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Jake Turvey

Research Assistant
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Jake joined the Burnet Institute in 2023, working alongside the Young People’s Health Group on a number of key projects that aim to reduce Young People’s exposure to harmful online content.

Jake has a strong passion for working with vulnerable and at-risk population groups, with previous experience researching issues relating to health and homelessness in Western Australia. He has also previously spent time living and working in remote areas of Indonesia, helping to implement small-scale aid and development projects. 

Jake holds a Master of Public Health from UNSW, with a specialisation in Infectious Disease Control, as well as undergraduate qualifications in public health, social law, and international aid and development. 

  • 2022: Master of Public Health (Infectious Diseases Control), The University of New South Wales
  • 2018: Bachelor of Arts (International Aid & Development), Murdoch University
  • 2016: Bachelor of Science (Public Health and Law & Society), The University of Western Australia
  • 2023-ongoing: Research Assistant, Young People’s Health Group
  • 2020-ongoing: Research Officer, The Institute for Health Research, The University of Notre Dame
  • 2019-2022: International Relationship Officer (Indonesia) – Amos Aid Australia