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4 November 2014
The Oxford Handbook of Public Health Practice third edition, edited by former NCEPHer Charles Guest and colleagues (Ricciardi, W.; Kawachi, I.; Lang, I.) was awarded first prize...
4 November 2014
Research Martyn Kirk, Laura Ford and Katie Glass are very pleased to see their report on “Foodborne illness in Australia” published by the Department of Health, with...
4 November 2014
At the beginning of October Adrian Sleigh and VF Sam-ang Seubsman attended a chronic disease symposium at Osaka University. The meeting focussed on cohort studies and included...
7 October 2014
Rosemary, Cate, Tim and Katie lectured at the Public Health Data Analysis short course for the MAE. Katie presented her work on soft drink consumption at the AHHA/ACHS conference...
7 October 2014
Cate D’Este and Tim Dobbins held the first two Biostatistics Open House sessions. These are informal, drop-in sessions where anyone in RSPH can ask biostatical advice about...
7 October 2014
Conference presentations; Dave Harley presented (on behalf of Elvina and colleagues from the blood service, UniSA and JCU) at The Australasian Tropical Health Conference in Palm...
7 October 2014
Research Congratulations to Martyn Kirk on a successful European Commission Horizon 2020 Health Demographic Change and Wellbeing grant which scored 15/15.   The grant...
4 September 2014
Dr Makandwe Nyirenda from the Africa Centre for Health & Population Studies, University of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa has been awarded the inaugural John C Caldwell...
2 September 2014
Dr Cathy Day joined the CDE team as a researcher. The team submitted three papers: a systematic review and meta-analysis on acculturation and smoking prevalence; a description of...
2 September 2014
The inaugural John C Caldwell Endowment for Population, Health and Development Visiting Fellowship for an African Researcher has been awarded to Dr Makandwe Nyirenda from the...
2 September 2014
Projects The Working the Heat Project is actively recruiting for the coming summer. The SEDS Study is actively recruiting adults aged 18-64 years who have had a recent...
2 September 2014
Research A number of group members have had papers accepted or appearing this month, including Emily Fearnley, Kerri Viney, Elvina Viennet and Katie Glass.   Heath...
2 September 2014
Highlights over the recent period include the focus on expanding our international profile for the Thai Health-Risk Transiition Study. One component (interaction with other cohort...
2 September 2014
The Work, Time and Health team met at NCEPH over 2 days – the team involves colleagues from UNE, Curtin University and Uni Melbourne as well as Jane, Lyndall, Cathy, Gemma,...
7 August 2014
As the World Health Organisation declares the Ebola epidemic an international health emergency, Dr Kamalini Lokuge shares her exeriences with Radio National host Phillip Adams and...
4 August 2014
The team is working with the Agency for Clinical Innovation to investigate variation in heart failure between and within hospitals in NSW, using data from the 45 and Up Study....
4 August 2014
Cate D’Este led a Biostatistics Interest Group (BIG) seminar on Propensity Scores. Cate D'Este attended a workshop organised by the Victorian Centre for Biostatistics...
4 August 2014
Publications Published Bennett CM, KBG Dear, AJ McMichael (2014) Shifts in the seasonal distribution of deaths in Australia, 1968-2007. International Journal of...
4 August 2014
Research We are delighted to report that James Fielding has now had his PhD approved with minor corrections. Martyn Kirk, Katie Glass, Emily Fearnley and Laura Ford attended a...
4 August 2014
uly has been a month of grant writing. Led by Ginny Sargent, 7 members of the SC&H group along with members of APHCRI have applied to the ANROWS Research Priorities Grant...

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