Professor Andrew Robinson

University of Tasmania

Former Director, Dementia Training Australia (end 30 June 2019), Co-Founder, Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre, University of Tasmania

Andrew Robinson DTA Director UTAS

Professor Robinson is Co-Founder of the Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre at the University of Tasmania and was Co-Director of the Centre and Professor of Aged Care Nursing until September 2017.

Internationally recognised as a leader and innovator in aged care, he has led translational research and innovation projects involving a broad range of community and residential aged care services across Australia.

Professor Robinson has been a key driver of strategic innovation in research and online delivery systems such as Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) learning platforms. He played a central role in developing the world-leading Understanding Dementia MOOC and the innovative and successful online Bachelor of Dementia Care program run through the Wicking Centre.

As Director of Dementia Training Australia, Professor Robinson leads programs to develop online dementia products for the aged care workforce.