Gary Dowsett

Literature review

Community engagement, partnerships and research into policy and practice: a literature review

This literature review looks at community engagement and academic research with a particular emphasis on public health issues. Community engagement is a term that has come to be associated with a broad range of activities involving the interaction of universities and researchers with communities. In...

Crystal clear: The social determinants of gay men's use of crystal methamphetamine in Victoria

This monograph offers a comparative analysis of epidemiological, behavioural and social research on crystal methamphetamine use among gay men living in Melbourne and gay men living in other urban centres in Australia, the US, and the UK. It includes a survey of local expert opinion...

A review of knowledge about the sexual networks and behaviours of men who have sex with men in Asia

While some developing countries have begun researching male-to-male sexual activities and interests, many gaps exist in the understanding of sexual networking within MSM populations, and between MSM populations and wider populations. This study was commissioned by Family Health International (FHI) and undertaken by the Australian...