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Australian Rotary Health Announces 2018 Mental Health Research Funding

Australian Rotary Health is pleased to announce they will dedicate $1,598,008 towards research in a wide variety of mental health areas in 2018. This includes 11 new Mental Health Research Grant projects, 10 continuing Mental [...]

Funding Success for Long-Term Adolescent Drinking Study

Previous funding from Australian Rotary Health has paved the way for further research in an important longitudinal cohort study, focussing on young people and drinking. Professor Richard Mattick from the National Drug and Alcohol Research [...]

Patients Know More Today About Colorectal Cancer Risk Factors

A new Australian Rotary Health funded study suggests an improvement in knowledge of Colorectal Cancer risk factors over the last five years. Funding Partner PhD Scholarship recipient Natalie Dodd has recently published her research findings [...]

Encouraging Women to Seek Help with Postnatal Emotional Distress

An Intervention for Mothers Experiencing Postnatal Emotional Distress A study funded by Australian Rotary Health (ARH) that examines an intervention for mothers experiencing postnatal emotional distress, shows potential in encouraging more [...]

ARH Researchers Talk Mental Illness Prevention at Rotary Forum

Feature Photo: Colac West Rotary Club president Geoff Iles, Ian Parker Bipolar Research Fund founder Carol Smit and Colac Rotary Club president Serge Beani Photo Above: New scholarship recipient Melanie Ashton talking about her project [...]

‘The Bounce Project’ – aims to improve the mental health of young people

Australian Rotary Health awarded a Mental Health Grant to the National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health in 2014 to undertake ‘The Bounce Project’. The Bounce Project is one of three [...]

Ian Scott PhD Scholar research into antipsychotic use in childhood

Australian Rotary Health Ian Scott PhD Scholarship recipient, Michael De Santis, recently completed a study into the potential life-long impacts early antipsychotic drug use in childhood and adolescents have on depression, anxiety and hyperactivity. His [...]

Awards Night to fund PhD Scholarship investigating PTSD in Emergency Services

Funds raised at the 2016 Rotary NSW Emergency Services Community Awards, (23rd July, 2016) will go toward an Australian Rotary Health PhD Research Scholarship investigating Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). To complement initiatives into PTSD, Australian Rotary [...]

PhD Scholarship recipient begins research into Chronic Kidney Disease

Australian Rotary Health Researcher Dr Titi Chen has commenced her PhD this year in the area of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) within the Westmead Millennium Institute for Medical Research. Dr. Chen graduated from Australian National [...]