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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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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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Dr Dylan Coleman speaking at the WPDN Book Club Event

Attention Staff & PhD students: Creative Writing PhD graduate, Dylan Coleman, will be speaking at the WPDN Book Club Event tomorrow. Dylan had her first book, Mazin Grace, published and longlisted for the Stella Prize and shortlisted for the Commonwealth Book Prize. Dr Steph Hester will introduce Dylan and it’s on tomorrow in the Ira Raymond […]

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Congratulations to our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Graduates!

The Yaitya Purruna Indigenous Health Unit would like to congratulate all of our  graduates on their amazing achievements in the University of Adelaide’s recent Graduations Ceremony held on the 17th of April 2013. View more photos on our Unit’s Facebook page! .

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School of Population Health – Staff Achievements and Awards

Congratulations to the following School staff (and PhD student) for their outstanding work: Dr Taryn Bessen has accepted an invitation to be the Facilitator for SAHMRI’s Health Services Research Pillar and will be part of the Steering Committee for the South Australian Comprehensive Cancer Consortium (SACCC). Ms Lisa Hanson has been selected to receive an […]

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Mazin Grace Book Launch, Dr Dylan Coleman

Mazin Grace is the ‘Heart-wrenching, amusing, tragic and resilient’ (from the Bookseller & Publisher) story of Dylan’s mother’s childhood and is told in both Aboriginal English and Kokatha (Gugada). This event will also support the Indigenous Literacy Foundation iwth every book sold on the night raising funds for this important initiative. One-off donations can also be […]

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University celebrates 25 years of Indigenous education

The University of Adelaide will celebrate 25 years of Aboriginal education this Friday 30 March with a ceremony to mark the calibre of Indigenous graduates and the impact they are having on society. Since the appointment of the University’s first Aboriginal Liaison Officer in 1987 to recruit more Indigenous students to tertiary study, a number […]

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