Department of Health & Ageing/University Dept of Rural Health Workplace Health Scholarship, University of South Australia.

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Department of Health & Ageing/University Dept of Rural Health Workplace Health Scholarship
Scholarship Description

A PhD scholarship is offered in the field of Workplace Health promotion in a mining/steel manufacturing setting. Workplace behavioural strategies are part of Diabetes Australia's national policy recommendations to reduce type 2 diabetes. Intervention Whyalla (iWhyalla) is a health promotion program for diabetes primary, secondary and tertiary prevention in mining & steelworks sites near Whyalla. The project aims to examine the effectiveness of ecologically planned & implmented behavioural & environmental strategies for improving diabetes risk trajectories & workforce health, safety & productivity indicators. Topics could include: case study in organisational change; trajectories of health beliefs in relation to clincal risk; shiftwork, sleep & cardiometabolic risk.

Reference Number: 5989
Study Subject: Workplace Health Promotion; Diabetes & Obesity Prevention; Organisational change; Remote Health
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Provided By: Sansom Institute, School of Population Health, Social Epidemiology & Evaluation Research Group, University of South Australia
To be undertaken at:University of South Australia.
Level: Post Graduate


This scholarship is offered once only to one person. Open for applications until June 30, 2013.

Payment Information

The value of this scholarship is AUD30000 (minimum per annum). This award is to be used for living expenses and miscellaneous purposes. This scholarship is paid fortnightly for the period of 3 years.

Research Information

This scholarship is for one of the following fields of research: Public health and health services.


This scholarship is for study in Australia. Only citizens of Australia or New Zealand may apply.

Application Details

To apply for this scholarship you must apply directly to the university. Terms and conditions are subject to change. Always confirm details with scholarship provider before applying.

    Main Contact
Dr Matthew Haren (Research Fellow)
Phone: 08 8302 1827

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