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Men’s Health Matters Podcast with Phoebe Drioli-Phillips – “How men talk about anxiety”

Next up in our podcast series showcasing young researchers from the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health at the University of Adelaide, we hear from Ms Phoebe Drioli-Phillips PhD candidate on men seeking help for anxiety. Phiebe is based in the School of Psychology at the University of Adelaide and her supervisors are Professor Amanda Lecouteur and Dr Rebecca Feo.  […]

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Mens Health Matters Podcast #3: Mr Kootsy Canuto: “Half sick” & gender-specific GP services.

Third in our podcast series showcasing young researchers from the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health at the University of Adelaide, we hear from Kootsy Canuto, PhD student from the The Aboriginal Research Unit at SAHMRI led by Professor Alex Brown. Running Sheet What you will hear In this podcast “Half sick” & gender-specific GP services.” […]

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Congratulations: Dr Camille Short and Co-Investigators on “Below the Belt Research” grant

The Centre congratulates NHMRC Early Career Research Fellow Dr Camille Short and co-investigators on being awarded a Below the Belt Research Grant from the Australian and New Zealand Urogenital and Prostate (ANZUP) Cancer Trials Group Foundation. ANZUP supports clinical trials research to improve treatment of bladder, kidney, prostate and testicular cancers. With the support of the Below the […]

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Where are they now? Associate Professor James Smith

Associate Professor James Smith is a 2017 Equity Fellow with the National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education hosted by the Office of Pro Vice Chancellor – Indigenous Leadership (OPVC-IL) at Charles Darwin University (CDU). He is also the Co-Lead of the Indigenous Leadership Research and Evaluation Network at CDU.  James completed his PhD […]

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Uni of Sydney study seeking male participants to provide insights into therapy for depression

Researchers at the University of Sydney are looking to interview males, aged 16 years or older that have sought psychological therapy for symptoms of depression in the past 10 years. The aim of the study is to understand what they liked, disliked and what they think needs work in terms of making these services more appealing […]

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Optimising Existing Health Services for Men

Students Phoebe Drioli-Phillips (Health Sciences, left picture below)  and Jana Le (Psychology, right picture below) took a fresh look at data collected on South Australian men’s attitudes towards the concept of a dedicated men’s health service (DMHS) as part of the 2014-15 summer vacation research program. Their results were presented at the June 2015 South Australian […]

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Graduate Position for our Honours Student – Amber Lawson

The Centre is extremely pleased to announce that FFCMH Honours student, Ms Amber Lawson has been selected for the recent Graduate intake by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). Amber wiIl be working in the Population and Social Statistics Division of the ABS which is based in Canberra and starts in this exciting new role in February 2016. […]

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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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Men’s Health Honours Students for 2015

We congratulate students awarded a Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health Honours scholarships for 2015.  We will subsequently profile each of the students and their projects but first, we welcome, or welcome back, to the Centre: Ms Amber Lawson (Psychology/Medicine) – Supervisors: Prof Gary Wittert, Prof Deborah Turnbull  – Project “Health services utilisation by men” Mr Joule […]

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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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