Curtin University

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Richard Norman is a Health Economist with ongoing interest in the economic evaluation of healthcare, the measurement and valuation of quality of life, discrete choice experiments and econometric analysis of large panel datasets. He holds an BA(Hons) in Philosophy and Economics and an MSc in Health Economics, both from the University of York in the UK, and a PhD from the University of Technology Sydney. He recently completed an NHMRC Early Career Research Fellowship to explore patterns and preferences around quality of life. He is a Chief Investigator on projects currently funded by the NHMRC and the ARC.
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Ivan Hanigan is Director of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Climate Change and Health Impact Assessment and Senior Lecturer in Climate Change and Health, School of Population Health, Curtin University. He is an Environmental Epidemiologist and uses extensive experience across a wide range of environmental health issues to focus on Climate Change and Health issues such as Droughts, Fires, Duststorms and Heatwaves. His research focuses on data analysis that disentangles health effects of environmental changes from social factors. His studies include phenomena such as the effects of air pollution from bushfires on heart disease, and droughts on mental health. His research explores areas of differential vulnerability across sub-populations, precision of spatiotemporal exposure estimates and general issues of geospatial data analysis methods.
Gavin Pereira is an epidemiologist, environmental health researcher and biostatistician. He leads large international studies to review clinical guidelines of the World Health Organization, to evaluate effectiveness of vaccination, to investigate the influence of air pollution and climate change on children's health, and to develop prognostic models for stillbirth and perinatal morbidity using data science.

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