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Dr Craig Lockwood

Telephone +61 8 8313 6157
Position Acting Executive Director
Building WCH - Norwich Centre
Floor/Room 3 04
Campus Womens & Childrens Hospital
Org Unit Joanna Briggs Institute

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Biography/ Background

Dr Craig Lockwood, RN, BN, GradDip, MNSc, PhD is Associate Professor Implementation Science, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Adelaide; and Adjunct Associate Professor, Queen's School of Nursing, Kingston, Ontario, Canada. He is postgraduate coordinator for higher degrees by research, and has core role in the Joanna Briggs Institute as Director of Implementation Science. Dr Lockwood is responsible for the Institutes dissemination strategies and specialist content for web based platforms, tools and resources for transferring evidence in to practice at the point of care for the health professions. These are currently utilised by over 9000 health services around the world to facilitate the transfer of knowledge to policy and practice.


Dr Lockwood is author on over 65 international, peer reviewed journal articles and books (both as author and editor), has a RG score of 24.75 and has accumulated over 570 citations. Appointed to an Associate Professorial role in 2013 having joined the University of Adelaide as a lecturer in 2010, he is responsible for maintaining the premier online portal (JBI-COnNECT+ which has been commercialised and is sold internationally) for dissemination and implementation of best practice.


Dr Lockwood has formal collaborative agreements with universities in and has run guest lectures and workshops in the USA, Canada, Finland, across Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Singapore, China, Thailand, Saudi Arabia and Myanmar among other countries on the topics of evidence-based healthcare, review methods and dissemination and implementation of best practice, particularly in relation to a highly cited Conceptual Model of Evidence-based healthcare.

He Chairs an international Methodology group on Qualitative Synthesis for the Joanna Briggs Institute. He has delivered invited presentations, key note addresses and funded workshops in the last 5 years on translation and dissemination of evidence, and continues to engage with the health professions through webinars. As Director of the Cochrane Nursing Care Field he has a specific focus on the dissemination and awareness raising in relation to Cochrane review findings for health care practice. He is a peer reviewer for numerous international journals,  and is on the editorial board for the Journal of Nursing and Health Science.



Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Adelaide

Master of Clinical Science, Nursing, The University of Adelaide

Graduate Diploma Clinical Nursing, University of Adelaide

Hyperbaric Nurse Attendants course, Royal Adelaide Hospital

Diabetes Mellitus Program, Royal Adelaide  Hospital

Bachelor Nursing, University of South Australia

Registered as Registered General Nurse, SA Nurses Board


Successful supervision of 12 Masters students, with a current supervisory load of a 11 students (7 Masters, 4 PhD).


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Entry last updated: Thursday, 4 Aug 2016

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