Linda Sweet


Location training services can be provided:
Australia (Adelaide and Darwin) and Online

Certified for:
NVivo 9, 10, 11 and 12 for Windows

About Linda:

A/Professor Sweet is an experienced qualitative researcher and NVivo trainer.  She has over 20 years of research experience in the academic, government, not-for-profit and commercial sectors. Linda is an Associate Professor nurse-midwife with broad research and training expertise. Linda has used every version of NVivo since NUD*IST 1.0, and has been training in the use of the software since 2004.

Linda has broad expertise in multiple research methodologies, having taught research methods at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, and brings this proficiency into her training. She has supervised over 35 higher degree students as well as numerous research project coursework students. She has over 100 professional publications and is deputy editor of one international journal and associate editor for another international journal as well as peer reviewer for numerous journals.

A/Professor Sweet provides NVivo training for individuals, teams, and university staff and students, through workshops, consultancies and coaching.  Programs can be designed to address the needs and requirements of all researchers, whether in academia, government, not-for-profit or commercial sectors.

Her publications include:

  • Sweet, L & Broadbent, J (2017) Nursing students’ perceptions of the qualities of a clinical facilitator that enhance learning. Nurse Education in Practice Vol. 22, pp 30-36 DOI:10.1016/j.nepr.2016.11.007
  • Mohale, H, Sweet, L & K Graham (2016) “Maternity health care: the experiences of Sub-Saharan African women in Sub-Saharan Africa and Australia”. Women and Birth DOI:10.1016/j.wombi.2016.11.011
  • Ward, H, Gum, L, Attrill, S, Bramwell, D, Lindeman, I, Lawn, S & Sweet, L (accepted 2016) “Educating for interprofessional practice: moving from knowing to being, the final piece of the puzzle?”
  • BMC Research Notes. James, L., Sweet, L & Donnellan-Fernandez, R, L (2016). "Breastfeeding initiation and support: A literature review of what women value and the impact of early discharge." Women and Birth. DOI:10.1016/j.wombi.2016.09.013
  • Tierney, O, Sweet, L, Houston, D & Ebert, L (2016) The Continuity of Care Experience in Australian midwifery education- what have we achieved? Women and Birth DOI:10.1016/j.wombi.2016.10.006
  • Rance, S & Sweet, L, (2016) "Developing clinical teacher capacities of midwifery students" Women and Birth. DOI: 10.1016/j.wombi.2015.12.002
  • Lawn, S, Lloyd, A, King, A, Sweet, L & Gum, L (2014) Integration of primary health services: being put together does not mean they will work together. BMC Research Notes 7:66 DOI: 10.1186/10.1186/1756-0500-7-66
  • Lawn, S, Delany, T, Sweet, L, Battersby, M & Skinner, T (2013) Barriers and enablers to good communication and information sharing practices in care planning for chronic condition management. Australian Journal of Primary Health.
  • Richards, J, Sweet, L & Billett, S (2013) Preparing medical students as agentic learners. Asia-Pacific Journal Cooperative Education 14(4), 251-263
  • Gum, L, Lloyd, A, Richards, J, Sweet, L, Ward, H, Lindemann, Lawn, S & Bramwell, D (2013) Developing an Interprofessional Capability Framework for Teaching Health Care Students in a Primary Health Care Setting. Journal of Interprofessional Care. Vol. 27, No. 6, pp.454-460 DOI:10.3109/13561820.2013.807777
  • Lawn, S, Delany, T, Sweet, L, Battersby, M & Skinner, T (2014) Control in chronic condition care: How it occurs in the health worker-client relationship and implications for client empowerment and dependency. Journal Advanced Nursing. 70(2) pp. 383-394.
  • Billet, S, Sweet, L & Glover, P (2013) The curriculum and pedagogic properties of midwifery students’ practicum experiences. Vocations and Learning Vol.6, No. 2, pp. 237-257.
  • Sweet, L & Glover, P (2013) An exploration of midwifery continuity of care experience program at one Australian University as a symbiotic clinical education model. Nurse Education Today Vol.33, No.3, p262-267 doi:10.1016/j.nedt.2011.11.020