Our research aims to improve health outcomes for men and boys
Western Sydney University is a leader in health and medical research. Community engagement and social impact are at the heart of our work. Western was recently ranked first in the world for driving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings and is a leading advocate for the Western Sydney region.
Core research areas
Social determinants of male health
Men’s mental health and suicide prevention
Improving health and wellbeing outcomes in men and boys
Relationships and reproductive health
Examples of our research
Tackling men's health through Rugby League: Active Breed
Dr. Emma George
Alternative approaches for health, mental wellbeing and suicide prevention for boys and young men
Shravankumar Guntuku, Valerie Sedin, Neil Hall, Benjamin Joseph
Impact of COVID-19 restrictions on men's mental health services in Australia
Shravankumar Guntuku, Neil Hall, Glen Poole
Situational approach to suicide prevention
Mental health in men and boys
Involving fathers in children's mental health care
Role of professional sport clubs in promoting positive health
Attitudes to men as victims of domestic violences
Prehabilitation for men with prostate cancer
Health and well-being of young people in out-of-home care
Factors contributing to psychological distress in men over 18
Obesity and weight management in men
Men's engagement with contraception
Are you interested in the research undertaken by the Centre for Male Health? Would you be interested in helping our researchers by becoming a research participant?
The study-specific information provided for each project includes details of the research being undertaken, the level of participation required (which may vary from simple questionnaires through to more involved clinical procedures), and the criteria for participation (volunteers must qualify for a study).
By participating in research you will play a critical role in helping us advance the treatment and understanding of men's and boy's health, and improve the access to health services. By donating your time to any project you will help us advance the knowledge in that area.
All enquiries are treated in the strictest confidence. These projects have been granted ethics approval by the University's Human Research Ethics Committee.
We are not currently seeking participants for research projects. This page will be updated as research participation opportunities arise.