Dr Jennifer PowerSenior Research Fellow, Aust Res Ctr Sex Hlth&Soc
Jennifer Power is a Senior Research Fellow at the Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society.
Jennifer is a sociologist who specialises in research related to sexuality and sexual health. Jennifer recently received funding from the Australian Research Council to study the impact of new biomedical, biodigital and biomechanical technologies on sexual lives and sexual intimacies among Australian adults. She also has ongoing projects exploring quality of life among people living with HIV, the social and ethical implications of research toward a cure for HIV, LGBTI health and wellbeing, and fertility and reproductive choices among LGBT communities.
Jennifer utilises mixed methods in her research and is experienced in design and implementation of both qualitative and quantitative studies.
Jennifer currently manages the HIV Futures study, a major on-going study of people living with HIV in Australia, and is lead CI on an ARC Discovery project focused on the impact of new technologies on sex and relationships.
Jennifer is course coordinator and lecturer for the undergraduate unit "HLT1CSS: Contemporary Issues in Sex and Sexuality" running semester 2, 2020 and subject coordinator in the Graduate Certificate in Sex, Health and Society (HCSHS) commencing semester 2, 2020.