Provide First Aid Course 2014

Additional on campus courses are now available in June and July. Delivered by the Adelaide Health Simulation and Skills Centre, the practical and VET certified course will give you the skills and fundamentals to provide first aid until a medical assistant arrives. Contact us now for more information or to book into a course today. [...]

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Seminar Series | Objectivity Lost?

The School of Translational Health Science, The Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI), would like to extend an invitation to the next seminar in our series. Join the audience to hear a presentation by Dr Jon Opie, Senior Lecturer, School of Humanities, University of Adelaide speaking on topic: Objectivity Lost? It is often claimed that the objectivity [...]

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Lloyd Cox Memorial Lecture | 7 October 2014

The Robinson Research Institute is pleased to launch the Lloyd Cox Memorial Lecture series. This lecture series will feature international research and policy leaders tackling grand challenges in pregnancy and child health. Professor Jane E Harding, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, University of Auckland, will present the inaugural lecture on the topic Health for now or for life? [...]

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International Research Conversazione | 1-3 October 2014

 The School of Nursing is hosting an International Research Conversazione at the University of Adelaide. The event will run over three days 1-3 October 2014. Register to attend all three or just one of the days. The program will be uploaded soon and includes; armchair interviews with international researchers Anna Ehrenberg, Lars Wallin and Alison [...]

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TQEH Research Day | Friday 17 October

Research Day provides an opportunity for TQEH researchers-in-training to present their studies before a broad audience, in a similar format to national or international conferences. Oral presentations will be held throughout the day as well as a Poster competition from 1.20 to 2pm. A full program will be available online as at the 1st of [...]

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School of Psychology Research Seminar Series: August

‘The Social Psychology of Conspiracy Theories’ presented by Karen Douglas, Social Psychologist at the University of Kent Was 9/11 an inside job?  Is climate change a hoax?  Was Princess Diana murdered?  Millions of people appear to think so, disbelieving official explanations for significant events in favour of alternative accounts that are often called ‘conspiracy theories’.  [...]

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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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