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Dr Ursula Kellett


Ursula Kellett

Senior Lecturer
School of Nursing and Midwifery - Nursing
+61 (0)7 3735 5227 (Work)
N48 2.13, Nathan Campus

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Dr Ursula Kellett has extensive experience in aged care practice, higher education and research in Australia and the United Kingdom. She has a research and publication track record in the areas of families' caring for older relatives in community and residential settings, biographical approaches to dementia care, staff-family participatory approaches to dementia care, loneliness, social engagement and quality of life. Dr Kellett is an experienced research supervisor and examiner having successfully supervised both masters and PhD students to completion over the past 2 decades. She is an international reviewer for a range of reputable journals (Journal of Advanced Nursing, Nursing Inquiry, Canadian Journal of Ageing, International Journal of Qualitative Methods, Health and Community Care, Journal of Applied Gerontology and Dementia). Dr Kellett has held numerous executive and advisory roles on professional committees and government taskforces as an aged care nursing specialist. She has extensive experience as a Director of Postgraduate Programs (Nursing), Research Convenor for the Master of Health Care Research and Gerontology Convenor for the Master of Advanced Health Practice programs.


  • Doctor of Philosophy
    La Trobe University, Australia
  • Bachelor of Sociology (Honours)
    Liverpool University, United Kingdom
  • Master of Nursing
    Queensland Uni of Technology, Australia


  • Registered Nurse
    Charing Cross Hospital, London, United Kingdom