Visiting Scholar

Margaret Bearman

Margaret Bearman, PhD

Associate Professor (Research)
Deakin University, Australia

Dates of Visit: March 13 – August 31, 2017

Purpose of Visit

During this visit to CHES, she will exchange scholarly ideas about health professional education research and investigate opportunities for cross-national collaboration.


Margaret Bearman is an Associate Professor (Research) within the Centre for Research in Assessment and Digital Learning (CRADLE), Deakin University. She holds a first class honours degree in computer science and a PhD in medical education. Over the course of her career in health professional and higher education, Margaret written over 70 publications and received over $7.5 million in research and development funding. She has been formally recognised for her work as an educator and researcher, including awards from the Australian Office of Learning and Teaching and Simulation Australasia. Margaret’s interests include: assessment and feedback; simulation and digital technologies; sociomateriality; and educational workforce development. Her methodological expertise includes qualitative and quantitative research designs, as well as evidence synthesis.