Traditional Conceptualisations of Health and Disease in Indonesia or the Malay world

School of Health, Medical and Applied Sciences
Associate Professor Rebecca Fanany


There is little documentation about traditional health practices in Indonesia and the Malay world. This project would relate to a specific location/ethnic group and would elucidate and document traditional conceptualisations of health and disease and how they affect people's experiences.

Medical and Health Sciences| Studies in Human Society
Traditional medicine, Health, Folklore
Available Immediately
Adelaide| Melbourne


This project is associated with the International Engaged Research Scholarship, which offers a 20% reduction in tuition fees for eligible international students.

Other special notes

PLEASE NOTE: The applicant would need to be a native speaker of the relevant language. This project would suit an international candidate from Indonesia or Malaysia who would collect data in their home region.

Funding is also provided by CQUniversity to support research higher degree student project costs, and to support national and international conference presentations. This includes:

For doctoral candidates:

  • up to $6,000 in Candidate Support Funds
  • up to $4,500 for Conference Travel Support