QUT Improving Health Outcomes for People is a research group within the School of Public Health and Social Work, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology.

Our projects focus on cancer prevention, early detection and the physical and psychosocial recovery process following cancer treatment. We have a special interest in skin cancer, breast cancer, gynaecological cancer and lymphoedema.

Research projects now recruiting

High quality research relies on generous individuals in the community lending their time and support to studies. The below projects are now seeking volunteers:

Title of project Criteria to participate What’s involved
The ECHO trial: Exercise during CHemotherapy for Ovarian cancer Women who are 18 years of age and over, newly diagnosed with ovarian cancer, and scheduled for chemotherapy. Participate in an exercise intervention during chemotherapy. More info…
Skin Innovation (SKIN) Research Project We are looking for males and females 18 years of age and over. Participate in a study about skin self-examination, and a new device and app to help diagnose skin cancer.   Visit www.skinresearch.com.au for more information.
Sunburn after sunscreen use Aged 18-65 years, who experienced sunburn after using sunscreen in Australia during summer A telephone interview or focus group. More info…
Opinions and Beliefs on Cervical Cancer Screening Women aged 18-65 years who have participated in cervical cancer screening in Australia. A telephone interview or focus group. More info…