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Social media / online communities and healthcare

How do online communities provide peer support for those with chronic illness, health conditions, or undergoing recovery from substance abuse?Platforms that connect networks together unleashing latent capacity are becoming commonplace. Examples of these include the personal transportation sector with Uber and the accomodation sector with AirBnB. These sectors are being reshaped by online communities providing peer-to-peer services and co-creating value.This research will investigate the role of online communities in providing peer-to-peer services in the healthcare context. …

Study level
PhD, Master of Philosophy, Honours
Faculty
Science and Engineering Faculty
Lead unit
School of Information Systems

How do online communities increase the resilience of older people?

Decision making by older people is complex with many options and sources of information which can be overwhelming, intimidating and very confusing. With an ageing Queensland population, enabling older people with technologies to enhance their resilience and decision-making capabilities is vital.Online communities provide older people with opportunities for information sharing and learning, for companionship and social support, for assisting with decision making, and for reducing isolation. This project will investigate the role of online communities in empowering older people to …

Study level
PhD, Master of Philosophy, Honours
Faculty
Science and Engineering Faculty
Lead unit
School of Information Systems

How can online communities improve children’s hospital experiences by reducing anxiety and isolation?

This VRES project will explore how Juiced TV can employ an online community to foster a sense of community in hospital patients and their families throughout regional hospitals in Queensland.

Study level
Vacation research experience scheme
Faculty
Science and Engineering Faculty
Lead unit
School of Information Systems

Social media, online communities and healthcare

How do online communities provide peer support for those with chronic illness, health conditions, or undergoing recovery from substance abuse? Platforms that connect networks together unleashing latent capacity are becoming commonplace. Examples of these include the personal transportation sector with Uber and the accommodation sector with AirBnB. These sectors are being reshaped by online communities providing peer-to-peer services and co-creating value. This research will investigate the role of online communities in providing peer-to-peer services in the healthcare context.

Study level
PhD, Master of Philosophy, Honours, Vacation research experience scheme
Faculty
Science and Engineering Faculty
Lead unit
School of Information Systems

Managing risk in healthcare programs

This study focuses on how executive teams manage risk in complex projects with a hospital environment. A multi-method study is used to identify effective and non effective projects for case analysis with observations of team meetings and interviews with decision-makers.

Study level
Master of Philosophy
Faculty
QUT Business School
Lead unit
School of Management

Digital manufacturing and 3-D printing applications for biomanufacturing

This project will focus on digital manufacturing applications for improving healthcare in aged population.

Study level
PhD, Master of Philosophy, Honours
Faculty
Science and Engineering Faculty
Lead unit
School of Chemistry, Physics and Mechanical Engineering

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