• The University of Western Australia (M431), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


Personal profile


Dr Nicole Hill is a Forrest Foundation Prospect Fellow in youth suicide prevention with the Centre for Child Health Research, The University of Western Australia and honorary research associate with the Telethon Kids Institute. Nicole is an expert in the management and prevention of suicide clusters and suicide contagion. She has extensive experience working with suicide data in the national coronial information system. Nicole has led evaluations of community suicide prevention and postvention interventions in Australia. Her current project include the (1) identification of suicide hotspots; (2) improving access to mental health services in hotspot communities using data registries; (3) A multi-site trial to improve engagement in aftercare services for young people who present to the emergency department for deliberate self-harm; (4) Evaluation of a suicide prevention peer support program. 

Dr Hill is available for student supervision. 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

Suicide Prevention, PhD

Award Date: 5 Mar 2021

Industry keywords

  • Not for Profit
  • Clinical Trials
  • Children and Young People
  • Government
  • Health

Research expertise keywords

  • Suicide prevention
  • Youth mental health
  • Suicide clusters
  • Meta-analysis
  • Cluster analysis
  • Data linkage
  • Data-analysis
  • Evidence synthesis
  • Research methodology
  • Postvention


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