Dr Niki Edwards

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Faculty of Health,
School of Public Health & Social Work

Personal details


Visiting Fellow
Faculty of Health,
School of Public Health & Social Work


intellectual disability, development disability, dual disability/dual diagnosis, psychopharmacology, chemical restraint, restrictive practices, international social work, disaster management, gender, disability


Social Work, Policy and Administration, Public Health and Health Services

Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


  • PhD (University of Queensland)


Dr Edwards is the Coordinator of the Undergraduate Social Work Programs at QUT. She teaches into:

  • SWH 202 Health Wellbeing and Social Work (Unit Coordinator)
  • SWB 105 Human Rights
  • SWB 306 People, Community and Disability
  • SWH 311 Mental Health Social Work (Unit Coordinator)
  • SWB221 Professional Practice Processes and Assessment
  • SWN 005 Health, Wellbeing and the Human Condition (Unit Coordinator)


Selected publications

QUT ePrints

For more publications by Niki, explore their research in QUT ePrints (our digital repository).

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Current supervisions

  • Polluted Identity and Obstructed Escape: A Critical Analysis of the Therapeutic Alliance in a Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Unit
    PhD, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Julie King