Professor Stuart Kinner

Available for supervision at Honours, Masters and PhD level.

Professor Stuart Kinner is the Head of the Justice Health Unit in the Centre for Health Equity. He also holds academic appointments at Murdoch Children's Research Institute, University of Queensland, Monash University, Griffith University, and the Netherlands Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement.

Stuart’s research focusses on the health of marginalised and justice-involved people. He is experienced in longitudinal studies, data linkage, randomised controlled trials, program evaluation and policy analysis, systematic review and meta-analysis. He has produced >230 publications including 133 peer-reviewed papers (101 since 2012), and attracted >$20 million in research and consulting funds, mostly from nationally competitive schemes. He regularly presents by invitation at national and international meetings.

Stuart chairs the National Youth Justice Health Advisory Group, co-convenes the Justice Health Special Interest Group in the Public Health Association of Australia, sits on the Board of Directors and Co-Chairs the Research Committee in the Academic Consortium on Criminal Justice Health, serves on the Steering Committee for the Worldwide Prison Health Research & Engagement Network, leads the Health Theme in the UN Global Study on Children Deprived of Liberty, and since 2005 has served on Australia’s National Prisoner Health Information Committee, guiding the evolution of a world-first surveillance system for prisoner and ex-prisoner health.