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Summer Scholarship Student in Profile – Irene Nikoloudakis

For her 2014/15 Summer Vacation student scholarship with the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health (FFCMH), University of Adelaide 4th year Bachelor of Law and Commerce student Irene Nikoloudakis examined predictors of online health information seeking by gender. Irene was supervised by Dr Camille Short (FFCMH NHMRC Early Career Research Fellow). Currently, millions of Internet users […]

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Welcome Peter Stroud – PhD candidate – Rural Men’s Health

We welcome Mr Peter Stroud to the Centre.  Peter has had a long-standing interest in the health and well-being of Adult Australian rural and remote males (AARRMS), having practised as a Health Psychologist in rural SA since 1997.  Between 1991 and 1997, Peter was a lecturer in Psychology at Monash University. Peter completed his Masters […]

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Summer Vacation Students – Nathan Harrison and Camilla Trenerry: Rural Men’s Health

While other students are celebrating the end of the University year relaxing with friends, Nathan Harrison and Camilla Trenerry went straight into a men’s health summer vacation research placement, to gain valuable research experience and inform decisions about their future study and career. Both Nathan and Camilla are 3rd year Psychology Honours Program students at […]

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Profiling our Men’s Health Summer Vacation Research Scholars: Ms Phoebe Drioli-Phillips

Ms Phoebe Drioli-Phillips is currently a 3rd year Bachelor of Sciences student who completed her summer vacation men’s health research scholarship project under the supervision of Dr Lynette Cusack and Dr Timothy Schultz in the School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Adelaide. Phoebe’s research looked at men’s health self monitoring […]

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Welcome to the Centre: Mrs Clare McGuiness PhD Candidate

The Centre welcomes Clare McGuiness (nee Oakes).  Clare completed her Honours in psychology at the University of Adelaide in 2013, and this year is commencing a PhD with an APA scholarship and a top-up scholarship co-funded by the  Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health and the CSIRO. Clare’s interest is in the field of health psychology and public health; in particular, […]

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Sept 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day

The 2013 Australian Institute of Health and Welfare report on the health of Australian males is yet another confronting reminder of the prevalence of depression, anxiety and suicide in Australian males.   In adults aged 25 and over, the rate of deaths due to suicide is 22 deaths per 100,000 males compared to 6 per 100,000 […]

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Announcement: Centre summer vacation research projects and scholarships

The Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health is offering student scholarships for Summer Vacation Projects in 2013-2014. The support will be provided either as a top up with 4 week extension to the University of Adelaide Summer Scholarship, if awarded, or as an independent 6 week ($1200) or 10 week ($2000) award for University of Adelaide […]

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Men’s breakfast for a healthy heart

Results just published from the Health Professionals Follow-up Study (Boston, USA), suggest that skipping breakfast is associated with a moderate and significant increased risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) in men. See http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23877060 For this study, the eating habits of 26,902 middle to older age male health professionals were assessed in 1992 and their health trajectories were […]

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