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Research Biography

Dr Jane Fischer holds a PhD in public health, and has research interests focused upon reducing harm associated with alcohol and other drug (AOD) use; quality of life; and vulnerable populations, particularly women. 

Research Interests

Specialist areas:

  • Alcohol, tobacco and other drug use
  • Vulnerable populations, including young adults, women, sex workers and people experiencing systematic disadvantage
  • Quality of life and subjective wellbeing, particularly its measurement


  • Secondary data analysis
  • Quantitative research, particularly longitudinal and cross-sectional study designs


  • Translational research
  • Workforce development

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Beyond pleasure: a study into the quality of life of illicit drug users, University of Queensland

… → 2015

Award Date: 30 Aug 2015

Master, Politicalisation of cannabis in Queensland, University of Queensland


Award Date: 21 Dec 1996

Bachelor of Arts, Double Major: Anthropology; Major: Government, University of Queensland


Award Date: 21 Jan 1992

Supervisory Interests

  • Quality of life
  • Alcohol and other drugs
  • Workforce development and workplace learning
  • Vulnerable groups


  • RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
  • quality of life
  • harm reduction
  • stigma
  • outcome measures


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