Dr Qingsheng Zhou

Senior Research Fellow, NCCH

C43T - T Block Cumberland Campus
The University of Sydney


Biographical details

Qingsheng is a Senior Research Fellow at the National Centre for Classification in Health (NCCH), an international centre of excellence in health classifications.

Before joining NCCH, Qingsheng worked in a number of NSW human service agencies since the middle of the 1990s. Most recently, he was Director, Evidence Base Development, NSW Family and Community Services (FACS), and had responsibilities for developing evidence through statistical analysis, research, and evaluation to support strategic reforms. He has extensive experience in statistical modelling aimed at assessing the feasibility and impacts of major policy initiatives. He managed program and service planning processes and developed resource allocation formula and guidelines to support the delivery of the resulting plans. He was the NSW representative in several national minimum data collections such as Social Housing, Home and Community Care Program and Disability Services. He played an active role in developing national performance reporting frameworks and indicators for disability services and aged care services. He directed the development and implementation of FACS’ research grant and evaluation programs and contributed a great deal to many R&E projects.

In addition to the work on NCCH projects, Qingsheng has undertaken and published research to understand people with disability from culturally and linguistically diverse background.

While pursuing his PhD at the University of Sydney, Qingsheng was awarded scholarships and grants for his research projects. He also provided diverse research assistance to a range of other projects. He has lectured at the University of Sydney and Nanjing University (China) where he received his MSc and BSc qualifications.

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Zhou, Q., Wu, C. (2000). Regional Implications of Central vs. Local Resource Control under Chinese Reforms. In Si-ming Li and Wing-shing Tang (Eds.), China's Regions, Polity, & Economy. A Study of Spatial Transformation in the Post-Reform Era, (pp. 187-215). Hongkong: The Chinese University Press.

Journals

  • Zhou, Q. (2016). Accessing disability services by people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds in Australia. Disability and Rehabilitation, 38(9), 844-852. [More Information]
  • Zhou, Q. (1996). Inter-provincial resource transfer in China, 1952-1990. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, 20(4), 571-586. [More Information]
  • Zhou, Q. (1993). Capital construction investment and its regional distribution in China. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, 17(2), 159-177. [More Information]

Conferences

  • Zhou, Q., Hoyle, P., Dimitropoulos, V., Madden, R. (2015). Principles for splitting Adjacent Diagnosis Related Groups (ADRGs). Activity Based Funding Conference 2014, Melbourne, Australia.

2016

  • Zhou, Q. (2016). Accessing disability services by people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds in Australia. Disability and Rehabilitation, 38(9), 844-852. [More Information]

2015

  • Zhou, Q., Hoyle, P., Dimitropoulos, V., Madden, R. (2015). Principles for splitting Adjacent Diagnosis Related Groups (ADRGs). Activity Based Funding Conference 2014, Melbourne, Australia.

2000

  • Zhou, Q., Wu, C. (2000). Regional Implications of Central vs. Local Resource Control under Chinese Reforms. In Si-ming Li and Wing-shing Tang (Eds.), China's Regions, Polity, & Economy. A Study of Spatial Transformation in the Post-Reform Era, (pp. 187-215). Hongkong: The Chinese University Press.

1996

  • Zhou, Q. (1996). Inter-provincial resource transfer in China, 1952-1990. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, 20(4), 571-586. [More Information]

1993

  • Zhou, Q. (1993). Capital construction investment and its regional distribution in China. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, 17(2), 159-177. [More Information]

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