Dr Peter Franklin

Started at UWA: 2000

Environmental and occupational health researcher and lecturer

Dr Peter Franklin is a Senior Research Fellow in the School of Population Health with interests in both environmental and occupational impacts on human health. His research focuses on the health effects of mining exposures, indoor and outdoor air pollution, and occupational and non-occupational exposure to asbestos.

Dr Franklin is currently Director of the Occupational Respiratory Epidemiology research group and a member of the Global Environmental Health research group at the School of Population and Global Health, and the Children's Environmental Health research group at the Telethon Kids Institute.

Dr Franklin teaches Environmental and Occupational Health, as well as Epidemiology, within the postgraduate public health program in the School of Population and Global Health.


BSc(Hons) W.Aust.,

PostGradDipEnvSc Murd

PhD Murd.

Our environment is critical to our health. Therefore, we need to understand how environmental factors affect our health so that we can mitigate the negative and promote the positive.

Dr Peter Franklin




TSANZ Maurice Blackburn Grant-In-Aid for Occupational Lung Disease

  • Longitudinal lung function changes in a contemporary cohort of Western Australian miners
  • Franklin, P., Musk, A., Sodhi-Berry, N. & De Klerk, N.


National Health and Medical Research Council

  • The health effects of electronic-cigarettes
  • Larcombe A, Mullins B, Franklin P, Huxley R, Musk AW


Dust Diseases Board, NSW

  • Lung Cancer Risk and Screening Guidelines after Asbestos Exposure
  • de Klerk N, Sodhi-Berry N, Peters S, Franklin P, Musk AW

More grants and publications

Contact Dr Peter Franklin

Dr Peter Franklin is available as a PhD, master’s and honours supervisor in topics related to occupational or environment epidemiology.