Professor Stuart Kinner is Head of the Justice Health Unit at The University of Melbourne, and Head of the Justice Health Group at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute. He holds Honorary appointments at Monash University, The University of Queensland, Griffith University, and the Netherlands Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement.
In 2019 he was a Visiting Professor and Peter Wall International Visiting Research Scholar at The University of British Columbia in Canada. He is experienced in longitudinal studies, multi-sectoral data linkage, randomised controlled trials, program evaluation, policy analysis, systematic review, and meta-analysis. He has produced >250 publications (including 172 peer-reviewed papers) and attracted >$26 million in research and consulting funds, mostly from nationally competitive schemes. His work has influenced policy reform in the corrections, youth justice, mental health, alcohol and other drug, and disability sectors.
Stuart Chairs Australia’s National Youth Justice Health Advisory Group, and the WHO Health in Prisons Programme Technical Expert Group. He serves on a number of international, national, and local committees including the WHO Steering Group on Prisons Health, the Australian Child Rights Taskforce, the Generation Victoria (GenV) Data Linkage Working Group, and the Victorian Department of Justice Human Ethics Research Committee (JHREC).