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

By October 22, 2020 No Comments

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.

Queensland 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.

Media contact: Rose Trapnell, QUT Media team leader, 07 3138 2361 or 0407 585 901, rose.trapnell@qut.edu.au or media@qut.edu.au

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