Professor Ray Lovett

Mayi Kuwayu Study director
ANU College of Health and Medicine
T: 02 6125 5619

Areas of expertise

  • Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Health 111701
  • Primary Health Care 111717
  • Clinical Nursing: Primary (Preventative) 111002
  • Epidemiology 111706
  • Health And Community Services 111708
  • Public Health And Health Services Not Elsewhere Classified 111799

Research interests

Cohort Studies

Social Epidemiology

Cultural determinants of health and wellbeing


Data Sovereignty and Governance


Professor Raymond Lovett BN, RN, BHSc, MAE, PhD is the Associate Director Culture and Wellbeing Research at the National Centre for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Wellbeing Research in the National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, The Australian National University. He also holds an adjunct Fellowship at the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) in the Indigenous Social and Cultural Wellbeing group. Ray is an Aboriginal (Ngiyampaa/Wongaibon) epidemiologist with extensive experience in health services research, large scale data analysis for public health policy development and evaluation.

Researcher's projects

Mayi Kuwayu: The National Study of Aborginal and Torres Strait Islander Wellbeing. Home - Mayi Kuwayu National Study of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Wellbeing (

Kulay Kalingka: Cancer awareness and treatment for Aborginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Kulay Kalingka Study

The Family and Community Stafety(FaCtS) Study aims to improve understanding of family and community safety in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, using mixed methods, Community-based Action Research. 


Projects and Grants

Grants information is drawn from ARIES. To add or update Projects or Grants information please contact your College Research Office.

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Updated:  21 July 2024 / Responsible Officer:  Director (Research Services Division) / Page Contact:  Researchers