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External Award: Australian Catholic University, Centre for Health and Social Research (CHaSR)

June 28, 2016
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The Centre for Health and Social Research (CHaSR) is a dynamic and contemporary research centre based out of the Australian Catholic University. Our mission is to work with Australian communities to improve their health and wellbeing through research that has a direct and sustainable impact.

We offer postgraduate scholarship opportunities for PhD candidates, involving $30,000 per annum for 3 years to work on projects in one of the following areas:

• Changing social norms about (excessive) alcohol consumption
• The role of new digital technologies in alcohol-related harm
• Engaging people with disabilities in health promoting behaviours
• Social marketing in disadvantaged and marginalised communities
• Exploring the nature and effects of controversial advertising (alcohol, gambling, pharmaceuticals, infant formula)
• Stigma as a barrier to help-seeking for alcohol and other drug problems
• Reasons for and pathways into alcohol and other drug treatment
• The relationship between how services are organised and who succeeds in alcohol and other drug treatment
• Non-government organisations and new public management
• Mechanisms that support community action to improve health and well-being

Feel free to contact us to explore becoming part of the team.

Prof Sandra Jones
sandra.jones@acu.edu.au
+613 9953 3709

For more information, click here.

 

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