Graduate Research School Available Projects Public Health Approaches to Disasters

Public Health Approaches to Disasters

Title of Project

Public Health Approaches to Disasters


Dr Richard Franklin

College or Research Centre

College of Public Health, Medical & Veterinary Science

Summary of Project

This project would explore resilience, recovery, leadership, determinants of health, chronic diseases, age and venerable populations from a public health perspective around disasters. Natural disasters are increasing and there is a need for us to be better prepared, increase resilience and leadership to ensure the health and wellbeing of those impacted by disasters. There is a lot of work required in this space and the project would be developed to help enhance your current skills and build a successful research career in disasters.

Key Words

disasters; resilience; flood; cyclone; fire; communication; behaviour; prevention

Would suit an applicant who

Would suit an applicant who has a background in psychology, human behaviour; public health, environmental health, policy, workplace health and safety, communication, allied health, medicine, built environment.

Updated: 23 Mar 2021