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Adolescent Sexual Behaviours

We are looking to supervise students who have honours or a masters degree in the Social Science (Psychology or Sociology) or Health Sciences, to undertake research studies leading t more...

Supervisor(s): Skinner, Susan Rachel (Professor)

Community Knowledge of Concussion in Youth and Adolescent Sport

The football codes are physically demanding collision sports. Other sports (eg  netball and cycling) have an element of risk of head injury. Child players can be exposed to hi more...

Supervisor(s): Orr, Rhonda (Dr)

Transition from paediatric to adult care in chronic illness.

This is a study on transition from paediatric to adult care in older adolescents with chronic physical illness more...

Supervisor(s): Steinbeck, Kate (Professor)

Longitudinal study of wellbeing and quality of life in remote Indigenous youth: The Bigiswun Kid Project

The *Bigiswun Kid project is the long-anticipated follow-up study to the internationally-recognised population-based study, the **Lililwan Project. This project was requested by th more...

Supervisor(s): Tsang, Tracey (Dr), Elliott, Elizabeth (Professor)

Investigating the impacts of visual arts on primary chronic pain

This project consists of a series of studies investigating the physiological, social and psychological impacts of visual arts on patients with chronic pain. more...

Supervisor(s): Pourkazemi, Fereshteh (Dr), McKay, Marnee (Dr)

Enhancing adolescents’ digital health literacy through the co-design and evaluation of a suite of digital education tools

This PhD is associated with the 2020-2022 ARC-funded discovery project: Enhancing adolescents' health through digital health literacy. The PhD research involves working with a range more...

Supervisor(s): Scott, Karen (Dr)

An analysis of purposeful heading in football (soccer).

This project will analyse purposeful heading in football (soccer) and explore injury reduction strategies. more...

Supervisor(s): Peek, Kerry (Dr), Elliott, James (Professor), McKay, Marnee (Dr)

A comprehensive analysis of injuries in surfing: epidemiology, aetiology, biomechanics and injury prevention

This project aims to define common injury patterns in professional and non-professional surfers, discover likely mechanisms of injury through biomechanical analysis, and finally ide more...

Supervisor(s): McKay, Marnee (Dr), Pappas, Evangelos (Professor)

Examining risk factors for injury in young people

This project will involve examination of data from multiple studies examining risk trajectories in young people, and predictors of injury. more...

Supervisor(s): Ivers, Rebecca (Professor)