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Jun-Ting Yeung

Honours Student

Background

JT completed the Bachelor of Biomedicine degree at the University of Melbourne and is now in a year of Honours with the Alcohol and Other Drugs group at the Burnet Institute. His Honours project combines his interest in public health and biostatistics.

His work focuses on determining a stable measure for measuring alcohol consumption habits over time. His project will use data from the Young Adults and Alcohol Study (YAAS) to understand the quantitative patterns of alcohol consumption among young Australia drinkers.

JT also has an avid passion for science communication. After taking a course on Communicating Science and Technology, JT has been regularly contributing to the University of Melbourne Scientific Scribbles blog and interned as an Editor at The Conversation. In his spare time, he also makes educational and science-related youtube videos.

Research interests in the drug and alcohol field:

  • Trends in alcohol consumption and harms
  • Alcohol survey methodology and research
  • Risky alcohol drinking
  • Alcohol-related harm
  • Qualitative attitudes towards alcohol consumption

Qualifications

  • 2017: Bachelor of Biomedicine, University of Melbourne, Australia

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