Dr Sally Dunlop

Research Fellow (Cancer Research)
Public Health, School of Public Health

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Curriculum vitae

Biographical details

Sally completed her PhD in Psychology at the University of Melbourne, where her research focused on the use of mass media campaigns to promote healthy behaviours such as smoking cessation and skin cancer prevention. During this time, she worked closely with researchers and practitioners in the Center for Behavioural Research at the Cancer Council Victoria. After her PhD, Sally had a post-doctoral research position at the Annenberg Public Policy Centre at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. Her work in Philadelphia focused on the influence of news and entertainment media on adolescent risk behaviours. Currently, Sally is working on a collaboration between the University of Sydney and the Cancer Institute NSW to conduct research on media effects on tobacco-related behaviours and attitudes. [More...]

Research interests

Sally’s broad research interest lies in the influences and determinants of health-related behaviours, with a particular focus on the role of media in informing and influencing health decisions.

Current national competitive grants*

2012

The natural history of unassisted smoking cessation in Australia
Dunlop S, Chapman S, Carter S, Freeman B
NHMRC Project Grants ($318,510 over 3 years)

* Grants administered through the University of Sydney