Research Projects

Current and ongoing projects

Australian Research Council Discovery Projects

Alan Petersen (CI)

Alan Petersen (CI)

Alan Petersen (Lead CI)

Catherine Mills (Lead CI)

Catherine Mills (Lead CI)

  • ‘Ultrasound, Embodiment and Abortion: An analysis of foetal images and the ethics of selective termination of pregnancy’ – with Niamh Stephenson. DP110100752.

Mark Davis (Lead CI) and Andrea Whittaker

 

Australian Research Council Linkage Projects

Lisa Fitzgerald (CI) and Andrea Whittaker (CI)

 

Australian Research Council Future Fellowship

Andrea Whittaker (CI)

  • ‘Borders, babies and biotechnologies: cross-border reproductive travel in Asia and Australia’. FT110100054.

Catherine Mills (CI)

  • ‘A new understanding of responsibility in the ethics of human reproduction’. FT120100026.

 

Other Projects

Alan Petersen

  • ‘Unintended consequences: the publics and open access research literature’ (Monash Arts­­­­–Medicine and Interdisciplinary seeding grants) – with Rachel Nowak and Elizabeth Paton (Brain Dialogue, Medicine).

Alan Petersen

  • ‘Co-designing an online resource for health and wellness travellers’ (Monash Arts–Medicine interdisciplinary grant, and Faculty of IT seeding grant) – with Frada Burstein and Julie Fisher (Faculty of IT), Kate Seear (Faculty of Law)

Andrea Whittaker

  • ‘Factors influencing the HIV testing to treatment trajectory within a Queensland context’ (HIV Foundation Queensland) – with Lisa Fitzpatrick (CI), Joseph Debattista, Allyson Mutch, Chris Howard, Jimie Lemoire, Li Min Mao.

Andrea Whittaker (Lead CI) and Mark Davis

  • ‘Antimicrobial stewardship within diverse communities: inclusive clinical and community interventions’ (Monash Provost Interdisciplinary research grant) – with Allen Cheng, Michael Dooley, Chris Lemoh. 

Catherine Mills

  • ‘Ethical and Social Aspects of Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)’ (Sociology of Health and Illness Foundation Development Grant) – with Celia Roberts (Lancaster University, UK), Havi Carel (Bristol University, UK), Jackie Leach Scully (Newcastle University, UK).

Catherine Mills

  • ‘Fatherhood aspirations, expectations, and outcomes: an interdisciplinary investigation’ (Faculty of Arts/Faculty of Medicine Interdisciplinary Research Grant) – with Karin Hammerberg, Sara Holton.

Mark Davis

  • ‘Delivering Behavioural Insights and developing research capacity to combat Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) in Scotland’ (Health Protection Scotland) – with Paul Flowers (Glasgow Caledonian University) (Lead CI), Lesley Price (GCU), Darren Langdridge (OU), Tim Chadborn (Public Health England), Kay Currie (GCU).

John Gardner

  • John Gardner has founded The Neurosocieties Group at Monash. This group, supported by the Health and Biofutures Focus Programme, is an interdisciplinary collective of social scientists and neuroscientists with an interest in the cultural, ethical and regulatory dimensions of all things ‘neuro’.

Past projects

Australian Research Council Discovery Projects

Alan Petersen (Sole CI)

​Alan Petersen (CI)​

  • ‘Improving Australia’s response to childhood obesity: Prevention education and its impact on mothers and families’ – with Suzanne Fraser (Lead CI), JaneMaree Maher, Janice Wright.

Andrea Whittaker (CI)

  • ‘Medical travel in Asia: Therapeutic quests for hearts and hips’ – with Chee Heng Leng (NUS) (PI). DP1094895.

Mark Davis (Lead CI)

 

Australian Research Council Linkage Projects

​Alan Petersen (CI)

  • ‘Determining the individual, community and societal impacts of compensable injury’ (Partner Organisations: Transport Accident Commission, WorkSafe, Comcare) – with Alex Collie (Lead CI), Adam Vogel, Helen Keleher, Roderick McClure, Niki Ellis.

Andrea Whittaker (CI)

 

Other Projects

​Alan Petersen (CI)

  • ‘A framework for assessing the social, economic and environmental impacts of new and emerging technologies’ (Department of Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education) – with Ian Lowe (Lead CI), Susan Dodds.