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Crystal, pleasure and sex between men Current

Funding Agency: NHMRC Project Grant, Department of Health Western Australia
People Involved: Carla Treloar, Gary Dowsett, Max Hopwood, Martin Holt, Toby Lea, Peter Aggleton, Joanne Bryant, Kerryn Drysdale

Crystal methamphetamine (aka ice, crystal, tina, meth) has had a particular impact on the gay community, where it is often used in sexual contexts such as dance parties, sex parties, sex-on-premises venues and saunas, and in private groups. In this study, we take a social practice approach to…

It’s Your (Love) Life Survey Current

Funding Agency: NSW Health, Australian Government Department of Health
People Involved: Philippe Adam, John de Wit

Periodic survey of sexual health, condom use and testing for STIs among young people

Young people are a key priority population for the prevention and management of sexually transmissible infections (STIs). Building on previous CSRH research on sexual health, a new (online) periodic survey among…

NSW Youth Sexual Health Framework Support M&E Current

Funding Agency: NSW Ministry of Health (BRISE)
People Involved: Limin Mao

The main objectives of this work is to provide M&E technical support to LHDs and other government or community-based organisations across NSW, guided by the NSW Sexual Health Promotion Framework. In particular, it focuses on monitoring and evaluation of sexual health promotion program delivery…

Play Safe and Live Nation Projects Current

Funding Agency: Australian Government Department of Health, NSW Health
People Involved: Philippe Adam, John de Wit

Informing and evaluating online sexual health promotion for young people in NSW.

The Centre for Social Research in Health has been commissioned to inform and evaluate two major sexual health promotion initiative in NSW: Play Safe and Live Nation.

Play Safe is an initiative to promote sexual…

Queer Generations Current

Funding Agency: Australian Research Council Discovery Project
People Involved: Peter Aggleton, Toby Lea, Christy Newman

Belonging and sexual citizenship among gender and sexual minority youth

Something like one in four young Australians are likely to experience serious mental health difficulties, disrupting education, relationships and work. Young people from gender and sexual minorities are especially prone to…

STIPU Music Festivals Evaluation Current

Funding Agency: NSW Ministry of Health (BRISE)
People Involved: Limin Mao

As part of the NSW Sexual Health Promotion Framework, the NSW Sexually Transmissible Infections Programs Unit (STIPU) have established the Music Festivals Project, a sexual health social marketing intervention initiative (running from September 2017 to October 2019). The target audience is young…

Understanding the uses and values of digital stories in health and social policymaking Current

Funding Agency: UNSW Arts & Social Sciences
People Involved: Christy Newman, Caroline Lenette, Anthony Zwi

Associate Professor Christy Newman (Centre for Social Research in Health) has led a series of pilot activities on the role of digital stories in health and social policymaking practice, in collaboration with researchers in the School of Social Sciences (Caroline Lenette, Anthony Zwi, Jessica…

What we do well: Stories of love, sex and relationships Current

Funding Agency: Australian Research Council Linkage Program (LP170100190)

Fostering the sexual well-being of Aboriginal young people by building on social, cultural and personal strengths and resources

An emerging criticism of many current approaches to sexual health promotion and service provision is that, by emphasising risk behaviours, they focus too much on young…