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Monthly Archives: August 2013

Research Matters Series: Public Health Research outside the SPH

Whilst the SPH undertakes a wide range of research in public health, population health and primary health care, a number of other schools, research centres and institutes are also undertaking research in similar areas.  Throughout September, we will be presenting a special series of “Research Matters” with speakers invited from across the University and from […]

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COMPaRE-PHC scholarships available

Expressions of interest are sought for scholarshiops for a Masters degree by research on obesity management and prevention in primary health care – various possible locations Further details Two scholarships for Masters by Research are being offered. The scholarships can be based at any of the partner institutions; however preference will be given to applicants […]

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G-TRAC-Resthaven Grants Scheme Now Open

Resthaven Inc. has made available a new $50,000 Research Grant to be administered by the Adelaide Geriatric Training and Research with Aged Care (G-TRAC) Centre. The aim of this research grant opportunity is to support a linkage or partnership grant application for research commencing in 2014. The research undertaken must be benefit aged care consumers […]

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An Ethical Research Conversation

Thursday 29th August, 4.10pm School of Population Health Seminar Room Level 7 Terrace Towers, 178 North Terrace Four researchers from the SPH will gather to initiate a discussion on ethical issues encountered in research, from both researcher and Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC) perspectives. Topics up for discussion include: HRECs – their proper role and […]

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Studying Medicine at the University of Adelaide

Get an insight into studying Medicine at the University of Adelaide. Hear from our Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery students discussing their experiences as medical students at the University of Adelaide. Watch YouTube videos

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Risks of over-the-counter painkillers to Aboriginal people

New research at the University of Adelaide has highlighted serious potential health risks to Aboriginal people because of a lack of understanding about the use of over-the-counter painkillers. The research has led to calls for more culturally appropriate information so that Aboriginal people may better understand what medications they’re taking and the associated risks. Professor […]

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Need for debate on when babies should eat solids

A University of Adelaide researcher says it’s time for Australia’s health authorities to rethink advice on how long women breastfeed their children exclusively. Dr Brian Symon, Clinical Senior Lecturer in General Practice at the University of Adelaide and an expert on young children’s sleeping problems, says there is growing evidence to suggest that exclusive breastfeeding may not […]

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