Presenter Degree Abstract Title
Karen Tuesley PhD student  Association between low bone mineral density and risk of ovarian cancer: a Mendelian Randomisation study
Idin Panahi PhD student  Evaluation of a Prison Transition Service for improving linkage to continuing HCV care for people who have recently been released from correctional facilities
Catherine Runge PhD student  Value of open-ended survey data: An example from a military health study
Daniel Odo PhD student  Ambient air pollution and acute respiratory infection in children aged under 5 years living in 35 developing countries
Kelly D'cunha PhD student  Circadian rhythm disruption characterised by behavioural misalignment and breast cancer outcomes: A systematic review
Jordan Winwood Honours student Social support across the life course of transgender and gender diverse young people in Queensland

About SPH HDR Conference 2021

We would like to invite you to attend the School of Public Health HDR Conference 2021. It will be a showcase of the work of our higher degree research candidates from across the school. 

All SPH academics are expected to attend the conference to show their support for our students.

Date: 29th November 2021
Time: 9am - 5pm, with an evening event to follow.
Venue: In-person (COVID-19 restrictions permitting) at the Garden Marquee, Victoria Park, Herston + via Zoom.

Program at a glance



08:45 - 09:00 Registration
09:00 - 09:30 Welcome, Acknowledgement of Country, and Opening Address
Ms Kara Jaeschke, Dr Andrew Smirnov, Mr Francis Nona, Prof. Elizabeth Eakin
09:30 - 10:30 Presentation Session 1
10:30 - 10:45 Morning Tea
10:50 - 11:35 HDR Q&A Panel - Journeys post-PhD
11:40 - 12:40 Rapid Fire Presentations
12:40 - 13:30 Lunch / networking
13:30 - 14:30 Presentation Session 2
14:35 - 15:10 SPH HDR Experiences and Feedback workshop
15:10-15:25 Afternoon Tea
15:30 - 16:30  Presentation Session 3
16:30 - 17:00  Wrap up - presentation of awards/prizes
17:00 - 18:30 Evening canapes and social event


In-person (COVID-19 restrictions permitting) at the Garden Marquee, Victoria Park, Herston + via Zoom