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Differentiating Between the Common Mole and Early Melanoma

2019-07-22T13:17:35+10:00

A PhD Scholar funded by Australian Rotary Health (ARH) is looking at non-invasive early detection techniques to differentiate between the common mole and melanoma. Rachel Teh from the University of Sydney was awarded the Rotary Clubs of Chelsea & Mt Druitt & Val Henry 'Rob Henry and George Malone' PhD Scholarship this year to look [...]

Differentiating Between the Common Mole and Early Melanoma2019-07-22T13:17:35+10:00

Looking at Cognitive Decline as we Age

2019-07-16T14:22:04+10:00

A new research project funded by Australian Rotary Health will look at factors associated with cognitive decline as we age. Kayla Corney from Deakin University was awarded the Bing Taylor PhD Scholarship this year to investigate cognitive ageing and the interplay between biological, psychological and environmental factors. “Although cognitive decline and dementia can sometimes be [...]

Looking at Cognitive Decline as we Age2019-07-16T14:22:04+10:00

Making a Positive Contribution to the World Through Cancer Research

2019-07-01T13:52:16+10:00

An Australian Rotary Health funded PhD Scholar is joining the fight against cancer with her research on Cholangiocarcinoma (bile duct cancer). Hyo Jeong (Minnie) Kim from Bond University was awarded a Rotary Club of Sandy Bay 'Michael Chivers' PhD Scholarship this year to look at Sialyltransferase (ST) Inhibitors, which may be used in the treatment [...]

Making a Positive Contribution to the World Through Cancer Research2019-07-01T13:52:16+10:00

Helping the Ones Who Help Seek Help for Themselves

2019-06-25T10:31:10+10:00

In times of crisis, disaster, and pain, we are taught from a young age that a ‘Triple Zero’ call will get us the help we need. However, while emergency services employees are constantly striving to help others, research indicates that they don’t always seek adequate help for themselves – particularly when it comes to their [...]

Helping the Ones Who Help Seek Help for Themselves2019-06-25T10:31:10+10:00

Improving Media Reporting of Severe Mental Illness

2019-06-24T11:49:26+10:00

A PhD Scholar funded by Australian Rotary Health hopes to reduce stigma surrounding severe mental illnesses such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, starting with the media. Anna Ross from the University of Melbourne was awarded an Ian Scott PhD Scholarship this year with the aim to reduce stigma and discrimination towards people with severe mental [...]

Improving Media Reporting of Severe Mental Illness2019-06-24T11:49:26+10:00

Protecting Rural Youth from Vicarious Trauma

2019-06-18T14:19:41+10:00

As a clinician working in Warragul, Victoria, Erin Dolan has seen first-hand the lack of support and referral systems available to young people in rural areas. Now, with a Funding Partner PhD Scholarship from Australian Rotary Health, the Rotary Club of Balwyn and the University of Melbourne, Erin hopes her PhD will allow these isolated [...]

Protecting Rural Youth from Vicarious Trauma2019-06-18T14:19:41+10:00

Tackling Severe Mental Illness and Heavy Drinking on the Phone

2019-06-12T11:43:51+10:00

Young Australians with severe mental illness who engage in hazardous alcohol use are top of mind in a new research study funded by Australian Rotary Health (ARH). Professor Amanda Baker and her team at the University of Newcastle are receiving an ARH Mental Health Research Grant to test a telephone intervention for hazardous alcohol use [...]

Tackling Severe Mental Illness and Heavy Drinking on the Phone2019-06-12T11:43:51+10:00

Answering Parent’s Questions About Cerebral Palsy

2019-06-11T10:36:23+10:00

A new research study funded by Australian Rotary Health will aim to answer parent’s questions on what the future for their baby will look like after being diagnosed with cerebral palsy. With a Funding Partner PhD Scholarship, co-funded by the Rotary Club of St Ives and the University of Sydney, Anna te Velde will investigate [...]

Answering Parent’s Questions About Cerebral Palsy2019-06-11T10:36:23+10:00

Slowing the Rate of Antibiotic Resistance

2019-06-03T12:18:26+10:00

A PhD Scholar funded by Australian Rotary Health is determined to slow the rates of antibiotic resistance by conducting research to inform a community level awareness campaign. Aaron Alejandro from Murdoch University was awarded the Australian Rotary Health/Rotary Club of Applecross PhD Funding Partner Scholarship this year to carry out in-depth social research to assist [...]

Slowing the Rate of Antibiotic Resistance2019-06-03T12:18:26+10:00

The Impact of PTSD on the Children of Veterans

2019-05-28T11:11:24+10:00

New research funded by Australian Rotary Health will look at how children are impacted when a parent from the Australian Defence Force (ADF) has experienced Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), with hopes to inform a new intervention for ADF families. Katrina Streatfeild from the University of Newcastle was awarded a Rotary District 9790/RSL Clubs of [...]

The Impact of PTSD on the Children of Veterans2019-05-28T11:11:24+10:00