Prof David Lawrence

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Prof David Lawrence

Professor David Lawrence has extensive experience as a statistician, survey methodologist and social researcher. His research experience covers a range of disciplines including biostatistics and epidemiology, mental health and Indigenous wellbeing. 

David led Young Minds Matter: The Second Australian Child and Adolescent Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing and was on the sample design team for the collection of national data for the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children. David has practical experience in large-scale survey design and an in-depth understanding of cutting-edge statistical techniques in cross-sectional, longitudinal, and linked administrative data designs.

Project leadership

For the first time, a nationwide research project will investigate the mental health and wellbeing of Australia’s emergency service staff and volunteers. This new project, led by beyondblue in collaboration with the CRC, will invite up to 20,000 current and former personnel from 35 police and emergency organisations across Australia to participate in a survey about their mental health and risk of suicide.

This project will provide important information to understand both the number of people affected and the range of issues they face.

Research team:
beyondblue’s National Mental Health and Wellbeing Study of Police and Emergency Services Phase 2 Update
18 Sep 2018
beyondblue is undertaking the National Mental Health and Wellbeing Study of Police and Emergency...

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