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Professor Jane Pirkis

PhD; Master of Applied Epidemiology; Master of Psychology; Bachelor of Arts.

Primary Research Focus:
Suicide Prevention

Works with:
The University of Melbourne

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Professor Jane Pirkis (PhD) is the Director of the Centre for Mental Health in the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health. She has undertaken a number of policy-relevant studies of suicide and suicide prevention in Australia, including profiling the epidemiology of suicide and suicidal behaviour among the general population and among at-risk groups.

She has a particular research interest in suicide and the media. She has also undertaken a number of evaluations of large-scale suicide prevention programs and mental health care initiatives.

Research areas:
  • Suicidal behaviour(suicidal ideation, suicidal risk, suicide attempt)
  • Mental health, mental ill health
  • Interventions
Available for:
  • Research opportunities
Jane Pirkis Square
Professor Jane Pirkis

Primary Research Focus:
Suicide Prevention

Works with:
The University of Melbourne

Email