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Looking for Honours Information

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences Honours Information at The Hub Pop Up Shop Tuesday 18th October 10am to 3pm & Thursday 20th October 10am to 3pm

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Infant simulator-based program did not reduce teen pregnacy

Assoc Prof Sally Brinkman led a Lancet publication, with Dr Murthy Mittinty from the School of Public Health, and with colleagues from WA, titled “Efficacy of infant simulator programmes to prevent teenage pregnancy: A school based cluster randomised controlled trial in Western Australia”. Baby simulator programs are used around the world often in hopes of […]

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What happens on a study tour to China?

Study Tour: Public Health International Program China Some of our undergraduate students recently participated in our Study Abroad program to China and they shared some of their experiences throughout the trip. If you’d like to know more about our Study Abroad opportunities please visit the Global Learning site. You might be interested in the next […]

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New Professor Tony McMichael Memorial Prize – Master of Public Health

On Thursday 2nd June the School of Public Health had the great honour of presenting the inaugural Professor Tony McMichael Memorial Prize to Jodi Gray. This prize was established with great thanks to Prof McMichael’s wife, Associate Professor Judith Healy, and is an annual student award for excellence in the completion of our Master of […]

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The Joanna Briggs Institute develops evidence-based guidance for caring for families who experience stillbirth

Despite the relatively high prevalence of stillbirth, there is limited and sometimes conflicting evidence regarding practices by healthcare professionals caring for families that have experienced it, both in hospital and when parents return home. Some research also suggests that healthcare professionals are often ill-equipped to communicate with and provide meaningful and culturally appropriate care for […]

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Book: Discrete Event Simulation for Health Technology Assessment

Following on from chairing an international modelling good research practices taskforce, Professor Jon Karnon and colleagues have published a textbook to inform the use of discrete event simulation for health technology assessment. “Discrete Event Simulation for Health Technology Assessment” by J. Jaime Caro, Jörgen Möller, Jonathan Karnon, James Stahl and Jack Ishak. Published by Chapman […]

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Queen’s Birthday 2015 Honours in the School of Population Health

The School of Population Health congratulates two of our academics and researchers who were recognised in the Queen’s Birthday 2015 Honours list last weekend. Officer (AO) in the General Division of the Order of Australia: Dr Richie (Richard) Gun – for distinguished service to medicine, particularly in the field of occupational health and safety, and […]

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Landmark study into firefighters’ mental health

The University of Adelaide is conducting the first study of its kind into the mental health of professional firefighters at South Australia’s Metropolitan Fire Service (MFS). The six-month study is focusing on the health and wellbeing of currently serving and recently retired firefighters, systematically investigating the effects of regular exposure to traumatic events. “Currently there […]

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South Australian Aboriginal Health Research Accord

This week I was able to attend the signing and launch of the new South Australian Aboriginal Health Research Accord.  With the support of the Elders Council of SA, the Aboriginal Health Council of SA, SAHMRI and the three SA universities, this Accord marks the beginning of a new era for the conduct of Aboriginal […]

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Dr Scott Hanson-Easey to feature on Academic Minute, US Radio

On the 4th September Dr Scott Hanson-Easey‘s research will be featured on US Radio Academic Minute. Scott’s  reasearch attends to how Sudanese refugees were discussed on talkback radio soon after the stabbing death of a young Sudanese person in Adelaide’s CBD in 2008. His analysis shows how speakers on talkback radio attributed Sudanese refugees with […]

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