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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…

My Health, Our Family: Documenting Stories of Family Life in the Context of HIV, Hepatitis B or Hepatitis C Current

Funding Agency: Australian Research Council Discovery Project
People Involved: Christy Newman, Joanne Bryant, Asha Persson, Myra Hamilton, kylie valentine, Kerryn Drysdale

As the management of blood borne viruses undergo rapid change, the families of those affected by HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C are also living through and responding to those changes. The forms and meanings of ‘family’ also continue to undergo considerable social transformation.…

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…

Navigating an Uncertain Antimicrobial Future: A Sociological Study Current

Funding Agency: Australian Research Council
People Involved: Alex Broom, Emma Kirby, Susan Dodds, Katherine Kenny

Unless antibiotic use changes, within a decade, antimicrobial resistance (AMR) will present the most significant threat to humanity of the 21st Century. This project will utilise a critical sociological approach to develop a unique understanding of what governs antibiotic use in the health sector…

Novel antimicrobial stewardship innovations to preserve antibiotics for the future: The Queensland Surgical Antibiotic Prophylaxis (QSAP) intervention Current

Funding Agency: Advance Queensland Fund
People Involved: Alex Broom

The project involves the roll-out of targeted interventions at multiple hospital sites in Queensland and New South Wales, with a focus on Surgical Antibiotic Prophylaxis (SAP) and its social and behavioural underpinnings. This study will be an exemplar for further social and behavioural…

PAART Study Current

Funding Agency: Gilead Science, Department of Health and Human Services, State Government of Victoria, ACT Health, Australian Government Department of Health
People Involved: Limin Mao, John de Wit

PAART (Predictors of Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy) is an open, prospective clinical observational cohort, established in October 2013. Patients are recruited from hospital outpatient clinics, sexual health clinics and high HIV-caseload general practices. HIV-positive patients who were…

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…

Positive Life Pathways for Vulnerable Adolescents Current

Funding Agency: Australian Research Council - Linkage Program, Ted Noffs Foundation
People Involved: Joanne Bryant, Eileen Baldry

The role of a life managements program approach

Young people in contact with the criminal justice system who have problematic use of drugs and alcohol often lack opportunities for social and economic participation in society and many continue offending into adulthood. This project examines…

PrEPX Current

Funding Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, State Government of Victoria, Alfred Health, Victorian AIDS Council
People Involved: John de Wit, Martin Holt

PrEPX is examining the impact of expanding the use of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in Victoria on rates of new HIV infections, sexually transmissible infections, and sexual practices. PrEP is the use of medication to prevent HIV infection in people who are at high risk. This study…

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…