Field:

  • Medical education
  • Mental health 

Location: Office of Medical Education, Herston

Type of student: 

  • Both HDR and Extra-curricular 
  • Honours students 

Type of work: 

  • Literature review 
  • Qualitative methods 
  • Secondary data analysis
  • Statistical analysis 
  • Systematic review

Brief synopsis

This study is designed to incorporate a cross-sectional and longitudinal approach to examine medical and health professions student personal characteristics and performance on several academic, professional and personal criterion variables throughout their degree.

Gathering personal characteristics and perceptions of students throughout their education may help us identify important triggers and/or indicators of student vulnerability to stressors during their degree which may threaten their mental and physical health.

There are several opportunities to work with existing data that is planned for publication.

Prerequisite skills:  Excel and data management, some familiarity with statistics and preferably SPSS

Supervisor

Professor Di Eley

Director (Research Training)
Research Strategy and Support (Medicine)
Professor
Office of Medical Education