The Centre for Social Research in Health is a specialist research centre undertaking social and behavioural science research.
CSRH undertakes behavioural and social research on a wide range of health-related issues. Our multidisciplinary research is of the highest scholarly standards and aims to increase understanding of the individual, social and structural factors that influence health-related behaviours, experiences and outcomes. Working with community, non-government and government partners, our research informs appropriate and effective policy and practice.
Our research in this area looks at the impact and lived experience of health-related conditions on those directly affected, their carers and their communities.
Our research in this area focuses on population groups most at risk of infection, including gay men and other men who have sex with men, sex workers, people who inject drugs and so on.
Our research in this area is concerned with developing and evaluating innovative interventions to improve prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and care responses.
Our research in this area focuses on issues of hepatitis C risk and prevention, including vaccines. It is also concerned with the injecting of illicit drugs, as drug injecting is the primary route of transmission of hepatitis C in Australia.
Sex is an integral and important part of human experience and this area of research examines the diversity of expression of sexuality and sexual identities. It also explores issues of gender. Research in this area is concerned with informing and reviewing sex and sexuality education.
The Vitalities Lab is a hub for interdisciplinary research that is lively, exciting, creative and novel.