Mental health

Person using smartphone to research mental health topics

Nearly half of Australians will experience a mental health disorder at some time in their life, with one-in-six experiencing thoughts of suicide. Our research seeks to unlock the potential for data for good, by better understanding experiences and patterns of mental health and wellbeing, while balancing these potential benefits with strong privacy and data governance protections which respect the sensitivity of these data.


  1. Determining heterogenous treatment effects from real world medical data
  2. Prediction of treatment effects and personalisation of mental health therapies
  3. Applying new technologies to improve prediction of suicidal behaviour in young Australians
  4. Digital approaches for understanding behaviours prior to suicide