We’ve initiated a range of COVID-19 research projects across the University, in partnership with industry and other institutions in response to the pandemic.
Our research explores the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the health and wellbeing of our communities, the development of new technology and our society.
Featured researcher: Alfred Deakin Professor Catherine Bennett
Our experts provide factual and balanced comment on the pandemic to media around the world.
Leading infectious disease epidemiologist Alfred Deakin Professor Catherine Bennett, Deakin’s Chair in Epidemiology, is approached daily by TV, radio and other media outlets for her evidence-based analysis of case numbers and informed approach to combat COVID-19 outbreaks.
Our research projects
The COVID-19 Pandemic Adjustment Survey (CPAS)
The COVID-19 Pandemic Adjustment Survey (CPAS) is a longitudinal research study investigating how Australian families are being affected by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. It aims to provide timely information and tools for successful clinical and public health interventions to support families during and after the pandemic.
Evaluation of transition to telehealth models at Barwon Health mental health services
Exploring the rapid implementation and uptake of mental health tele-health services during the COVID 19 pandemic.
Our Life at Home Study
This study aims to examine changes in activity-related behaviours, health and wellbeing, and identify the factors that may influence these at the beginning, during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.