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(Click on letter of the alphabet to select applicable Research interest)
Defence
Dr Craig Snyder
Position: Senior Lecturer
School: School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Education
Campus: Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus
Business Phone: (03) 5227 2244
Mobile: 0439 947 594
Email: csnyder@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Asian security issues. European security issues. International relations. North American security issues. North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO). Territorial disputes in the South China Sea (Spratly Islands). Terrorism. Australian defence policy.
Category: international relations, defence, security, terrorism


Democracy
Dr Benjamin Isakhan
Position: Research Fellow
School: Centre for Citizenship and Globalisation
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Education
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone: (03) 924 43934
Mobile: 0422 699 566
Email: bisakhan@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Democracy in Iraq. Iraq. Democracy. History of democracy. Middle East politics. Middle East history. Arab Revolutions. Arab Spring.
Category: middle east, democracy


Diabetes
Dr Bodil Rasmussen
Position: Senior Lecturer
School: School of Nursing and Midwifery
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone: (03) 9244 6425
Mobile: 0410 521 370
Email: bodilr@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Diabetes self-management in young people with diabetes. Diabetes education. Life transitions and internet use among people with Type 1 diabetes.
Category: diabetes, health and wellbeing

Professor Steve Selig
Position: Chair, Clinical Exercise Science
School: School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone: 03 9251 7165
Mobile: 0418 570 772
Email: sselig@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Exercise for people with chronic cardiovascular disease, obesity, diabetes, depression or risk factors for any of those conditions.
Category: health and wellbeing, obesity, diabetes, disease, mental health

Professor Jane Speight
Position: Chair of Behavioural Research in Diabetes
School: School of Psychology
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone: 03 8648 1850
Mobile: 0402 913 767
Email: janespei@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Behavioural research in diabetes. Psychological aspects of diabetes, including adherence to treatment. Impact of diabetes, new treatments and technologies on quality of life. Behaviour change, pscyhological aspects of hypoglycaemia.
Category: psychology, health and wellbeing, diabetes


Diet/dieting
Professor Kylie Ball
Position: Professor
School: School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone: (03) 9251 7310
Mobile:
Email: kball@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Women's body weight, obesity, eating/diet and physical activity. Weight change/obesity in the Australian population. Socioeconomic status, diet, physical activity and weight.
Category: health and wellbeing, diet/dieting, obesity, nutrition

Dr Tim Crowe
Position: Associate Professor
School: School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone: (03) 9251 7266
Mobile:
Email: tcrowe@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Nutrition in cancer prevention and treatment. Alternative diets in cancer. Fad diets and weight loss. General nutrition.
Category: nutrition, disease, diet/dieting

Professor Marita McCabe
Position: Alfred Deakin Professor
School: School of Psychology
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone: (03) 9244 6856
Mobile:
Email: maritam@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Human sexuality. Adolescent dating. Childhood abuse. Sexual dysfunction. Sexual harassment. Sexuality and disability. Adolescent body image. Dieting, bingeing and excessive exercise among adolescent boys and girls. Depression among older people.
Category: sex/sexuality, youth/young people's issues, abuse, body image, diet/dieting, exercise/physical activity, mental health

Dr Adrienne O'Neil
Position: Research Fellow
School: School of Medicine
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Geelong - Barwon Health
Business Phone:
Mobile: 0412 927 921
Email: oneil@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Mental health. Chronic disease. Intervention trials. Diet. Public health
Category: health and wellbeing, mental health, diet/dieting

Dr Sharleen O'Reilly
Position: Senior Lecturer
School: School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone: (03) 9244 6778
Mobile:
Email: sharleen@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: General health and nutrition. Diabetes and heart disease prevention. Diet and disease particularly gut health and cancer. Micronutrients such as folate, B12 and other B vitamins.
Category: nutrition, diet/dieting, disease

Mr Adam Walsh
Position: Lecturer
School: School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone: (03) 9251 7788
Mobile:
Email: awalsh@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Children's nutrition. Clinical nutrition.
Category: nutrition, health and wellbeing, children, diet/dieting


Disability
Associate Professor Jane McGillivray
Position: Associate Professor
School: School of Psychology
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone: (03) 9244 6426
Mobile:
Email: mcgill@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Psychopathology in people with intellectual disability. Depression in people with intellectual disability.
Category: psychology, disability, mental health

Associate Professor Keith McVilly
Position: Principal Research Fellow
School: School of Psychology
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone: 03 92446257
Mobile:
Email: keithmc@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Intellectual and developmental Disability (ID & DD) - primarily adults. Community living and quality of life for people with ID & DD. Relationships for people with ID & DD. Behaviour support and restrictive interventions for people with ID & DD. Policy and service evaluation in relation to the support of people with ID & DD and family carers. People with ID & DD in the criminal justice system.
Category: disability, criminal justice system

Dr Kevin Murfitt
Position: Lecturer
School: School of Health and Social Development
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone: (03) 9251 7190
Mobile: 0427 425 424
Email: kfm@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Disability. Diversity in employment. Mentoring.
Category: disability, work and workplace issues


Disease
Associate Professor Paul Bennett
Position: Associate Professor
School: School of Nursing and Midwifery
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone:
Mobile: 0438 834 706
Email: pbennett@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Exercise, nutrition and self management, particularly for people living with chronic kidney disease. Dialysis. Nursing.
Category: nursing, disease, health and wellbeing

Dr Tim Crowe
Position: Associate Professor
School: School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone: (03) 9251 7266
Mobile:
Email: tcrowe@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Nutrition in cancer prevention and treatment. Alternative diets in cancer. Fad diets and weight loss. General nutrition.
Category: nutrition, disease, diet/dieting

Dr Paul Lewandowski
Position: Senior Lecturer
School: School of Medicine
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus
Business Phone: (03) 5227 1111
Mobile: 0417 128 731
Email: lewandow@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Human nutrition. Free radicals and oxidative stress. Antioxidants and the treatment of disease. Lifestyle treatment of disease. Cancer cachexia. Metabolic syndrome. Rural health. Bio-markers of disease Nutrient and gene interactions Anatomy teaching
Category: nutrition, health and wellbeing, disease

Professor Julian Mercer
Position: Alfred Deakin Professor
School: School of Life and Environmental Sciences
Faculty: Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone: (03) 9251 7329
Mobile:
Email: jmercer@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Human genetics. Gene cloning. Copper metabolism. Genetic diseases. Menkes disease. Wilson disease.
Category: genetics, disease

Mr Neville Millen
Position: Senior Lecturer
School: School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Education
Campus: Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus
Business Phone: (03) 5227 1172
Mobile: 0418 578 025
Email: sociom@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Sociology and the law. Criminology. Contestable diseases such as CFS. Chronic illness. Public health issues. Attitude surveys results. Popular cultural change.
Category: law, crime, disease, health and wellbeing, culture

Professor Caryl Nowson
Position: Professor of Nutrition and Ageing
School: School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus
Business Phone: (03) 5247 9245
Mobile:
Email: nowson@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Nutrition: calcium, vitamin D and osteoporosis. Nutrition and cardiovascular disease, particularly related to hypertension.
Category: nutrition, disease

Dr Sharleen O'Reilly
Position: Senior Lecturer
School: School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone: (03) 9244 6778
Mobile:
Email: sharleen@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: General health and nutrition. Diabetes and heart disease prevention. Diet and disease particularly gut health and cancer. Micronutrients such as folate, B12 and other B vitamins.
Category: nutrition, diet/dieting, disease

Professor Jo Salmon
Position: Associate Head of School (Research)
School: School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone: (03) 9251 7254
Mobile: 0425 735 445
Email: jsalmon@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Physical activity in the population using a behavioural epidemiological approach. Physical activity measurement—development and use of survey instruments (for monitoring and research), accelerometers (activity monitors), pedometers. Sedentary behaviours—television viewing, electronic games, computer use. Physical activity of special population groups—children, adolescents, adults, older adults. Prevention of overweight/obesity, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis. Mental health.
Category: children, health and wellbeing, youth/young people's issues, obesity, disease, exercise/physical activity, mental health

Professor Steve Selig
Position: Chair, Clinical Exercise Science
School: School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone: 03 9251 7165
Mobile: 0418 570 772
Email: sselig@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Exercise for people with chronic cardiovascular disease, obesity, diabetes, depression or risk factors for any of those conditions.
Category: health and wellbeing, obesity, diabetes, disease, mental health

Professor Alister Ward
Position: Associate Head of School (Research)
School: School of Medicine
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus
Business Phone: (03) 5227 2041
Mobile: 0401 153 277
Email: award@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Blood cells. Cancer. Medical research. Research funding. Research careers. Biosafety.
Category: medicine, disease, ethics

Dr Merridee Wouters
Position: Senior Lecturer
School: School of Life and Environmental Sciences
Faculty: Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment
Campus: Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus
Business Phone: (03) 522 72146
Mobile: 0400 470 915
Email: mdeea@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Use of biological databases to find genes underlying genetic diseases and molecular pathways important in oxidative stress and aging. Bioinformatics. Data mining.
Category: health and wellbeing, disease, genetics


Drug safety
Associate Professor Seetal Dodd
Position: Clinical Associate Professor
School: School of Medicine
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Geelong - Barwon Health
Business Phone: 03 5226 7666
Mobile:
Email: sdodd@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Drug safety. Psychopharmacology. Drug metabolism. Treatment of mood disorders.
Category: mental health, drug safety


Drugs
Dr Matthew Dunn
Position: Senior Lecturer
School: School of Health and Social Development
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Geelong Waterfront Campus
Business Phone: 03 5227 8372
Mobile:
Email: dmatt@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Illicit substance use (e.g. ecstasy, cocaine, etc). Emerging and novel psychoactive substance use (e.g. synthetic cannabinoids, synthetic stimulants). Licit substance use (e.g. alcohol). Performance and image enhancing drugs (e.g. anabolic steroids). Issues related to drugs in sport.
Category: drugs, health and wellbeing, drugs in sport, alcohol, emerging substance use

Dr Andrew Garnham
Position: Senior Lecturer
School: School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone: (03) 9481 5744
Mobile:
Email: agarnm@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Sports injury. Sports injury prevention. Sports medicine. Drugs in sport.
Category: sport medicine, health and wellbeing, drugs in sport

Associate Professor Peter Miller
Position: Principle Research Fellow
School: School of Psychology
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Geelong Waterfront Campus
Business Phone: 03 522 78138
Mobile: 0429 024 844
Email: peter.miller@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Rural and regional alcohol, gambling and substance use. Drug use. Alcohol use. Addiction treatment. Licensed venues. Ethics. Drug policy.
Category: abuse, drugs, alcohol, addiction, policy

Associate Professor Lina Ricciardelli
Position: Associate Professor
School: School of Psychology
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone: (03) 9244 6866
Mobile:
Email: lina@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Developmental psychology. Health psychology. Body image. Adolescent health. Substance use.
Category: abuse, psychology, health and wellbeing, body image, drugs, alcohol

Dr Edward Wray-Bliss
Position: Senior Lecturer
School: School of Management and Marketing
Faculty: Faculty of Business and Law
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone: 924 46930
Mobile: 0413 576 899
Email: edward.wraybliss@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Workforce drug testing. Drugs and alcohol at work. Business ethics. Research ethics.
Category: work and workplace issues, drugs, ethics, alcohol

Dr Grazyna Zajdow
Position: Associate Head of School (Teaching and Learning)
School: School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Education
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone: (03) 924 43978
Mobile: 0411 764 765
Email: grazjna.zajdow@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Sociology of alcohol and drug use. Women's experiences of alcoholic families.
Category: alcohol, drugs


Drugs in sport
Dr Matthew Dunn
Position: Senior Lecturer
School: School of Health and Social Development
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Geelong Waterfront Campus
Business Phone: 03 5227 8372
Mobile:
Email: dmatt@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Illicit substance use (e.g. ecstasy, cocaine, etc). Emerging and novel psychoactive substance use (e.g. synthetic cannabinoids, synthetic stimulants). Licit substance use (e.g. alcohol). Performance and image enhancing drugs (e.g. anabolic steroids). Issues related to drugs in sport.
Category: drugs, health and wellbeing, drugs in sport, alcohol, emerging substance use

Dr Andrew Garnham
Position: Senior Lecturer
School: School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Business Phone: (03) 9481 5744
Mobile:
Email: agarnm@deakin.edu.au
Areas of Expertise: Sports injury. Sports injury prevention. Sports medicine. Drugs in sport.
Category: sport medicine, health and wellbeing, drugs in sport


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23rd April 2010