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2019 Honours Scholarship awardees announced

The Centre congratulates three University of Adelaide students who have been awarded FFCMH Honours scholarships.  All three students this year have completed  undergraduate degrees in Psychology. We welcome to the Centre (left to right in photo) Anastasia Isakova (Bachelor of Psychological Science) Project: The role of masculinity in the utilisation of healthcare services to manage […]

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Adelaide Thunderbirds import Dr Layla Guscoth teams up with FFCMH

The Centre welcomes Dr Layla Guscoth, who has joined the FFCMH as a Visiting Lecturer.  Layla is based with the Clinical and Population Health Research Group at SAHMRI. No doubt netball and Adelaide Thunderbirds followers will know Layla, who is the Thunderbirds star import player for the 2019 season. Layla plays at the highest level […]

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Rural Business Support teams up with ifarmwell

www.ifarmwell.com.au is a free, farmer-driven self-help program, designed to improve Australian farmers’ mental well-being and equip them to better cope with things beyond their control such as drought. The development of the website has been led by FFCMH member Dr Kate Gunn from the University of South Australia with the research and development team including FFCMH members […]

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Cure Cancer Australia / Can Too Foundation Grant to Dr Nassar

Congratulations Centre researcher, Dr Zeyad Nassar from the Prostate Cancer Research Group at SAHMRI on being awarded a research grant from Cure Cancer Australia through the 2018 Cancer Australia funding round. Zeyad was one of 21 early-career cancer researchers be funded in 2019, and one of 8 to be fully supported by the Can Too Foundation, […]

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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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