Presenter Degree Abstract Title
Imogen Page PhD student Planning for mental health service provision: estimating the difference in common mental disorder diagnoses for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples compared to the general Australian adult population
Rachael Brennan PhD student COVID-19 impacts on work practices of older women in sex work in Queensland
Anneliese de Groot Master of Public Health Student Survivorship priorities of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with cancer: Integrating the voices of survivors with professional stakeholders
Larissa Vaz Goncalves PhD student Exploring the association between obesity and prognosis in triple negative breast cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Eryn Wright PhD student Are bat exposures really increasing in Queensland? An in-depth analysis of the mechanisms influencing incidents of direct contact between bats and members of the public

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