OUR RESEARCH

 

The QUOKKA Research Program is a three year program that commenced in 2020 and comprises of six extensive empirical projects, funded by the Australian Government's National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).

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Psychologist for Children
Serious Child

PROJECT 1

Generating a comprehensive database of patient-level data to understand the performance of alternative paediatric Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) measures.

PROJECT 2

Strengthening self-report and proxy-reported measurement of paediatric Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQoL)

PROJECT 3

Exploring how people make choices when valuing paediatric Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQoL)

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Grandmother and Granddaughter

PROJECT 4

Improving preference elicitation methods to value paediatric Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQoL)

PROJECT 5

A paediatric Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) value set for Australia

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PROJECT 6

Do child Quality of Life Years (QALYs) = adult QALYs?

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