May news about Society Culture and health

Wednesday 7 June 2017

 

Papers (accepted and published)

In press Jianghong Li; Plamen Akaliyski; Jakob Schäfer; Garth Kendall; Wendy H Oddy; Fiona Stanley; Lyndall Strazdins Non-linear relationship between maternal work hours and child body weight: Evidence from the Western Australian Pregnancy Cohort (Raine), Social Science and Medicine

In press Hewitt, B, Strazdins, L and Martin, W. The benefits of paid maternity leave for mothers' post-partum health and wellbeing: Evidence from an Australian evaluation, Social Science & Medicine.  http://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2017.04.022

 

Conference papers and posters

Anna was invited to speak at the Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Association conference on Domestic and Family Violence and Alcohol and Drug Use, Wednesday 24 May 2017. She presented on the “Evidence for the links between alcohol and other drug use and domestic and family violence”.

 

Tehzeeb presented her PhD paper “Paradox of Overweight and obesity in sons and daughters of Australian immigrants from low-middle-income-countries” at the 24th European Congress of Obesity at Porto Portugal.

 

 

Grants applied for

Liana Leach, Lyndall Strazdins, and Huong Dinh have submitted an EOI for a Rotary Mental Health Grant ($70,000).

 

Jenny Welsh, Lyndall Strazdins and Peter Butterworth submitted also submitted and EOI for a Rotary Mental Health Grant.

 

Impact and engagement

 

Lyndall was an invited speaker on Time as a social determinant of health seminar. University of Manchester, Hosted by Sustainable Consumption Institute.

 

National and international media coverage for Lyndall’s JMF paper ‘Long hours and longings’ 400 news items reaching 3,500,000 people (including radio, television, broadsheets and online features).

 

Tehzeeb presented her PhD paper “Paradox of Overweight and obesity in sons and daughters of Australian immigrants from low-middle-income-countries” to the Institute of Public health at Porto Portugal. 

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