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  • Expertise: Adolescent and child health, Chronic Disease Management and Prevention, Curriculum development, Health policy, Health promotion, Healthy Ageing, International Health/ Global Health, Migrant Health, Program Implementation/Evaluatio, Qualitative research methods, Sexual health, Women’s health

    Dr Mimmie Ngum Chi is a public health expert with the College of Health & Biomedicine. She is interested in migrant health and the health of minority persons. Improving the health needs for women, providing better education for disadvantaged persons and increasing opportunities amongst disadvantaged groups are central to Dr Chi Watts work.

  • Expertise: AFL media relations, eBooks, football culture/humour, the digital revolution, the digitisation of the media

    John's areas of expertise include football media, football humour, observational humour, interactivity, the digitisation of text, the novel and interactivity, e-books, e-books versus print books, social media and publishing, the future of publishing, masculinity.

  • Expertise: International sport business, strategic management, Strategic marketing, Sport business insights

    Professor Hans Westerbeek is an active researcher and consultant to many international sporting organisations. He has co-authored over 15 books in sport management, marketing and business. He co-founded the European Association for Sport Management and was a founding member of the EU's European Network of Sport Science Institutes.

  • Expertise: Inclusive Education, Youth justice, Justice, Students with serious and chronic health conditions, Exclusionary educational practices, Higher Education, Research methodology

    Dr Julie White has research interests that focus on identity, social justice, higher education and inclusion. She is currently researching into the education of children and young people with chronic illness.

  • Dr Leanne White's research interests include national identity, advertising, commercial nationalism, Australian popular culture, and cultural tourism. She has co-edited Tourism and National Identities: An International Perspective, published by Routledge. She is a reviewer for several academic journals, and a member of professional associations in marketing, tourism and sport.

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