Researcher

Associate Professor Joanne Bryant

My Expertise

Vulnerable populations of young people including street-involved, substance-using youth

Innovative approaches to harm reduction

Illicit and injecting drug use and hepatitis C

Sexuality, sexual health and Indigenous young people

 

 

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Fields of Research (FoR)

Sociology, Sociology of health, Infectious diseases, Social determinants of health

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Biography

Joanne Bryant is an Associate Professor at the Centre for Social Research in Health in the the Faculty of Arts, Design and Architecture. She has a PhD in sociology and an MSc in epidemiology. She has led a range of impactful research projects focusing on young people’s alcohol and drug use and sexual health, concentrating specifically on populations of vulnerable young people including street-involved youth and Indigenous youth. Joanne has...view more

Joanne Bryant is an Associate Professor at the Centre for Social Research in Health in the the Faculty of Arts, Design and Architecture. She has a PhD in sociology and an MSc in epidemiology. She has led a range of impactful research projects focusing on young people’s alcohol and drug use and sexual health, concentrating specifically on populations of vulnerable young people including street-involved youth and Indigenous youth. Joanne has published over eighty peer review papers and twenty technical monographs. She is an investigator on a range of competitive grants, including from the Australian Research Council.

 

Joanne is Editorial Advisor and past Joint Editor to the journal Health Sociology Review, an official journal of The Australian Sociological Association, published by Taylor & Francis.

 


My Grants

Bryant, Bolt, Beetson, Doyle, Graham, Bell, Murphy, Newman, Gardner, Wilms, Penning with partner organisations South Western Sydney Local Health District, Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District.2020-2021 NSW Health COVID-19 Research Grants Round 1 $152,092. A rapid qualitative assessment of COVID-19 health needs in an urban Aboriginal community

Bryant, MacLean, Skattebol, Hallam, Ferry. 2020-2023 Australian Research Council Discovery Grant. $308,000. Aftercare for young people: A sociological study of resource opportunities.

Bryant, Bell, Bolt, Graham, Doyle, Murphy, Treloar, Browne, Aggleton, Hardy, Botfeild, Stanbury, Brown, Beetson, Kougelos, 2018-2020. Australian Research Council Linkage Grant $211,000. Fostering the sexual well-being of Aboriginal young people by building on social, cultural and personal strengths.

Ward, Guy, Kaldor, Bryant, Liu, Whiley, Donovan. 2020-2025 National Health and Medical Research Council Synergy Grant. $5M. Eliminating endemic sexually transmissible infections in remote Australia using targeted multidisciplinary strategies.

Newman, Persson, valentine, Hamilton, Bryant, Wallace. 2016-2018 Australian Research Council Discovery Grant. $355,000. Critical perspectives on serodiscordance in family life.

Nathan, Rawstorne, Hayen, Bryant, Baldry. 2014-2016 Australian Research Council Linkage Grant, $256,000. Positive life pathways for vulnerable adolescents: The role of a life management program approach.

MacLean, Bryant, Best, Room, Wilson, Bruun, Rance. 2013-2014 National Drug Law Enforcement Research Fund. $173,942. Characteristics of vulnerable young people in inner-city areas who use alcohol and other drugs; policing and pathways to diversion and care.

Treloar, Fraser, Bryant, Rhodes. 2012-2014 National Health and Medical Research Council Project Grant $370,000. Understanding and preventing hepatitis C transmission within sexual partnerships.

Ward, Worth, Smith, Thiele, Kaldor, Bryant, Pitts. 2009-2013 Australian Research Council Linkage Grant, $775,000 Sexual health and relationships in young Indigenous people.


My Qualifications

BSc, MSc, PhD


My Awards

UNSW Arc Outstanding Postgraduate Supervisor Award 2020

UNSW Arc Postgraduate Supervisor Award 2018

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Location

314 Goodsell Building

Contact

+61 2 9385 6438