B.Sc. Macquarie University;
M.App.Sc.(MedRad)(Res) University of Sydney;
Grad.Cert. Uni. Tech. & Learn. Charles Sturt University;
Ph.D. Charles Sturt University, ANMT
Chair, Faculty Human Ethics Committee-Science (FHEC-S)
Dr Logan began her career as a Nuclear Medicine Technologist working for over 20 years in large metropolitan and regional hospitals as well as private practice. She undertook a biology degree at Macquarie University to broaden her skills. Patricia's introduction to university teaching began at the University of Sydney in Nuclear Medicine.
Dr Logan completed her research Masters with their School of Medical Radiation Science and her PhD with the CSU Faculty of Education. She has been employed with CSU since the inception of the Dubbo Campus and has undertaken various roles as the campus has developed. Her research interests include tertiary education in science, health education, academic professional practice, medical imaging and neuroscience.
Dr Logan served as elected academic staff member for CSU University Council for 2 years to June 2012. She received the Faculty of Science Award for Academic Excellence in 2011.
Dr Logan is active in the CSIRO Scientists in Schools program and currently partnered with St. Laurence's Primary and the Dubbo School of Distance Education.
Patricia undertakes research in the following areas:
Logan, P.A. (2012). Science in Nursing. Saarbrucken, Germany: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing. ISBN: 978-3-8484-4979-8
Tertiary Science Education
Cox, J., Logan, P.A., Curtis, A. (2014). Chapter 7 Being a nursing or paramedic student in rural and regional NSW: Profiles and Challenges, IN Rural Lifestyles, Community Well-being and Social Change. Ragosa, A.T. (Ed). Bentham Science Publishers.pp.300-337.eISBN 978-1-60805-802-0.
Becoming An Academic/Transition To Academia
Adams, E., Logan, P., Rorrison, D., & Munro, G. (2013). Chapter 6 Looking after yourself: Lessons to be learned on entering academia. In S. Loftus, T. Gerzina, J. Higgs, M. Smith & E. Duffy (Eds.), Educating health professionals: Becoming a university teacher (pp.61-70). Rotterdam, The Netherlands: Sense Publishers. ISBN 978-94-6209-351-5.
Tertiary Science Education
Logan, P.A., Dunphy, J., McClean, R., Ireland, M. (2013). Six years of teaching human bioscience, pathophysiology and pharmacology: a journey of reflective practice. International Journal of Innovation in Science and Mathematics Education Special Edition. 21(3), 82-103. http://openjournals.library.usyd.edu.au/index.php/CAL/article/view/7204/7673
Logan, P.A.,Cox, J. & Nielson,S. (2013). Short online test and survey as an indicator of student risk in bioscience at a regional university. International Journal of Innovation in Science and Mathematics Education Special Edition. 21(3), 17-29. http://openjournals.library.usyd.edu.au/index.php/CAL/article/view/7197/7666
Logan, P.A. & Angel, L. (2011). Nursing as a scientific undertaking and the intersection with science in undergraduate studies: implications for nursing management. Journal of Nursing Management – Adverse Events Special Edition. 19, 407-417.
Owens, K., Doolan, P., Bennet, M., Paraide, P., Logan, P., Jannok Nutti, Y., Murray, L., Peckham, R., O'Sullivan, D., Hill, J.,Doolan, F., Johansson, G., Simpson, A., Sunnari, V., Ohrin, C., Nolan, J., Doolan, T., Doolan, M., Miller, A., Murray, B., McNair, M. & Taylor, P. (deceased). (2012). Continuities in Education: Pedagogical Perspectives and The Role of Elders in Education for Indigenous Students. Journal of Australian Indigenous Issues. 15(1), 20-39.
Owens, K., Paraides, P., Jannok Nutti, Y., Johansson, G., Bennet, M., Doolan, P., Peckham, R., Hill, J., Doolan, F., O'Sullivan, D., Murray, L., Logan, P., McNair, M., Sunnari, V., Murray, B., Miller, A., Nolan, J., Simpson, A., Ohrin, C., Doolan, T, Doolan, M. & Taylor, P. (deceased). (2011). Cultural Horizons for Mathematics. Mathematics Education Research Journal. 23, 253-274. DOI 10.1007/s13394-011-0014-3. (ERA – A) cited in one other peer-reviewed journal paper and 2 peer reviewed conference papers.
Lawler, L.M.A., Logan-Sinclair, P.A., Holland, L.E., Troutman, G. (2000). Black and White Learning Interchange: Evaluating the effectiveness of a program to upgrade qualifications to Bachelor Degree for Aboriginal Health Workers in remote and rural NSW. Australian Journal of Primary Health-Interchange 6(3), 164-74. (ERA – B).
Spurway, J., Logan, P. & Pak., S. (2012). The development, structure and blood flow within the umbilical cord with particular reference to the venous system. Australasian Society of Ultrasound in Medicine –AJUM 15(3), 97-102.
Logan-Sinclair, P.A. & Davison, A. (2007). Diagnosing Dementia in rural NSW. Australian Journal Rural Health 15,183-188.
Patterson, K. & Logan-Sinclair, P. (2003). Continuum of Care and the Antenatal Record in Rural New South Wales. Australian Journal Rural Health. 11,110-115
Logan-Sinclair, P.A. & Heathcote, S. (2006). 'Arrgh' to Eureka: challenges facing rural lecturers of science to undergraduate nurses. AARE Conference, Adelaide, Nov. 2006. Published April 2007. http://www.aare.edu.au/publications-database.php/5140/arrgh-to-eureka-challenges-facing-rural-lecturers-of-science-toundergraduate-nurses
Logan-Sinclair, P.A. & Coombe, K. (2006). Science in nursing or nursing science? a preliminary report. AARE Conference, Adelaide, Nov. 2006. Published April 2007. http://www.aare.edu.au/publications-database.php/5139/science-in-nursing-or-nursing-science-a-preliminary-report
Logan, PA, Cox, JE & Nielsen, S. (2014). Testing a Model for Identifying Nursing and Paramedic Students Risk in Level 1 Human Bioscience Student Engagement: From the classroom to the workplace ACSME 2014 Sydney, 29th Sep- 1st Oct. 2014.
Rorrison, D & Logan, PA (2014). What was that all about? Transforming identities of schoolteachers as academics. A critical study of transition and meaning making Paper 039. Transitions in Teacher Education and Professional Identities ATEE Annual Conference 2014, Portugal UMinho, Braga (PT), 25-27 Aug 2014 http://webs.ie.uminho.pt/atee2014/
Rorrison, D. & Logan, PA. (2013). What was that all about? Transforming identities of professionals as academics. A critical study of transition and meaning making . AARE Conference, Adelaide, 1-5 Dec. 2013. http://aare2013.com.au/
Logan, PA, Cox, JE, Nielsen, S. & Cavanagh, H. (2013). Identifying student risk at entry in human bioscience independent of university entry scores. AARE Conference, Adelaide, 1-5 Dec. 2013. http://aare2013.com.au/