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Researcher: Workman, AE (Dr Belle Workman)

Fields of Research

Public health
Plant cell and molecular biology
Environmental epidemiology
Human impacts of climate change and human adaptation
Air pollution processes and air quality measurement
Health promotion
Preventative health care
Health policy
Sociological methodology and research methods

Research Objectives

Public health (excl. specific population health)
Prevention of human diseases and conditions
Evaluation of health outcomes
Health protection and disaster response
Climatological hazards (e.g. extreme temperatures, drought and wildfires)
Environmental education and awareness
Professional development and adult education
Climate change adaptation measures (excl. ecosystem)
Air quality

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Environmental hazards and behavior change: User perspectives on the usability and effectiveness of the AirRater Smartphone App; International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Evaluating user preferences, comprehension, and trust in Apps for environmental health hazards: Qualitative case study; JMIR Formative Research
‘Pollen potency’: the relationship between atmospheric pollen counts and allergen exposure; Aerobiologia

Research Projects

Knowledge Broker role for the Centre for Air pollution, energy and health Research; Centre for Air Quality and Health Research Evaluation (CAR)
Reducing the health risks of bushfire and smoke - An online education initiative empowering Tasmania's most vulnerable communities; Department of Police, Fire and Emergency Management [TAS] (DPFEM)

Research Candidate Supervision