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Biography

Dr Rebecca Kippen is Associate Professor of Demography in the School of Rural Health at Monash University, Bendigo. Dr Kippen has held research and teaching positions at the Australian National University (2002-10), and was an Australian Research Council Future Fellow at the School of Population Health, University of Melbourne (2010-14), researching Australia's historical demography. Since the late 1990s, Dr Kippen's work on population futures has been highly influential in population debate both in Australia and internationally.

Dr Kippen lectures on research methods, demographic methods, and evidence-based clinical practice. Current research includes life-course analysis of Tasmanian convicts, Victorian Aborigines, and Victorian World War One veterans; health and mortality in regional areas; GP training; the Hazelwood Mine Fire Health Study; and VMAX: Understanding methamphetamine use in Victoria. Current and past funded projects are listed in the linked curriculum vitae below.

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Education/Academic qualification

BBus(Mathematics and Accounting), La Trobe University

PhD(Demography), Australian National University

Keywords

  • Demography
  • Life Course Analysis
  • Mortality
  • Population Forecasting
  • Population Studies
  • Rural Health
  • Sex Selection Technology

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Projects 2014 2019

GPSA National Supervisor Survey analysis

Kippen, R.

20/03/1926/07/19

Project: Research

Measuring the educational alliance with supervisors from the registrar perspective

Elliott, T., Bentley, M., Benson, J., Kippen, R., Costello, S., Burns, J., Cook, C., Warrington, A. & Wallace, G.

18/08/171/09/18

Project: Research

Adapting and validating a tool to measure the supervisory relationship of GP supervisors

Kippen, R., Wallace, G., Bentley, M., Costello, S., Burns, J., Sampson, M., Morgan, S. & Warrington, A.

4/01/1730/03/18

Project: Research

Diggers to veterans: risk, resilience and recovery in the First Australian Imperial Force

McCalman, J., Kippen, R., Hopper, J. L., Reade, M. & McMeeken, J.

1/01/151/01/19

Project: Research

Research Output 1998 2019

Tell me if there is a problem: safety in early general practice training

Ingham, G., Plastow, K., Kippen, R. & White, N., 26 May 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Education for Primary Care. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
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The setting of the rising sun? A recent comparative history of life expectancy trends in Japan and Australia

Adair, T., Kippen, R., Naghavi, M. & Lopez, A. D., 28 Mar 2019, In : PLoS ONE. 14, 3, 14 p., e0214578.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
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Adapting the supervisory relationship measure for general medical practice

Costello, S., Kippen, R. & Burns, J., 27 Nov 2018, In : BMC Medical Education. 18, 1, 8 p., 284.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
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Applications of the cumulative rate to kidney cancer statistics in Australia

Brennan, J., Chan, K. C., Kippen, R., Lenard, C. T., Mills, T. M. & Williams, R. F. G., 17 May 2018, Demography and Health Issues. Skiadas, C. H. & Skiadas, C. (eds.). 1st ed. Cham, Switzerland: Springer, p. 97-106 10 p. (The Springer Series on Demographic Methods and Population Analysis; vol. 46).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review