BSc, MSc, PhD
Joanne Bryant is Associate Professor of Sociology in the School of Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts, Design and Architecture. She is an Australian Research Council Future Fellow (2023 -2026).
Joanne has led a range of impactful research projects focused on young people’s substance use and sexual health, concentrating specifically on marginalised young people, street-involved young people, and Aboriginal young people. Joanne has published over ninety peer review papers and forty technical research monographs. She has secured over $11M in research funding, including from the ARC and NHMRC, and is a member of several government and sector expert advisory committees on blood borne viruses, sexual health and AOD. For 17 years, she was a researcher at the UNSW Centre for Social Research in Health.
Joanne is past Joint Editor and Senior Editorial Advisor to the journal Health Sociology Review, and current member of The Australian Sociological Association.
Australian Research Council Future Fellowship 2023-2026 “Reimagining strengths approaches to drug and alcohol care for young people” Bryant. $1,115,000
Australian Research Council Discovery Grant 2020-2023 “Aftercare for young people: A sociological study of resource opportunities” Bryant, MacLean, Skattebol, Hallam, Ferry. $308,000
Australian Research Council Linkage Grant 2018-2020 “Fostering the sexual well-being of Aboriginal young people by building on social, cultural and personal strengths.” Bryant, Bell, Bolt, Graham, Doyle, Murphy, Treloar, Browne, Aggleton. $211,000
NSW Health COVID-19 Research Grants Round 1 Existing Projects 2020-2021 “A rapid qualitative assessment of COVID-19 health needs in an urban Aboriginal community.” 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. $152,092
Network of Alcohol and Other Drug Agencies NADA 2019-2020 “Access and Equity Project: research enquiry into the current barriers and enablers associated with access and equity in NGO alcohol and other drug treatment in NSW.” Bryant, Brener, Horwitz, Lafferty. $77,000
NSW Health NGO Evaluation Grants. 2017-2019 “Evaluation of the Ted Noffs Street University Program.” Bryant, Ferry, Noffs, Palmer, Mao, Treloar $150,000
National Health and Medical Research Council Synergy Grant, 2020-2025 “Eliminating endemic sexually transmissible infections in remote Australia using targeted multidisciplinary strategies.” Ward, Guy, Kaldor, Bryant, Liu, Whiley, Donovan. $5M.
Australian Research Council Discovery Grant, 2016-2018 Critical perspectives on serodiscordance in family life. Newman, Persson, valentine, Hamilton, Bryant, Wallace. $355,000
UNSW Arc Outstanding Postgraduate Supervisor Award 2020
UNSW Arc Postgraduate Supervisor Award 2018