Professor Philip Batterham

BSc (Psychology) hons, MPH, PhD
ANU College of Health and Medicine

Areas of expertise

  • Mental Health 111714
  • Biostatistics 010402
  • Psychological Methodology, Design And Analysis 170110
  • Epidemiology 111706

Research interests

  • Assessment and epidemiology of mental illness
  • Suicide prevention
  • Research methods
  • Psychiatric rating scales
  • E-mental health
  • Implementation science
  • Rural mental health


Phil Batterham is a Professor at the Centre for Mental Health Research, in the Research School of Population Health. He was awarded an Early Career Fellowship in 2011, a Career Development Fellowship-1 in 2014 and a Career Development Fellowship-2 in 2018 from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC). He is a Chief Investigator for the NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Suicide Prevention and for seven NHMRC project grants. His research interests include implementing digital tools to prevent mental disorders, reducing risk of suicide, assessing mental health in the population, and reducing the stigma of mental illness.


Projects and Grants

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Updated:  20 June 2024 / Responsible Officer:  Director (Research Services Division) / Page Contact:  Researchers