Creative Approaches to Health Information Ecologies

Video script

Hi, my name is Ash Watson. Hi, my name is Vaughan Wozniak-O’Connor. We are researchers from the University of New South Wales, Sydney. This video is about our new study, ‘Creative Approaches to Health Information Ecologies’. Contributing your insights will help paint a new picture of what health information is and what health information means. Join your peers and have your story be part of this creative project. If you currently live in Australia and are 18 years of age or older, we want to hear from you.

What does it involve?

Taking part involves one online workshop, with a small group of other people, that will take about one hour to complete. We will video-record the workshop, and you will receive a $50 digital gift card as a thanks for taking part.

Who do I contact?

If you would like some information or to express your interest in participating, please get in touch via phone or email. You can contact Ash from the research team at ashleigh.watson@unsw.edu.au or 0431 104 798.

Why is this study being done?

Health information takes many forms. Everyone has a unique insight into what they learn from the internet, from health professionals, from their family and friends, and from their own bodies, from their senses, their feelings, and from the environment.

If you take part in this phase of the project, you’ll share how you learn about your body and health, and what places you connect with your health and wellbeing. You’ll take part in some creative activities, such as sketching a rough map, but you don’t need to know anything about drawing take part.

By approaching health information in this broad and creative way, we hope to find out what connections people make between their own health and the health of other people and the world around them.

Once again, you can get in touch with Ash from the research team at ashleigh.watson@unsw.edu.au or 0431 104 798

RESEARCH ETHICS

All research in Australia that involves collecting data about people is reviewed by an independent group called a Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC). This research project has been approved by the HREC (Approval Number: HC220202) to ensure that it complies with the National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research (2007). This statement has been developed to protect the interests of people who agree to participate in research studies.