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Congratulations to our 18 Summer Scholarship Awardees

Congratulations to the following students who have been awarded a 2015/16 Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health summer vacation research scholarship.

Rural health
  • Mr Luke Bamford (Psychological Science Yr3)
    Project: Predictors of distress in farmers during a drought.   Supervisors: Dr Kate Gunn, A/Prof James Dollman, Prof Deb Turnbull, Dr Andrew Vincent
  • Ms Alison Barrett  (Health Science Yr3)
    Project:  Disseminating men’s health education to farmers – Healthy Workers Healthy Futures/Primary Producers SA. Supervisors: Dr Gary Wittert, Marg McGee

Health Services, Health Promotion and e-Health

  • Ms Phoebe-Drioli-Phillips (Science Yr3)
    Project:  Finding mental health resources on-line. How accessible and what quality are they?  Supervisor: Dr Camille Short
  • Ms Irene Nikoloudakis     (Psychological Science,Law,Commerce Yr5)
    Project: How to persuade and influence people. Supervisor: Dr Camille Short
  • Ms Rebekah Riggs (Psychological Science  Yr2)
    Project: How to persuade and influence people. Supervisor: Dr Camille Short
  • Ms Madeleine Benton (Psychological Science  Yr3)
    Project: How to persuade and influence people. Supervisor: Dr Camille Short
  • Ms Noor Alelaiwat (Psychological Science  Yr2)
    Evidence-based health promotion, prevention and support information for male Australians; what can the literature tell us?
    Supervisors: Dr Kate Gunn, Mr Greg Sharplin, Prof Carlene Wilson
  • Ms Chnar Khoshnaw (Psychological Science  Yr3)
    Evidence-based health promotion, prevention and support information for male Australians; what can the literature tell us?
    Supervisors: Dr Kate Gunn, Mr Greg Sharplin, Prof Carlene Wilson
Chronic disease
  • Mr Ray Li  (Medicine Yr1)
    Project: Sleep disordered breathing as an indicator of risk for metabolic syndrome. Supervisors: Prof Robert Adams, Dr Sarah Appleton
  • Ms Lian Huynh   (Medicine Yr3)
    Project:  Relationship between HbA1c and cognitive function.  Supervisors: Dr Sean Martin, Prof Gary Wittert
  • Ms Stella-Rizo Patron (Health Science Adv  Yr2)
    Project:  Multiple imputation of the MAILES dataset.  Supervisor: Dr Andrew Vincent
  • Mr Lachlan Ryan (Arts-Psychology Yr3)
    Project:  Association between traumatic childhood events and stress response and disease risk in later life: The MAILES longitudinal male ageing study.  Supervisors: Dr Sean Martin, Dr Phillip Tully
  • Ms Mandy Ma (Psychology Yr3)
    Project:  Recovery after fragility hip fracture in community ambulating males.  Supervisor: Dr Phillip Tully, A/Prof Mellick Chehade
  • Ms Alexis Bowen (Health Science Yr2)
    Reasons for extended length of hospital stay in men who die within 12 months of hip fracture?  A/Prof Mellick Chehade

Prostate cancer

  • Mr Chengxuan Lu  (Medicine Yr5)
    Project: Treatment patterns of high risk prostate cancer patients.   Supervisor: Dr Michael O’Callaghan, A/Prof Kim Moretti
  • Mr Samuel Polacek  (Science Hons)
    Project: Identifying new regulators of androgen receptor activity in prostate cancer.  Supervisor: Dr Luke Selth
  • Ms Charlotte Gelder  (Psychological Science Yr3)
    Project: Finding physical activity resources online after a diagnosis of prostate cancer: Needle in the haystack or piece of cake?   Supervisor: Dr Camille Short
  • Ms Laura Dare  (Psychological Science Final)
    Project: Finding physical activity resources online after a diagnosis of prostate cancer: Needle in the haystack or piece of cake?   Supervisor: Dr Camille Short
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