"I want to see how best the community can help manage and address eating disorders, especially in prevention and care across the entire spectrum of illnesses”

28 August 2023

AEDRTC podcast episode

In the final Ep Associate Professor Hunna Watson discusses the most burning research questions and her vision for the eating disorders landscape in Australia.

Associate Professor Watson is a biostatistician in the Department of Psychiatry and Centre of Excellence for Eating Disorders with adjunct fellowships at both The University of Western Australia and Curtin University.  A/P Watson wants to know what causes eating disorders and is also working on a study to develop a definition of recovery for eating disorders, one that can be used across the field.

Associate Professor Watson’s hopes the Australian Eating Disorder Research and Translation Centre will identify national research priorities and focus on translating evidence into practice.

This podcast episode is part of a series recorded at an ideation day for the Australian Eating Disorders Research and Translation Centre (a national consortium led by InsideOut Institute)


Research can transform people's lives.

The Australian Eating Disorders Research and Translation Centre is supported by funding from the Australian Government under the National Leadership in Mental Health program.

Lead Agency, InsideOut Institute for Eating Disorders, is a joint venture between the Sydney Local Health District and the University of Sydney