Presenter Degree Abstract Title
Clare Hannan-Jones PhD student Nurse navigators and the interface of access to care
Kerri-Anne Gill Honours student Do Australian policy makers care about small and family farmers?
Malithi Thoradeniya PhD student Predictors of mental health trajectories in young adults
Champika Pattullo PhD student Developing a framework for implementing Opioid Stewardship Programs in Australian Hospital Settings
Meron Lewis PhD student Cost and Affordability of Healthy, Equitable and Sustainable Diets in Low Socioeconomic Groups in Australia
Sitwat Ali PhD student Predicting obesity and smoking using medication data: a machine-learning approach

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