Applications closed 8 October 2017
The Lowitja Institute Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health CRC (Lowitja Institute CRC) sought applications for research grants under the theme of ‘Valuing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Young Men’.
The research questions identified for funding are part of the Institute’s ‘Community Capability and Social Determinants of Health’ program, and build on its current work which includes the positive impacts of cultural determinants, gender, and relationships on the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples (for further details see www.lowitja.org.au/research-programs).
The research questions are the result of extensive consultations through expert workshops, as well as the Valuing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Young Men Advisory Group whose participants contribute community, research, policy and/or service delivery experience in Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander men’s health and wellbeing.
To value and strengthen the role of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young men and understand their aspirations and self-identified solutions, particularly during the life-course transition from adolescence to adulthood.
To highlight the strengths of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young men and the role they have, and aspire to have, in their relationships, families and communities