2012

  • Reviewer for midwifery journal, Midwifery.
2011
  • Reviewer for International Journal of Virtual and Personal Learning Environments (IJVPLE) special issue on "Real Education in Virtual Worlds."

2010

  • Member of ICM research network and reviewer for international midwifery conference-ICM 2011

2008


  • 2000-2008 Member of Otago Polytechnic Research Committee. Role included devising research policy, assessing applications for research grants as well as applications for funding of academic travel and scholarly activities.
  • August Otago Polytechnic. Member of New Zealand open education resources ThinkTank: HeyWire8.
  • Reviewer for international education conference-ASCILITE 2008
  • 2004 – Present Reviewer for international research journal - Journal of Advanced Nursing
  • Otago Polytechnic mentor for people wishing to apply for ethics consent.

2007

  • May Visiting Scholar – School of Nursing and Midwifery, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, USA
  • Reviewer for international education conference-ASCILITE 2007
  • Member of ICM research network and reviewer for international midwifery conference-ICM 2008
  • 2002 – 2007 Reviewer for NZCOM Journal

2006


  • Member of Otago Polytechnic Health Group PBRF committee and School of Midwifery PBRF mentor - advising staff on their PBRF portfolios and assessing portfolios prior to submission to national assessment committee for PBRF status.

2005

  • Reviewer for international medical journal – Journal of Telehealth and Telemedicine
  • 2005-2006 Member of subcommittee of Otago Polytechnic Research Committee. Devised policy for integrating Treaty of Waitangi into research proposals and consulting with Maori.

2002

  • NZCOM Otago Region education officer and committee member
  • 2001 – 2002 Member of NZCOM 2002 Biennial Conference organizing committee.