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This is a unique opportunity to look at an area of the brain whose function is almost completely unknown. This project will involve exploration of...
Supervisor: Dr David Reser

People in rural areas have lower access to cancer clinical trials. What factors impact on access and what strategies can be used to access these...
Supervisor: Dr Eli Ristevski

Well-developed accessible health service systems have been associated with a reduction in aggregate alcohol and other drug related-harms at a...
Supervisor: Dr Bernadette Ward

Australian medical students and graduates have indicated that the preparation for their prescribing roles based on their pharmacology and...

The majority of chronic pain management occurs in the primary care setting. In rural areas, there are often limited professional development...
Supervisor: Dr Eleanor Mitchell

Little research has been conducted on how rural health professionals are trained on how to deliver education sessions (tutorials and lectures), as...
Supervisor: Dr Angelo D'Amore

Development and evaluation of an experiential web-based simulation to assist medical, nursing and allied health students bridge the gap between...
Supervisor: Dr Marianne Tare

This project will seek to answer the following questions: 1) What do rural health care providers feel, think, and know about the potential effects...
Supervisor: Dr David Reser

It’s widely recognised that health professionals with a rural or regional background are more likely to choose to practise in rural or regional areas...
Supervisor: Dr Eleanor Mitchell

Cancer survivorship rates have increased significantly, placing increased demand on health services. There is little published information about...
Supervisor: Dr Eli Ristevski

The perinatal period is recognised as a time of transition and uncertainty, women are at risk for the development of a range of mental health issues...
Supervisor: Dr Rochelle Hine

The world health organisation recommends exclusive breastfeeding of infants for 6 months and then continued breastfeeding until two years of age....
Supervisor: Dr Eleanor Mitchell

The world health organisation recommends exclusive breastfeeding of infants for 6 months and then continued breastfeeding until two years of age....
Supervisor: Dr Adelle McArdle

This project involves high resolution imaging (CT, synchrotron CT, X-ray fluorescence microscopy, and MRI) of large sharks native to Australian...
Supervisor: Dr David Reser

How can we enable medical students to envision differently? This project will explore, through pre and post qualitative survey questions, an art...
Supervisor: Dr Margaret Simmons

There are a range of projects embedded in our existing prospective cohort study (known as VMAX) of 745 Victorians living in metropolitan and rural...
Supervisor: Dr Bernadette Ward

This project aims to develop a mobile-health system for unborn babies, using non-invasive easy-to-operate devices linked to a mobile phone. The...
Supervisor: Dr Eleanor Mitchell

Given the Australian Government spent over $135 million on older person health assessments in 2019 alone, it is important that the value of the 75+HA...
Supervisor: Dr Eleanor Mitchell

Cancer Australia has developed an Optimal Care Pathway (OCP) for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with cancer. The recommendations in...
Supervisor: Dr Eli Ristevski

Access to palliative care can be more challenging in rural compared with metropolitan areas. Multiple research priorities exist, including: *...
Supervisor: Dr Eli Ristevski

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