The 2018 Postgraduate Research Symposium: Exploring Opportunities was held on Friday, 16 November at UNSW Sydney.
The Symposium showcased the work of postgraduate students and explored opportunities in research, career and collaboration. The full event program and abstract booklet is available here. A selection of photos from the event are available here.
A number of presentations from the event are available below. For any additional enquiries please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Session 1: Prevention and Intervention
|Isaac Addo, Centre for Social Research in Health|
|David Coombs, Nura Gili Indigenous Studies
|Jennifer Debenham, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre
|Sara Farnbach, The George Institute
Session 2: Vulnerable Populations
|Samantha Colledge, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre||The prevalence of non-fatal overdose among people who inject drugs|
|Phillip Keen, The Kirby Institute|
|Laila Khawar, The Kirby Institute
|Richard Mellor, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre|
|Ye Zhang, The Kirby Institute||Balancing the risks and the benefits of using HIV self-testing among gay and bisexual men|
Session 3: Global Health
|Rabiah Adawiyah, The Kirby Institute||The cost and cost-effectiveness of scaling up of HIV and Syphilis testing in low and middle income countries: a systematic review|
|Hawa Camara, The Kirby Institute||Perceptions and experience of care around cervical cancer and point of care expert HPV-DNA cervical screening in Papua New Guinea|
|Cliff Chen, Social Policy Research Centre
|Chinese queer migrants in Oz|
|Adam Craig, The Kirby Institute||Enhancing outbreak early warning surveillance in resource-limited Pacific Island Countries and Territories|
|Defeng Jin, Centre for Social Research in Health|
|Christopher Tumwine, Centre for Social Research in Health||Social support and access to and use of HIV testing, treatment and care in two fishing communities around Lake Victoria in Uganda|
Session 4: Translational Research
|Beth Catlett, The Kirby Institute|
|Philip Clare, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre||Exposure-affected Time-varying Confounding in non-randomised longitudinal research|
|Samira Hosseini Hooshyar, The Kirby Institute|
|Annie Madden, Centre for Social Research in Health|
|Vivienne Moxham-Hall, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre
|Madeline News, Nura Gili Indigenous Studies||Closing the Gap? Critical perspectives of health policy and Indigenous self-determination|
The Symposium was a collaborative event hosted by the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC), The Kirby Institute (KI), Centre for Social Research in Health (CSRH), Black Dog Institute (BDI), Centre for Big Data Research in Health (CBDRH) and Social Policy Research Centre (SPRC) at UNSW Sydney.