Maureen Rogers


A space for us: exploring how newly arrived young women experience gender specific youth programs

This qualitative research used feminist and phenomenological methods to explore how newly arrived young women (NAYW) aged 19 – 21 years, experience young women’s programs they participated in. Understanding young women’s experiences is important because little academic literature exists about this. With significant numbers of...
Journal article

Healthy ageing: farming into the twilight

Policy directives in agriculture have long been concerned with encouraging low producing farmers to retire - with limited success. From a healthy ageing perspective, the choice to remain on the farm into advancing years could appear a desirable policy outcome. Yet as farmers age, many...
Journal article

The influence of cognitive processes on rural landholder responses to climate change

Global climate change modelling has identified south-east Australia as a 'hot spot' for more frequent climatic extremes. Rural landholders may be vulnerable to the risks climate change presents. Australia's rural landholders are considered highly adaptable, with a history of responding to climatic uncertainty and variability...

Sustainable enterprise creation: making a difference in rural Australia and beyond

In the face of unprecedented change, many rural communities are rethinking the concept and implications of socio-economic development, and creating new and innovative responses to emerging political, social, and environmental conditions. Maureen Rogers and Rhett Walker discuss the nature and implications of this challenge and...

Early detection of hearing impairment, reading to infants and young children, depression after childbirth, and scalp scaling in children

'Early detection of hearing impairment' discusses early diagnosis, fitting of hearing aids, and how enrollment in early intervention programs can improve developmental outcomes. Unfortunately, the mean age of diagnosis is two years of age in many western countries, including Australia. Reading to infants and young...