PROFILE

Dr Ian Li

Started at UWA: 2008

Senior lecturer in health and labour economics

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Dr Ian Li is an economist with research interests in the applied areas of education, labour and health economics, focusing on improving wellbeing and socioeconomic outcomes for the public. Currently, Dr Li’s focus areas include:

  • Australian higher education policy, particularly from an equity perspective
  • Tackling disadvantage and improving outcomes for children across the lifecycle
  • economic analysis in the areas of hearing loss and cardiovascular disease and
  • health workforce policy

Dr Li’s research has been published in leading international and Australian journals, and he is a chief investigator on scheme-funded projects, including the National Health and Medical Research Council, WA Health Promotion Foundation Healthyway and the National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education.

 

Dr Li was awarded a UWA Vice-Chancellor’s Early Career Investigators Award in 2015 and has been involved in teaching 22 units at UWA since 2008, and has taught across the areas of economics, law and public health. He has received six excellence in teaching awards across three faculties at UWA since 2010, and in 2017, received a national award for Excellence and Innovation in Public Health Teaching from the Council of Academic Public Health Institutions Australia.

 

Qualifications:

BEc W.Aust. - UWA

PhD Curtin

2017 Excellence and Innovation in Public Health Teaching, Council of Academic Public Health Institutions Australia

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2015 UWA Vice-Chancellor's Early Career Investigator Award

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6 Excellence in Teaching awards from UWA

Funding


2018

National Health and Medical Research Council Partnerships for Better Health – Partnerships Projects

  • An Intervention to Improve the Detection and Management of Familial Hypercholesterolaemia in Primary Care (#1142883)
  • Brett, T., Arnold-Reed, D., Watts, G., Sullivan, D., Vickery, A., Li, I.W., Troeung, L., Heal, C., Hespe, C., Radford, J

2018

West Australian Department of Health Research Translation Projects 2017 Round 11

  • West Australian Cardiac Outcomes Registry (WACOR): Does routine stratification for competing risks at the time of diagnosis of Acute Coronary Syndromes improve outcomes and lower health care costs?
  • Schultz, C., Hillis, G., Briffa, T., Reid, C., Sanfillippo, F., and Li, I.W.

2017

National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education

  • Postgraduate Study and Graduate Employment: How do Equity Groups Perform?
  • Li, I.W. and Carroll, D.

2016

National Priorities Pool 2017, Higher Education Participation and Partnerships Program, Department of Education and Training

  • Widening Regional & Remote Participation: Interrogating Outreach Programs across Queensland
  • National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education, The University of Western Australia, Queensland University of Technology

2016

National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education

  • How does Student Experience at University Influence Academic Outcomes
  • Li, I.W. and Carroll, D.

2016

WA Health Promotion Foundation Healthway (#24248)

  • Enhancing the Mental Health and Well-being of Children with Impaired Hearing
  • Cross, D., Atlas, M., Shaw, T., Eikelboom, R., Kickett-Tucker. C., Runions, K., Li, I.W., Coffin, J.

2015

National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education

  • Employment Outcomes of Disadvantaged University Students
  • Li, I.W., Junankar, P., Mavromaras, K., Mahuteau, S.

 

More grants and publications

Contact Dr Li

Dr Ian Li is available as a PhD, master’s and honours supervisor in topics related to health economics, labour economics, health policy and the health workforce.

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