Dr Nicole White awarded COVID-19 focused Advance Queensland Industry Research Fellowship

AusHSI Research Fellow, Dr Nicole White, is one of seven QUT researchers to be awarded Advance Queensland Industry Research Fellowships in a round of research funding focused on COVID-19.

aushsi news nicole whiteQueensland Minister for State Development, Tourism and Innovation Kate Jones announced a total of more than $6.15 million for COVID-19 Industry Research Fellowships awarded to 32 Queensland-based researchers.

Dr Nicole White, School of Public Health and Social Work, Faculty of Health – was awarded $55,000 for statistical modelling to support clinical decision-making for critically ill COVID-19 patients.

Dr White’s fellowship will develop sophisticated statistical models to assist clinicians with complex decisions about the best treatments to use for different patients – to improve patient outcomes and optimise the use of healthcare resources.

The Prince Charles Hospital Foundation’s The Common Good are partnering in the project.

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