Grants and Projects

Current grants and projects

NHMRC 632679 Carter S, Hooker C, Kerridge I, Rychetnik L, Reconceptualising health promotion: the role of values, ethics and evidence in obesity intervention. Begins: February 2010

NHMRC 457387 Carter S, Hooker C, Thomas S, How do lay people understand the risk of developing cancer? A qualitative study using grounded theory procedures, $271,125 (2007:$81,750, 2008:$98,875, 2009:$90,500). Completion: June 2010

Kerridge I, Little M, Jordens C, Hooker C, Hu W, Macneill P. Restoring value(s) to medicine: An examination of the scientific and ethical foundations of medicine. Medical Foundation, University of Sydney. $402,665 (over 3 years). Completion: 2012

Kerridge I, Stewart C, Carter S, Jordens C, Hooker C, Mills C, Cheung P, Hu W, Little JM, Letts J, Mitchell J, Walters W, Clout T. Developing clinical ethics capacity in NSW through partnership. NSW Health. $939212 (over 3 years). Completion: 2012

Planned collaborations are being developed in the following areas. Please contact us if you are interested in participating.
Risk perception and communication in health risk events
Risk perception and communication in infectious disease outbreaks
Changes in identity across the course of health care careers
The medical humanities: a critical appraisal
Empathy and self-care: a role for the medical humanities?
Professionalism and improving paramedic practice
Learning resilience from general practitioners: lessons for all GPs
Strengthening frontline clinicians’ infection control