Dr Justin Lawson
|Faculty or Division:||Faculty of Health|
|Department:||School of Health & Soc. Dev.|
|Campus:||Melbourne Burwood Campus|
|Phone:||+61 3 924 43718 +61 3 924 43718|
Environmental studies, environmental health, environmental sociology, sustainability, climate change, food security, natural resources, renewable technology, sense of place.
Subjects and units currently teaching
HSH112 Local and Global Environments for Health
HBS107 Understanding Health
HBS108 Health Information and Data
HSH113 Social Perspectives on Population Health
HSH206 Human Development and Healthy Families
HSH306 People, Health and Place
HSH701 Principles and Practice of Public Health
HSH736 Community Consultation and Participation
SHD 201 Creating Sustainable Futures
SBS146 Working with Science
SBS350 Community Science Project
ASS206 Medical Anthropology
ASS228 Australian People: Anthropological Insights
HSH731 Minor project (MPH)
SQA/SLE201 Society and Environment
2014 (ongoing), Anjali Singh, PhD candidate, Investigating the efficacy of EH regulatory frameworks in the protection of the environment and human health in urban India, Principal supervisor: Dr Rebecca Patrick, Associate supervisor: Dr Justin Lawson.
2014 (ongoing), Erica Gurner, Masters by Research candidate, Creating a narrative of wellbeing of people and health of the environment, Principal supervisor: Dr Rebecca Patrick, Associate supervisor: Dr Justin Lawson.
2014 (complete), Sithara Samanmali Wanni Arachchige Dona Implications of community gardens on Public Health in Australia, HSH 731 & 732 Minor Project.
2014 (complete), Gurbir Singh Creating Rooftop Gardens For Urban Environments, HSH 731 & 732 Minor Project.
2014 (complete), Nivali Balmoori Food Insecurity Prevalent in Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Developed Countries, HSH 731 & 732 Minor Project.
2014 (complete), Michele Shea Community Gardens and their impact on modern day health and wellbeing, HSH 731 & 732 Minor Project, co-supervised with Dr Claire Henderson-Wilson.
2013 (complete), Ge Xuan, Reducing harms to elderly people from heatwaves in Victoria, Australia, HSH 731 & 732 Minor Project, co-supervised with Dr Rebecca Patrick.
2013 (complete), Gaurav Sonaria, Urbanisation, Climate Change and Public Health: A critique of Urban Design Plans in Australian Cities, HSH 731 & 732 Minor Project, co-supervised with Dr Rebecca Patrick.
Awards and prizes
2013 Faculty of Health Award for Excellence - Health, Nature and Sustainability Research Group
2008 Deakin University Postgraduate Award Scholarship
Contact with nature, eco-health, spirituality and nature/environment, greening urban space, alternative technology and transport, biodiversity conservation, augmented reality
Health, Nature and Sustainability Research Group