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Monthly Archives: December 2011

Conference Scholarships – Now Open

HESTA Conference Scholarship In 2012, there will be a minimum of one HESTA Conference Scholarship valued at up to $2000 for University of Adelaide students enrolled in a Master of Nursing Science (Stage 2) degree or Master of Nurse Practitioner degree. The successful applicant will be awarded up to 70% (up to a maximum of […]

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WHS Supplementary Scholarship Announced

Congratulations to Andrea Barclay for being awarded this scholarship! The SafeWork SA WHS supplementary scholarship is aimed at research preventing work-related injury and illness. Andrea will be granted $10,000 per year to conduct her research on workplace health promotion in the fishing industry of Port Lincoln.

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From the Head of School – December 2011

Firstly, congratulations to all our students from all our programs who have completed their degrees! Your hard work, determination, resilience and dedication has paid off with this wonderful achievement. Take this time to enjoy a well-deserved break and be ready to make a bigger clinical impact in your nursing career in the New Year! Staff […]

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Publications – December 2011

School of Nursing publications: October to December 2011 Cusack, L., de Crespigny, C., and Athanasos, P., Heatwave: mental health substance use, in Introduction to Mental Health-Substance Use, Cooper, D., Editor. 2011, Radcliffe Publishing Limited: Abingdon, Oxford. Grønkjær, M., Curtis, T., de Crespigny, C., and Delmar, C., Acceptance and expectance: Cultural norms for alcohol use inDenmark. […]

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NHMRC Postgraduate Scholarship Announced

Congratulations to Louise Clark for being awarded this postgraduate scholarship! The NHMRC Postgraduate Scholarships aim to support outstanding Australian science and medical graduates early in their career so that they can be trained to conduct research that is internationally competitive and develop a capacity for original independent research. Louise’s scholarship will commence in 2012.

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The Barossa Valley is buzzing with activity year-round. There are plenty of options for everyone to make the most of the rich European culture. Visit one of the valley’s many wineries or get back to basics with a walk along one of the scenic local trails. Shift it up a notch by hiring a bike […]

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Do you know a remarkable nurse? Nurses, midwives, personal care attendants and assistants in nursing are at the heart of Australia’s health care. Their care supports our families, friends and us every day. The search is on for those who deserve recognition and reward for outstanding care and innovation. Nominations are now open for the […]

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Celebrating Clinical Care

The Celebrating Clinical Care (CCC) Seminar series has again been a huge success in 2011. Seminars attracted good attendance from staff from the Royal Adelaide Hospital, Hampstead Rehabilitation Centre and the School of Nursing. There were up to 120 registered attendees for some sessions. The benefits of the Seminar series are evident to both partners. […]

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2011 Graduation Dinner

Congratulations Bachelor of Nursing Graduands A total of 57 students completed the Bachelor of Nursing program, including many international students at the end of this year. The Bachelor of Nursing graduation dinner (held on 24 November 2011) celebrated the end of their journey as the University of Adelaide undergraduate students and the start of their […]

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Congratulations Mette from your South Australian colleagues

Mette is one of the first nurses in Denmark to gain a PhD. Her dissertation is titled, Alcohol use in Denmark: A mixed methods study on drinking contexts and the culture of alcohol use from a public health perspective, was awarded by the Faculty of Health Sciences, Aarhus University in 2011. Dr Mette Grønkjær is […]

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