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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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The nexus between masculinity and men’s health: National Men’s Health Gathering Nov 18

In November, the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health hosted an invited session at the 2018 National Men’s Health Gathering meeting in Parramatta on “The nexus between masculinity and health – changing the discourse”. The session was led by Professor Gary Wittert, and facilitated by Professor Deborah Turnbull from the Centre. We were honoured to have as […]

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2018 FFCMH Scholarship awardees

          The Centre congratulates the following four students on being awarded scholarships from the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health. From left to right: Mr Felix Ritson is a University of Adelaide Medicine (MBBS) graduate who has been awarded a scholarship to support his systematic review training at the Joanna Briggs […]

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ifarmwell goes live

www.ifarmwell.com.au is a new, free, online tool kit to help Australian farmers cope effectively with life’s challenges and get the most out of every day. It has been developed by Australian farmers in collaboration with a range of organisations from across the agricultural, health, mental health, university and financial sectors. The Freemasons Foundation and the Freemasons […]

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Donated to a Bro this Movember?

It’s not November but Movember so don’t forget to donate what ever you can to this phenomenal charity that supports men’s health research here in Australia and around the world.There are a number of options for donation. You can provide a donation directly at http://au.movember.com. Otherwise you can support a Bro in either of the teams below Our member […]

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Welcome to Centre – Honours Scholarship student: John Fouyaxis

The Centre congratulates Mr John Fouyaxis on being awarded a Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health Honours Scholarship for 2017. John is undertaking his Honours degree in the School of Psychology at the University of Adelaide.  He is based in the Mind and Brain Theme at SAHMRI and is being supervised by Dr Camille Short from 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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CHAMPS RCT Pilot – Enhancing mental health care for cardiac patients

NHMRC Post-Doctoral research fellow Dr Phillip Tully and co-investigators are undertaking a feasibility trial to determine whether treatment of common mental health problems in persons with cardiovascular disease (CVD), using 12-18 weeks of cognitive-behavioural therapy, is feasible in a hospital cardiac setting and whether it improves quality of life and cardiac outcomes when compared to “enhanced” […]

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NAB funds farmer well-being initiative – Dr Kate Fennell

The Centre congratulates Post-Doctoral Research Fellow and Clinical Psychologist Kate Fennell on being awarded a $100,000 grant from The National Australia Bank (NAB) Foundation for the development of an initiative that aims to support farmer mental health and well-being. Kate is undertaking this project at the Samson Institute, University of South Australia (UniSA).  The project is a collaboration between […]

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Tackling Depression in Men – July Men’s Health Research Seminar SAHMRI

Depression is one of the 3 leading causes of poor health in Australian men, demanding innovation in the way  depression in men is understood by communities,  how health services are delivered to optimise detection and management, and new treatment strategies.  This Seminar will overview the multidisciplinary work being done by the Centre to address depression […]

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