Congratulations to Dr Kostas Kapellas on receiving an Early Career Fellowships commencing in 2016 to 2019 (Grant Title: Sequencing Periodontal Bacteria To Determine The Relationship Between Periodontits, Renal And Vascular Function Among Indigenous Australian Adults With Chronic Kidney Disease).

The NHMRC Early Career Fellowships scheme provides opportunities for Australian researchers to undertake advanced training in health and medical research either in Australia or overseas. A major objective of the scheme is to foster career development at the postdoctoral level by encouraging the beneficial experience of a different research environment. The Early Career Fellowships are very competitive and offered to a limited number of Researchers of outstanding ability who wish to make research a significant component of their career. This year NHMRC received 519 Early Career Fellowship applications of which 111 have been awarded funding.

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Congratulations to Associate Professor Lisa Jamieson on receiving a Senior Research Fellow B (SRF B) commencing in 2016 to 2020 (Grant Title: Advancing Aboriginal Australian oral health through intervention studies, longitudinal studies, modelling and surveillance).

The Research Fellowships Scheme aims to recruit and support Australia’s very best medical and health research talent in full time research during the most productive years of their research life to further develop as leaders in their field and contribute to the Australian research community through active participation. A critical objective of the scheme is to foster an intellectual environment which supports and builds the capacity of Australian research for the future and in so doing, creates knowledge through investment in research which improves health and thus contributes to Australia’s prosperity. This year NHMRC received 290 Career Fellowship applications of which 69 have been awarded funding.

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PhD student Helena Silveira Schuch has been awarded a Florey Medical Research Foundation prize. The title of her poster was “longitudinal effects of socioeconomic status on periodontitis: a systematic review’.

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As a result of an agreement between ARCPOH, Commonwealth Department of Health, State and Territory Health Departments, and with support from the Australian Dental Association and Colgate, ARCPOH will coordinate the 2016–2018 National Survey of Adult Oral Health (NSAOH 2), which marks 10 years since the last national survey of adult oral health (NSAOH 2004–06) […]

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ARCPOH e-newsletter June 2015

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Karen Peres has been involved in a study following babies and their dental development in conjunction with breast feeding which has attracted wide attention. Links to some of the items are below: http://consumer.healthday.com/women-s-health-information-34/breast-feeding-news-82/breast-feeding-may-have-dental-benefits-study-suggests-700349.html http://news.health.com/2015/06/15/breast-feeding-may-have-dental-benefits-study-suggests/ http://blogs.babycenter.com/mom_stories/could-breastfeeding-help-your-baby-avoid-braces/ http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/news/south-australia/breastfed-children-less-likely-to-develop-overbites-crossbites/story-fni6uo1m-1227401158826

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MASTER LIST Publications and Presentations 2014 for ARCPOH website

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ARCPOH e-newsletter December 2014

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ARCPOH e-newsletter June 2014e-newsletter: June 2014

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AIHW Dental Statistics and Research Series (internet only) Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, Harford JE and Islam S (2013). Adult oral health and dental visiting in Australia: Results from the National Dental Telephone Interview Survey 2010. Dental Statistics and Research Series no. 65. Cat. no. DEN 227. Canberra: AIHW. Ha DH, Amarasena N and […]

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