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Floods can have direct and indirect health risks. However the health impacts of floods have not been totally understood. This project aims to assess...

Optimal clinical outcomes in emergency care are driven by rapid application of evidence informed clinical pathways. This is paramount in cardiac and...
Supervisor: Professor Karen Smith

Genetic variants (DNA changes) can result in increased risk of diseases like cancer, cardiovascular disease and dementia. However, some DNA changes...
Supervisor: Dr Paul Lacaze

Understanding the specific locations of trauma events and how these locations are changing over time creates powerful information for driving injury...
Supervisor: Dr Ben Beck

There has been an increase in online prescription services offering access to contraception methods without having to physically meet with a medical...
Supervisor: Dr Anisa Assifi

This project will work as a part of the creation of a national Maternity Learning Health System. We are looking for multiple students across the...

Lifestyle interventions in pregnancy have been shown to be highly effective and cost-effective. However, certain groups are at higher cardiometabolic...

The importance of hospital admissions data to inform health policy has been evident over the past few years, with the pressure that the COVID-19...
Supervisor: Dr Daniel Griffiths

Approximately 250,000 Australians make a workers' compensation claim every year. Australia's workers' compensation schemes spend in...
Supervisor: Professor Alex Collie

Increasing proportions of women are entering pregnancy overweight (>30%) or obese (20%). Simple lifestyle interventions can prevent weight gain...
Supervisor: Dr Cheryce Harrison

Over 75,000 people fleeing dangerous circumstances in their home countries were granted protection in Australia between 2010 and 2015. Many of these...

*** Background *** Some diagnostic tests and screening are overused and cause overdiagnosis. This can lead to avoidable patient harms and...
Supervisor: Mr Tomas Rozbroj

The Medicine in Australia: Balancing Employment and Life (MABEL) longitudinal survey of doctors has, since 2008, sought to understand the work...

Calls to ambulance for stroke represent approximately 3% of emergency calls. Current versions of emergency calling taking protocol include a Stroke...

On March 16th 2020, the Victorian Government declared a four-week State of Emergency to strengthen measures against the state’s rising number of...
Supervisor: Dr Joanna Dipnall

Ethnic differences exist in the pathogenesis, prevalence and complications of hypertension. There is a body of work on the high prevalence of low-...
Supervisor: Dr StellaMay Gwini

Women are gaining access weight with adverse health outcomes for themselves and the next generation. This is accelerated in and around the pregnancy...

This project is for someone who sees themselves making a real difference to health outcomes. The candidate will learn about the field of knowledge...

An exciting opportunity exists for an exceptional candidate who is interested in undertaking a PhD project in the field of implementation science,...

Continuity of care following injury and illness has been recognised as leading to better healthcare outcomes, as well as higher cost effectiveness of...
Supervisor: Dr Shannon Gray

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