Projects

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The Role of Implicit Identity and Implicit Beliefs in Recovery from Mental Illness Current

Funding Agency: Australian Research Council - Linkage Program
People Involved: Loren Brener

Recovery from mental illness is clearly completely determined, with the personality of the individual, the individual’s situation, and the nature of the mental illness all playing a role. One aspect of the individual that has received increasing attention is the degree to which the person…

The VICPrEP Demonstration Project Current

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

This project is exploring the acceptability, safety, impact and feasibility of prescribing daily pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to people at risk of HIV infection. It is also investigating the uptake of PrEP among eligible individuals and the reasons people choose this HIV prevention strategy.…

Understanding disparities in PrEP access Current

Funding Agency: UNSW Arts & Social Sciences
People Involved: Martin Holt, Christy Newman

This pilot study is investigating expert perspectives on the social factors that influence the adoption and use of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), and its uptake in locations with disparities of access, awareness and infrastructure. This research is being conducted to gain a better understanding…

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…

Unintended consequences? A sociological study of how social relations influence decisions about antibiotics Current

Funding Agency: Australian Research Council
People Involved: Alex Broom, Emma Kirby

Professional decision-making can be difficult to influence, particularly in health contexts. Decisions are often not just about scientific evidence of best practice. Rather, decisions are heavily influenced by social context and the relationships that surround them. An ‘antimicrobial perfect…

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…