Apil is a sessional academic and currently conducting Doctoral research on decision making by aged care nurses pertaining to transfer of resident to the emergency department at QUT. His interest lies in primary health care; aged care to be specific. He has Master of Public Health degree (awarded with distinction) from University of Wollongong which has got him interested in primary health care sector and preventative health. Aged care is the area of his interest as he has greater affinity towards older adults and had the privilege of looking after his great grand parents back in Nepal. He has had the opportunity to carry out presentations at International conferences; EARLI Special Interest Group 9, University of Oxford, England, APACPH (Asia-Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health),KL, Malaysia and Baku World Forum of Young Scientists 2014, Azerbaijan. Currently he is conducting data analysis and working on a journal paper related to his research. He is committed to social justice and is a strong advocate for it. He is a volunteer tutor with St. Vincent de Paul Society and has been working closely with newly settled refugee families in Brisbane. Recently he has been nominated for Vice-Chancellor's Award for Excellence.