• The University of Western Australia (M303), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


  • The University of Western Australia (M577), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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Personal profile


Dr Zoë Hyde is an epidemiologist and biostatistician based at the Western Australian Centre for Health and Ageing and the Centre for Aboriginal Medical and Dental Health at the University of Western Australia, where she holds the position of Research Fellow. Her research seeks to understand how people can age in a healthy way and have a long healthspan as well as a long lifespan. She received the Endocrine Society of Australia's Servier Young Investigator Award for her work on frailty, and recently won the University of Western Australia Vice-Chancellor's Award for Collaborative Indigenous Research Partnerships.

Since 2020, Dr Hyde has helped the public and policymakers navigate the challenges of COVID-19. Her research has helped identify optimal vaccination strategies, prevent airborne transmission of COVID-19, and make schools a safer environment for children during the pandemic.

Dr Hyde is a popular science communicator and has written for The Conversation, Policy Forum, and The Guardian. She is regularly approached for comment by national and international media, and has been quoted by outlets including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, ABC News, CBC News, Deutsche Welle, Die Zeit, Nature News, and New Scientist.

Dr Hyde is an expert peer reviewer for more than 30 scientific journals, including Science, Annals of Internal Medicine, BMJ, Nature Communications, and Clinical Infectious Diseases, and is a statistical reviewer for the Medical Journal of Australia. She has published extensively with more than 140 different researchers from Australia, Europe, the United States of America, and Asia, in leading medical journals including The Lancet.

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

Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Western Australia

Award Date: 13 Sept 2012

Master of Public Health, Curtin University

Award Date: 19 Sept 2008

Postgraduate Diploma in Health Promotion, Curtin University

Award Date: 10 Feb 2006

Bachelor of Science, Curtin University

Award Date: 10 Sept 2004

External positions

Honorary Senior Fellow, University of Melbourne

Industry keywords

  • Ageing
  • Clinical Trials
  • Health
  • Medicine and Pharma

Research expertise keywords

  • Aboriginal health
  • Ageing
  • COVID-19
  • Endocrinology
  • Epidemiology
  • Frailty
  • Indigenous health
  • Public health
  • Statistics and probability
  • Testosterone


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