Disability and Health Unit
Our primary vision is to transform the social and economic health and wellbeing of people with disabilities through research, teaching, training and policy-relevant knowledge translation.
- Disability, social mobility and the well-being of people with disabilities
- Tackling the high incidence of suicide in working men
- Centre of Research Excellence in Disability and Health
- Community attitudes towards disability
- Disability prevalence and inequality measures in Australia
- Discrimination and bullying against Australians with disability
- Gender equality and health in young people
- Gender equality in Australia: how do we measure it?
- Gender equality: is it good for your health?
- Health behaviours and outcomes in people with multiple sclerosis
- IDES: Improving Disability Employment Study
- Machine learning and neighbourhood design
- Making Melbourne inclusive for people with a disability
- MatesMonitor: Suicide prevention in the construction industry
- Melbourne Disability Institute
- Psychosocial disability and employment
- Social outcomes for school leavers with cerebral palsy
- Stewarding thin markets and the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)
- The Victorian Disability Plan outcomes framework
- Vision impairment and employment
- YES: Youth Employment Study
Evidence and Child Health Unit
The Evidence and Child Health Unit comprises two programs: The Jack Brockhoff Child Health and Wellbeing Program that works towards a vision of every child having the opportunity for a fulfilling and healthy life, and the Public Health Insight program, which incorporates the Cochrane Public Health Group.
Gender and Women's Health Unit
The Gender and Women’s Health Unit aims to improve the health of women, their families and communities through high quality teaching, research and knowledge exchange. The Unit’s work contributes to knowledge about the health effects of gender inequity and its intersection with other social, economic, cultural, psychological, and biological factors.
- Analysing Safety and Place in Immigrant and Refugee Experience
- ASPIRE Image Gallery
- Data and methods in social and spatial epidemiology
- Improving quality of maternity care for women globally
- Listening for Change
- More than the sum of my parts
- Oral health inequalities
- Paid Parental Leave
- Sexual violence in the refugee crisis
- The Australian Housing Conditions Survey
- The health and economic impacts of active travel
- Theoretical explanations for socioeconomic inequalities in multimorbidity among adults
- Unaffordable Housing
Health Humanities and Social Sciences Unit
The Health Humanities and Social Sciences Unit brings together the humanities and social sciences in the study of health and health care. The Centre uses multi-disciplinary approaches to strengthen the nexus between theory and practice in the study of health and society.
- Development of an evidence based clinical care pathway for high risk women following risk reducing hysterectomy +/- bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy (RRBSO)
- Development of automated measures from mammograms that predict masking and risk and pilot implementation into a BreastScreen service
- Development of automated measures from mammograms that predict masking and risk of breast cancer
- Diggers to Veterans: risk, recovery and reslience in the First AIF
- Ethics & equity: Implications for health systems research priority-setting
- Ethics of personalised medicine to treat refactory childhood cancer
- Improving skin cancer prevention: motivating preventive behaviours using knowledge of personalised genomic risk of melanoma
- Manufacturing consensus: Independence in consensus statements in health
- Medically Unexplained Symptoms: Experiences of Paediatric Health Professionals
- Regulation of personalised digital closed loop systems to manage diabetes in children
- Telling the truth to seriously ill children
- The Living Archive of Aboriginal Art
- The role of masculinity in the suicidality of men aged 80 or more
- Translating Evidence into Practice
- Voluntary assisted dying in Victoria: ethical challenges in implementation
- When should health professionals override parents' decisions about a child's medical treatment?
Indigenous Health Equity Unit
The Indigenous Health Equity Unit is committed to research and teaching that is underpinned by principles of Indigenous community development and that will lead to long-term improvements in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health.
Indigenous Studies Unit
The Indigenous Studies Unit aims to develop world-class teaching and research in Australian Indigenous Studies.
- Alcohol management in indigenous north Australia: policies and responses
- Alcohol Management Plans in Aboriginal Communities: An ethnographic study
- Alcohol Management Plans in indigenous Australia
- Alcohol Management Plans: Innovation in Research and Evaluation
- Digitisation and Indigenous Communities
- Health and Community Service Agreements
- IBES-Wadeye IPTV: Delivering audiovisual archives to remote aboriginal communities
- Indigenous Data Sovereignty
- Local Aboriginal Community Archives
- Poverty in the Midst of Plenty