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Monthly Archives: May 2016

Obesity and diabetes prevention study – T4DM Recruitment closing soon

Are you, a male friend or partner finding it difficult to lose weight? Being overweight and carrying extra weight around your waist, particularly if you are over 50 years of age, puts you at risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Once you develop type 2 diabetes your body becomes resistant to insulin. If untreated, this resistance causes increased […]

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Seeking men with prostate cancer for on-line survey about exercise

Ms Charlotte Gelder is undertaking research to examine whether Australian men with prostate cancer have access to well-designed websites, with quality content information to encourage regular exercise, as part of her Honours Psychological Science program at the University of Adelaide. The project is being funded by the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health. Participation will involve completing a brief online […]

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Research Survey – Seeking medical advice for cancer warning signs

Jen Fish is a PhD student in the School of Medicine at Flinders University who is undertaking research on seeking medical advice for bodily changes and cancer warning signs. She would like to invite you to assist with this project by agreeing to complete a questionnaire which covers certain aspects of this topic. She is […]

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Congratulations Dr Camille Short – AFGW Post-doctoral award

The Centre contratulates FFCMH Post-doctoral Fellow, Dr Camille Short on being awarded an Australian Federation of Graduate Women (AFGW) SA Post-doctoral Grant. Formerly known as the Australian Federation of University Women Inc., AFGW  link women across Australia through our State and Territory Associations (STAs) and local branches to work in friendship, cooperation and understanding with each other and […]

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SA-PCCOC Prostate Cancer Symposium 2016 – Crowne Plaza Aug

Following the success of the South Australian Prostate Cancer Clinical Outcomes Collaborative (SA-PCCOC) Prostate Cancer Symposium in 2015, a similar event is being planned for Friday 19th August 2016. The aim of the Symposium is to draw together prostate cancer researchers and clinicians from around the state and provide a snapshot of research underway. The […]

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Congratulations Heather Armstrong on PhD thesis submission

The Centre congratulates FFCMH student, Ms Heather Armstrong, on submitting her thesis “Elucidating the Molecular Action of Synthetic Heat Shock Protein 90 Inhibitors in Prostate Cancer’ for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.  Heather has been an outstanding student and very active member of the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health.  We wish her all […]

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27 May Men’s Health Research Seminar – SAHMRI

Please join us for the May Men’s Health Research Seminar Presentations are to be given by the Centre’s Post-Doctoral Research Fellows, Dr Camille Short and Dr Sean Martin. Camille will be presenting her keynote invited paper to be given at the International Society of Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA) in Cape Town in June and […]

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New Patron-in-Chief: His Excellency the Honourable Hieu Van Le AO

On behalf of our Principal Patron, Dr Roger Sexton AM and our esteemed Board of Patrons, the Centre is honoured to announce our new Patron-in-Chief, His Excellency the Honourable Hieu Van Le AO, Governor of South Australia. His Excellency will occupy this position for his term of office. We look forward to His Excellency’s involvement […]

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Men’s Health Week – Foundation Fundraiser Dinner – June 17

As part of Men’s Health Week the Freemasons Foundation is hosting a dinner to raise awareness of and funds for research into male depression and mental health. All monies raised at this event, including part proceeds from ticket sales, will go directly to the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health’s depression research program at the University […]

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