BSc, MSc, PhD
Joanne Bryant is an Associate Professor at the Centre for Social Research in Health in the the Faculty of Arts, Design and Architecture. She has a PhD in sociology and an MSc in epidemiology. She has led a range of impactful research projects focusing on young people’s alcohol and drug use and sexual health, concentrating specifically on populations of vulnerable young people including street-involved youth and Indigenous youth. Joanne has published over eighty peer review papers and twenty technical monographs. She is an investigator on a range of competitive grants, including from the Australian Research Council.
UNSW Arc Outstanding Postgraduate Supervisor Award 2020
UNSW Arc Postgraduate Supervisor Award 2018
Bryant, Bolt, Beetson, Doyle, Graham, Bell, Murphy, Newman, Gardner, Wilms, Penning with partner organisations South Western Sydney Local Health District, Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District.2020-2021 NSW Health COVID-19 Research Grants Round 1 $152,092. A rapid qualitative assessment of COVID-19 health needs in an urban Aboriginal community
Bryant, MacLean, Skattebol, Hallam, Ferry. 2020-2023 Australian Research Council Discovery Grant. $308,000. Aftercare for young people: A sociological study of resource opportunities.
Bryant, Bell, Bolt, Graham, Doyle, Murphy, Treloar, Browne, Aggleton, Hardy, Botfeild, Stanbury, Brown, Beetson, Kougelos, 2018-2020. Australian Research Council Linkage Grant $211,000. Fostering the sexual well-being of Aboriginal young people by building on social, cultural and personal strengths.
Ward, Guy, Kaldor, Bryant, Liu, Whiley, Donovan. 2020-2025 National Health and Medical Research Council Synergy Grant. $5M. Eliminating endemic sexually transmissible infections in remote Australia using targeted multidisciplinary strategies.
Newman, Persson, valentine, Hamilton, Bryant, Wallace. 2016-2018 Australian Research Council Discovery Grant. $355,000. Critical perspectives on serodiscordance in family life.
Nathan, Rawstorne, Hayen, Bryant, Baldry. 2014-2016 Australian Research Council Linkage Grant, $256,000. Positive life pathways for vulnerable adolescents: The role of a life management program approach.
MacLean, Bryant, Best, Room, Wilson, Bruun, Rance. 2013-2014 National Drug Law Enforcement Research Fund. $173,942. Characteristics of vulnerable young people in inner-city areas who use alcohol and other drugs; policing and pathways to diversion and care.
Treloar, Fraser, Bryant, Rhodes. 2012-2014 National Health and Medical Research Council Project Grant $370,000. Understanding and preventing hepatitis C transmission within sexual partnerships.
Ward, Worth, Smith, Thiele, Kaldor, Bryant, Pitts. 2009-2013 Australian Research Council Linkage Grant, $775,000 Sexual health and relationships in young Indigenous people.