Gavin Morris

Dr Gavin Morris from Charles Darwin University was awarded an Innovation Research Grant for research titled ‘CHAT – Cultural Healing, Art and Trauma’   Researcher statement: Receiving this grant is important as it funds a community designed project based on … Read More

David Milne

Dr David Milne was awarded an innovation grant for research titled ‘Investigating the acceptability and effectiveness of digital monitoring for identifying youth at risk of suicide and improving their engagement with crisis services’. Researcher statement: Receiving this grant is important … Read More

Karolina Krysinska

Dr Karolina Krysinska was awarded an innovation grant for research titled ‘The Voice of people with Lived Experience of suicide (VocLE): A consensus study to develop active research involvement guidelines’. Researcher statement: Receiving this grant is important because it will … Read More

Sandersan Onie

Dr Sandersan Onie was awarded an Innovation Grant for research titled ‘A randomised controlled trial of a targeted help-provision campaign for individuals searching online for suicide means’. Researcher statement: Receiving this grant is important because it allows us to explore … Read More

Katherine Johnson

Professor Katherine Johnson – Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology Professor Katherine Johnson received an Innovation Research Grant for her project titled ‘Improving support for LGBTIQ suicidal behaviour: insight from lived experience’. Researcher Statement Receiving this grant is really important because … Read More

Emily Hielscher

Emily Hielscher – University of Queensland Emily Hielscher from the University of Queensland was awarded an innovation grant for their research titled ‘Mapping the regional variability of self-harm, suicide attempts and related risk and protective factors in Australian adolescents to … Read More

Kimberlie Dean

Kimberlie Dean Kimberlie Dean from the University of New South Wales received an Innovation Grant for research titled ‘Reducing self-harm and suicidality in vulnerable prisoners: piloting a structures approach to risk assessment and intervention.’ Research Statement Receiving this grant is … Read More

Vida Bliokas

Associate Professor Vida Bliokas and the research team at the University of Wollongong were awarded an Innovation Research Grant for their research titled ‘Investigating gender differences in a suicide prevention aftercare program: How can we improve outcomes for all?’. Research Team … Read More

Professor Katherine Boydell

Professor Katherine Boydell from the Black Dog Institute at the University of New South Wales was awarded an Innovation Grant for her work on the Edge of the Present virtual reality project. … Read More

Dr Stephanie Louise

Dr Stephanie Louise was awarded a post-doctoral fellowship for research titled:

An investigation of mindfulness as a therapeutic tool in the prevention of suicide in early psychosis… Read More

Mrs Nicola Jamieson

Mrs Nicola Jamieson of University of New England was awarded $76,200 for the proposed PhD Scholarship thesis titled:

A war within: Making sense of suicide through narratives with former Australian Defence Force (ADF) Members… Read More

Ms Debra Osborne

Ms Debra Osborne of Swinburne University of Technology was awarded $104,879 for the proposed PhD Scholarship thesis titled:

Using User-guided Design to build, implement and evaluate a clinical decision support system for suicidal risk in general medical practice… Read More

Mrs Pauline Klein

Mrs Pauline Klein of Flinders University was awarded $105,000 for the proposed PhD Scholarship thesis titled:

Bringing consumer and carer lived experience expertise to inform improved service responses to distress, suicidal thoughts and actions of people with a Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) diagnosis… Read More

Dr Tania King

Dr Tania King of the University of Melbourne was awarded $100,000 for the Innovation Research Grant project titled:

Workplace compensation for injury and risk of deliberate self-harm.… Read More

Dr Sally Fitzpatrick

Dr Sally Fitzpatrick of the University of Newcastle was awarded $100,000 for the Innovation Research Grant project titled:

A randomised controlled pilot study of an online intervention for families and friends affected by a suicide attempt.… Read More

Associate Professor Nicola Reavley

Associate Professor Nicola Reavley of the University of Melbourne was awarded $98,222 for the Innovation Research Grant project titled:

Evaluation of Australia’s first residential peer-support Suicide Prevention and Recovery Centre (SPARC).… Read More

Associate Professor Ashleigh Lin

Associate Professor Ashleigh Lin of the University of Western Australia was awarded $98,335 for the Innovation Research Grant project titled:

Can homeless young people be part of the solution in suicide prevention? Assessing the value of homeless young people using safeTALK.… Read More

Mrs Josie Povey

Mrs Josie Povey of Menzies School of Health Research was awarded $100,000 for their Innovation Research Grant project titled:

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mental Health Initiative for Youth (AIMhi-Y) App and Feasibility Study.… Read More

Professor Myfanwy Maple

Professor Myfanwy Maple of the University of New England was awarded $91,690 for their Innovation Research Grant project titled:

A mobile phone messaging intervention to support people bereaved by suicide.… Read More

Dr Laura Biggs

Dr Laura Biggs of Murdoch Children’s Research Institute was awarded $99,980 for their Innovation Research Grant project titled:

The hidden epidemic: Suicide in the perinatal period.… Read More

Ms Monique White

Ms Monique White of Central Queensland University was awarded $105,000 for their proposed PhD Scholarship thesis titled:

Adolescents understanding of neuroscientific based education to enhance buoyancy: An action research approach.… Read More

Ms Grace McKeon

Ms Grace McKeon of the University of New South Wales was awarded $105,000 for their proposed PhD Scholarship thesis titled:

A co-designed physical activity intervention delivered online for first responders and their partners.… Read More

Mr Bernard Leckning

Mr Bernard Leckning of Menzies School of Health Research was awarded $105,000 for their proposed PhD Scholarship thesis titled:

Informing improved hospital and follow-up care for patients presenting with self-harming thoughts and behaviours.… Read More

Ms Kerri Jackson

Ms Kerri Jackson of Central Queensland University was awarded $105,000 for their proposed PhD Scholarship thesis titled:

Peer Support in Suicide Prevention.… Read More

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.… Read More

Mr Carl Moller

Mr Carl Moller of the University of Melbourne was awarded $105,000 for their proposed PhD Scholarship thesis titled:

Characteristics and Longitudinal Predictors of Suicidality in Young People with Depression.… Read More

Professor Chris Stapelberg

Professor Chris Stapelberg of Bond Uni was awarded $559,305 for their NHMRC Ideas Grant project titled:

Investigation of Psychological Interventions in Suicide Prevention: A Comparison of Brief Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and the Attempted Suicide Short Intervention Program.… Read More

Professor Jane Pirkis

Professor Jane Pirkis of the University of Melbourne was awarded $640,660 for their NHMRC Ideas Grant project titled:

The relationship between social media and suicide clusters.… Read More

Dr Mark Larsen

Dr Mark Larsen of the University of New South Wales was awarded $523,614 for their NHMRC Ideas Grant project titled:

Preventing repeated self-poisoning: A brief therapy text message intervention.… Read More

Dr Penelope Hasking

Dr Penelope Hasking of Curtin University was awarded $579,087 for their NHMRC Ideas Grant project titled:

Improving detection and referral for university students at risk of suicide.… Read More

Australian National University

Dr Wei Du of the Australian National University was awarded $99,856 for their Innovation Research Grant project titled:

Hospital to Community Supports to Prevent Suicide Re-Attempts.… Read More

Professor Frances Kay-Lambkin

Professor Frances Kay-Lambkin of the University of Newcastle was awarded $100,000 for their Innovation Research Grant project titled:

SHADE and BreathingSpace – Alcohol, Depression and Social Isolation.… Read More

Dr Mark Larsen

Dr Mark Larsen of the University of New South Wales was awarded $97,255 for their Innovation Research Grant project titled:

Behavioural patterns at Suicide Hot Spots.… Read More

Dr Miriam Posselt

Dr Miriam Posselt of the University of South Australia was awarded $100,000 for their Innovation Research Grant project titled:

Suicide Prevention Tools for Use With Asylum Seekers and Refugees.… Read More