Prevention and management of non-communicable diseases (including cancer), and promotion of mental health

Evidence-based research and programs which contribute to preventing and alleviating some of the world's most common, debilitating and burdensome health issues.

Groups / Projects Research Lead Dept / Centre
'What Works for Depression' and 'What Works for Anxiety' Project Leader Associate Professor Nicola Reavley
Centre for Mental Health and Community Wellbeing
A culturally appropriate approach to improve mental health outcomes in Sri Lanka and China: Mental Health First Aid Project Leader Associate Professor Nicola Reavley
Centre for Mental Health and Community Wellbeing
A health systems approach to an economic evaluation of nurse mentoring models in India Nossal Institute for Global Health
A Just Energy Transition Nossal Institute for Global Health
A novel approach to discovering genes associated with cancer risk from GWAS and EWAS data Project Leader Professor John Hopper Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
A novel strategy for the early diagnosis of COPD in middle-aged adults Project leader Dr Jennifer Perret Melbourne School of Population and Global Health
Allergy and Lung Health Professor Shyamali Dharmage
Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Centre of Research Excellence in Childhood Adversity and Associated Depression and Anxiety Project Leader Professor Anthony Jorm
Centre for Mental Health and Community Wellbeing
Children of Twins: The Effects of Parental Mental Health on Child Mental Health Outcomes Project Leader Doctor Katrina Scurrah Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Colorectal Cancer Unit Head Professor Mark Jenkins
Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Community energy resilience pilot project - Maldives Nossal Institute for Global Health
Continuous Professional Development Strategy for Primary Health Care nurses - Kiribati Nossal Institute for Global Health
Covid-19 Health Worker Voices Nossal Institute for Global Health
Continuous Professional Development for Frontline Health Workers - Solomon Islands Nossal Institute for Global Health
Depression in people with Multiple Sclerosis Centre for Health Equity
Diabetes Eye Care
Enhancing Gender Equality and Social Inclusion Results in Infrastructure in South Asia Nossal Institute for Global Health
Electric Power Innovation for a Carbon-free Society (EPICS) Center Nossal Institute for Global Health
Evaluating Global Fund innovation - focused programs in the Asia Pacific Nossal Institute for Global Health
Evaluation of RACS International Eye Health Programs Nossal Institute for Global Health
Program Evaluation: Pacific Health and Nutrition Nossal Institute for Global Health
Family violence in newly-arrived migrant and refugee communities Project Leader Associate Professor Harry Minas Centre for Mental Health and Community Wellbeing
First Aid Training for Parents of Teenagers: A Randomized Controlled Trial (TPOT Study) Project Leader Professor Anthony Jorm
Centre for Mental Health and Community Wellbeing
Giving an adult life after Fontan surgery to those with the most severe congenital heart conditions Project Leader Dr Kim Dalziel Centre for Health Policy
Health and Lifestyle Questionnaire Research Assistant Tessa Cutler Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Health behaviours and outcomes in people with Multiple Sclerosis Dr Claudia Marck Centre for Health Equity
Health Professional Education Market Assessment Nossal Institute for Global Health
Health seeking behaviour in four Indian States Nossal Institute for Global Health
Health Star Rating (HSR) label impact on food formulation and consumer purchasing Professor Tony Blakely Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Health Systems Governance and Financing Head Katherine Gilbert
Nossal Institute for Global Health
Health systems strengthening - global learning program Nossal Institute for Global Health
Impact of COVID-19 on health workforce policy Nossal Institute for Global Health
Impact of COVID-19 on the sexual & reproductive health of vulnerable communities in Indonesia Nossal Institute for Global Health
Implementation research to improve scale-up of depression services in Vietnam (IRIS-DSV) Project Leader Associate Professor Harry Minas Centre for Mental Health and Community Wellbeing
Improving child development outcomes: the role of WASH Nossal Institute for Global Health
Inclusive Energy Transition in South Asia and Beyond Nossal Institute for Global Health
India Health Policy and Systems Research Fellowship Nossal Institute for Global Health
Indigenous Epidemiology and Health Professor Sandra Eades
Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
International Mismatch Repair Consortium (IMRC) Professor Mark Jenkins Melbourne School of Population and Global Health
Kaat Koort - Aboriginal Brain Health Study Indigenous Epidemiology and Health Unit Head Professor Sandra Eades Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Lifestyle behaviours for management of multiple sclerosis Dr Nupur Nag Melbourne School of Population and Global Health
MatesMonitor Dr Tania King
Professor Tony Lamontagne
Centre for Health Equity
Men's Health Unit Head Professor John Hopper Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Mental Health Epidemiology Unit Unit Head Professor Matthew Spittal
Centre for Mental Health and Community Wellbeing
Mental Health Policy and Practice Unit Unit Head Professor Jane Pirkis
Centre for Mental Health and Community Wellbeing
Mindfulness for mental health management Dr Nupur Nag Melbourne School of Population and Global Health
Mindwise: A multifaceted intervention to improve mental health literacy in staff and students of a multi-campus university Project Leader Associate Professor Nicola Reavley Centre for Mental Health and Community Wellbeing
MRFF Million Minds project - Bringing family, community, culture and country to indigenous youth mental health care Indigenous Epidemiology and Health Unit Head Professor Sandra Eades Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Nerve transfers for restoration of upper limb function in tetraplegia Project Leader Dr Arthur Hsueh Centre for Health Policy
Neuroepidemiology Dr Jeanette Reece
Melbourne School of Population and Global Health
Patient reported outcomes: getting the timing right Project Leader Chris Schilling Centre for Health Policy
Policy solutions to improve the mental health of Australians with disability Centre for Health Equity
Population Mental Health Unit Unit Head Professor Nicola Reavley
Centre for Mental Health and Community Wellbeing
Predictors and consequences of allergies that impact on children getting a healthy start to life Unit Head Prof Shyamali Dharmage Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Primary health care service delivery redesign for the COVID 19 new normal Nossal Institute for Global Health
RESPONSE Nossal Institute for Global Health
Rethinking Malaria Nossal Institute for Global Health
Saving Lives at Birth (SLAB) Nossal Institute for Global Health
Small Island States: Enabling a Just Energy Transition in the Maldives Nossal Institute for Global Health
Social & Cultural Dimensions of Health Systems Head Professor Sumit Kane
Nossal Institute for Global Health
STOP MS Study Dr Jeanette Reece Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Strengthening Capacity to Design and Implement Energy Sector Projects Nossal Institute for Global Health
Strengthening the impact measurement of MMV investments Nossal Institute for Global Health
teen Mental Health First Aid Project Leader Dr Laura Hart
Centre for Mental Health and Community Wellbeing
The HOLISM Study A/Prof Sandra Neate Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Australia-Indonesia Partnership for Pro-Poor Policy—The Knowledge Sector Initiative (KSI) Nossal Institute for Global Health
The Mental Health First Aid Conversations About Suicide Trial Project Leader Professor Nicola Reavley Centre for Mental Health and Community Wellbeing
The UK MS Register collaboration Senior Research Fellow Dr Steve Simpson-Yap Melbourne School of Population and Global Health
Toward the health promoting university: enhancing the student experience and academic outcomes Project Leader Prof Lena Sanci (Department of General Practice)
Project Leader Associate Professor Harry Minas
Centre for Mental Health and Community Wellbeing
Trans-generational effects: exposures before conception & offspring risk of asthma and allergies Unit Head Professor Shyamali Dharmage Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Twin and Family Registry Management Unit Head Professor John Hopper Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Twins Research Australia Unit Head Professor John Hopper
Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Understanding and Addressing Catastrophic Health Events in India Nossal Institute for Global Health
Violence Against Women and Girls: Understanding the Indonesian health system response Nossal Institute for Global Health
What causes adult asthma, COPD and sleep disordered breathing Unit Head Professor Shyamali Dharmage Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
What workplaces can do to improve mental health Project Leader Associate Professor Nicola Reavley
Centre for Mental Health and Community Wellbeing
WorkplaceAid: a trial on improving mental health and physical first aid skills in the workplace Project Leader Professor Anthony Jorm Centre for Mental Health and Community Wellbeing

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