Nicola Foxlee

PhD Candidate


Nicky is a PhD candidate in the Department of Global Health. Her PhD aims to improve antibiotic stewardship in Vanuatu through investiaging patterns of resistance over time, examining prescribing practices amongst healthcare workers and developing tools to improve guideline adherence.


Research interests

Antimicrobial stewardship, Epidemiology, Public health research in Pacific Island Countries and Territories


1.       Foxlee, N.D.; Townell, N.; Tosul, M.A.L.; McIver, L.; Lau, C.L. Bacteriology and Antimicrobial Resistance in Vanuatu: January 2017 to December 2019. Antibiotics (Basel) 2020, 9, doi:10.3390/antibiotics9040151.

2.       Foxlee, N.D.; Townell, N.; McIver, L.; Lau, C.L. Antibiotic Resistance in Pacific Island Countries and Territories: A Systematic Scoping Review. Antibiotics (Basel) 2019, 8, doi:10.3390/antibiotics8010029.

3.       Foxlee, N.; Stone, J.C.; Doi, S.A. A comparison of univariate and bivariate models in meta-analysis of diagnostic accuracy studies. Int J Evid Based Healthc 2015, 13, 28-34, doi:10.1097/xeb.0000000000000037.