On this page, you will find links to VU and Open Access resources that focus on challenges and solutions relating to health and well being within the context of planetary health.
Staff and students from Victoria University are able to access various online resources from VU Library. You may be initially diverted to the VU Portal log-in page. Enter your Victoria University credentials.
Below is a selection of search links that allow you to re-run a VU Library search. Using the Limits option within the search results may be appropriate to focus your search more precisely. For all examples, a limit to all literature published in the last five years has been applied.
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The complete list of e-journal titles provided by the library can be viewed from the Journals Titles list.
Backholer, K., Baum, F., Finlay, S. M., Friel, S., Giles-Corti, B., Jones, A., Patrick, R., Shill, J., Townsend, B., Armstrong, F., Baker, P., Bowen, K., Browne, J., Büsst, C., Butt, A., Canuto, K., Canuto, K., Capon, A., Corben, K., … Demaio, S. (2021). Australia in 2030: what is our path to health for all? The Medical Journal of Australia, 214 Suppl 8, 5–40. https://doi.org/10.5694/mja2.51020
Beggs, P. J., Zhang, Y., McGushin, A., Trueck, S., Linnenluecke, M. K., Bambrick, H., Berry, H. L., Jay, O., Rychetnik, L., Hanigan, I. C., Morgan, G. G., Guo, Y., Malik, A., Stevenson, M., Green, D., Johnston, F. H., McMichael, C., Hamilton, I., & Capon, A. G. (2021). The 2021 report of the MJA-Lancet Countdown on health and climate change: Australia increasingly out on a limb. The Medical Journal of Australia, 215(9), 390. http://doi: 10.5694/mja2.51302
Campbell, S. L., Johnston, F. H., Remenyi, T. A., White, C. J. & Williamson, G. J. (2019). The value of local heatwave impact assessment: A case-crossover analysis of hospital emergency department presentations in Tasmania, Australia. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16(19). https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph16193715
Clayton, S. (2020). Climate anxiety: Psychological responses to climate change. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 74. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.janxdis.2020.102263
Ebi, K. L., & Hess, J. J. (2020). Health risks due to climate change: Inequity in causes and consequences. Health Affairs (Project Hope), 39(12), 2056–2062.
Hayes, K., Blashki, G., Wiseman, J., Burke, B. & Reifels, L. (2018). Climate change and mental health: Risks, impacts and priority actions. International Journal of Mental Health Systems, 12 (28), 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13033-018-0210-6
Watts, N., Amann, M., Arnell, N., Ayeb-Karlsson, S., Belesova, K., Berry, H., Bouley, T., Boykoff, M., Byass, P., Cai, W., Campbell-Lendrum, D., Chambers, J., Daly, M., Dasandi, N., Davies, M., Depoux, A., Dominguez-Salas, P., Drummond, P., Ebi, K. L., …Costello, A. (2018). The 2018 report of the Lancet Countdown on health and climate change: Shaping the health of nations for centuries to come. The Lancet, 392(10163), 2479–2514. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(18)32594-7
Zhang, Y., Beggs, P. J., McGushin, A., Bambrick, H., Trueck, S., Hanigan, I. C., Morgan, G. G., Berry, H. L., Linnenluecke, M. K., Johnston, F. H., Capon, A. G., & Watts, N. (2020). The 2020 special report of the MJA-Lancet Countdown on health and climate change: Lessons learnt from Australia's "Black Summer". The Medical Journal of Australia, 213(11), 490. https://doi.org/10.5694/mja2.50869
Victoria University Public Health Research projects
Parker, A., Trott, E., Bourke, M., Klepac Pogrmilovic, B., Dadswell, K., Craike, M., McLean, S., Dash, S., and Pascoe, M. (2021). Young people's attitudes towards integrating physical activity as part of mental health treatment: a cross‐sectional study in youth mental health services. Early Intervention in Psychiatry. https://doi.org/10.1111/eip.13189
Timpani, C., & Rybalka, E., (2021) Calming the (Cytokine) storm: Dimethyl fumarate as a therapeutic candidate for covid-19. Pharmaceuticals, 14 (1). pp. 1-15. ISSN 1424-8247 (In Press)
Jones, R., Maharaj, N., Rasmussen, B., Sheehan, P., & Young, C. (2018). Scoping study: costs of climate change impacts on the social determinants of health and wellbeing. Literature review. Project Report. Victoria, Department of Health and Human Services, Melbourne, Australia. (Unpublished) https://vuir.vu.edu.au/41135/