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Monthly Archives: June 2013

NHMRC achievement award – Congratulations Professor Prash Sanders!

Professor Prash Sanders has recently received a prestigious NHMRC Achievement Award for the highest ranked Practitioner Fellowship. His application – “Prevention and management of atrial fibrillation: a new paradigm” includes a translational series of studies that focus on reducing hospitalisation, reducing stroke risk, improving mortality and prevention. It aims to build research infrastructure in heart […]

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The Sleep Out 2013

Supporting the Community Dental Outreach Program An inaugural event to raise awareness about the pressing issue of homelessness in our community The Adelaide University Dental Students are involved in a number of charitable and philanthropic activities with an emphasis on outreach to the wider community, through the provision of services to individuals and organisations. An […]

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Unicare telehealth network gives Adelaide Medical Students greater access to vital clinical experience

New Telehealth Teaching System at the University of Adelaide improves student teaching and access to healthcare for patients.  Medical students will be trained in important areas of practice where it has been difficult to get enough clinical experience, thanks to a new telehealth network established at the University of Adelaide. The Unicare e-health project makes […]

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New study into impact on women of losing a baby

Researchers at the University of Adelaide hope that women who experience pregnancy loss – such as miscarriage and stillbirth – will receive better care thanks to new research aimed at finding out exactly what they go through at this difficult time in their lives. Pregnancy loss is a major issue, with Australian Bureau of Statistics […]

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Award for research into diabetes and pregnancy

A University of Adelaide professor is to be honoured by the American Diabetes Association for research into diabetes and pregnancy that has been translated into clinical care. Professor Caroline Crowther has received the Association’s Norbert Freinkel Lecture Award. The award recognises researchers who have made outstanding contributions, including scientific publications and presentations, to the understanding and treatment of diabetes […]

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Strong public support for school-based immunisation

South Australians believe that a school-based immunisation program is the best way to vaccinate teenagers, according to new research from the University of Adelaide. The study, published in this month’s issue of the journal Vaccine, was aimed at better understanding attitudes towards school-based immunisation programs compared with the family GP, council clinics and other programs and […]

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Invitation to the Graduate Research Seminar for 2013 – Joanna Briggs Institute

The School of Translational Health Science, The Joanna Briggs Institute, is pleased to extend an invitation to the next Graduate Research Seminar for 2013. Join the audience to hear from Mater of Clinical Science students of the School of Translational Health Science When: Friday 28th June 2013 Where: SANTOS Lecture Theatre (Level 1 Marjoribanks Building, […]

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Rotary Mental Health – Small Grants, Postdoctoral Fellowship & Scholarships

Know someone in your School/Research Centres looking for Small Grants in mental health or a Postdoctoral Fellowship in mental health or PhD scholarships in Mental Health, Ovarian Cancer, Lymphoedema or Youth Homelessness? Refer: the Australian Rotary Health website: http://www.australianrotaryhealth.org.au/Information-About/Research/Current-Opportunities.aspx. Various applications closing dates in 2013 as follow:- Mental Health Grants: investigating the mental health of […]

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“Looking to the Future: International Research in a Changing World” – Session for Early Career Researchers, Call for Papers

Session for Early Career Researchers Humboldt Colloquium “Looking to the Future: International Research in a Changing World” 17-19 October 2013, Sydney Call for Papers The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation promotes academic cooperation between excellent scientists and scholars from Germany and countries around the world. To this end, it grants more than 700 research fellowships and research awards […]

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2013 Young Investigator Award (YIA)

Applications are now open for the 2013 Young Investigator Award. Now in its 14th year, the Young Investigator Award recognises excellence in South Australia’s young researchers in both science and their ability to communicate and sell that science. The YIA provides an ideal forum for promoting media interest in the diverse research being carried out […]

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