The Centre for Health Behaviour Research conducts research and policy-relevant projects with a public health focus. CHBR staff are engaged in international, EU, national and regional projects.
The key areas of expertise include:
- Physical activity interventions at the community and population level
- Active Travel evaluation and interventions
- Drug and alcohol use and misuse
- Social disadvantage and physical activity
- Men’s health
National physical activity plan development
Older adult physical activity in care settings
Professor Adrian Bauman from the School of Public Health at the University of Sydney is Associate Professor to the Department. Details of Prof Bauman’s extensive expertise can be found on the following link http://sydney.edu.au/medicine/people/academics/profiles/adrianb.php
CHBR Postgraduate Research
The Centre has graduated students at PhD and Masters level. Currently, students are undertaking postgraduate study in the areas of sedentary behavior and health, social disadvantage and physical activity, drug use, and active travel.