Our supervisors can support a broad range of research projects. The department aims to cater to many specialized areas of interest to expand its scope of influence over evidence-based primary care in the medical community. Detailed overviews of our current research projects and supervisors can be found below.
There are a number of projects currently available for students supported by our supervisors listed below.
The IMPRovE Partnership Trial – Implementing work-related Mental health guidelines in general PRacticE: A stepped-wedged cluster RCT.
SPHERE – NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Sexual and Reproductive Health for Women in Primary Care
OPTIMISE – NHMRC Partnership Project grant to improve primary health care delivery to refugees living in Australia
IMPACT – Health service broker intervention to help people to access primary care services through connection to a General Practitioner (GP)
Pop-up Project – Bringing care to those in need: Translating a 'Pop-Up' Primary Health Care Intervention to vulnerable communities in South-East Melbourne
REACH – A Victorian Health Promotion Foundation project aiming to support clinicians in providing interventions for alcohol
ECLIPSe (Exploring Consultations with Low-Income Patients with Obesity)
The Change Program – A general practice-delivered weight management program for adults in primary care
ENDURE GP: Establishing and normalising durable relationships with GPs (2018)
ACCORD: The Australian Contraceptive ChOice pRoject (2015-2019)
PREFER: Can the preference for and use of LARCs in young Australian women be increased using an online “LARC first” structured patient educational video?
Barriers and facilitators to the delivery and uptake of long-acting reversible contraception: What are the views of general practitioners? (2016)
GRIP: General Practitioners Prevention and Management of Road Traffic Crash Injuries (2014)
Principles Unite Local Services Assisting Recovery (PULSAR) (2013-2016)
REDIRECT: Reducing older patients’ avoidable presentations for emergency care treatment (2013-2015)
A process evaluation of the new certificate of capacity for compensation claims (2013)
FIT to Work: Facilitating Injured Workers Return to Work in Victoria, Australia (2012-2013)
Investigating Symptoms of Lung Cancer: A Guide for General Practitioners (2011-2013)
Touch screen computer health assessment in Australian general practice patients – a cross sectional study protocol (2011-2013)
Implementing guidelines to routinely prevent chronic disease in general practice (PEP) (2010-2013)
Researcher trauma and safety in sexual violence research (2010-2013)
Which test is best? A randomised controlled trial to evaluate family history as a triage tool in screening for colorectal cancer (2010-2014)
LEAD – Lung cancer diagnostic and treatment pathways: A comparison between Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) and Anglo-Australian patients