Research at the School of Rural Health

The School of Rural Health is developing its research capacity. It already has a number of projects involving local campuses and honours students and there are now plans for a number of significant multidisciplinary collaborative studies. These include:

Exploring the health and wellbeing of children in rural areas as they progress from childhood through adolescence and puberty.

The MTRP EBM Study
This prospective study will evaluate how well prevocational trainees practice evidence-based medicine.

The George Institute for International Health
A legally independent, not-for-profit institute seeking to improve the health of people worldwide through undertaking high quality research and applying this research to health policy and practice.

Local research initiatives from SRH campuses that looks at problems of obesity in young adult males, hospital readmissions, how the discovery bus tour influences students decsion to study at SRH and bibliometric analyses that cover a range of topics from family practice to health economics. More.....