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The Centenary Institute Lawrence Creative Prize

The Centenary Institute Lawrence Creative Prize is a $25,000 prize for early career scientists in biomedical research displaying a uniquely creative way of significantly contributing to their chosen field. Nominations are now open and close Monday, 2 October 2012. This national award will be judged by Professor Sir Marc Feldmann and Professor Ian Frazer along […]

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6th Australian Health and Medical Research Congress

Earlybird Registration and submission of abstracts has been extended: Friday September 7th The 6th Australian Health and Medical Research Congress will be held in Adelaide, November 25th – 28th 2012 at the Adelaide Convention Centre. The Congress will host 15 specialist societies who will explore new, multidisciplinary approaches to heath and medical research. Please find flyer here. Programme highlights include: […]

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Florey Medical Research Foundation – Fellowship announcement

The Florey Medical Research Foundation is pleased to invite applications from eligible early career researchers for a 3 year Clinical Cancer Research Fellowship. The aim of the Fellowship is to support an outstanding postdoctoral researcher seeking to commence an academic/research career in the area of clinical cancer research and to enhance the FHS capacity in clinical […]

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We mourn the loss of Emeritus Professor Issy Pilowsky

Emeritus Professor Issy Pilowsky died in Sydney on Saturday 18th August.  He was Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Adelaide between 1971 and 1997. He oversaw an expansion of undergraduate psychiatry teaching in the general hospital, and was a world leader in elucidating the interplay between the physical and emotional aspects of illness, particularly […]

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Congratulations to Professor Sandy McFarlane

Congratulations to Professor Sandy McFarlane AO who received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies. This award is the highest honor given by ISTSS. It is awarded to the individual who has made great lifetime contributions to the field of traumatic stress. This is a wonderful reflection of Professor McFarlane’s […]

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DIAC and International Students

DIAC is encouraging students impacted by the changes to its general skilled migration program to consider their options for when their current visa expires. These changes were announced on 8 February 2010 and transitional arrangements were offered for people holding student visas at that time. The opportunity to apply for a Temporary Skilled Graduate visa […]

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Australian Government Funding for International Research

The Australian Government acknowledges the significant potential for research collaboration to seek solutions for the common challenges faced by countries in our region. I would like to draw your attention to Australian Government funding available for research, administered by AusAID. The AusAID Development Research Awards Scheme (ADRAS) is a competitive grants program designed to support […]

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School of Nursing presents Trisha Greenhalgh on ‘What is Knowledge Translation and how do you build it into research?’

Trisha Greehalgh will be in Adelaide and has agreed to visit the School of Nursing on the 28th August. A seminar is being organised for her to speak at on ‘What is Knowledge Translation and how do you build it into research?’ which will be held in the Robson Lecture Theatre from 2-3 pm. If you […]

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New Faculty of Health Sciences Website

The Faculty has a new redeveloped website and several links have been updated. Please note that bookmarks on web browsers will need to be updated in most areas and if you are unable to find something on the new Faculty website please contact: Jon Saw P: 8313 0895 E: jonathan.saw@adelaide.edu.au

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Do you suffer from problematic headaches? Join our clinical trials

Do you suffer from problematic headaches?  If so you may wish to take part in one of 2 clinical trials  which are Ph.D. projects supervised by Professor Paul Rolan of Clinical Pharmacology. In one trial we are examining the effects of a new immune directed therapy in patients who have high-frequency headache and are taking  codeine-based […]

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