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Matthew Dunn

Associate Professor, Deakin University

Dr Matthew Dunn is an Associate Professor within the School of Health and Social Development at Deakin University, and a member of the Institute for Health Transformation (also at Deakin University). He worked for 5 years at the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) at the University of NSW, from 2005-2011. He teaches at the undergraduate and postgraduate level, and supervises Honours and Masters students. He has an active research profile, with areas of interest including monitoring illicit drug markets, the use of emerging synthetic substances, harms related to substance use, drug use in sport, and performance- and image-enhancing drug use and harm.


  • 2012–present
    Conjoint Senior Lecturer, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, UNSW


  • 2014 
    Swinburne University of Technology , Graduate Certificate in Science (Applied Statistics)
  • 2014 
    University of Queensland, Graduate Certificate in Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Studies (Public Health)
  • 2014 
    Deakin University, Graduate Certificate in Higher Education
  • 2006 
    University of Sydney, PhD
  • 2006 
    University of Newcastle, Graduate Certificate in Population Health
  • 2000 
    University of Wollongong, Graduate Diploma in Applied Psychology
  • 2000 
    University of Wollongong, Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)

Professional Memberships

  • Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs
  • Sports Medicine Australia
  • Public Health Association of Australia