Research Streams

The study is about identifying potential health outcomes for people who may have been impacted by the smoke from the mine fire. These might include heart and lung disease, cancer, and mental health problems. It will also look at the effects on vulnerable groups such as infants and children, young people, and older people.

In order to address these key research questions, the following research stream areas have been established which are led by the following team of expert researchers from across Australia.


Adult Study Prof Michael Abramson
Cancer Prof Malcolm Sim
Cardiovascular Prof Danny Liew
Respiratory Prof Bruce Thompson
Community Wellbeing Dr Sue Yell
Older People Prof Judi Walker and Dr Matthew Carroll
Psychology Dr Matthew Carroll
The Latrobe ELF Study Dr Fay Johnston
Air Quality Assessment Associate Professor Yuming Guo
Hazelinks Associate Professor Yuming Guo


To download an overview of the research streams click here