Associate Professor Emma Kirby
Associate Professor

Associate Professor Emma Kirby

PhD (Sociology) University of Newcastle (Australia) 2009; BSc - Hons (Human Geography) Loughborough University (UK) 2003

Arts,Design & Architecture
Centre for Social Research in Health

Emma is a UNSW Scientia Associate Professor, and former Australian Research Council DECRA in the Centre for Social Research in Health, Faculty of Arts, Design and Architecture. She is interested in the sociology of health and illness, and her research draws on a range of case studies to provide a critical sociological analysis of advanced illness and end of life care, mapping its character and significance. Her program of research comprises a series of projects focused on relationships in/and health care, health care practice, diversity and social justice.

 

Phone
02 9385 9065
Location
305 Goodsell Building
  • Book Chapters | 2014
    Broom A; Kirby E, 2014, 'Traditional health services utilization among cancer patients in Western countries', in Cockerham W; Dingwall R; Quah S (ed.), The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Health and Society, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford
    Book Chapters | 2014
    Broom A; Kirby E, 2014, 'Traditional health services utilization among cancer patients in developing countries', in Cockerham W; Dingwall R; Quah S (ed.), The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Health and Society, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford
  • Journal articles | 2022
    Kirby E; Kenny K; Broom A; Lwin Z, 2022, 'Chronicity in/and cancer: a qualitative interview study of health professionals, patients, and family carers', Critical Public Health, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09581596.2022.2035319
    Journal articles | 2022
    Plage S; Kirby E, 2022, 'Reconfiguring time: optimisation and authenticity in accounts of people surviving with advanced cancer', Health Sociology Review, vol. 31, pp. 96 - 111, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14461242.2021.1918016
    Journal articles | 2021
    Broom A; Kenny K; Kirby E; Davis M; Dodds S; Post J; Broom J, 2021, 'The modern hospital executive, micro improvements, and the rise of antimicrobial resistance', Social Science and Medicine, vol. 285, pp. 114298 - 114298, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2021.114298
    Journal articles | 2021
    Broom A; Lewis S; Parker R; Williams Veazey L; Kenny K; Kirby E; Kokanović R; Lwin Z; Koh ES, 2021, 'Personhood, belonging, affect and affliction', Sociological Review, vol. 69, pp. 1051 - 1071, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/00380261211019266
    Journal articles | 2021
    Kirby E; Broom A; MacArtney J; Lewis S; Good P, 2021, 'Hopeful dying? The meanings and practice of hope in palliative care family meetings', Social Science and Medicine, vol. 291, pp. 114471 - 114471, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2021.114471
    Journal articles | 2021
    Kirby E; McLaughlan R; Wallworth L; Chappell L; Bellemore F; Chye R, 2021, 'Connection, comfort and COVID-19 in palliative care', Palliative Care and Social Practice, vol. 15, pp. 263235242110013 - 263235242110013, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/26323524211001389
    Journal articles | 2021
    Kirby E; Newton G; Hofstätter L; Judd-Lam S; Strnadova I; Newman C, 2021, '(How) Will it end? A qualitative analysis of free-text survey data on informal care endings', International Journal of Care and Caring, pp. 1 - 17, http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/239788221X16357694113165
    Journal articles | 2021
    Kirby E; Watson A; Churchill B; Robards B; LaRochelle L, 2021, 'Queering the Map: Stories of love, loss and (be)longing within a digital cartographic archive', Media, Culture & Society, vol. 43, pp. 1043 - 1060, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0163443720986005
    Journal articles | 2021
    Kirby E; van Toorn G; Lwin Z, 2021, 'Routines of isolation? A qualitative study of informal caregiving in the context of glioma in Australia', Health and Social Care in the Community, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/hsc.13571
    Journal articles | 2021
    Lewis S; Kenny K; Broom A; Kirby E; Boyle F, 2021, 'The social meanings of choice in living-with advanced breast cancer', Social Science and Medicine, vol. 280, pp. 114047 - 114047, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2021.114047
    Journal articles | 2021
    McLaughlan R; Kirby E, 2021, 'Palliative care environments for patient, family and staff well-being: an ethnographic study of non-standard design.', BMJ Support Palliat Care, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjspcare-2021-003159
    Journal articles | 2021
    Padigos J; Reid S; Kirby E; Broom J, 2021, 'Knowledge, perceptions and experiences of nurses in antimicrobial optimization or stewardship in the intensive care unit', Journal of Hospital Infection, vol. 109, pp. 10 - 28, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhin.2020.12.003
    Journal articles | 2020
    Broom A; Kenny K; Kirby E, 2020, 'Entangled and Estranged: Living and Dying in Relation (to Cancer)', Sociology, vol. 54, pp. 1004 - 1021, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0038038520918853
    Journal articles | 2020
    Broom A; Kenny K; Kirby E; George N; Chittem M, 2020, 'Improvisation, therapeutic brokerage and antibiotic (mis)use in India: a qualitative interview study of Hyderabadi physicians and pharmacists', Critical Public Health, vol. 30, pp. 16 - 27, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09581596.2018.1516032
    Journal articles | 2020
    Broom A; Parker R; Raymond S; Kirby E; Lewis S; Kokanović R; Adams J; de Souza P; Woodland L; Wyld D; Lwin Z; Koh ES, 2020, 'The (Co)Production of Difference in the Care of Patients With Cancer From Migrant Backgrounds', Qualitative Health Research, vol. 30, pp. 1619 - 1631, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1049732320930699
    Journal articles | 2020
    Kenny K; Broom A; Kirby E; Oliffe JL; Wyld D; Lwin Z, 2020, 'Reciprocity, Autonomy, and Vulnerability in Men’s Experiences of Informal Cancer Care', Qualitative Health Research, vol. 30, pp. 491 - 503, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1049732319855962
    Journal articles | 2020
    Kirby E; Broom A; Overton K; Kenny K; Post JJ; Broom J, 2020, 'Reconsidering the nursing role in antimicrobial stewardship: A multisite qualitative interview study', BMJ Open, vol. 10, pp. e042321, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-042321
    Journal articles | 2020
    Lewis S; Broom A; Kenny K; Kirby E, 2020, 'Cancer caregivers' experiences of prognosis in Australia: a qualitative interview study', BMJ Open, vol. 10, pp. e032361, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2019-032361
    Journal articles | 2020
    Wong WKT; Broom A; Kirby E; Lwin Z, 2020, 'What lies beneath? Experiencing emotions and caring in oncology.', Health (London), vol. 24, pp. 348 - 365, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1363459318800168
    Journal articles | 2019
    Broom A; Kirby E; Kokonavic R; Woodland L; Wyld D; de Souza P; Koh S; Lwin Z, 2019, 'Individualising difference, negotiating culture: Intersections of biography and cancer care', Health, pp. 1363459319829192, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1363459319829192
    Journal articles | 2019
    Broom A; Parker RB; Kirby E; KokanoviÄ R; Woodland L; Lwin Z; Koh ES, 2019, 'A qualitative study of cancer care professionals' experiences of working with migrant patients from diverse cultural backgrounds', BMJ Open, vol. 9, pp. e025956, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-025956
    Journal articles | 2019
    Broom J; Broom A; Kirby E, 2019, 'The drivers of antimicrobial use across institutions, stakeholders and economic settings: A paradigm shift is required for effective optimisation', Infection, Disease & Health, vol. 24, pp. S7 - S7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.idh.2019.09.027
    Journal articles | 2019
    Broom J; Broom A; Kirby E, 2019, 'The drivers of antimicrobial use across institutions, stakeholders and economic settings: A paradigm shift is required for effective optimization', Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, vol. 74, pp. 2803 - 2809, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jac/dkz233
    Journal articles | 2019
    Kirby E; Broom A; Karikios D; Harrup R; Lwin Z, 2019, 'Exploring the impact and experience of fractional work in medicine: A qualitative study of medical oncologists in Australia', BMJ Open, vol. 9, pp. e032585, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2019-032585
    Journal articles | 2019
    Kirby ER; Kenny KE; Broom AF; Oliffe JL; Lewis S; Wyld DK; Yates PM; Parker RB; Lwin Z, 2019, 'Responses to a cancer diagnosis: a qualitative patient-centred interview study', Supportive Care in Cancer, vol. 28, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00520-019-04796-z
    Journal articles | 2018
    Broom A; Gibson A; Kirby E; Davis M; Broom J, 2018, 'The private life of medicine: accounting for antibiotics in the ‘for-profit’ hospital setting', Social Theory and Health, vol. 16, pp. 379 - 395, http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/s41285-018-0063-8
    Journal articles | 2018
    Broom A; Kenny K; Kirby E; Lwin Z, 2018, 'The collective/affective practice of cancer survivorship', British Journal of Sociology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1468-4446.12616
    Journal articles | 2018
    Broom J; Broom A; Kirby E, 2018, 'Context-sensitive antibiotic optimization: a qualitative interviews study of a remote Australian hospital setting', Journal of Hospital Infection, vol. 100, pp. 265 - 269, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhin.2018.06.002
    Journal articles | 2018
    Broom J; Broom A; Kirby E; Post JJ, 2018, 'Improvisation versus guideline concordance in surgical antibiotic prophylaxis: a qualitative study', Infection, vol. 46, pp. 541 - 548, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s15010-018-1156-y
    Journal articles | 2018
    Gibson AF; Broom A; Kirby E; Wyld DK; Lwin Z, 2018, '‘… My biggest worry now is how my husband is going to cope’: women’s relational experiences of cancer ‘care’ during illness', Journal of Gender Studies, vol. 27, pp. 901 - 913, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09589236.2017.1340154
    Journal articles | 2018
    Kirby E; Broom A; Gibson A; Broom J; Yarwood T; Post J, 2018, 'Medical authority, managerial power and political will: A Bourdieusian analysis of antibiotics in the hospital', Health (United Kingdom), vol. 22, pp. 500 - 518, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1363459317715775
    Journal articles | 2018
    Kirby E; Kenny K; Broom A; Macartney J; Good P, 2018, 'The meaning and experience of bereavement support: A qualitative interview study of bereaved family caregivers', Palliative and Supportive Care, vol. 16, pp. 396 - 405, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1478951517000475
    Journal articles | 2018
    Kirby E; Lwin Z; Kenny K; Broom A; Birman H; Good P, 2018, '"It doesn't exist...": Negotiating palliative care from a culturally and linguistically diverse patient and caregiver perspective', BMC Palliative Care, vol. 17, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12904-018-0343-z
    Journal articles | 2018
    Wong WKT; Kirby E; Broom A; Sibbritt D; Francis K; Karapetis CS; Karikios D; Harrup R; Lwin Z, 2018, 'A mixed methods analysis of experiences and expectations among early-career medical oncologists in Australia', Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, vol. 14, pp. e521 - e527, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ajco.12844
    Journal articles | 2017
    Broom A; Broom J; Kirby E; Gibson A; Davis M, 2017, 'Antibiotic optimisation in ‘the bush’: Local know-how and core-periphery relations', Health and Place, vol. 48, pp. 56 - 62, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.healthplace.2017.09.003
    Journal articles | 2017
    Broom A; Broom J; Kirby E; Scambler G, 2017, 'Nurses as Antibiotic Brokers: Institutionalized Praxis in the Hospital', Qualitative Health Research, vol. 27, pp. 1924 - 1935, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1049732316679953
    Journal articles | 2017
    Broom A; kenny K; Kirby E, 2017, 'On waiting, hauntings and surviving: Chronicling life with cancer through solicited diaries', The Sociological Review, vol. 66, pp. 682 - 699, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0038026117719216
    Journal articles | 2017
    Broom A; kirby E; Gibson A; Post J; Broom J, 2017, 'Myth, manners, and medical ritual: Defensive medicine and the fetishisation of antibiotics', Qualitative Health Research, vol. 27, pp. 1994 - 2005, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1049732317721478
    Journal articles | 2017
    Broom J; Broom A; Kirby E; Gibson A; Post J, 2017, 'Individual care versus broader public health: A qualitative study of hospital doctors' antibiotic decisions', Infection, Disease & Health, vol. 22, pp. 97 - 104, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.idh.2017.05.003
    Journal articles | 2017
    Broom J; Broom A; Kirby E; Gibson AF; Post JJ, 2017, 'How do hospital respiratory clinicians perceive antimicrobial stewardship (AMS)? A qualitative study highlighting barriers to AMS in respiratory medicine', Journal of Hospital Infection, vol. 96, pp. 316 - 322, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhin.2017.05.001
    Journal articles | 2017
    Broom JK; Broom AF; Kirby ER; Gibson AF; Post JJ, 2017, 'Clinical and social barriers to antimicrobial stewardship in pulmonary medicine: A qualitative study', American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 45, pp. 911 - 916, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2017.03.003
    Journal articles | 2017
    Broom JK; Broom AF; Kirby ER; Post JJ, 2017, 'How do professional relationships influence surgical antibiotic prophylaxis decision making? A qualitative study', American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 46, pp. 311 - 315, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2017.09.004
    Journal articles | 2017
    Gibson AF; Broom A; Kirby E; Wyld DK; Lwin Z, 2017, 'The social reception of women with cancer', Qualitative Health Research, vol. 27, pp. 983 - 993, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1049732316637591
    Journal articles | 2017
    Kenny K; Broom A; Kirby E; Wyld D; Lwin Z, 2017, 'Terminal anticipation: entanglements of affect and temporality in living with advanced cancer', Subjectivity, vol. 10, pp. 374 - 392, http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/s41286-017-0034-x
    Journal articles | 2017
    Kirby E; Broom A; Good P; Bowden V; Lwin Z, 2017, 'Experiences of interpreters in supporting the transition from oncology to palliative care: A qualitative study', Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, vol. 13, pp. e497 - e505, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ajco.12563
    Journal articles | 2017
    MacArtney JI; Broom A; Kirby E; Good P; Wootton J, 2017, 'The Liminal and the Parallax: Living and Dying at the End of Life', Qualitative Health Research, vol. 27, pp. 623 - 633, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1049732315618938
    Journal articles | 2017
    Murthy V; Adams J; Broom A; Kirby E; Refshauge KM; Sibbritt D, 2017, 'The influence of communication and information sources upon decision-making around complementary and alternative medicine use for back pain among Australian women aged 60–65 years', Health and Social Care in the Community, vol. 25, pp. 114 - 122, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/hsc.12275
    Journal articles | 2017
    kenny K; Broom A; Kirby E; Ridge D, 2017, 'In one’s own time: Contesting the temporality and linearity of bereavement', Health: an interdisciplinary journal for the social study of health, illness and medicine, vol. 23, pp. 58 - 75, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1363459317724854
    Journal articles | 2016
    Broom A; Broom J; Kirby E; Adams J, 2016, 'The social dynamics of antibiotic use in an Australian hospital', Journal of Sociology, vol. 52, pp. 824 - 839, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1440783315594486
    Journal articles | 2016
    Broom A; Gibson AF; Broom J; Kirby E; Yarwood T; Post JJ, 2016, 'Optimizing antibiotic usage in hospitals: a qualitative study of the perspectives of hospital managers', Journal of Hospital Infection, vol. 94, pp. 230 - 235, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhin.2016.08.021
    Journal articles | 2016
    Broom A; Kirby E; Kenny K; MacArtney J; Good P, 2016, 'Moral ambivalence and informal care for the dying', Sociological Review, vol. 64, pp. 987 - 1004, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1467-954X.12400
    Journal articles | 2016
    Broom A; Plage S; Broom J; Kirby E; Adams J, 2016, 'A qualitative study of hospital pharmacists and antibiotic governance: Negotiating interprofessional responsibilities, expertise and resource constraints Organization, structure and delivery of healthcare', BMC Health Services Research, vol. 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12913-016-1290-0
    Journal articles | 2016
    Broom A; Wong WKT; Kirby E; Sibbritt D; Karikios D; Harrup R; Lwin Z, 2016, 'A qualitative study of medical oncologists' experiences of their profession and workforce sustainability', PLoS ONE, vol. 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0166302
    Journal articles | 2016
    Brosnan C; Kirby E, 2016, 'Sociological perspectives on the politics of knowledge in health care: introduction to themed issue', Health Sociology Review, vol. 25, pp. 139 - 141, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14461242.2016.1174055
    Journal articles | 2016
    Macartney JI; Broom A; Kirby E; Good P; Wootton J; Adams J, 2016, 'Locating care at the end of life: Burden, vulnerability, and the practical accomplishment of dying', Sociology of Health and Illness, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1467-9566.12375
    Journal articles | 2016
    Macartney JI; Broom A; Kirby E; Good P; Wootton J; Adams J, 2016, 'Locating care at the end of life: Burden, vulnerability, and the practical accomplishment of dying', Sociology of Health and Illness, vol. 38, pp. 479 - 492, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1467-9566.12375
    Journal articles | 2016
    Sibbritt D; Lauche R; Sundberg T; Peng W; Moore C; Broom A; Kirby E; Adams J, 2016, 'Severity of back pain may influence choice and order of practitioner consultations across conventional, allied and complementary health care: A cross-sectional study of 1851 mid-age Australian women', BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, vol. 17, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12891-016-1251-0
    Journal articles | 2015
    Broom A; Broom J; Kirby E; Plage S; Adams J, 2015, 'What role do pharmacists play in mediating antibiotic use in hospitals? A qualitative study', BMJ open, vol. 5, pp. e008326, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2015-008326
    Journal articles | 2015
    Broom A; Broom J; Kirby E; Scambler G, 2015, 'The path of least resistance? Jurisdictions, responsibility and professional asymmetries in pharmacists' accounts of antibiotic decisions in hospitals', Social Science and Medicine, vol. 146, pp. 95 - 103, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2015.10.037
    Journal articles | 2015
    Broom A; Kirby E; Good P; Lwin Z, 2015, 'Nursing futility, managing medicine: Nurses' perspectives on the transition from life-prolonging to palliative care.', Health (London), vol. 20, pp. 1 - 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1363459315595845
    Journal articles | 2015
    Broom A; Kirby E; Good P; Wootton J; Yates P; Hardy J, 2015, 'Negotiating futility, managing emotions: Nursing the transition to palliative care', Qualitative Health Research, vol. 25, pp. 299 - 309, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1049732314553123
    Journal articles | 2015
    Broom AF; Kirby ER; Adams J; Refshauge KM, 2015, 'On Illegitimacy, Suffering and Recognition: A Diary Study of Women Living with Chronic Pain', Sociology, vol. 49, pp. 712 - 731, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0038038514551090
    Journal articles | 2015
    Kirby E; Broom A; Sibbritt D; Refshauge K; Adams J, 2015, 'Suffering, recognition and reframing: Healthcare choices and plural care pathways for women with chronic back pain', Current Sociology, vol. 63, pp. 652 - 668, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0011392115590076
    Journal articles | 2015
    MacArtney JI; Broom A; Kirby E; Good P; Wootton J; Yates PM; Adams J, 2015, 'On resilience and acceptance in the transition to palliative care at the end of life', Health (London, England : 1997), vol. 19, pp. 263 - 279, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1363459314545696
    Journal articles | 2015
    MacArtney JI; Broom A; Kirby E; Good P; Wootton J; Yates PM; Adams J, 2015, 'On resilience and acceptance in the transition to palliative care at the end of life', Health (United Kingdom), vol. 19, pp. 263 - 279, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1363459314545696
    Journal articles | 2015
    Murthy V; Sibbritt D; Broom A; Kirby E; Frawley J; Refshauge KM; Adams J, 2015, 'Back pain sufferers' attitudes toward consultations with CAM practitioners and self- prescribed CAM products: A study of a nationally representative sample of 1310 Australian women aged 60-65 years', Complementary Therapies in Medicine, vol. 23, pp. 782 - 788, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ctim.2015.09.003
    Journal articles | 2014
    Broom A; Broom J; Kirby E, 2014, 'Cultures of resistance? A Bourdieusian analysis of doctors' antibiotic prescribing', Social Science and Medicine, vol. 110, pp. 81 - 88, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2014.03.030
    Journal articles | 2014
    Broom A; Kirby E; Good P; Wootton J; Adams J, 2014, 'The troubles of telling: Managing communication about the end of life', Qualitative Health Research, vol. 24, pp. 151 - 162, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1049732313519709
    Journal articles | 2014
    Kirby E; Broom A; Good P, 2014, 'The role and significance of nurses in managing transitions to palliative care: A qualitative study', BMJ Open, vol. 4, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2014-006026
    Journal articles | 2014
    Kirby E; Broom A; Good P; Wootton J; Adams J, 2014, 'Families and the transition to specialist palliative care', Mortality, vol. 19, pp. 323 - 341, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13576275.2014.916258
    Journal articles | 2014
    Kirby E; Broom A; Good P; Wootton J; Adams J, 2014, 'Medical specialists' motivations for referral to specialist palliative care: A qualitative study', BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care, vol. 4, pp. 277 - 284, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjspcare-2012-000376
    Journal articles | 2014
    Kirby ER; Broom AF; Adams J; Sibbritt DW; Refshauge KM, 2014, 'A qualitative study of influences on older women's practitioner choices for back pain care', BMC Health Services Research, vol. 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1472-6963-14-131
    Journal articles | 2014
    Lwin Z; Broom A; Cosman R; Livingstone A; Sawkins K; Good P; Kirby E; Koh ES; Hovey E, 2014, 'Culturally and linguistically diverse patient participation in glioma research', Neuro-Oncology Practice, vol. 1, pp. 101 - 105, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/nop/npu009
    Journal articles | 2014
    Murthy V; Sibbritt D; Adams J; Broom A; Kirby E; Refshauge KM, 2014, 'Consultations with complementary and alternative medicine practitioners amongst wider care options for back pain: A study of a nationally representative sample of 1,310 Australian women aged 60-65 years', Clinical Rheumatology, vol. 33, pp. 253 - 262, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10067-013-2357-5
    Journal articles | 2014
    Murthy V; Sibbritt D; Adams J; Broom A; Kirby E; Refshauge KM, 2014, 'Self-prescribed complementary and alternative medicine use for back pain amongst a range of care options: Results from a nationally representative sample of 1310 women aged 60-65 years', Complementary Therapies in Medicine, vol. 22, pp. 133 - 140, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ctim.2013.11.013
    Journal articles | 2013
    Broom A; Good P; Kirby E; Lwin Z, 2013, 'Negotiating palliative care in the context of culturally and linguistically diverse patients', Internal Medicine Journal, vol. 43, pp. 1043 - 1046, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/imj.12244
    Journal articles | 2013
    Broom A; Kirby E, 2013, 'The end of life and the family: Hospice patients' views on dying as relational', Sociology of Health and Illness, vol. 35, pp. 499 - 513, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9566.2012.01497.x
    Journal articles | 2013
    Broom A; Kirby E; Good P; Wootton J; Adams J, 2013, 'The art of letting go: Referral to palliative care and its discontents', Social Science and Medicine, vol. 78, pp. 9 - 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2012.11.008
    Journal articles | 2013
    Kirby ER; Broom AF; Sibbritt DW; Adams J; Refshauge KM, 2013, 'A national cross-sectional survey of back pain care amongst Australian women aged 60-65', European Journal of Integrative Medicine, vol. 5, pp. 36 - 43, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eujim.2012.08.005
    Journal articles | 2013
    Kirby ER; Broom AF; Sibbritt DW; Refshauge KM; Adams J, 2013, 'Health care utilisation and out-of-pocket expenditure associated with back pain: A nationally representative survey of Australian women', PLoS ONE, vol. 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0083559
    Journal articles | 2012
    Broom A; Kirby E; Good P, 2012, 'Referral to specialist palliative care', Internal Medicine Journal, vol. 42, pp. 1040 - 1042, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1445-5994.2012.02879.x
    Journal articles | 2012
    Broom A; Kirby E; Good P; Wootton J; Adams J, 2012, 'Specialists' experiences and perspectives on the timing of referral to palliative care: A qualitative study', Journal of Palliative Medicine, vol. 15, pp. 1248 - 1253, http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/jpm.2012.0264
    Journal articles | 2012
    Broom A; Sibbritt D; Nayar KR; Nilan P; Kirby E, 2012, 'What factors predict exposure to caste, political and religious violence in India? A cross - Sectional survey of 1000 Indian Men', Asian Social Science, vol. 9, pp. 1 - 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.5539/ass.v9n1p1
    Journal articles | 2012
    Broom AF; Kirby ER; Sibbritt DW; Adams J; Refshauge KM, 2012, 'Back pain amongst mid-age Australian women: A longitudinal analysis of provider use and self-prescribed treatments', Complementary Therapies in Medicine, vol. 20, pp. 275 - 282, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ctim.2012.05.003
    Journal articles | 2012
    Broom AF; Kirby ER; Sibbritt DW; Adams J; Refshauge KM, 2012, 'Use of complementary and alternative medicine by mid-age women with back pain: a national cross-sectional survey', BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, vol. 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1472-6882-12-98
    Journal articles | 2011
    Harris M; Nilan P; Kirby E, 2011, 'Risk and risk management for australian sex workers', Qualitative Health Research, vol. 21, pp. 386 - 398, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1049732310385253
  • Reports | 2021
    Mao L; Kirby E; Drysdale K; Rance J; Treloar C; Tu T; Fowlie C; Howard C, 2021, Resilient ageing and end of life planning among people living with or affected by chronic HBV, HCV or HIV in Australia, UNSW Centre for Social Research in Health, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/f13r-7p71
    Conference Papers | 2020
    Robards B; Watson A; Kirby E; Churchill B; LaRochelle L, 2020, 'Queering the Map: Physical traces and digital places of queer lives', Dublin/Online, presented at Association of Internet Researchers Annual Conference "Life", Dublin/Online, 26 October 2020 - 31 October 2020, http://dx.doi.org/10.5210/spir.v2020i0.11319

  1. Broom, A., Wakefield, C., Kirby E., Khasraw, M., Kenny, E., Prainsack, B. (2019-2021) Precision and the Person: A sociological study of therapeutic innovation in cancer care. Australian Research Council Discovery Grant [DP190100745] $470,650
  2. Broom, A., Kirby, E., Davis, M., Dodds, S., Broom, J., & Post, J. (2017-2019) Navigating an uncertain antimicrobial future: a sociological study. Australian Research Council Linkage Grant [LP170100300] $318,473 [ARC contribution]
  3. Broom, A., Kirby, E., Kokanovic, R., Adams, J., Lwin, Z., Wyld, D., Koh, ES., de Souza, P., & Woodland, L. (2016-18) Cultural Biographies, Medical Knowledges: A sociological study. Australian Research Council Linkage Grant [LP160100100] $210,000 [ARC contribution]
  4. Kirby, E. (2015-2017) Who cares? A sociological study of informal care at the end of life. Australian Research Council Discovery Early Career Researcher Award [DE150100285] $372,000
  5. Broom, A., Kirby, E., Yates, P., Seale, C., & Olliffe, J. (2015-2017) The changing landscapes of survivorship: A sociological study. Australian Research Council Discovery Project [DP150100414] $359,700
  6. Broom, A., Kirby, E., Adams, J., Broom, J., & Looke, D. (2014-2017) Unintended consequences? A sociological study of how social relations influence decisions about antibiotics. Australian Research Council Linkage Grant [LP140100020] $172,117.
  7. Broom, A., Kirby, E. (2016) A sociological study of the unregulated antibiotic market and non-prescribed antibiotic use in India. UNSW School of Social Science Project Grant: $7,052.80
  8. Broom, A., Adams, J., Yates, P., Kirby, E. (2012-2015) Pathways to and through palliative care: A sociological study of patient, carer and clinician experiences at end-of-life. Australian Research Council Linkage Grant [LP 120200268] $164,830 ($591,411 total cash and in-kind)
  9. Lwin, Z., Broom, A., Wyld, D., Kirby, E., Cubitt, A. (2014-2015) Understanding and improving social support amongst women with cancer: A qualitative study. RBWH Foundation: The Weekend to End Women’s Cancer’s Diamond Care Grants, $100,000
  10. Lwin, Z., Broom, A., Good, P., Kirby, E., Geary, A. (2014) Understanding and Improving the communication experiences of culturally and linguistically diverse patients who are diagnosed with cancer: A qualitative study. RBWH Foundation Research Initiative Grant, $60,000
  11. Broom, A., Good, P., Lwin, Z., Kirby, E., Adams, J. (2013) Referral to specialist palliative care: Understanding and improving the experiences of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) patients and their families. Mater Medical Research Institute, Theme 2, Program 9 Fund, $15,000
  12. Broom, A., Broom., J., Kirby, E., Sowden, D. (2013) Cultures of prescribing: a socio-behavioural analysis of factors that underpin antimicrobial prescribing at Nambour Hospital. Queensland Health: Sunshine Coast Hospital & Health Service, $12,519

2018: UNSW Faculty of Arts & Social Science Dean's Award for Scholarly Impact [with Alex Broom, Katherine Kenny, Sophie Lewis, Stefanie Plage]

2014: University of Queensland Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Early Career Reseacher Award

Member: Editorial Board, Health Sociology Review (2015-present); Editorial Board, BMJ Open (2020-); Editorial Board, Palliative Care and Social Practice; Associate Editor, BMC Palliative Care

National Co-Convenor: Health Thematic Group, The Australian Sociological Association (2014-2016)

Co-Convenor: The Australian Sociological Association Conference, 2011, hosted by the University of Newcastle, NSW

Member: The Australian Sociological Association, 2005-present

 

 

 

 

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