February news for Society Culture and Health

Wednesday 1 March 2017

Papers (accepted and published)

Zulfiqar, T., Lithander, F. E., Banwell, C., Young, R., Boisseau, L., Ingle, M., & Nolan, C. J. (2017). Barriers to a healthy lifestyle post gestational-diabetes: An Australian qualitative study. Women and Birth.

Rimpeekool, W., Kirk, M., Yiengprugsawan, V., Banwell, C., Seubsman, S-A., Sleigh, A. (2017)  Nutrition label experience and consumption of transitional foods among a nationwide cohort of 42,750 Thai adults. British Food Journal 19(2):425-439.

Dinh, H, Strazdins, L and Welsh, J (2017). Hour-glass ceilings: Work-hour thresholds, gendered health inequities. Social Science and Medicine, 176, March, 42-51, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2017.01.024



Lyndall and Cathy have both submitted ARC discovery project grants. 

Conference papers and posters

Cathy, Lyndall, Jane and other members of the Society Culture and Health were involved in three papers presented at the conference run by the Association of Industrial Relations Academics in Australia and New Zealand in Canberra recently. Two of the papers reported on preliminary findings from the Discovery Project grant led by Jane concerning flexible labour markets and health.  


We welcome Maureen Montalban who is doing a PhD with Lyndall and Cathy. Maureen is looking at the maternal health care of women in the ADF. 

Impact and engagement

Tehzeeb Zulfiqar received Associate fellowship of Higher Education Academy.

Ruth Kharis has completed an IPSA MOOC on "Understanding Political Concepts" Profs Mauro Calise, Werner Patzelt, University of Naples Federico II.

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