Dr Mark Robinson

Senior Research Fellow

Institute for Social Science Research
Faculty of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences
+61 7 334 69297


Dr Mark Robinson is a Senior Research Fellow in the Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR) and Honorary Senior Research Fellow at the University of Glasgow. Mark is a public health and evaluation specialist and has led the development of evaluation frameworks with varied partners across a range of topics. He recently led the development of a detailed Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Framework for Health and Wellbeing Queensland (HWQld) and currently leads the strategic evaluation of a suite of six preventive health programs funded by HWQld. Mark also played a major role in the development of Queensland Health’s Cancer Strategy for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People and is currently leading a detailed review of data, policies, and evidence relevant to men’s health on behalf of the Commonwealth Government Department of Health and Aged Care.

Prior to joining ISSR, Mark successfully led a range of research and evaluation projects to better understand population health and health inequalities at NHS Health Scotland, a national public health agency in Scotland. He led and contributed to numerous studies as part of the evaluation of the Scottish Government’s national alcohol strategy, including an evaluation of the impact of minimum unit pricing on alcohol consumption and related harms. These studies have received widespread media coverage and the outputs and findings have been used to inform national policy and legislation in Scotland and beyond. In Scotland, Mark also successfully delivered a large program of research to estimate the impact of a wide range of interventions on population health and health inequality outcomes using epidemiological modelling and visualisation.

His PhD was completed at the University of Bath and investigated behavioural risk factors for training injuries among British Army infantry recruits.

Research Interests

  • Health inequities
  • Public health
  • Policy evaluation
  • Alcohol epidemiology
  • Modelling intervention effects
  • Commercial determinants of health


  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Bath
  • Bachelor (Honours) of Science (Advanced), University of Strathclyde


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  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor