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10 Year Research Partnership Celebrated

Dr Roger Sexton AM (pictured left), Principal Patron and Chair of the Board of Patrons of the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health welcomed more than 90 Centre members and guests to the Panorama Suite at the Adelaide Convention Centre on Nov 17 to formally celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the Centre and the […]

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Forging Trans-Tasman partnership – Launch of the New Zealand Centre for Men’s Health

Across the Tasman, The New Zealand Centre for Men’s Health was officially launched at its inaugural conference (“Meeting the Challenges”) on November 21 in Dunedin at the University of Otaga.  Professor Wittert (pictured) was honoured to be present for the launch, as a guest speaker. The New Zealand Centre for Men’s Health’s Director, Professor David Baxter, aspires […]

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Mens Health Matters Podcast #2: Dr Luke Selth discusses his research to combat prostate cancer – At wAR with the androgen receptor!

Second in our podcast series showcasing young researchers from the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health, we hear from Dr Luke Selth who heads up the prostate cancer research program in the Dame Roma Mitchell Cancer Research Laboratories, in the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, the University of Adelaide, and who is leading a […]

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Men’s Health Week – June 12-19 2017

No better way to kick off National Men’s Health Week 2017 (MHW17) than with a public holiday – happy birthday and thank you Your Royal Highness. But seriously, it was a busy week for the Centre with press releases and members presenting at events promoting men’s health, and in doing all, promoting the important research that we […]

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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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FFCMH Honours Scholarship awardee – Congratulations Mr Simon Tyler

The Centre congratulates Mr Simon Tyler on being awarded a Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health Honours Scholarship for 2017. Simon will be undertaking an Honours degree in Psychological Science at the University of Adelaide, having completed a Bachelor of Arts (Psychology Major). Simon’s Supervisors are Dr Sean Martin, Dr Phillip Tully and Professor Deborah Turnbull. Depression […]

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It all started with a “Not So Secret” handshake!

This year – 2017 – we celebrate a 10 year partnership between the Freemasons Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Freemasons SA/NT, and the University of Adelaide in an initiative to advance the health and well-being of men, recognising that men have poorer health and a lower uptake of preventative health care compared to women. For those who do not know the […]

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FFCMH HDR scholarship-top-up awardees 2017 – supporting young researchers

The Centre congratulates new higher degree students who have been awarded scholarship top-ups from the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health.  Students receiving top-ups are: Phoebe Drioli-Phillips (School of Psychology, Uni of Adelaide) has been awarded a Commonwealth Research Training Program award (previously the Australian Post-Graduate Award [APA]) to support her PhD studies on “Male discourses of depression and […]

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March Men’s Health Research Seminar – 7 March, midday AHMS

Join us at the new Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences Building on North Terrace (West) for the first men’s health research seminar for 2017.  Lunch provided. Speakers: Dr Andrew Vincent   Senior Clinical Biostatistician, FFCMH “Variable selection in regression” Dr Zeyad Nassar  FFCMH Post-Doctoral Early Career Research Fellow, Prostate Cancer Research Group, SAHMRI “Androgenic regulation […]

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How South Australian men advanced medical knowledge in 2016

Here are some examples of how South Australian men in the Centre’s MAILES (Florey Adelaide Male Ageing Study AND males in the NorthWest Adelaide Health Study) longitudinal male ageing study have helped to advance medical knowledge in 2016. In particular, we present summaries of papers published in some of the leading medical journals in the respective […]

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