Population Health

Rob Carter

Director's Welcome
Professor Rob Carter welcomes you to Deakin Population Health

Deakin Population Health (DPH) is one of Deakin University's Strategic Research Centres. DPH has established a large portfolio of activities in public health research, implementation, training, knowledge translation, advocacy and expert advisory services, both in Australia and internationally.

DPH employs approximately 65 staff, generates around $4m per year in research funding and supports a growing cohort of Research Degree students. DPH's vision is:

To deliver health improvements for Australian and global populations through relevant, innovative research and knowledge translation, strategic national and international collaborations, and building public health research capacity.

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Population Health PhD Scholarships
Four new scholarship opportunities exist for PhD candidates to pursue topics in population health in conjunction with major research projects.

Congratulations to Prof Richard Osborne – awarded a prestigious NHMRC Senior Research Fellowship
The World Health Organisation (WHO) defines health literacy as "the cognitive and social skills which determine the motivation and ability of individuals to gain access to, understand and use information in ways which promote and maintain good health". 

NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence (CRE) grant
Congratulations to Rob Carter, Boyd Swinburn, Marj Moodie, Steve Allender, Richard Osborne, Mark Lawrence and their team who were successful in obtaining an NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence (CRE) grant

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