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Dr Katie McGill

Dr Katie McGill

Dr Katie McGill of the University of Newcastle was awarded $105,000 for their proposed PhD Scholarship thesis titled:

Using sentinel unit data to inform best practice for hospital-presenting deliberate self-harm.

This Scholarship is sponsored by the Regional Australia Bank.

The project will explore deliberate self-poisoning as it presents in priority groups (e.g. young people, Aboriginal people), and in a regional setting (Newcastle, NSW), as well as investigate the impact on self-harm repetition outcomes of innovative services and policies (e.g. Way Back Support Service, NSW Accredited Persons Program).

For more information on the funding opportunities available through the Suicide Prevention Research Fund please visit this page.