A higher degree by research is a way of exploring health inequalities in greater depth.
Students may also wish to undertake a PhD focusing on gender and women's health.
Our Senior Research Fellows are available for PhD supervision.
More information on undertaking a graduate research degree at the University of Melbourne is available on the Future Students Website.
Current PhD Students
Rana Islamiah Zahroh
Caesarean birth in Indonesia: understanding inequalities, inefficiencies, and intentionalities
Beliefs, understanding and access to male family planning methods in Timor-Leste
Community-based doulas’ and health care providers’ perspectives and experiences working together to support migrant women in maternity settings
A community-based exploration of young migrant access to mental health services and support in Western Victoria
Urban Invisibility: Identities of young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Narrm
Youth sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) and climate-related disaster risk reduction in the Pacific
Women-only safe spaces as a response to gender-based violence: experiences, limitations and possibilities for refugee women
Ratih Eka Pertiwi
The role and place of alcohol consumption amongst young people in Jayapura, Papua, Indonesia
Sexual violence against female victims in Ethiopia: health services’ response to the mental health effects
Recognition of the Local Church, Community-Based Participatory Care Activities as a Novel Approach to Health and Health Outcome: Understanding the Contextual Factors Influencing NCD amongst the Pacific Islanders living in the Melbourne West and Promote Healthy and Wellbeing through the local church.
Legal responses to family violence: experiences of refugee and migrant women in Victoria
Martha Vazquez Corona
Migrant mums and maternity care: A participatory research study
An exploration of what Cambodian midwives need to provide disability-inclusive maternity care
Thiago Melo Santos
Basic and safely managed water, sanitation, and hygiene services in low- and middle-income countries: current state and inequalities
How do dual delivery health justice service programs in Indigenous community-controlled health organisations give effect to Indigenous self-determination?
The role of cytochrome polymorphisms in primaquine metabolism and effects on its activity in radical cure of Plasmodium vivax infection