School of Public Health and Community Medicine

Research Project Topics

Students can elect to take a Research Project (PHCM9148 (6 UOC), PHCM9144 (12 UOC), PHCM9150 (18 UOC)) as part of their coursework degree. The project comprises an in-depth study of a public health, health management or international health issue or topic. The project may be in the form of a small-scale research study, a case study, a program evaluation or a report on field placement. Students wishing to enrol in a project must obtain permission.

 

Listen to a video on Research Projects and hear about some of the research projects available in the SPHCM. Video slides can also be accessed separately here:

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Available Research Projects

Available Research Projects are listed below. If you are interested in undertaking one of the research projects listed please contact the academic member of staff directly.
 

 

Epiwatch outbreak analysis

Projects are available for students undertaking a postgraduate coursework degree beginning Term 3 2019.

If you are interested in undertaking this research project please contact: Professor Raina MacIntyre

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Research projects in epidemics, vaccines and infectious diseases epidemiology

Projects are available for students undertaking a postgraduate coursework degree beginning Term 3 2019.

If you are interested in undertaking this research project please contact: Professor Raina MacIntyre

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Data analysis to explore the role international travel plays in the transmission of infectious diseases between Pacific island countries

An opportunity exists for an MPH or MIPH student who (i) is considering undertaking a (6 or 12 credit point) research project and (ii) has strong quantitative analysis and/or modelling skills to conduct investigation on the role international travel plays in the transmission of infectious diseases between Pacific Island countries.

If you are interested in undertaking this research project please contact: Adam Craig

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How can outcomes for people with gout be improved?

If you are interested in undertaking any of these five research projects (across three studies), please contact: Dr Eindra Aung

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Smoking cessation in general practice among disadvantaged populations

Contact: Professor Robyn Richmond

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Exploring Sustainable Funding Mechanisms for Sport for Social Change programs

If you are interested in undertaking this special research project please contact Dr Anne Bunde-Birouste.

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Health promotion and social business: An exploratory study

If you are interested in undertaking this special research project please contact Dr Anne Bunde-Birouste.

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Do prisoners who are released to the community maintain their abstinence following a smoking ban in NSW prisons?

Contact: Professor Robyn Richmond.

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