The Origin of Cancer | 17 July 2014

Free Public Lecture The Origin of Cancer, by Professor Paul Davies and Professor Pauline Davies from the NCI-funded Center for the Convergence of Physical Science and Cancer Biology, Arizona State University. Date:        Thursday 17th July 2014 Time:         5:00pm Venue:     Robson Lecture Theatre, Eleanor Harrald Building, Royal Adelaide Hospital Enquiries:  Kai Holt  8222 5516 Cancer is the most researched subject in biology, yet [...]

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School of Psychology Research Seminar Series

Professor Phil Mohr, Professorial Research Fellow in Psychology at the University of Adelaide, will present: “Wheat Avoidance in Australia and the Phenomenon of Self-Diagnosis.” There is public health interest in many parts of the world in the apparently widespread avoidance of certain foods, of which wheat is one.  Drawing on recent and continuing research, Phil [...]

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NHMRC Partnership Projects Workshop

Partnership projects aim to help create partnerships among decision makers, policy makers, managers, clinicians and researchers. This scheme provides funding and support to create new opportunities for researchers and policy makers to work together to define research questions and undertake research and also to interpret and implement the findings. The aim is to answer a [...]

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Futility: ICU and the voice of reason

With Associate Professor Charlie Corke In these modern times, swift catastrophic final illness is the exception. For many people, death comes only after a long medical struggle with an incurable but chronic illness or results from the multiple debilities of very old age.  Death is certain, but the timing isn’t.  Everyone struggles with this uncertainty [...]

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School of Psychology Research Seminar Series | Cancelled

Unfortunately the School of Psychology has had to cancel Dr Kerstin Lueck’s presentation on: ‘Predictors of Acculturative Stress in Latino Immigrants: A Comparative Study of different Latino Immigrant Generations in the United States’ The purpose of this study was to investigate factors that predict acculturative stress in a nationally representative sample of Latino immigrants, living [...]

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Greater diversity: a shared journey to a stronger University

Save The Date We are pleased to invite you to attend this event which aims to make the University of Adelaide stronger and more successful by drawing from the full diversity of the talent pool. Speakers from organisations that lead the way in promoting gender, equity and diversity in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) [...]

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2nd CREATE Seminar | 06 June 2014

‘The ethics of translational research with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities’ In this seminar, Professor Annette Braunack-Mayer, Chief Investigator of the CRE in Aboriginal Chronic Disease Knowledge Translation and Exchange (CREATE), will address the ethical implications of conducting translational health research with Aboriginal communities, and will suggest some approaches we might use to identify [...]

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TQEH Research Day

Research day is for researchers in training and is open to: • Higher Degree Candidates • Those in clinical training • Honours Students Call for Abstracts will Open on the 7th of July, 2014 Speakers deliver a 10 minute presentation before a broad audience, as would occur at national or internation conferences. TQEH Research Day [...]

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The Joanna Briggs Institute: Seminar in Translational Health Science | 4th Graduate Research Seminar 2014

‘Evaluation of effectiveness of health care: non-committal or binding’ Traditionally, medical practice has been based on a scientific paradigm that relied on understanding pathophysiological mechanisms. Following the definition of the concepts of clinical epidemiology in the 80s by Sackett, Guyatt and others, many of the previously accepted conventions and concepts on which we practice medicine [...]

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School of Psychology Research Seminar Series | 29 May 2014

Ben Newell from the University of New South Wales will present Unconscious influences on decision making: A critical analysis. To what extent do we know our own minds when making decisions? A pervasive view places a heavy explanatory burden on an intelligent cognitive unconscious, with many theories assigning causally effective roles to unconscious influences. This [...]

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