Professor Adrian Bauman

Sesquicentenary Professor of Public Health
Public Health, School of Public Health

K25 - Medical Foundation Building
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

T: +61 2 9036 3271
F: +61 2 9036 3184

Biographical details

Research interests

Physical Activity and Public Health research; physical activity measurement; physical activity interventions; physical activity and public policy; sittting time [sedentary behaviour] epidemiology ; non communicable disease (NCD) prevention; obesity epidemiology.

Health promotion evaluation methods; behavioral epidemiology; health related mass media campaign evaluation; design and evaluation of community-wide interventions; translation research, including evaluation methods for asessing scaled up of interventions at the population level, replication and dissemination studies;

Research methods in population health; measurement studies and population surveillance.

Teaching areas

Physical activity and public health

Health promotion program research / complex program evaluation / dissemination research , research translation for chronic disease prevention

Design and evaluation of mass media campaigns and social marketing interventions

Global aspects of Non-communicable disease prevention, with a focus on primary prevention

Current national competitive grants*


Sitting less and moving more: Population health research to understand and influence sedentary behaviour
Owen N, Bauman A, Brown W
NHMRC Shared Research Support ($1,795,000 over 5 years)

* Grants administered through the University of Sydney

International links

Canada. (CFLRI, Ottawa) International scientist.
United Kingdom. (University of Southampton) Visiting Professor Public Health Sciences .