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Read more about the work our team has been doing

Catch up on research and project highlights from the last 12 months.

  Scholarship opportunities

Now offering an additional top-up to successful candidates!

Find out more about the current scholarship opportunities we have available.

  UQ SPH Seminar

Dr Louise Wilson & Dr Zhiwei Xu

Find what our post-docs have been working on. Follow the link for more information about the seminar.

 Systematic review and meta-analysis

Age at Menopause and Risk of Lung Cancer

Previous systematic reviews and meta-analyses have examined the link between various reproductive factors and lung cancer however, none have found a significant association between age at menopause and lung cancer risk. This study aimed to conduct a meta-analysis examining the association of early and late menopause with lung cancer risk.

Flesh after Fifty Doco

Insights into project changing the narrative around women’s ageing 

Speaking with the artists and members of the project team, this short documentary tells the story behind the art.

 Menopause and perimenopause

Diagnosis, symptoms and misinformation around HRT

Centre director, Professor Gita Mishra talks to Dea Clark from ABC News about changes in woman reporting menopause related symptoms.

 The Conversation article featured in Newsweek Japan 

Cervical, breast, heart, bowel: here’s what women should be getting screened regularly

Newsweek Japan has featured Chief Investigator Professor Jenny Doust and Professor Gita Mishra’s Conversation article in their 2021 special issue. You can read the conversation article here or click the link below to view the Japanese article. 

 Flesh after Fifty

Changing images of older women in Art

Flesh after Fifty challenges negative stereotypes of aging while celebrating and promoting positive images of older women through art.

 How common are blood clots on the contraceptive pill?

Professor Doust speaks to The Feed

CRE Chief Investigator, Professor Jenny Doust, spoke with Eden Gillespie at the SBS about the contraceptive pill and blood clots.

 New research findings

Did changing MBS criteria reduce overuse of vitamin D testing?

Researcher, Dr. Louise Wilson explores whether the new criteria changed vitamin D testing rates in Australian women and explores the characteristics of women still undergoing tests.


To redefine women’s health, moving it beyond reproductive and sexual health to encompass and prioritise non-communicable diseases detection and prevention 


We have brought together a multidisciplinary team of national and international clinicians and researchers who have outstanding expertise in women’s health, epidemiology, advanced biostatistical methods, and health economics and econometrics

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