Researcher

Dr Jane Ye In Hwang

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Biography

Jane is an early career researcher in the Justice Health Research Program at the School of Population Health, UNSW Sydney. 

Her research interests are in ageing in marginalised populations, neurodiversity, inclusive research and public health issues at the intersection of criminal justice and health. She has both qualitative and quantitative research experience on a range of projects including: developing a conceptual framework for "ageing...view more

Jane is an early career researcher in the Justice Health Research Program at the School of Population Health, UNSW Sydney. 

Her research interests are in ageing in marginalised populations, neurodiversity, inclusive research and public health issues at the intersection of criminal justice and health. She has both qualitative and quantitative research experience on a range of projects including: developing a conceptual framework for "ageing well" for autistic adults, evaluating government programs for domestic violence, and investigating accelerated ageing/frailty in Australia's growing older prisoner population. 

She is an associate investigator in the UNSW Ageing Futures Institute and currently serves as communications coordinator for the Medicine Faculty Early Career Academics Network (Med ECAN). Jane also co-convenes an undergraduate criminology course at UNSW: CRIM3022; "Public Health and Corrections".


My Grants

  1. NHMRC Ideas Grant 2021 - Chief Investigator D. Project Title: "ASCAPE: Audio App-delivered Screening for Cognition and Age-related Health in Older Prisoners"
  2. UNSW Ageing Futures Institute 2019 Seed Funding Grant - Co-Investigator. Project Title: “No Place to Grow Old” The Ageing in Gaol Research Study
  3. UNSW Ageing Futures Institute 2020 Seed Funding Grant - Co-lead investigator. Project Title: The Autism ASSIST Project (Aiding and SuStaining Independence through Smart-home Technology)
  4. Australian Society for Mental Health Research (SMHR) 2019 Project Pitch for Early Career Researchers - Seed funding. Co-design of a visual resource to assist youth during visits to emergency departments for self-harm

My Qualifications

B Psychology (Hons)

PhD - UNSW, 2019 


My Research Activities

Current Projects

  • AIGeRS: Ageing In Gaol Research Studies
  • ReINVEST trial: a pharmacotherapy RCT for reducing violent behaviour in impulsive men with histories of offending
  • Autism ASSIST (Aiding and SuStaining Independence through Smart home Technology) Project - a UNSW Ageing Futures Initiative
  • NSW Department of Justice funded evaluation of the electronic monitoring of domestic violence offenders (DVEM) program
  • Psychosis and offending - NSW state-wide data linkage 

My Research Supervision


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Areas of supervision

- Justice Health, Offender Health, Ageing Well, Mental Health & Criminal Justice, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Neurodiversity


Currently supervising

PhD - School of Population Health, UNSW. Retaining Repeat Violent Offenders in Clinical Trials Research

PhD - School of Population Health, UNSW. Cognitive risk factors for criminal behaviour in older people


My Teaching

CRIM3022 - Public Health and Corrections

SOMS1501 - Inside the Criminal Mind

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Location

Level 2, Samuels Building

Contact

+61 2 9385 9251