthening community: Older Asian immigrants’ contributions to New Zealand society. Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology, 33(4), 355-368. doi:10.1007/s10823-018-9357-5

  • Baldwin, J., Napier, S., Neville, S., & Wright-St Clair, V. A. (2018). Impacts of older people’s patient and public involvement in health and social care research: A systematic review. Age And Ageing, 47(6), 801-809. doi:10.1093/ageing/afy092

  • Bray, Y., Wright-St Clair, V., & Goodyear-Smith, F. (2018). Exploring the lived experience of migrants dying away from their country of origin. Quality of Life Research, 27(10), 2647-2652. doi:10.1007/s11136-018-1909-1

  • Wright-St Clair, V. A., Nayar, S., Kim, H., Wang, S. M., Sodhi, S. K., Chung, A., . . . Hu, C. (2017). Late-life Asian immigrants managing wellness through contributing to socially embedded networks. Journal of Occupational Science, 25(1). doi:10.1080/14427591.2017.1370607

  • Wright-St Clair, V. A., Rapson, A., Kepa, M., Connolly, M., Keeling, S., Rolleston, A., . . . Kerse, N. (2017). Ethnic and gender differences in preferred activities among Māori and non-Māori of advanced age in New Zealand. Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology, 32(4). doi:10.1007/s10823-017-9324-6

  • Tautolo, E. -S., Wrapson, W., Paterson, J., Wright-St Clair, V., Neville, S., Dewes, O., & Iusitini, L. (2017). Healthy Pacific grandparents: A participatory action research project exploring ageing well among Pacific people in New Zealand. Self and Society, 45(2). doi:10.1080/03060497.2017.1334973

  • Shordike, A., Hocking, C., Bunrayong, W., Vittayakorn, S., Rattakorn, P., Pierce, D., & Wright-St Clair, V. A. (2017). Research as relationship: Engaging with ethical intent. International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 20(3). doi:10.1080/13645579.2017.1287874

  • Wright-St Clair, V. A., Neville, S., Forsyth, V., White, W., & Napier, S. (2017). Integrative review of older adult loneliness and social isolation in Aotearoa/New Zealand. Australasian Journal on Ageing, 36(2), 114-123. doi:10.1111/ajag.12379

  • Wright-St Clair, V. A., & Nayar, S. (2017). Older Asian immigrants’ participation as cultural enfranchisement.. Journal of Occupational Science, 24(1). doi:10.1080/14427591.2016.1214168

  • Erlam, G. D., Smythe, L., & Wright, V. (2016). Simulation and Millennials -- the perfect storm. Open Journal of Nursing, 6. doi:10.4236/ojn.2016.69071

  • Kerse, N., Teh, R., Moyes, S. A., Dyall, L., Wiles, J. L., Kēpa, M., . . . Lumley, T. (2016). Socioeconomic correlates of quality of life for non-Māori in advanced age: Te Puāwaitanga o Nga Tapuwae Kia ora Tonu. Life and living in advanced age: A cohort study in New Zealand (LiLACS NZ). New Zealand Medical Journal, 129(1441). Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27607082

  • Kelly, R., Losekoot, E., & Wright-St Clair, V. A. (2016). Hospitality in hospitals: The importance of caring about the patient.. Hospitality and Society, 6(2). doi:10.1386/hosp.6.2.113_1

  • Hollands, T., Sutton, D., Wright-St Clair, V. A., & Hall, R. (2015). Māori mental health consumers' sensory experience of Kapa Haka and its utility to occupational therapy practice. New Zealand Journal of Occupational Therapy, 62(1). Retrieved from http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=306162481159215;res=IELNZC

  • Wright-St Clair, V. A. (2015). Doing (interpretive) phenomenology. In S. Nayar, & M. Stanley (Eds.), Qualitative research methodologies for occupational science and therapy (pp. 53-69). New York: Routledge. Retrieved from https://books.google.co.nz/

  • Kent, J., Wright-St Clair, V. A., & Kersten, P. (2014). Older adults’ experiences of community integration following traumatic brain injury. New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy, 42(2).

  • Wright-St Clair, V., Laliberte Rudman, D., & Klinger, L. (2014). Time to advocate for policy promoting seniors' occupational participation to enable aging well | Il est temps de revendiquer une politique visant à promouvoir la participation des aînés à des occupations afin qu'ils puissent vieillir en santé. Occupational Therapy Now, 16(3).

  • Wright-St Clair, V. A., Grant, B. C., & Smythe, E. A. (2014). Narratives in research: Story as 'showing' the eminently ordinary experience of ageing. Australasian Journal on Ageing, 33(2).

  • Wright-St Clair, V. A., Grant, B. C., & Smythe, E. A. (2014). Narratives in research: Story as 'showing' the eminently ordinary experience of ageing. Australasian Journal on Ageing, 33(2). doi:10.1111/ajag.12132

  • Wright-St Clair, V. A., & Newcombe, D. (2014). Values and ethics in practice-based decision making. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 81(3). doi:10.1177/0008417414535083

  • Ritchie, L., Wright-St Clair, V. A., Keogh, J., & Gray, M. (2014). Community integration after traumatic brain injury: A systematic review of the clinical implications of measurement and service provision for older adults. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 95(1).

  • Wright-St Clair, V. A., Malcolm, W., & Keogh, J. (2014). The lived experience of physically active older prostate cancer survivors on androgen deprivation therapy. The Aging Male, 17(1). doi:10.3109/13685538.2013.818113

  • Wright-St Clair, V. A., & McPherson, K. (2014). Mixed methods approaches. In V. Wright-St. Clair, D. A. Reid, S. Shaw, & J. Ramsbotham (Eds.), Evidence-based health practice (pp. 51-62). Victoria, Australia: Oxford University Press.

  • Wright-St. Clair, V., Reid, D. A., & Shaw, S. (2014). What, why and how of research. In V. Wright-St. Clair, D. Reid, S. Shaw, & J. Ramsbottom (Eds.), Evidence-based health practice (pp. 3-15). Victoria, Australia: Oxford University Press.

  • Wright-St. Clair, V., Reid, D. A., Shaw, S., & Ramsbottom, J. (2014). Evidence-based health practice. Victoria, Australia: Oxford University Press.

  • Hocking, C., Shordike, A., Vittayakorn, S., Bunrayong, W., Rattakorn, P., Wright-St. Clair, V., & Pierce, D. (2014). Different ways of doing food: Cultural influences on food preparation. In Occupational science for occupational therapy (pp. 133-142). Thorofare, NJ: Slack Books. Retrieved from http://www.healio.com/

  • Wright-St Clair, V. A., & Hocking, C. (2014). Occupational science: The study of occupation. In B. A. Boyt Schell, & G. Gillen (Eds.), Willard & Spackman's occupational therapy (pp. 82-93). LWW.

  • Wright-St Clair, V. A., Pierce, D., Bunrayong, W., Rattakorn, P., Vittayakorn, S., Shordike, A., & Hocking, C. (2013). Cross-cultural understandings of festival food-related activities for older women in Chiang Mai, Thailand, Eastern Kentucky, USA and Auckland, New Zealand. Cross Cultural Journal of Gerontology, 28(2).

  • Wright-St Clair, V. A., & Smythe, L. (2013). Being occupied in the everyday. In M. Cutchin, & V. Dickie (Eds.), Transactional perspectives on occupation (pp. 25-38). New York: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-94-007-4429-5

  • Wright-St Clair, V. A. (2012). The case for multiple research methodologies. In G. Whiteford, & C. Hocking (Eds.), Occupational Science: Society, Inclusion, Participation (pp. 135-151). Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd. Retrieved from http://au.wiley.com/

  • Hayman, K., Kerse, N., Dyall, L., Kepa, M., Teh, R., Wham, C., . . . Jatrana, S. (2012). Life and living in advanced age: A cohort study in New Zealand - Te puawaitanga o nga tapuwae kia ora tonu, LILACS NZ: Study protocol. BMC Geriatrics, 12(33). doi:10.1186/1471-2318-12-33

  • Wright-St Clair, V. A., Kepa, M., Hoenle, S., Hayman, K., Keeling, S., Connolly, M., . . . Kerse, N. (2012). Doing what’s important: Valued activities for older New Zealand Māori and non-Māori. Australasian Journal on Ageing. doi:10.1111/j.1741-6612.2011.00583.x

  • Wright-St Clair, V. A. (2012). Being occupied with what matters in advanced age. Journal of Occupational Science, 19(1). doi:10.1080/14427591.2011.639135

  • Wright-St Clair, V. A., Kerse, N., & Smythe, E. (2011). Doing everyday occupations both conceals and reveals the phenomenon of being aged. Australian Occupuational Therapy Journal, 58(2). doi:10.1111/j.1440-1630.2010.00885.x

  • Shordike, A., Hocking, C., Pierce, D., Wright-St Clair, V., Vittayakorn, S., Rattakorn, P., & Bunrayong, W. (2010). Respecting regional culture in an international multi-site study: A derived etic method. Qualitative Research, 10(3). doi:10.1177/1468794109360145

  • Shordike, A., Hocking, C., Vittayakorn, S., Bunrayong, W., Rattakorn, P., Wright St-Clair, V., & Pierce, D. (2008). Refining the occupation of research across cultures. In P. Liamputtong (Ed.), Doing cross-cultural research: Ethical and methodological perspectives (pp. 287-303). The Netherlands: Springer.

  • Wright-St Clair, V., Hocking, C., Bunrayong, W., Vittayakorn, S., & Rattakorn, P. (2005). Older New Zealand women doing the work of Christmas: A recipe for identity formation. The Sociological Review, 53.

  • Wright St Clair, V., Bunrayong, W., Vittayakorn, S., Rattakorn, P., & Hocking, C. (2004). Offerings: Food traditions of older Thai women at Songkran. Journal of Occupational Science, 11.

  • Whiteford, G., Wright St Clair, V., Seedhouse, D., & Wright St Clair, V. (2004). The moral context of practice and professional relationships. In G. Whiteford, & V. W. Clair (Eds.), Occupation and practice in context (pp. 16-33). Sydney, Australia: Elsevier.

  • Whiteford, G., & Wright St Clair, V. (2004). Occupation and practice in context. Sydney, Australia: Elsevier.

  • Rattakorn, P., Vittayakorn, S., Bunrayong, W., Hocking, C., & Wright St Clair, V. (2003). Cooking food for Songkran: Its meaning for the elderly women of Chiang Mai. Journal of Occupational Therapist Association of Thailand, 8(1).

  • Hocking, C., Wright St Clair, V., & Bunrayong, W. (2002). The meaning of cooking and recipe work for older Thai and New Zealand women. Journal of Occupational Science, 9(3).

  • Wright St Clair, V. (2001). Caring: The moral motivation for good occupational therapy practice - New Zealand Association of Occupational Therapists: Frances Rutherford Lecture. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 48.

Journal articles

  • Neville, S., Napier, S., Adams, J., Shannon, K., & Clair, V. W. S. (2020). Older people's views about ageing well in a rural community. Ageing and Society. doi:10.1017/S0144686X20000458

  • Montayre, J., Neville, S., Dunn, I., Shrestha-Ranjit, J., & Wright-St Clair, V. (2020). What makes community-based physical activity programs for culturally and linguistically diverse older adults effective? A systematic review. Australasian Journal on Ageing. doi:10.1111/ajag.12815

  • O'Brien, D. W., Bassett, S., Wright-St Clair, V., & Siegert, R. J. (2020). Can the Pain Attitudes and Beliefs Scales be adapted for use in the context of osteoarthritis with general practitioners and physiotherapists?. BMC Rheumatology, 4(1). doi:10.1186/s41927-020-0116-1

  • Collis, J. M., Signal, N., Mayland, E., & Wright-St Clair, V. A. (2020). Influence of purposeful activities on upper extremity motor performance: A systematic review. OTJR: Occupation, Participation and Health. doi:10.1177/1539449220912187

  • Fryer, V., Wright-St Clair, V., & Bright, F. (2019). Waiting for community occupational therapy services: A review. New Zealand Journal of Occupational Therapy, 66(3), 15-21. Retrieved from https://search.informit.com.au/

  • Cheung, G., Wright-St Clair, V., Chacko, E., & Barak, Y. (2019). Financial difficulty and biopsychosocial predictors of loneliness: A cross-sectional study of community dwelling older adults. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 85, 1-6. doi:10.1016/j.archger.2019.103935

  • Montayre, J., Neville, S., Wright-St Clair, V., Holroyd, E., & Adams, J. (2019). Older Filipino immigrants' re-configuration of traditional filial expectations: A focus ethnographic study. Contemporary Nurse. doi:10.1080/10376178.2019.1640621

  • Wright-St Clair, V. A., & Nayar, S. (2019). Resettling amidst a mood of loneliness: Later-life Chinese, Indian and Korean immigrants in New Zealand. Ageing and Society. doi:10.1017/s0144686x19000655

  • Montayre, J., Neville, S., Wright-St Clair, V., Holroyd, E., & Adams, J. (2019). Late‐life living and care arrangements of older Filipino‐New Zealanders. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 28(3-4), 480-488. doi:10.1111/jocn.14625

  • Kelly, R., Wright-St Clair, V., & Holroyd, E. (2018). Patients’ experiences of nurses’ heartfelt hospitality as caring: A qualitative approach. Journal of Clinical Nursing, Special Issue Fundamental Care - Methodologies, Metrics, and Mobilisation. doi:10.1111/jocn.14701

  • Erlam, G., Smythe, L., & Wright-St Clair, V. (2018). Action research and millennials: Improving pedagogical approaches to encourage critical thinking. Nurse Education Today, 61, 140-145. doi:10.1016/j.nedt.2017.11.023

  • Neville, S., Wright-St Clair, V., Montayre, J., Adams, J., & Larmer, P. (2018). Promoting age-friendly communities: An integrative review of inclusion for older immigrants. Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology, 33(4), 427-440. doi:10.1007/s10823-018-9359-3

  • Nayar, S., & Wright-St Clair, V. (2018). Strengthening community: Older Asian immigrants’ contributions to New Zealand society. Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology, 33(4), 355-368. doi:10.1007/s10823-018-9357-5

  • Baldwin, J., Napier, S., Neville, S., & Wright-St Clair, V. A. (2018). Impacts of older people’s patient and public involvement in health and social care research: A systematic review. Age And Ageing, 47(6), 801-809. doi:10.1093/ageing/afy092

  • Bray, Y., Wright-St Clair, V., & Goodyear-Smith, F. (2018). Exploring the lived experience of migrants dying away from their country of origin. Quality of Life Research, 27(10), 2647-2652. doi:10.1007/s11136-018-1909-1

  • Hayman, K. J., Kerse, N., Dyall, L., Kepa, M., Teh, R., Wham, C., . . . Jatrana, S. (2017). Erratum to: Life and living in advanced age: a cohort study in New Zealand -Te Puāwaitanga o Nga Tapuwae Kia Ora Tonu, LiLACS NZ: study protocol. BMC geriatrics, 17(1), 127. doi:10.1186/s12877-017-0517-1

  • Wright-St Clair, V. A., Nayar, S., Kim, H., Wang, S. M., Sodhi, S. K., Chung, A., . . . Hu, C. (2017). Late-life Asian immigrants managing wellness through contributing to socially embedded networks. Journal of Occupational Science, 25(1). doi:10.1080/14427591.2017.1370607

  • Wright-St Clair, V. A., Rapson, A., Kepa, M., Connolly, M., Keeling, S., Rolleston, A., . . . Kerse, N. (2017). Ethnic and gender differences in preferred activities among Māori and non-Māori of advanced age in New Zealand. Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology, 32(4). doi:10.1007/s10823-017-9324-6

  • Tautolo, E. -S., Wrapson, W., Paterson, J., Wright-St Clair, V., Neville, S., Dewes, O., & Iusitini, L. (2017). Healthy Pacific grandparents: A participatory action research project exploring ageing well among Pacific people in New Zealand. Self and Society, 45(2). doi:10.1080/03060497.2017.1334973

  • Shordike, A., Hocking, C., Bunrayong, W., Vittayakorn, S., Rattakorn, P., Pierce, D., & Wright-St Clair, V. A. (2017). Research as relationship: Engaging with ethical intent. International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 20(3). doi:10.1080/13645579.2017.1287874

  • Wright-St Clair, V. A., Neville, S., Forsyth, V., White, W., & Napier, S. (2017). Integrative review of older adult loneliness and social isolation in Aotearoa/New Zealand. Australasian Journal on Ageing, 36(2), 114-123. doi:10.1111/ajag.12379

  • Wright-St Clair, V. A., & Nayar, S. (2017). Older Asian immigrants’ participation as cultural enfranchisement.. Journal of Occupational Science, 24(1). doi:10.1080/14427591.2016.1214168

  • Erlam, G. D., Smythe, L., & Wright, V. (2016). Simulation and Millennials -- the perfect storm. Open Journal of Nursing, 6. doi:10.4236/ojn.2016.69071

  • Erlam, G., Smythe, L., & Wright-St Clair, V. A. (2016). Millennials. Open Journal of Nursing.

  • Kerse, N., Teh, R., Moyes, S. A., Dyall, L., Wiles, J. L., Kēpa, M., . . . Lumley, T. (2016). Socioeconomic correlates of quality of life for non-Māori in advanced age: Te Puāwaitanga o Nga Tapuwae Kia ora Tonu. Life and living in advanced age: A cohort study in New Zealand (LiLACS NZ). New Zealand Medical Journal, 129(1441). Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27607082

  • Kelly, R., Losekoot, E., & Wright-St Clair, V. A. (2016). Hospitality in hospitals: The importance of caring about the patient.. Hospitality and Society, 6(2). doi:10.1386/hosp.6.2.113_1

  • Hollands, T., Sutton, D., Wright-St Clair, V. A., & Hall, R. (2015). Māori mental health consumers' sensory experience of Kapa Haka and its utility to occupational therapy practice. New Zealand Journal of Occupational Therapy, 62(1). Retrieved from http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=306162481159215;res=IELNZC

  • Kent, J., Wright-St Clair, V. A., & Kersten, P. (2014). Older adults’ experiences of community integration following traumatic brain injury. New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy, 42(2).

  • Hocking, C. S., Kronenberg, F., Nayar, S., Stanley, M., Wicks, A., Wilson, L., . . . Erlandsson, L. (2014). Addressing diverse occupational needs: What new knowledge do occupational therapists seek?. New Zealand Journal of Occupational Therapy, 61(2).

  • Wright-St Clair, V., Laliberte Rudman, D., & Klinger, L. (2014). Time to advocate for policy promoting seniors' occupational participation to enable aging well | Il est temps de revendiquer une politique visant à promouvoir la participation des aînés à des occupations afin qu'ils puissent vieillir en santé. Occupational Therapy Now, 16(3).

  • Wright-St Clair, V. A., Grant, B. C., & Smythe, E. A. (2014). Narratives in research: Story as 'showing' the eminently ordinary experience of ageing. Australasian Journal on Ageing, 33(2).

  • Wright-St Clair, V. A., Grant, B. C., & Smythe, E. A. (2014). Narratives in research: Story as 'showing' the eminently ordinary experience of ageing. Australasian Journal on Ageing, 33(2). doi:10.1111/ajag.12132

  • Wright-St Clair, V. A., & Newcombe, D. (2014). Values and ethics in practice-based decision making. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 81(3). doi:10.1177/0008417414535083

  • Wright-St Clair, V. A., Laliberte Rudman, D., & Klinger, L. (2014). Time to advocate for policy promoting seniors' occupational participation to enable aging well. Occupational Therapy Now, 16(3).

  • Ritchie, L., Wright-St Clair, V. A., Keogh, J., & Gray, M. (2014). Community integration after traumatic brain injury: A systematic review of the clinical implications of measurement and service provision for older adults. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 95(1).

  • Wright-St Clair, V. A., Malcolm, W., & Keogh, J. (2014). The lived experience of physically active older prostate cancer survivors on androgen deprivation therapy. The Aging Male, 17(1). doi:10.3109/13685538.2013.818113

  • Hocking, C., Kronenberg, F., Nayar, S. C., Stanley, M., Wilson, L., Wicks, A., . . . Erlandsson, L. -K. (2014). Addressing diverse occupational needs: What new knowledge do European and New Zealand occupational therapists seek?. New Zealand Journal of Occupational Therapy, 61(2).

  • Wright-St Clair, V. A., Pierce, D., Bunrayong, W., Rattakorn, P., Vittayakorn, S., Shordike, A., & Hocking, C. (2013). Cross-cultural understandings of festival food-related activities for older women in Chiang Mai, Thailand, Eastern Kentucky, USA and Auckland, New Zealand. Cross Cultural Journal of Gerontology, 28(2).

  • Townsend, E., van Bruggen, H., Wicks, A., & Wright-St Clair, V. A. (2012). Imagining occupational therapy. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 75(1). doi:10.4276/030802212X13261082051490

  • Hayman, K., Kerse, N., Dyall, L., Kepa, M., Teh, R., Wham, C., . . . Jatrana, S. (2012). Life and living in advanced age: A cohort study in New Zealand - Te puawaitanga o nga tapuwae kia ora tonu, LILACS NZ: Study protocol. BMC Geriatrics, 12(33). doi:10.1186/1471-2318-12-33

  • Wright-St Clair, V. (2012). Book Review [Leisure and aging: Theory and practice]. Australasian Journal on Ageing, 31(2). doi:10.1111/j.1741-6612.2012.00616.x

  • Wright-St Clair, V. A., Kepa, M., Hoenle, S., Hayman, K., Keeling, S., Connolly, M., . . . Kerse, N. (2012). Doing what’s important: Valued activities for older New Zealand Māori and non-Māori. Australasian Journal on Ageing. doi:10.1111/j.1741-6612.2011.00583.x

  • Wright-St Clair, V. A. (2012). Being occupied with what matters in advanced age. Journal of Occupational Science, 19(1). doi:10.1080/14427591.2011.639135

  • Hocking, C., & Wright, V. (2011). Occupational science: Adding value to occupational therapy. New Zealand Journal of Occupational Therapy, 58(1). Retrieved from http://web.ebscohost.com.ezproxy.aut.ac.nz/

  • Wright-St Clair, V. A., Kerse, N., & Smythe, E. (2011). Doing everyday occupations both conceals and reveals the phenomenon of being aged. Australian Occupuational Therapy Journal, 58(2). doi:10.1111/j.1440-1630.2010.00885.x

  • Shordike, A., Hocking, C., Pierce, D., Wright-St Clair, V., Vittayakorn, S., Rattakorn, P., & Bunrayong, W. (2010). Respecting regional culture in an international multi-site study: A derived etic method. Qualitative Research, 10(3). doi:10.1177/1468794109360145

  • Shordike, A., Hocking, C., Pierce, D., Wright-St Clair, V., Vittayakorn, S., Rattakorn, P., & Bunrayong, W. (2010). DOUBLE Respecting regional culture in an international multi-site study: A derived etic method. Qualitative Research, 10(3). doi:10.1177/1468794109360145

  • Jones, M., Hocking, C., & Wright St Clair, V. (2010). Parents caregiving for children after traumatic brain injury: Structuring for security. New Zealand Journal of Occupational Therapy, 57(1).

  • Shordike, A., Hocking, C., Pierce, D., Wright-St Clair, V., Vittayakorn, S., Rattakorn, P., & Bunrayong, W. (2009). Respecting regional culture in an international multi-site study: A derived etic method. Qualitative Research.

  • Wright St Clair, V. (2008). Occupational therapy's place and purpose in aging New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Occupational Therapy, 55(1).

  • Hocking, C., Pierce, D., Shordike, A., Wright-St Clair, V., Bunrayong, W., Vittayakorn, S., & Rattakorn, P. (2008). The promise of internationally collaborative research for studying occupation: The example of the older women's food preparation study. OTJR: Occupation, Participation and Health, 28(4).

  • O'Sullivan, G., Hocking, C., & Wright-St Clair, V. (2008). History in the making: Older Canadian women's food-related practices. Food and Foodways, 16.

  • Hocking, C., Pierce, D., Shordike, A., Wright-St Clair, V., Bunrayong, W., Vittayakorn, S., & Rattakorn, P. (2008). The promise of internationally collaborative research for studying occupation: The example of the older women's food preparation study. OTJR: Occupational Therapy Journal of Research, 8(4).

  • Wright-St Clair, V., & Hocking, C. (2007). The meaning of preparing and sharing food for older New Zealand women [Abstract]. Nutrition & Dietetics, 64.

  • Simmons-Carlsson, C., Hocking, C., & Wright-St Clair, V. (2007). The "why" of who we are: Exploring the "culture of practice" of Ministry of Education, Special Education occupational therapists and physiotherapists. Kairaranga, 8.

  • Hocking, C., & Wright-St Clair, V. (2007). Writing for publication: Tips and reflections for busy therapists. New Zealand Journal of Occupational Therapy, 54.

  • Wright-St Clair, V., Hocking, C., Bunrayong, W., Vittayakorn, S., & Rattakorn, P. (2005). Older New Zealand women doing the work of Christmas: A recipe for identity formation. The Sociological Review, 53.

  • Wright St Clair, V., & Hocking, C. (2005). Communicating through publishing: A professional mandate. New Zealand Journal of Occupational Therapy, 52(2).

  • Wright St Clair, V., Bunrayong, W., Vittayakorn, S., Rattakorn, P., & Hocking, C. (2004). Offerings: Food traditions of older Thai women at Songkran. Journal of Occupational Science, 11.

  • Wright St Clair, V. (2003). Storymaking and storytelling: Making sense of living with multiple sclerosis. Journal of Occupational Science, 10.

  • Tse, S., Wilson, L., Wright St Clair, V., & Ford, J. (2003). Challenges and opportunities: Occupational therapy and primary health organisations in New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Occupational Therapy, 50(2).

  • Rattakorn, P., Vittayakorn, S., Bunrayong, W., Hocking, C., & Wright St Clair, V. (2003). Cooking food for Songkran: Its meaning for the elderly women of Chiang Mai. Journal of Occupational Therapist Association of Thailand, 8(1).

  • Whiteford, G., & Wright St Clair, V. (2002). Being prepared for diversity in practice: Occupational therapy students' perceptions of valuable intercultural learning experiences. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 65(3).

  • Paddy, A., Wright St Clair, V., & Smythe, L. (2002). Aspects of the relationship following face to face encounters in occupational therapy practice.. New Zealand Journal of Occupational Therapy, 49(2).

  • Hocking, C., Wright St Clair, V., & Bunrayong, W. (2002). The meaning of cooking and recipe work for older Thai and New Zealand women. Journal of Occupational Science, 9(3).

  • Wright St Clair, V. (2001). Caring: The moral motivation for good occupational therapy practice - New Zealand Association of Occupational Therapists: Frances Rutherford Lecture. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 48.

Book chapters

  • Wright-St Clair, V. A. (2018). Doing interpretive phenomenological primary care research. In F. Goodyear-Smith, & R. Marsh (Eds.), How to Do Primary Care Research (pp. 219-226). Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. Retrieved from https://www.crcpress.com/

  • Wright-St Clair, V. A. (2015). Foreword. In K. Barney, & M. Perkinson (Eds.), Occupational therapy with aging adults: Promoting quality of life through collaborative practice (pp. xii). St Louis, Missouri: Elsevier.

  • Wright-St Clair, V. A. (2015). Doing (interpretive) phenomenology. In S. Nayar, & M. Stanley (Eds.), Qualitative research methodologies for occupational science and therapy (pp. 53-69). New York: Routledge. Retrieved from https://books.google.co.nz/

  • Nayar, S., Stanley, M., Asaba, E., Laliberte Rudman, D., Wilding, C., & Wright-St Clair, V. A. (2015). Closing conversations. In S. Nayar, & M. Stanley (Eds.), Qualitative research methodologies for occupational science and therapy (pp. 225-235). New York: Routledge. Retrieved from https://books.google.co.nz/

  • McAra-Couper, J., & Hunter, M. (2014). Midwifery. In V. Wright-St Clair, D. A. Reid, S. Shaw, & J. Ramsbotham (Eds.), Evidence-based health practice (pp. 411-423). Oxford University Press.

  • Nayar, S., & Wright-St Clair, V. A. (2014). Building healthy communities: Senior Asian immigrants at work in New Zealand [Abstract]. In R. Scherman (Ed.), Walking the talk: The 2013 collection of oral presentations from the AUT School of Public Health and Psychosocial Studies (pp. 138-139). Auckland, New Zealand: AUT University.

  • Wright-St Clair, V. A., & Nayar, S. (2014). Revealing the social process of civic engagement by older Asian migrants in New Zealand [Abstract]. In R. Scherman (Ed.), Walking the talk: The 2013 collection of oral presentations from the AUT School of Public Health and Psychosocial Studies (pp. 130-131). Auckland, New Zealand: AUT University.

  • Wright-St Clair, V. A., & Nayar, S. (2014). Lessons learned. The occupational contributions of older Asian immigrants in New Zealand community [Abstract]. In R. Scherman (Ed.), Walking the talk: The 2013 collection of oral presentations from the AUT School of Public Health and Psychosocial Studies (pp. 118-120). Auckland, New Zealand: AUT University.

  • Nayar, S., & Wright-St Clair, V. A. (2014). Supporting the mental health of senior Asian immigrants in New Zealand [Abstract]. In R. Scherman (Ed.), Walking the talk: The 2013 collection of oral presentations from the AUT School of Public Health and Psychosocial Studies (pp. 58). Auckland, New Zealand: AUT University.

  • Nayar, S., & Wright-St Clair, V. A. (2014). Promoting the health of senior Asian immigrants: A role for occupational therapists [Abstract]. In R. Scherman (Ed.), Walking the talk: The 2013 collection of oral presentations from the AUT School of Public Health and Psychosocial Studies (pp. 46-47). Auckland, New Zealand: AUT University.

  • Nayar, S., & Wright-St Clair, V. A. (2014). Participating in community: Older Asian immigrants taking on responsibility in New Zealand society [Abstract]. In R. Scherman (Ed.), Walking the talk: The 2013 collection of oral presentations from the AUT School of Public Health and Psychosocial Studies (pp. 25-26). Auckland, New Zealand: AUT University.

  • Nayar, S., & Wright-St Clair, V. A. (2014). The importance of community partnership in cross cultural research introduction [Abstract]. In R. Scherman (Ed.), Walking the talk: The 2013 collection of oral presentations from the AUT School of Public Health and Psychosocial Studies (pp. 23-24). Auckland, New Zealand: AUT University.

  • Wright-St Clair, V. A., & Nayar, S. (2014). Understanding the paradox of social isolation and social integration for older Asian immigrants in New Zealand [Abstract]. In R. Scherman (Ed.), Walking the talk: The 2013 collection of oral presentations from the AUT School of Public Health and Psychosocial Studies (pp. 21-22). Auckland, New Zealand: AUT University.

  • Nayar, S., & Wright-St Clair, V. A. (2014). Contributing to the community: Lessons learned from partnering with Asian immigrants [Abstract]. In R. Scherman (Ed.), Walking the talk: The 2013 collection of oral presentations from the AUT School of Public Health and Psychosocial Studies (pp. 8). Auckland, New Zealand: AUT University.

  • Wright-St Clair, V. A., & McPherson, K. (2014). Mixed methods approaches. In V. Wright-St. Clair, D. A. Reid, S. Shaw, & J. Ramsbotham (Eds.), Evidence-based health practice (pp. 51-62). Victoria, Australia: Oxford University Press.

  • Wright-St. Clair, V., Reid, D. A., & Shaw, S. (2014). What, why and how of research. In V. Wright-St. Clair, D. Reid, S. Shaw, & J. Ramsbottom (Eds.), Evidence-based health practice (pp. 3-15). Victoria, Australia: Oxford University Press.

  • Hocking, C., Shordike, A., Vittayakorn, S., Bunrayong, W., Rattakorn, P., Wright-St. Clair, V., & Pierce, D. (2014). Different ways of doing food: Cultural influences on food preparation. In Occupational science for occupational therapy (pp. 133-142). Thorofare, NJ: Slack Books. Retrieved from http://www.healio.com/

  • Wright-St Clair, V. A., & Hocking, C. (2014). Occupational science: The study of occupation. In B. A. Boyt Schell, & G. Gillen (Eds.), Willard & Spackman's occupational therapy (pp. 82-93). LWW.

  • Wright-St Clair, V. A., & Smythe, E. A. (2013). Being occupied in the everyday. In Transactional Perspectives on Occupation (Vol. 9789400744295, pp. 25-37). doi:10.1007/978-94-007-4429-5_3

  • Wright-St Clair, V. A., & Smythe, L. (2013). Being occupied in the everyday. In M. Cutchin, & V. Dickie (Eds.), Transactional perspectives on occupation (pp. 25-38). New York: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-94-007-4429-5

  • Wright-St Clair, V. A. (2012). The case for multiple research methodologies. In G. Whiteford, & C. Hocking (Eds.), Occupational Science: Society, Inclusion, Participation (pp. 135-151). Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd. Retrieved from http://au.wiley.com/

  • Shordike, A., Hocking, C., Vittayakorn, S., Bunrayong, W., Rattakorn, P., Wright St-Clair, V., & Pierce, D. (2008). Refining the occupation of research across cultures. In P. Liamputtong (Ed.), Doing cross-cultural research: Ethical and methodological perspectives (pp. 287-303). The Netherlands: Springer.

  • Hocking, C., & Ness, N. E. (2004). Professional education in context. In G. Whiteford, & V. Wright-St Clair (Eds.), Occupation and Practice in Context (pp. 72-86). Sydney: Elsevier.

  • Whiteford, G., Wright St Clair, V., Seedhouse, D., & Wright St Clair, V. (2004). The moral context of practice and professional relationships. In G. Whiteford, & V. W. Clair (Eds.), Occupation and practice in context (pp. 16-33). Sydney, Australia: Elsevier.

  • Whiteford, G., Whiteford, G., Klomp, N., Wright St Clair, V., & Wright St Clair, V. (2004). Complexity theory: Understanding occupation, practice and context. In G. Whiteford, & V. W. Clair (Eds.), Occupation and practice in context (pp. 3-15). Sydney, Australia: Elsevier.

  • Brown, P., Whiteford, G., Wright St Clair, V., Wright St Clair, V., & Law, M. (2004). Economy as context: Evaluating occupation focused services. In G. Whiteford, & V. W. Clair (Eds.), Occupation and practice in context (pp. 273-298). Sydney, Australia: Elsevier.

Conference contributions

  • Collis, J., Signal, N., Mayland, E., & Wright-St Clair, V. (2020). Activity recommendations in the first six weeks after surgical treatment of distal radius fracture: A systematic review. In 12APFSSH/8APFSHT: Program & Abstract Book (pp. 37). Melbourne. Retrieved from https://apfssh2020.org/downloads/APFSSH-APFSHT-Program-&-Abstract-Book.pdf

  • Collis, J., Signal, N., Mayland, E., & Wright-St Clair, V. (2020). What is the influence of purposeful activities on upper extremity motor performance? A systematic review. In 12APFSSH/8APFSHT: Program & Abstract Book (pp. 617). Melbourne. Retrieved from https://apfssh2020.org/downloads/APFSSH-APFSHT-Program-&-Abstract-Book.pdf

  • Cairncross, C., Lucas, P., Batts, P., Hoskins, D., Neville, S., & Wright-St Clair, V. (2019). “Everything is processed!” active older adult’s perceptions of processed foods.. In 2019 Annual Meeting of the Nutrition Society of New Zealand. Napier. Retrieved from http://www.nutritionsociety.ac.nz/newsandevents/society-meeting-2019

  • Shannon, S., Jeffs, T., Wright-St Clair, V., & Neville, S. (2019). Aged care resident participation in usual daily life: The Whare Aroha CARE transition study. In International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics Asia Oceania Regional Congress. Taipei. Retrieved from https://www.iagg2019.org/

  • Shannon, K., Jeffs, T., Neville, S., & Wright-St Clair, V. (2019). An overview of the results of the Whare Aroha CARE transition study. In HOPE Foundation for Research on Ageing Knowledge Exchange. Auckland: HOPE Foundation for Research on Ageing. Retrieved from https://www.aut.ac.nz/profiles?id=sshannon&asset=269778

  • Collis, J., Wright-St Clair, V., Signal, N., & Mayland, E. (2019). What is the influence of purposeful activities and occupations on upper extremity motor performance? A systematic review. In Health and Rehabilitation Research Institute Research Symposium. Auckland.

  • Shannon, S., Jeffs, T., Neville, S., & Wright-St Clair, V. (2019). The process of changing to a model of care that enables aged care residents to participate in usual daily life: The Whare Aroha CARE transition study. In International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics European Region Congress 2019. Gothenburg: Centre for Ageing and Health (AgeCap) at the University of Gothenburg, the two Swedish national associations; Swedish Gerontological Society (SGS), Geriatric Medicine in Sweden (SGF). Retrieved from https://iagger2019.se/

  • Lucas, P., Cairncross, C., Batts, P., Hoskins, D., Wright-St Clair, V., & Neville, S. (2019). Active older adults recollections of childhood foods in NZ.. In Beyond Nutrition, Annual Scientific Conference: Abstracts. Napier.

  • Wright-St Clair, V. (2018). Older Chinese immigrants’ lived experiences of health service encounters. In Australian Association of Gerontology. Melbourne: Australian Association of Gerontology.

  • Neville, S., Wright-St Clair, V., McKenzie-Green, B., & Montayre, J. (2018). Older adults as co-participants in research, policy and planning. In Australasian Association of Gerontology Conference. Melbourne: Australasian Association of Gerontology. Retrieved from https://aagconference.aag.asn.au/

  • Jauny, R., Neville, S., Montayre, J., & Wright-St Clair, V. (2018). What is the lived experience of older migrants with mild cognitive impairment? A proposed phenomenological study. In Section of Gerontology Nursing NZNO Conference 2018. Hamilton: Australasian Association of Gerontology. Retrieved from https://hdl.handle.net/10652/4453

  • Baldwin, J., Napier, S., Neville, S., & Wright-St Clair, V. (2018). Impacts of involving older people in health and social care research: A systematic review. In New Zealand Association of Gerontology "The Mosaic of Ageing" Conference. Auckland: New Zealand Association of Gerontology. Retrieved from http://gerontology.org.nz/newsevents/2018-nzag-conference/

  • Wright-St Clair, V., & Lee, A. (2018). The Korean Activity Card Sort utility as a measure of Korean late-life immigrants’ community inclusion in New Zealand. In New Zealand Association of Gerontology "The Mosaic of Ageing" Conference. Auckland: New Zealand Association of Gerontology. Retrieved from http://gerontology.org.nz/newsevents/2018-nzag-conference/

  • Conaglen, J., Neville, S., & Wright-St Clair, V. (2018). Experiences of everyday neighbourhood participation of adults 85+ years.. In The Mosaic of Ageing. Auckland: NZ Association of Gerontology.

  • Wright St-Clair, V., Napier, S., Shannon, S., Adams, J., & Neville, S. (2018). How people aged 65-74 years participate in the Warkworth community. In New Zealand Association of Gerontology "The Mosaic of Ageing" Conference. Auckland: New Zealand Association of Gerontology. Retrieved from http://gerontology.org.nz/newsevents/2018-nzag-conference/

  • Jauny, R., Neville, S., Montayre, J., & Wright-St Clair, V. (2018). What is the lived experience of older migrants with mild cognitive impairment. In New Zealand Association of Gerontology "The Mosaic of Ageing" Conference. Auckland: New Zealand Association of Gerontology. Retrieved from http://gerontology.org.nz/newsevents/2018-nzag-conference/

  • Dunn, I., Montayre, J., Shrestha-Ranjit, J., Taylor, L., Neville, S., & Wright-St Clair, V. (2018). Effectiveness of community-based physical activity programmes for culturally and linguistically diverse older adults: A systematic review. In New Zealand Association of Gerontology "The Mosaic of Ageing" Conference. Auckland: New Zealand Association of Gerontology.

  • Erlam, G., Smythe, E., & Wright-St Clair, V. (2018). Modelling best practice to shape student performance in simulation. In 7th International Nurse Education Conference. Banff: Nurse Educators International. Retrieved from https://www.elsevier.com/

  • Montayre, J. (2018). Late Life Living and Care Arrangements of Older Filipino-New Zealanders. In Aged Concerns Everyone Conference 2018. Wellington: Age Concern New Zealand.

  • Shannon, S., Jeffs, T., Smit, D., Brooks, K., Wright-St Clair, V., & Neville, S. (2017). Translating the Hogeweyk model into the New Zealand context: The Whare Aroha village. In 32nd International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease International. Kyoto.

  • Shannon, S., Jeffs, T., Smit, D., Brooks, K., Wright-St Clair, V., & Neville, S. (2017). Engaging people who have dementia in research: The experience of the Whare Aroha Care transition study. In 32nd International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease International. Kyoto.

  • Shannon, S., Jeffs, T., Smit, D., Brooks, K., Wright-St Clair, V., & Neville, S. (2017). Engaging people who have dementia in research: The experience of the Whare Aroha Care transition study. Kyoto, Japan.

  • Neville, S.., Wright-St Clair, V.., & Shannon, K.. (2016). What matters and how do we measure it? A synopsis of the research being carried out by the Active Ageing Research Group. In Dementia Care by Design Conference. Rotorua.

  • Wright-St Clair, V. (2016). Doing hermeneutic phenomenology: Illustrated through a study of "being aged" in the everyday. In International Journal of Qualitative Methods Vol. 15 (pp. 42-43). Glasgow: University of Alberta. doi:10.1177/1609406916628953

  • Wright-St Clair, V., & Nayar, S. (2016). Older Asian immigrants self-managing health: A grounded theory study. In International Journal of Qualitative Methods Vol. 15 (pp. 43). Glasgow: University of Alberta. doi:10.1177/1609406916628953

  • Wright-St Clair, V. (2016). The art of evoking and interpreting hermeneutic phenomenological texts. In International Journal of Qualitative Methods Vol. 15 (pp. 38-39). Glasgow: University of Alberta. doi:10.1177/1609406916628953

  • Scherman, R., Wright-St Clair, V., & Kalizinje, N. (2016). The lived experiences of New Zealand birthmothers and adoptive mothers in open adoptions. In Redefining Family Conference: Growing families through adoption, donor conception and surrogacy. Auckland.

  • O'Brien, D., Bassett, S. F., Wright-St Clair, V., & Siegert, R. (2015). Clinicians’ beliefs regarding the management of the osteoarthritis. In AFRM/NZRA Rehabilitation Conference - Building an enabling society. Wellington.

  • O'Brien, D., Bassett, S., Wright-St Clair, V., & Siegert, R. (2015). Comparing patients' and clinicians' beliefs about the efficacy of exercise therapy for osteoarthritis. In 2015 New Zealand Manipulative Physiotherapists Association Biennial Scientific Conference - Translating Research into Practice (pp. 18). Christchurch.

  • Wright-St Clair, V. A., Nachum, A., Kepa, M., Kerse, N., & Hocking, C. (2014). Older New Zealand Maori and non-Maori views and values on living in advanced age. In New Zealand Association of Gerontology Conference 2014. Dunedin.

  • Wright-St Clair, V. A., & Nayar, S. (2014). Older Asian migrants creating wellness through civic contributions: Should public policy go further?. In New Zealand Association of Gerontology Conference 2014. Dunedin.

  • O'Brien, D., Bassett, S., Wright-St Clair, V., & Siegert, R. (2014). New Zealand peoples' beliefs and expectations regarding the management of their osteoarthritis. In Physiotherapy New Zealand Conference 2014: Linking the chain. Auckland: Physiotherapy New Zealand.

  • Wright-St Clair, V. A., & Nayar, S. (2013). Lessons learned: The occupational contributions of older Asian immigrants to New Zealand community. In Society for the Study of Occupation 12th Annual Research Conference. Kentucky. Retrieved from http://commons.pacificu.edu/sso_conf/2013/2/30/

  • Wright-St.Clair, V., Hocking, C., & Nachum, A. (2013). Older New Zealanders' views on ageing well. In 20th IAGG World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics. Seoul.

  • Wright-St.Clair, V., Hocking, C., & Nachum, A. (2013). Engaging with the past and hoping for the future as valued occupations in advanced age. In Society for the Study of Occupation 12th Annual Research Conference. Kentucky. Retrieved from http://commons.pacificu.edu/sso_conf/2013/2/33/

  • Nayar, S. C., & Wright- St.Clair, V. (2013). Promoting the health of senior Asian immigrants: A role for occupational therapists. In Occupational Therapy Australia, 25th National Conference and Exhibition. Adelaide.

  • Nayar, S. C., & Wright-St.Clair, V. (2013). Supporting the mental health of senior Asian immigrants in New Zealand. In 2013 World Mental Health Congress of the World Federation for Mental Health: Social inclusion through interdisciplinary interventions. Buenos Aires.

  • Wright-St.Clair, V., & Nayar, S. C. (2013). Participating in community: Older Asian immigrants taking on responsibility in New Zealand society. In The 20th IAGG World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics. Seoul.

  • Wright-St.Clair, V., & Nayar, S. C. (2013). Understanding the paradox of social isolation and social integration for older Asian immigrants in New Zealand. In The 20th IAGG World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics. Seoul.

  • Hocking, C., Erlandsson, L. K., Nayar, S. C., Stanley, M., Wicks, A., Wright-St Clair, V., & Kronenberg, F. (2012). Addressing diverse occupational needs: What new knowledge do occupational therapists require?. In New Zealand Association of Occupational Therapy Conference. Hamilton.

  • Penman, M., Wright-St Clair, V. A., & Hocking, C. (2012). Designing an effective professional poster. In New Zealand Association of Occupational Therapists Conference. Hamilton.

  • Hocking, C. S., & Wright-St Clair, V. (2012). Writing a conference abstract. In New Zealand Association of Occupational Therapists Conference. Hamilton.

  • Hollands, T., Sutton, D., Wright-St Clair, V., & Hall, R. (2012). Exploring the sensory experiences of tangata whaiora engaging in kapa haka. In New Zealand Association of Occupational Therapists Conference. Hamilton.

  • Wright-St Clair, V. A. (2012). Understanding older peoples' experiences of going about an ordinary day. In New Zealand Association of Occupational Therapists Conference. Hamilton.

  • Wright-St Clair, V., & Hocking, C. (2011). Poster presentation: Another way to communicate good practice. In NZAOT Clinical Workshops. Waitangi.

  • Hocking, C., & Wright-St Clair, V. (2011). Sharing knowledge and practice: Writing an abstract for your presentation or workshop. In NZAOT Clinical Workshops. Waitangi.

  • Mace, J., Wright-St. Clair, V., Thomas, Y., & Burnett, T. (2011). Graduates as innovators: Informing the profession on occupational rights and justice. In 24th Occupational Therapy Australia National Conference. Brisbane.

  • Wright St Clair, V., Kerse, N., Hayman, K., & Dyall, L. (2010). Social, leisure and everyday activities in advanced age. In LeeCarePlus Aged Care Forum. Auckland.

  • Wright St Clair, V., Kerse, N., Hayman, K., & Dyall, L. (2009). Social, leisure and everyday activities that occupy people living in advanced age. In New Zealand Association of Gerontology Conference, Living in an ageing society: Shaping tomorrow today. Wellington.

  • Wright St Clair, V. A., & Kerse, N. (2009). Understanding the Experience of Being Aged: What we can learn from community-dwelling elders. In 19th IAGG World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics. Paris.

  • Wright St Clair, V. (2009). The meaning of being aged and being Maori. In International Conference for Ageing and Spirituality. Auckland.

  • Wright St Clair, V. (2008). 'Unheimlich' or 'not-at-homeness'. In Listening Together (hermeneutically) Symposium. Auckland.

  • Wright St Clair, V. (2008). The meaning of being aged: A story of everyday occupations. In New Zealand Association of Occupational Therapists' Conference. Palmerston North.

  • Wright St Clair, V. (2008). Elders' experience of context as a call to participation. In 5th Australasian Occupational Science Symposium. Melbourne.

  • Wright St Clair, V. (2008). Aging just is: Illuminating its that-being, how-being & what-being. Indianapolis.

  • Wright-St Clair, V. (2007). Veiled in darkness: The everydayness of being aged. In Nursing Research Section Conference. Auckland.

  • Wright-St Clair, V. (2007). Veiled in darkness: The everydayness of advanced ageing. In Institute for Interpretative Phenomenology Conference. George Mason University.

  • Parsons, M., Wright-St Clair, V., & Keeling, S. (2007). Inside positive ageing. In New Zealand Association of Gerontology 2007 Conference. Hamilton.

  • Wright-St Clair, V. (2006). Older adult's participation in everyday occupations and the consequences for positive aging in New Zealand. In Conference Program Handbook of the 14th International Congress of the World Federation of Occupational Therapists. Sydney.

  • Wright-St Clair, V. (2006). Being aged is not the same as being old. In Ageing in New Zealand: Reporting Research Progress Conference. Wellington.

  • Wright-St Clair, V. (2006). Aging well in New Zealand: Messages for practice. In New Zealand Association of Occupational Therapists Conference. Wellington. Retrieved from http://www.eenz.com/nzaot06/Abstracts/WRI013.pdf

  • Pierce, D., Bunrayong, W., Hocking, C., Rattakorn, P., Shordike, A., Vittayakorn, S., & Wright-St Clair, V. (2006). Can internationally comparative methods enrich understandings of occupation? Food preparation in elderly Kentucky, New Zealand, and Thailand women. In Congress Program Handbook of the 14th International Congress of the World Federation of Occupational Therapists. Sydney. Retrieved from http://www.wfot.org/wfot2006/speakerprofile.cfm?p

  • Hocking, C., Wright-St Clair, V., Pierce, D., Shordike, A., Vittayakorn, S., Bunrayong, W., & Rattakorn, P. (2006). Crossing regional boundaries: A derived ethic methodology. In 7th International Interdisciplinary Conference Program and Abstracts (pp. 58). Surfers Paradise.

  • Wright St Clair, V., Diesfeld, K., Paterson, J., Maconaghie, K., & Reed, F. (2004). Storied understandings of resilience and the human spirit. [Abstract]. In 2nd Canadian Occupational Science Symposium (pp. 20). : Canadian Society of Occupational Scientists.

  • Wright St Clair, V. (2004). Justifying occupation based services in the competition for scarce resources. [Abstract]. In 7th European Congress of Occupational Therapy (pp. O176). : Council of Occupational Therapists.

  • Wright St Clair, V. (2004). Coming out: Making the hidden moral dimension of practice visible. [Abstract]. In 7th European Congress of Occupational Therapy (pp. O193). : Council of Occupational Therapists.

  • Hocking, C., & Wright St Clair, V. (2004). Getting published: Swimming with sharks or snorkeling with dolphin. [Abstract]. In New Zealand Association of Occupational Therapists Conference handbook and abstracts (pp. S5). : New Zealand Association of Occupational Therapists.

  • Pierce, D., Shordike, A., Wright-St Clair, V., & Hocking, C. (2003). Methods for international OS research: Holiday food preparation in elderly Kentucky, New Zealand and Thai women. [Abstract].. In Society for the Study of Occupation: USA Second Annual Research Conference (pp. 16). : Society for the Study of Occupation: USA.

  • Hocking, C., & Wright St Clair, V. (2003). Reflections on form: Food-centred insights. [Abstract].. In Society for the Study of Occupation: USA Second Annual Research Conference (pp. 17). : Society for the Study of Occupation: USA.

  • Wright St Clair, V., & Hocking, C. (2002). Festive foods: A vehicle for older women's participation in family and community. In 13th World Federation of Occupational Therapists Congress (pp. 484). . Retrieved from http://www.stocon.se/wfotdb/absinfo.cse?absid=484

  • Wright St Clair, V. (2002). I am not my body: Making sense of living with multiple sclerosis. In First Canadian Occupational Science Symposium (pp. 24). .

  • Hocking, C., & Wright St Clair, V. (2002). The proof of the pudding is in the meaning. In Fourth Australasian Occupational Science Symposium (pp. 15). .

  • Hocking, C., Bunrayong, W., Nicholas, K., Pierce, D., Rattakorn, P., Shordike, A., & Wright-St Clair, V. (2002). Food-centred occupation: An expression of older women's values, attitudes and beliefs. In 13th World Federation of Occupational Therapists Congress. . Retrieved from http://www.stocon.se/wfotdb/absinfo.cse?absid=761

  • Bunrayong, W., Vittayakorn, S., Rattakorn, P., Wright St Clair, V., & Hocking, C. (2002). Songkran foods: A vehicle for older Thai women to assert community leadership. In 13th World Federation of Occupational Therapists Congress. . Retrieved from http://www.stocon.se/wfotdb/absinfo.cse?absid=485

  • Wright St Clair, V., & Hoking, C. (2001). The meaning of food-centred occupations for older women. In New Zealand Association of Occupational Therapists Symposium. Wellington.

  • Wright St Clair, V., Hocking, C., Vittayakorn, S., Bunrayong, W., & Rattakorn, P. (2001). The meaning of preparing and sharing food for older women. In Australian Association of Occupational Therapists, 21st National Conference. Brisbane.

  • Hocking, C., & Wright St Clair, V. (2001). The meaning of food centred occupations to older women. In New Zealand Association of Occupational Therapists Symposium. Wellington.

  • Wright St Clair, V., & Hocking, C. (2001). Evidence-based practice position statement workshop. In New Zealand Association of Occupational Therapists Symposium. Wellington.

  • Wright St Clair, V. (2000). Caring: The moral motivation for good occupational therapy practice. In New Zealand Association of Occupational Therapists Conference. Rotorua.

  • Wright St Clair, V. (1999). EverYday ethics: Making a difference in practice.. In NZAOT Occupational Therapy Symposium. Auckland.

  • Wright St Clair, V. (1999). Developing student capabilities for professional practice. In OT Australia. Canberra.

  • Little, S., Lester, J., Blackburn, M., & Wright-St Clair, V. (1999). Measuring Holistic Capability Development Without Sacrificing Transparency and Accountability. In Learning Innovations: Refereed papers from the 1998 UNITEC Learning Innovations Conference. Auckland.

  • Little, S., Technology, U. N. I. T. E. C. I. O., Lester, J., Blackburn, M., & Wright-St Clair, V. (1999). Learning innovations: Refereed papers from the Learning Innovations Conference October 1998. Auckland:. : UNITEC Institute of Technology.

Edited books/volumes

  • Wright-St. Clair, V., Reid, D. A., Shaw, S., & Ramsbottom, J. (2014). Evidence-based health practice. Victoria, Australia: Oxford University Press.

  • Whiteford, G., & Wright St Clair, V. (2004). Occupation and practice in context. Sydney, Australia: Elsevier.

Reports

  • Wright-St Clair, V., Neville, S., Montayre, J., & Blakey, J. (2018). Hibiscus and Bays age-friendly community: Pilot project. Auckland, New Zealand: Authors. Retrieved from https://www.aut.ac.nz/profiles/valerie-wright-st-clair

  • Ritchie, L., Wright-St Clair, V. A., Keogh, J., & Gray, M. (2010). Community integration for older adults following traumatic brain injury: A feasibility study. AUT University.

  • Jones, M., Wright-St Clair, V. A., & Jarvis, D. (2009). Literature review of older adult involvement in the service delivery quality monitoring process. AUT University.

Theses

  • Wright St Clair, V. A. (2008). 'Being aged' in the everyday: Uncovering the meaning through elders' stories. (University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand). Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/2292/3080

  • Wright St Clair, V. (2000). Caring: The moral motivation for good occupational therapy practice. (Auckland, New Zealand).

Oral presentations

  • Collis, J., Wright-St Clair, V., Signal, N., & Mayland, E. (2020). How is activity recommended in the early weeks following surgical treatment of distal radius fracture? A systematic review. Auckland, New Zealand.

  • Collis, J., Wright-St Clair, V., Signal, N., & Mayland, E. (2020). The influence of participation in meaningful occupations on wrist motion after surgical treatment of distal radius fracture: An update on qualitative study. Auckland, New Zealand.

  • Collis, J., Wright-St Clair, V., Signal, N., & Mayland, E. (2019). The influence of participation in meaningful occupations on wrist motion after surgical treatment of distal radius fracture. Auckland, New Zealand.

  • Collis, J., Wright-St Clair, V., Signal, N., & Maryland, E. (2019). The influence of participation in meaningful occupations on wrist motion after surgical treatment of distal radius fracture: Recruitment for a qualitative study. Auckland, New Zealand.

  • Wright-St Clair, V., & Hocking, C. (2008). "Seeing" a brighter future: Health through occupation. Rotorua, New Zealand.

Other outputs

  • Wright-St Clair, V. (2017). The new age of ageing: How society needs to change. (Vol. 24, Iss. 2). Taylor and Francis. doi:10.1080/14427591.2017.1338109

  • Hocking, C., & Wright-St Clair, V. (2017). Editorial: Special issue on Inclusion and Participation. In Journal of Occupational Science (Vol. 24, Iss. 1, pp. 1-4). doi:10.1080/14427591.2017.1299560

  • Wright-St Clair, V. (2010). Journal of Occupational Science: Guest editorial. In Journal of Occupational Science (Iss. 1). doi:10.1080/14427591.2010.9686665

  • Clair, V. W. S. (2003). Information needs of people with MS. In International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation (Vol. 10, Iss. 8, pp. 380).

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