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Dr Muhidin joined Macquarie University in January 2011 as a lecturer in Demography at the Faculty of Business and Economics. Previously he was appointed as Postdoctoral and ResTeach Fellows at Queensland Centre for Population Research, the University of Queensland. He was involved in both research and teaching roles, especially with the Department of Human Geography for the last five years.  Dr Muhidin came to Australia with a wide-ranging international experience, including placements in North America (Brown University and University de Montreal), Europe (Groningen University and IIASA-Austria), and Asia (University of Indonesia).

Dr Muhidin is a demographer by training from the University of Groningen, the Netherlands. He has actively been working on the study of population mobility issues and its consequences in different settings such as Asia (Indonesia), West Africa (Burkina Faso and Ghana) and Australia. Recently, Dr Muhidin involves in the study of international comparative analysis on internal migration. Early results of this study have contributed to the background research papers for the 2009 Human Development Reports, UNDP.

Dr Muhidin participates in numerous scientific forums including those of the Australian Population Association (APA), the Population Association of America (PAA) and International Population Geography.

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health Social Sciences
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infant Social Sciences
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Projects 2012 2020

Research Outputs 2002 2019

Community engagement in maternal and newborn health in Eastern Indonesia

Muhidin, S., Prasodjo, R., Silalahi, M. & Pardosi, J. F., 2019, Global health leadership: case studies from the Asia-Pacific. Withers, M. & McCool, J. (eds.). Cham: Springer, Springer Nature, p. 67-78 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

Indonesia
Maternal Mortality
Child Mortality
Birth Rate
Infant Mortality

Mapping schools' NAPLAN results: a spatial inequality of school outcomes in Australia

Smith, C., Parr, N. & Muhidin, S., 1 May 2019, In : Geographical Research. 57, 2, p. 133-150 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

suburb
school
literacy
Geographical Information System
educational inequality

Parents’ healthcare-seeking behavior for their children among the climate-related displaced population of rural Bangladesh

Haque, M. R., Parr, N. & Muhidin, S., 1 Apr 2019, In : Social Science and Medicine. 226, p. 9-20 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Bangladesh
Child Behavior
Rural Population
Climate
parents
Open Access
internal migration
Indonesia
migration
education
human capital

Fathers and infant health and survival in Ende, a rural district of Eastern Indonesia

Pardosi, J. F., Parr, N. & Muhidin, S., Jun 2017, In : Journal of Population Research. 34, 2, p. 185-207 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Indonesia
infant
father
district
health

Press / Media

Indonesian Diaspora in Australia

Salahudin Muhidin

26/02/18

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Middle class population in Indonesia

Salahudin Muhidin

21/07/16

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

How to Boost Child Survival in Indonesia's Remote Regions

Salahudin Muhidin

10/02/15

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Team Australia

Salahudin Muhidin

3/09/14

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment