School of Nursing students participated in a series of workshops focused on postgraduate research writing skills this semester. The workshops were presented by Dr Cally Guerin from the Researcher Education and Development Unit and offered as an interdisciplinary learning activity together with students of the School of Computer Science. The workshops may be used as […]
A University of Adelaide study found vital mental health and drug and alcohol services in Adelaide’s northern suburbs are sparse, seriously overloaded, fragmented and difficult to locate, leaving many vulnerable people struggling without help. The recent scoping study was phase 1 of a larger study led by Professor Charlotte de Crespigny and Professor Cherrie Galletly […]
Ten lucky students and I were recently fortunate enough to participate in a study tour with the Hyogo University of Health Sciences. For three weeks students enjoyed opportunities to study Japanese language, examine Japanese culture and importantly various aspects of the health care system. From sampling Sake to wearing kimonos, to riding bullet trains the […]
Tell us a little about you… My name is Siri Lygum Voldbjerg. I’m a Ph.D.-student from Denmark. I have been so fortunate to be part of the research and teaching environment at The School of Nursing, University of Adelaide as a visiting scholar from November 1st 2014 to January 29th 2015. I work in a […]
An innovative approach is being taken to one of the biggest ‘wicked’ issues facing Australia’s population – healthy ageing – with the establishment of a new Ageing Well Think Tank, bringing together expertise in health and business. Read more
Ever wondered what nursing is like overseas? International study tours are now available for students continuing in third year Bachelor of Nursing each year. In 2015 students will be travelling to Salzburg, Kobe and Singapore!
For more than 25 years, HESTA has focused on helping those in the health and community services sector reach their retirement goals. We have more than 785,000 members, 155,000 employers and more than $29 billion in assets. HESTA’s size means we can offer many benefits to members and employers. These include: low fees, a fully […]
Congratulations to the recipient awarded the HESTA conference scholarships. Well done to: Jovie Decoyna The next round for the HESTA Conference Scholarship will open in 2015.
Adelaide Medical Nursing Schools Project Construction has officially begun on the biggest capital works project in the University of Adelaide’s history – the new $206 million Medical and Nursing Schools building in Adelaide’s West End. I was delighted to attend the Sod Turning Ceremony along with the Premier of South Australia, the Hon. Jay Weatherill, […]
The School of Nursing, in collaboration with School of Nursing and Midwifery at the University of South Australia, hosted four nursing fellows from Myanmar. The ten week fellowship included clinical observation as well as learning and teaching activities. The nursing fellows were from the specialty areas including: Yin Mar Han- Orthopaedic; Nang Awng- Emergency; Moe […]