Researcher

Dr Jade Burley

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Biography

Jade Burley completed her PhD in population child health and education in Earl Start, at the University of Wollongong with Dylan Cliff. Jade now works with BestSTART SWS, and the population  Child Health clinical research group at the School of Women’s and Children’s Health, UNSW.

Jade is passionate about improving the health and well-being of children, with a research interest in physical activity and sedentary behaviour, health...view more

Jade Burley completed her PhD in population child health and education in Earl Start, at the University of Wollongong with Dylan Cliff. Jade now works with BestSTART SWS, and the population  Child Health clinical research group at the School of Women’s and Children’s Health, UNSW.

Jade is passionate about improving the health and well-being of children, with a research interest in physical activity and sedentary behaviour, health inequality, early intervention strategies and policy change. She is passionate about research innovation, translation, and accessibility within early childhood. 


My Qualifications

2015-2019: PhD. Education (specialised in early childhood health and development): University of Wollongong            

  • Awarded commendations. 
  • Thesis: An investigation into the independent associations of physical activity, and electronic media use with cognitive and psychosocial development in preschool children. PATH-ABC Project

2008-2010: MSc. Sport and Health Science (specialised in public health & psychology): University of Exeter      

  • Merit Award
  • Thesis: The embodiment of elite gymnasts: a qualitative investigation into views of high-performance gymnastics coaches

2005-2008: BSc (Hons). Sport Science (specialised in sport psychology): The University of Gloucestershire       

  • First-class Honours
  • Thesis: A qualitative investigation in the experiences of an elite retired gymnast
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Publications

by Dr Jade Burley