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The Flux Study

A study about you and your experiences. 

Welcome to the Flux Study. 
 

Flux is an in-depth study about you and your experience. Your experience and opinions helps
how we address issues that affect us all.​

ABOUT THE STUDY

What's the study about?

This study is investigating the impact of COVID-19 on Australian gay and bisexual men's ongoing risk of HIV and sexual and mental health.

Who funded the study? 

This study is funded by NSW Ministry of Health and the Kirby Institute at the University of New South Wales.

What does participation in this research require? 

If you decide to take part in Flux, we will ask you to do the following:

  1. Your first questionnaire: This questionnaire collects information about you and your previous experiences.

  2. Weekly diary: After completing the your first survey, you will be asked to complete a 5-minute diary each Sunday. 

What's in it for you?

We value our participants! To show our appreciation, for every survey you complete, you’ll automatically go in a raffle to win prizes in the form of gift cards to the value of $200.

STUDY TEAM

 
 

Lead Investigator 

  • Associate Professor Garrett Prestage, Kirby Institute, UNSW Sydney.
Coordinating Chief Investigator: 
Coordinating Chief Investigator: 
  • Dr Mohamed A. Hammoud, Kirby Institute, UNSW Sydney.
Co-Chief Investigators: 
  • Professor Lisa Maher, Kirby Institute, UNSW Sydney.
  • Dr Bridget Haire, Kirby Institute, UNSW Sydney.
  • Associate Professor Adam Bourne, Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, La Trobe University.
  • Professor Louisa Degenhardt, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC), UNSW Sydney.
  • Dr Toby Lea, Centre for Social Research in Health, UNSW Sydney.
  • Dr Jeff Jin, Kirby Institute, UNSW Sydney.
  • Dr Peter Saxton, Department of Social and Community Health, School of Population Health, University of Auckland.
  • Professor Martin Holt, Centre for Social Research in Health, UNSW Sydney.
  • Professor Andrew Grulich, Kirby Institute, UNSW Sydney.
  • Dr Benjamin Bavinton, Kirby Institute, UNSW Sydney.
  • Dr Dean Murphy, Kirby Institute, UNSW Sydney.
 
Associate Investigators:
Associate Investigators:
  • Dr Jeanne Ellard, AFAO.
  • Nicky Bath, National LGBTI Health Alliance.
  • Brent Mackie, ACON.
  • Colin Batrouney, Thorne Harbour Health.
Study coordinator: 
  • Daniel Storer, Kirby Institute, UNSW Sydney.
Study Reference Group:
  • Associate Professor Garrett Prestage, Kirby Institute, UNSW Sydney.
  • Dr Mohamed A. Hammoud, Kirby Institute, UNSW Sydney.
  • Daniel Storer, Kirby Institute, UNSW Sydney.
  • Professor Lisa Maher, Kirby Institute, UNSW Sydney.
  • Professor Martin Holt, Centre for Social Research in Health, UNSW Sydney
  • Professor Andrew Grulich, Kirby Institute, UNSW Sydney.
  • Dr Jeanne Ellard, Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations (AFAO)
  • Brent Mackie, ACON NSW 
  • Tina Gordon, NSW Ministry of Health
  • Cherie Power, NSW Ministry of Health
  • Rochelle Avasalu, NSW Ministry of Health
  • Philip Tyler, NSW Ministry of Health
  • Neil Fraser, Positive LIfe NSW

 

CONTACT

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For general questions and further information about the study,
please email us at: flux@kirby.unsw.edu.au 

Collaboration and Media contact:

​Dr Mohamed A. Hammoud

t: +61 2 9385 9954 | e: mhammoud@kirby.unsw.edu.au

© 2020 The Flux Study