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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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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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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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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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Most parents believe vaccines are safe for children

New research from the University of Adelaide shows that 95% of parents believe vaccines are safe for their children despite the spread of misinformation about vaccine safety. The study, conducted by researchers in the University’s Robinson Institute and School of Population Health, sought to better understand parents’ attitudes to vaccines and the perceived risks associated with them. The […]

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