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HEAL Innovation Fund 2023 Outcomes
The HEAL National Research Network is pleased to announce just over $250 000 of funding has been awarded to eight projects in the inaugural round of the HEAL Innovation Fund. This program has been established to assist the implementation of research priorities of the HEAL interdisciplinary themes to develop solution-focused ideas in human health and environmental change. We would like to congratulate the following HEAL Network members who have been awarded funding in 2023.
A/Prof Geoffrey Morgan, University of Sydney, The Impact of bushfires and other extreme weather events on long term NSW public hospital service and capacity planning. $ 50 000Dr Nigel Goodman, Australian National University, Can portable air cleaners reduce exposure to volatile emissions from wood heater smoke? $49 961 A/Prof Fiona Charleson, University of Queensland, Using Systems mOdelling fOr menTal Health (SOOTHE) to identify more efficient and effective support measures for communities impacted by climate change-driven extreme weather events. $ 41 966 A/Prof Patricia Lee, Griffith University, Paving the way towards building resilience: co-designing an integrative climate-resilient and health-promoting aged care community. $36 663 Dr Penelope Jones, University of Tasmania, Let’s talk about smoke: co-designing effective behaviour change solutions to the winter wood smoke challenge. $19 775 Dr Manoj Bhatta, Menzies School of Health Research, Decarbonizing the remote Primary Health Care sector: A pilot study in Central Australia. $ 19 400 Dr Kayla Smurthwaite, Australian National University, Community Perceptions and Experiences of Residential Wood Heater Use in the Australian Capital Territory $19 794 Dr Luise Kazda, Australian National University, Respiratory Inhalers – Sustainably reducing the footprint of a health system carbon hotspot. $20 000