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Applications open for the Paddy O’Rourke Honours Scholarship for prostate cancer research

The Paddy O’Rourke Honours Scholarship fis now open to students planning to undertake Honours in the field of prostate cancer research in 2019.  The student will receive a scholarship stipend of $5000 and will be supported to attend a national meeting to present their research or provided with a stipend to write up their research for publication […]

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Dedication of FAMAS Volunteers recognised through University VC’s Award

At a ceremony held by the External Relations Branch of the University of Adelaide on International Volunteer day 5 December 2018, our Florey Adelaide Male Ageing Study (FAMAS) volunteers, Mrs Peggy Rowe, Mrs Daina Shaw and Mr John Rand were awarded the Vice Chancellor’s Community Volunteer Group of the Year award.  The award was presented by Professor Pascale Quester (Deputy Vice-Chancellor […]

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End of 2018 funding boost for mental health research: Congratulations Dr Phillip Tully

The Centre congratulates Dr Phillip Tully (Post-doctoral NHMRC Research Fellow – Psychology), who has been awarded major funding to continue his important research and initiatives in the area of mental health. Phil has been awarded a Translating Research Into Practice (TRIP) National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Fellowship for his cardiology and depression program […]

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Congratulations 2018-19 FFCMH Summer Scholarship student awardees

Only a limited number of summer vacation research scholarships were on offer for the 2018-19 round, The Centre congratulates and welcomes the following successful applicants. Ms Ser Yee Ang (BPsychSc 2nd Year, The University of Adelaide) Project: Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in depression and anxiety Supervisor: Dr Phillip Tully Ms Suraiya Onnesha (BSci Biotech, 3rd […]

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Centre’s research leaders and collaborator profiled in 120 year anniversary of Sir Howard Florey

Centre researchers Dr Luke Selth, Head of the prostate cancer research program in the Dame Roma Mitchell Cancer Research Laboratories  and A/Prof Lisa Butler, Head of the prostate cancer research program at SAHMRI, have been profiled as health (research) leaders from the University to honour the 120 year anniversary of Sir Howard Florey.  See Adelaide […]

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Welcome Mrs Casey Peters and Dr Kristy Giles to the Centre

We welcome Mrs Casey Peters (left) and Dr Kristy Giles who have joined the Centre recently. Casey was appointed to the position of Research Support Administration Officer for the Dame Roma Mitchell Cancer Research Laboratories. Casey is a Flinders University Science Honours graduate, and brings relevant experience working in large and successful  research teams, being the […]

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Men’s Health Matters Podcast: Dr Sarah Appleton. The Sleeping Giant

Next up in our podcast series showcasing researchers from the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health at the University of Adelaide, we hear from Dr Sarah Appleton Post-doc Research Fellow (the University of Adelaide) talking to Cameron about sleep hygiene.  Sarah is based at both the Basil Hetzel Institute at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital and the South Australian […]

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Hospital Research Foundation Grant for Follow-up Sleep Study in Men

The Centre congratulates members Professor Robert Adams,  Dr Sarah Appleton and Co-Investigators on being awarded funding from the Hospital Research Foundation to undertake a repeat in-home sleep study of nearly 1000 South Australian men from the MAILES cohort who previously underwent in in-home testing in 2012. This will be one of only two studies internationally where such a […]

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September Men’s Health Research Seminar – Thurs Sept 27

Please join us for the September Men’s Health Research Lunchtime Seminar Our speakers are: Mrs Holly Evans  FFCMH PhD candidate – Behavioural Psychology/Preventative Health group “Development and evaluation of ‘Exercise Guide’: An individualised web-based exercise guidance tool for men with metastatic prostate cancer” Speaker 2:  Mr Sonnay Uy   “The FFCMH data repository – purpose and procedures” When:  […]

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Summer Research Scholarships – 2018-19 Round – Applications Open

The Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health is offering scholarships to support students to undertake Summer Vacation Research Projects in 2018-2019.  University of Adelaide and Non-University of Adelaide students are eligible to apply. Men’s health research projects will be based at SAHMRI and the Health and Medical Sciences Building at the University of Adelaide. A summary of […]

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