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FFCMH PhD Scholarship Top-up awardees – Congratulations Ms Megan McIntosh and Ms Holly Evans

The Centre congratulates Ms Megan McIntosh (pictured middle) and Ms Holly Evans (pictured right) on each being awarded a Commonwealth Government Research Training Award PhD Scholarship.  These are highly competitive scholarships.   We also congratulate Megan and Holly who are both recipients of a Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health PhD Scholarship top-up award. Megan who […]

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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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Prestigious Travelling Fellowships to Drs Fennell and Martin

The Centre congratulates FFCMH Centre members Dr Kate Fennell (UniSA) and Dr Sean Martin (Uni of Adelaide, SAHMRI) who have received recent prestigious awards to pursue their research overseas for the benefit of Australian society. Kate was awarded the Leslie J. Fleming Churchill Fellowship from the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust  to investigate sustainable methods of improving the health […]

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Congratulations Dr Kate Fennell – 2017 SA Tall Poppy Award

The Centre congratulates Dr Kate Fennell  (née Gunn) who is a 2017 South Australia Tall Poppy Science award finalist.   The award recognises intellectual and scientific excellence of young Australian scientists.  Kate is a Research Fellow at the Sansom Institute for Health Research in the Division of Health Sciences at the University of South Australia. She is also a practising clinical psychologist and member […]

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Nathan Harrison – Working with Cancer Council SA to Improve Support for Farmers

Nathan Harrison is a Psychology Honours student and a FFCMH Honours Scholarship holder.  For his Honours project, Nathan is working closely with Cancer Council SA to develop more targeted psychosocial support service information for rural men affected by cancer. Nathan is being supervised by Dr Kate Fennell (nee Gunn) and Professor Carlene Wilson from the Flinders Centre for […]

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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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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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November Men’s Health Research Seminar – Rural and Aboriginal Health

The next and final Monthly Men’s Health Research Seminar for 2014 will be held on: Thursday November 27 12.00 – 1.30pm Basement, Freemasons Lodge, 254 North Terrace A light lunch is provided. Presentations to be given by: Ms Melissa Hull    PhD Candidate, School of Health Sciences, University of South Australia Topic:   Cultivating farmer […]

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Investigating men’s poor uptake of physical activity programs in the country – Mrs Amy Finlay

The Centre wishes Mrs Amy Finlayall the best for her Honours research year after successfully completing her Vacation research project with the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health in May 2014. Amy completed her double Bachelor degree in Psychological Science and Health Science (public health major) in early 2014. Amy’s project was to investigate the poor uptake […]

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