About

Dr Bunmi S. Malau-Aduli is a Senior Lecturer in Medical Education and Academic Lead for Assessment and Evaluation at the College of Medicine and Dentistry, James Cook University, Queensland, Australia. She was the Project Co-Lead on the National Australian Collaboration for Clinical Assessment in Medicine (ACCLAiM) that won a 2013 Office of Learning & Teaching Grant. She is currently an Executive Committee Member of ACCLAiM. She earned her PhD in Animal Reproductive Physiology. Her educational training and qualifications span across biological sciences, agricultural science, business administration, management and medical education. Her current research interests include retention of basic science knowledge, evaluation of performance assessment in medical education; quality assurance processes in assessment; curriculum design; cultural competence for life-long learning and work in a globalised society; and genetics-nutrition interaction impacts of dietary omega-3 enriched oils on reproductive performance, meat and milk quality of ruminant livestock. Dr Malau-Aduli also holds an Adjunct Senior Researcher position in the Faculty of Science, Engineering & Technology at the University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia. She is involved in teaching into the undergraduate and postgraduate medical programmes at JCU as well as the evaluation of GP Registrars’ training under the auspices of the Generalist Medical Training (GMT) Program.

Dr Malau-Aduli has over 80 research publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals, edited conference proceedings and abstracts. She has supervised 10 research students (8 PhD, 1 Masters and 1 Honours) from diverse cultural backgrounds. She was a Finalist for the Ron Harden Innovation in Medical Education International Award in 2012 and won an Excellent Paper Award for the best paper published by Animal Science Journal in 2003. Her outstanding and invaluable contribution to scholarly research has generated $560,000 in Category-1 and 3 grants in high profile and complex collaborative projects ($210,000 - Office of Learning and Teaching in 2013; $200,000 - Tattykeel Pty Ltd Industry Partnership and $150,000 - Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine in 2017). She has also won various internal University research grants to the tune of $194,400. Her outstanding and sustained teaching leadership is evidenced by several invitations that she has received to facilitate and lead local, national and international Item Writing and Assessment Workshops. She won the University of Tasmania Teaching Merit Award in 2012, the University of Tasmania Vice Chancellor’s Team Award for Programs that Enhance Learning in 2014, three JCU research and teaching grants in 2014 (JCU Teaching and Learning Academy Conference Grant, JCU Faculty Grant Scheme and JCU Teaching and Learning Academy Fellowship), and the JCU Learning and Teaching Peer Review of Teaching Grant in 2017. In terms of leadership, administrative and community services, she currently serves as the Academic Lead for Assessment and Evaluation at the College of Medicine and Dentistry, Chair of the Evaluation and Assessment Strategic Committees, Member of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE), JCU Chapter, Member of Cabinet, College of Medicine and Dentistry, Subject Coordinator and Reviewer for internationally recognised journals.

Teaching
  • HS6405: Assessment and Evaluation in Health Professional Education (Level 6; TSV)
  • MD1010: Introduction to Integrated Medical Studies Part 1 of 2 (Level 1; TSV)
  • MD1020: Introduction to Integrated Medical Studies Part 2 of 2 (Level 1; TSV)
  • MD3000: Selective Study (Level 3; TSV)
  • MD4011: Integrated Pathology and Clinical Medicine Part 1 of 3 (Level 4; TSV)
  • MD4012: Integrated Pathology and Clinical Medicine Part 2 of 3 (Level 4; TSV)
  • MD4013: Integrated Pathology and Clinical Medicine Part 3 of 3 (Level 4; TSV)
  • MD6010: Advanced Clinical Medicine Part 1 of 3 (Level 6; TSV)
  • MD6020: Advanced Clinical Medicine Part 2 of 3 (Level 6; TSV)
  • MD6030: Advanced Clinical Medicine Part 3 of 3 (Level 6; TSV)
Interests
Research
  • Assessment and Learning
  • Quality assurance processes in assessment
  • Genetics-nutrition interaction impacts of dietary omega-3 enriched oils on reproductive performance, meat and milk quality of ruminant livestock
Teaching
  • Assessment and Evaluation in Health Professions Education
  • Curriculum Design in Health Professions Education
  • Cultural and Linguistic Diverse (CALD) Population Groups
  • Research Skills Selective
Experience
  • 2015 to present - College-Wide Academic Lead, Assessment and Evaluation, College of Medicine and Dentistry, James Cook University (Townsville)
  • 2013 to present - Senior Lecturer, Medical Education, College of Medicine and Dentistry, James Cook University (Townsville)
  • 2015 to 2018 - Adjunct Senior Researcher, School of land and Food, TIA, University of Tasmania (Hobart)
  • 2009 to 2013 - Lecturer, Medical Education (Assessment), MEU, School of Medicine, University of Tasmania (Hobart)
  • 2008 to 2009 - Assessment Officer, Medical Education Unit, School of Medicine, University of Tasmania (Hobart)
Research Disciplines
Socio-Economic Objectives
Honours
Awards
  • 2014 - University of Tasmania Vice Chancellor’s Team Award for Programs that Enhance Learning
  • 2012 - Finalist, Ron Harden Innovation in Medical Education International Award
  • 2012 - University of Tasmania Teaching Merit Award
  • 2008 - Best Graduating Student in Business Administration. Awarded by the Australian Institute of Office Professionals
  • 2007 - Excellent Paper Award for best paper published by Animal Science Journal in 2003, Blackwell Publishing Asia. Awarded by the Japanese Society of Animal Science
Fellowships
  • 2017 - $20,000 - JCU Research Infrastructure Block Grant
  • 2017 - $150,000 - Education Research Grant from the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM). Understanding current workforce and health needs to inform training investment in regional remote Queensland
  • 2017 - $3,000 - JCU Learning and Teaching Peer Review of Teaching Grant: Learning styles and learning preferences of undergraduate medical students
  • 2017 - $200,000 – Tattykeel Pty Ltd Australia – Genetics and nutrigenomics of intramuscular fat, fat melting point and meat eating quality in Australian White Lambs
  • 2014 - $19,000 - JCU Faculty Grant Scheme: Conference Prediction and prevention of academic difficulty in the health profession courses.
  • 2014 - $2,000 - JCU Teaching and Learning Academy Conference Grant: Oral presentation at Ottawa 2014 Conference -Benchmarking the attainment of clinical competencies in Australian medical schools.
  • 2014 - $10,000 - JCU Teaching and Learning Academy Fellowship: Retention of knowledge and perceived relevance of basic sciences in health professions curricula.
  • 2013 - $210,000 - Office of Learning and Teaching Grant; Benchmarking the attainment of clinical competencies in Australian medical schools: an innovative collaboration
  • 2012 - $1,400 - UTAS Conference Support Scheme; Providing holistic integrated OSCE feedback to students
  • 2012 - $10,000 - UTAS School of Medicine Research and Development Grant; Longitudinal Evaluation of Progressive Clinical Competence
  • 2012 - $5,000 - UTAS School of Medicine Research and Development Grant; Retention of knowledge and perceived relevance of basic sciences to clinical curriculum
  • 2011 - $21,000 - UTAS School of Medicine Research and Development Grant; The use of shared OSCE to compare the clinical competence of students from different Australian medical schools
  • 2011 - $10,000 - Australian Wool Education Trust; Teaching University Undergraduates Animal Science and Genetics To Enhance Inquiry-Based Student Learning and Research With Sheep
  • 2010 - $5,000 - UTAS School of Medicine Research and Development Grant; Developing a Matrix for OSCE Circuits
  • 2000 - $100,000 - International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna; Crop-residue supplementation for improved growth, milk yield and reproduction in Red Sokoto goats
  • 1994 - $2,000 - Nationally Coordinated Small Ruminant Research Projects; A study of the heat stress factors affecting some physiological functions of Yankasa sheep
  • 1992 - $5,000 - Federal Government of Nigeria Postgraduate Scholarship
Memberships
  • Australian New Zealand Association of Professional Health Education (ANZAPHE)
  • Association for the Study of Medical Education (ASME)
  • Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE)
  • Executive Committee Member - Australian Collaboration for Clinical Assessment in Medicine (ACCLAiM)
  • Medical Education Leads in Australia and New Zealand (MELANZ)
  • Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE), JCU Chapter
Other
  • 2014 - Journal Article Reviewer - BMC Medical Education
  • 2014 - Journal Article Reviewer - Animal
  • 2014 to 2017 - Secondary Supervisor for FLAKEMORE, Aaron Ross – PhD, University of Tasmania, Australia. Thesis: “Omega-3 Sheep Meat: Effect of degummed crude canola oil and rice bran supplements on growth, fatty acid composition and meat quality of prime lambs”
  • 2013 to 2015 - Secondary Supervisor for OTTO, John Roger - PhD, University of Tasmania, Australia. Thesis: “Reproduction and fertility parameters of dairy heifers supplemented with Spirulina: mRNA gene expression profiles” (Graduated)
  • 2012 to 2013 - Journal Article Reviewer - International Journal of Medical Education
Publications

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ResearchOnline@JCU stores 56+ research outputs authored by Dr Bunmi Malau-Aduli from 1993 onwards.

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  • Production Performance, Milk Composition and Cheese Quality of Crossbred Dairy Sheep Supplemented with Dietary Omega-3 Oils (PhD , Secondary Advisor)
  • Response of Prime Lambs to Dietary Omega-3-Rich Oils: Impact on Meat Quality (PhD , Secondary Advisor)
  • Comparative Effects of Flaxseed and Canola Oil Supplements on Growth Rate, Fatty Acid Composition and Meat Quality of Prime Lambs in Northern Tasmania (PhD , Secondary Advisor)
  • The Influence of African Migrant Parents on their Children's Career Choices in a New Culture (Masters , Primary Advisor)
  • Perceptions of Australians on Tobacco packaging and Cigarette Health Warnings (PhD , Primary Advisor)
  • Impact of Self-Care Education Via Mobile Phone Text Messaging in Diabetic Patients Living in Rural/Remote North Queensland: Clinical, Economic and Genetic Analysis (PhD , Primary Advisor)
  • An exploration of the academic and early career professional practice for James Cook University medical students who have experienced academic difficulty (PhD , Primary Advisor)
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