G-TRAC-Resthaven Grants Scheme Now Open

Resthaven Inc. has made available a new $50,000 Research Grant to be administered by the Adelaide Geriatric Training and Research with Aged Care (G-TRAC) Centre. The aim of this research grant opportunity is to support a linkage or partnership grant application for research commencing in 2014. The research undertaken must be benefit aged care consumers […]

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Studying Medicine at the University of Adelaide

Get an insight into studying Medicine at the University of Adelaide. Hear from our Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery students discussing their experiences as medical students at the University of Adelaide. Watch YouTube videos

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Risks of over-the-counter painkillers to Aboriginal people

New research at the University of Adelaide has highlighted serious potential health risks to Aboriginal people because of a lack of understanding about the use of over-the-counter painkillers. The research has led to calls for more culturally appropriate information so that Aboriginal people may better understand what medications they’re taking and the associated risks. Professor […]

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Need for debate on when babies should eat solids

A University of Adelaide researcher says it’s time for Australia’s health authorities to rethink advice on how long women breastfeed their children exclusively. Dr Brian Symon, Clinical Senior Lecturer in General Practice at the University of Adelaide and an expert on young children’s sleeping problems, says there is growing evidence to suggest that exclusive breastfeeding may not […]

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Rural roots beckon for Martin

Medical graduate and former Mount Gambier resident Dr Martin Downs counts himself among `the lucky ones’ to have studied Medicine at the University of Adelaide. Currently in his third year of psychiatric specialist training, Martin’s ultimate goal is to become a consultant Psychiatrist in the Rural and Remote division of mental health servicing country South […]

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Doctors, Robots and the Outback!

Adelaide to Outback General Practice training program are recording a radio show called Doctors, Robots and the Outback. The radio show will involve an expert panel of doctors who will discuss how to encourage more doctors to work in outback Australia and whether or not there are alternatives for the human doctor. In collaboration with Dr […]

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Dr Dylan Coleman speaking at the WPDN Book Club Event

Attention Staff & PhD students: Creative Writing PhD graduate, Dylan Coleman, will be speaking at the WPDN Book Club Event tomorrow. Dylan had her first book, Mazin Grace, published and longlisted for the Stella Prize and shortlisted for the Commonwealth Book Prize. Dr Steph Hester will introduce Dylan and it’s on tomorrow in the Ira Raymond […]

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HDLD Seminar – Tuesday 23rd July – Dr Amelia Searle – Predicting early school success: how are children’s relationships with adults and their mental health related to their classroom engagement in the first school year?

The next Health, Disability and Lifespan Development lunch-time seminar for 2013 will be presented by Dr. Amelia Searle – Her presentation will be on ‘Predicting early school success: how are children’s relationships with adults and their mental health related to their classroom engagement in the first school year?’ Date: Tuesday 23rd July, 2013 Time: 12.30 – […]

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IQ link to baby’s weight gain in first month

New research from the University of Adelaide shows that weight gain and increased head size in the first month of a baby’s life is linked to a higher IQ at early school age. The study was led by University of Adelaide Public Health researchers, who analysed data from more than 13,800 children who were born […]

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Children the winners in data linkage project

A University of Adelaide project to link information from multiple government databases could have major benefits for child health development and the delivery of support services. For the past three years Professor John Lynch has been steadily navigating his way through an administrative jungle. He’s been liaising with multiple government agencies, talking with lawyers and […]

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