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Professor Neil Drew

Professor and Director of the Indigenous Australian Healthinfonet

Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 6155, Email: n.drew@ecu.edu.au, Campus: Mount Lawley, Room: ML15.326
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 6155
Email: n.drew@ecu.edu.au
Campus: Mount Lawley  
Room: ML15.326  

 

Neil is a Professor and Director of the Australian Indigenous HealthInfonet at Kurongkurl Katitjin.

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Curtin University of Technology, 1997.
  • Bachelor of Arts Honours, James Cook University, 1983.

Research

Recent Research Grants

  • Enabling Dads and Improving Indigenous Adolescent Mental Health,  National Health and Medical Research Council,  MRFF Indigenous Health Research Fund,  2020 - 2023,  $60,000.
  • Indigenous Australians' Health Programme Indigenous HealthInfoNet - Activity 1 - Core Funding,  Department of Health,  Tender,  2020 - 2023,  $4,903,772.
  • Indigenous Australians' Health Programme Indigenous HealthInfoNet - Activity 3 - Environmental Health Portal,  Department of Health,  Tender,  2020 - 2022,  $149,246.
  • National Best Practice Unit - Tackling Indigenous Smoking,  Department of Health,  Tender,  2018 - 2022,  $424,004.
  • Enhancing rehabilitation services for Aboriginal Australians after brain injury: Healing Right Way,  National Health and Medical Research Council,  Partnership Projects,  2016 - 2022,  $3,281,800.
  • Establishment, development & evaluation of an eMHPrac website,  Department of Health,  e-Mental Health in Practice,  2019 - 2021,  $134,383.
  • Indigenous Australians' Health Programme Indigenous HealthInfoNet - Activity 2 - Alcohol and Other Drug Knowledge Centre,  Department of Health,  Tender,  2020 - 2021,  $512,597.
  • An Aboriginal health knowledge resource specific for Western Australia,  Department of Health WA,  Grant,  2018 - 2021,  $196,437.
  • Ngatha Wangga (I talk): Translation of knowledge to improve the lives of Yamaji,  Lowitja Institute Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health CRC,  Co Funded Scholarship Program,  2017 - 2020,  $60,000.
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples' alcohol and other drugs Knowledge Centre,  Department of Health,  Substance Misuse Prevention and Service Improvement Grants,  2013 - 2020,  $1,800,000.
  • Preventing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Maternal Smoking and The Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet (HealthInfoNet) 2017-2020,  Department of Health,  Grant,  2017 - 2020,  $4,124,415.
  • Development and enhancement of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander eye health section - stage 2,  The Fred Hollows Foundation,  Grant,  2017 - 2019,  $297,066.
  • Valuing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Young Men,  Lowitja Institute Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health CRC,  2017 Research Funding,  2018 - 2019,  $334,000.
  • Enhancement of the Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNets section devoted to the health of Indigenous Western Australians: towards a comprehensive Indigenous health knowledge base for WA,  Department of Health WA,  Tender,  2013 - 2018,  $338,598.
  • National Best Practice Unit for Tackling Indigenous Smoking ,  Department of Health,  Tender,  2016 - 2018,  $392,445.
  • Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet Core Funding 2014-2017,  Department of Health,  Grant,  2014 - 2017,  $3,700,000.
  • Development and enhancement of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander eye health section,  The Fred Hollows Foundation,  Grant,  2016,  $51,860.
  • Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet July 2013 to June 2016 Ear Health,  Department of Health,  Grant,  2013 - 2014,  $122,271.
  • Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet July 2013 to June 2016 Eye Health,  Department of Health,  Grant,  2013 - 2014,  $89,406.
  • Building service models for a stronger Carnarvon,  Department of Local Government and Regional Development WA,  Grant,  2004 - 2007,  $125,000.
  • Provision of services for a feasibility study for the establishment of a Skilled Migration Unit,  Department of the Premier and Cabinet - Public Sector Management,  Grant,  2004,  $19,800.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Book Chapters

  • Drew, N., Adams, M., (2019), Community based mental health in cultural contexts: from institutionalisation to engaged and authentic community based care. The Sage Handbook of Applied Social Psychology, 232-251, London. England, SAGE Publications Ltd.

Journal Articles

  • Wilks, J., Kennedy, G., Drew, N., Wilson, K., (2018), Indigenous data sovereignty in higher education: towards a decolonised data quality framework. Australian Universities' Review, 60(2), 4-14, South Melbourne Australia.
  • Hodgetts, D., Stolte, O., Groot, S., Drew, N., (2018), Homelessness, Mimesis, and the Flanerie. International Perspectives in Psychology, 7(2), 91-106, DOI: 10.1037/ipp0000087.
  • Adams, M., Fleay, JJ., Drew, N., Mataira, P., Walker, S., Hart, M., (2017), Cultural identity and practices associated with the health and wellbeing of Indigenous males. ab-Original: Journal of Indigenous Studies and First Nations' and First Peoples' Cultures, 1(1), 42-61, University Park, PA, The Pennsylvania State University Press.
  • Adams, M., Drew, N., Elwell, M., Harford-Mills, M., Macrae, A., Amaranti, P., Trzesinski, A., (2016), The Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet: Your health workforce support resource. Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, 40(Jan/Dec 2016), 36-37, Sydney Australia.
  • Drew, N., Wilks, J., Wilson, K., Kennedy, G., (2016), Standing up to be counted: data quality challenges in Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander higher education statistics. Australian Aboriginal Studies, 2016-January(2), 104-120, Canberra Australia, AIATSIS.
  • Drew, N., (2015), Social and emotional wellbeing, natural helpers, critical health literacy and translational research: connecting the dots for positive health outcomes. Australasian Psychiatry, 23(6), 620-622, Sage, DOI: 10.1177/1039856215604979.

Research Student Supervision

Associate Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Experiences of anglo-burmese migrants in Perth, Western Australia: A substantive theory of marginalisation, adaptation and community.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Evidence from the survivors: Factors affecting retention of undergraduate psychology students at a Western Australian university and implications for cultural change within higher education
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