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Congratulations to Annette Edmondson

University of Adelaide students, graduates and staff dominated the 2013 Channel 9 Young Achiever Awards. Annette Edmondson, Health Sciences student, is winner of the Worldwide Online Printing Sports Award. Annette, 21 of Stirling, has represented Australia in cycling for many years with major achievements including a Gold Medal in 2007 at the Australian Youth Olympic […]

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The impossible challenge? Public Event on 9th April, 2013

NEW!! Listen to the presentation’s guest speakers here A sustainable publicly funded health care system in 2045 Governments the world over are struggling to reign in rapidly rising health care costs. In the five years to 2007-08, public hospital expenditure has grown at an average of close to ten per cent per year … if current […]

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Congratulations Geordie Beath, Semi Finalist Channel 9 Young Achiever Awards

We congratulate Geordie for reaching the Semi Finalist stage in the Channel 9 Young Achiever Awards under the Awards category of the Rural Doctors Workforce Agency Rural Health Award. Geordie and the other semi finalists will receive a special on stage presentation tribute at the Prestigious Awards Gala Presentation Dinner on the 16th of March […]

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Risk-based Decision-making for Skin Decontamination for CBR Incidents – Research Grant

Congratulations to Dino Pisaniello, Sharyn Gaskin and the OEH Laboratory at Thebarton on being awarded $840,000 over 3 years for research on “Risk-based Decision-making for Skin Decontamination for CBR Incidents”. This research will build capacity for the management of toxic chemicals following accidental or intentional release in a community setting. This is a follow on […]

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Vitamin deficiency screening needed for refugees

New research from the University of Adelaide has discovered a high prevalence of vitamin B12 deficiency among refugees, prompting calls for refugees to be routinely screened for the problem soon after they arrive in the country. Vitamin B12 deficiency is a sign of severe malnourishment and can result in permanent damage to the nervous system. […]

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Congratulations Richard Fuller, Recipient of SIA National OHS Education Award

We congratulate Richard Fuller, winner of the Postgraduate category of the SIA OHS Education Awards.  This award brings with it a commemorative medal (and certificate), Professional Development Fund to the value of $2000 and membership of the SIA for one year. Richard will be presented with his award at the Dr Eric Wigglesworth Memorial Lecture […]

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Expressions of interest sought for PhD scholarships relating to obesity management and prevention in primary health care

Expressions of interest sought for PhD scholarships relating to obesity management & prevention in primary health care – various locations The Centre for Obesity Management, Prevention and Research Excellence in Primary Health Care (COMPaRE-PHC) has been funded by the Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute (APHCRI) for four years from 2012. It is a collaboration […]

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Florey’s legacy lives on in new research Fellows

Three new medical research fellows have been appointed at the University of Adelaide named in honour of one of the University’s greatest graduates, Nobel Prize winner Lord Howard Florey. The new Florey Fellows are researchers working in significant areas of medical science, including bone cancer and arthritis. Funding for their positions has been provided through donations […]

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