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Research Fellow in Youth Suicide Prevention


Available for supervision


Penelope Strauss holds a Master of Public Health from the University of Western Australia and a PhD, and is currently a Research Fellow in Youth Suicide Prevention at the Telethon Kids Institute.

Penelope recently led the Trans Pathways project, which is the largest study conducted on the mental health of trans and gender diverse young people in Australia. Her current research aims to decrease rates of suicidality among high risk groups of young people in Australia with a current focus on LGBTQA+ young people and homeless young people.