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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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Welcome to the Centre HDR student Mr Kootsy Canuto

We are very pleased to welcome Mr Kootsy Canuto to the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health. Kootsy has begun his higher degree research in Indigenous men’s health at the South Australian Institute of Medical Research (SAHMRI) under the supervision of SAHMRI Aboriginal Research Theme Leader, Professor Alex Brown and Centre Director, Professor Gary Wittert. […]

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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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Bladder cancer research – volunteers required

Bladder cancer is diagnosed more often in men than women at a ratio of 3:1 and usually begins after the age of 50 and increases with age.  Susan Heyes, RN and PhD candidate at Flinders University School of Nursing and Midwifery is undertaking research investigating the experiences of men and women with bladder cancer and their partner/family/caregiver.  http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-06-19/cancer-study-offers-hope/4765338   Susan is seeking volunteers to […]

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