The Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health is pleased to announce the Honours scholarship awardees for 2016.
Ms Phoebe Drioli-Phillips completed her Bachelor of Science degree, majoring in psychology and physiology, at the University of Adelaide in 2015 and has been a summer vacation student with the Centre for three consecutive years. Phoebe is undertaking an Honours in psychology and is being supervised by Dr Camille Short and Associate Professor Amanda Lecouteur. Her project is in the area of men’s mental health and is titled “Finding mental health resources for men on-line: how accessible and what quality are they?”
Ms Charlotte Gelder is also undertaking an Honours in Psychology, having completed her degree in psychological science in 2015, and extending her studies into a summer vacation scholarship project with the Centre. Her project is titled “Do Australian men with prostate cancer have access to well-designed websites with quality content information to encourage regular exercise?” and Charlotte’s supervisors are Dr Camille Short and Professor Deborah Turnbull.
We also welcome to the Centre, 2 students
Ms Kristina Millar who is undertaking her honours degree in the Discipline of Obstetrics and Gynaecology as part of her Bachelor of Science Advanced degree. Her project is in the area of male sub-fertility and titled “Sperm borne microRNAs are both altered by obesity and are potential agents of paternal programming“. Her supervisors are Dr Tod Fullston, Dr Deirdre Zander-Fox and Professor Michelle Lane.
Ms Andriana Tran who is a Bachelor of Psychological Sciences (Honours) student undertaking her project on “Perspectives of service providers in providing sexual health care to older men” under the supervision of Professor Anna Chur-Hansen.
We wish Phoebe, Charlotte, Kristina and Andriana all the best for their research.