A holistic approach to public health research

This year the Maurice de Rohan International Scholarship was awarded to School of Health Sciences PhD student Ivana Stankov. The $17,500 scholarship has enabled Ivana to travel to the United States to work with Dr Ross Hammond at The Brookings Institution, Washington, DC and Assistant Professor Pamela Matson at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Ivana is … Continue reading A holistic approach to public health research

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Smart oil based drug formulations win Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarship

Tahnee Dening’s research into improving the oral absorption of antipsychotic medications for schizophrenic patients has won her an Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarship. The internationally competitive, merit-based scholarship funded by the Australian Government will support Tahnee’s PhD research at Lundbeck, a global pharmaceutical company in Denmark. The Minister for International Education, Richard Colbeck awarded Tahnee and 30 … Continue reading Smart oil based drug formulations win Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarship

The Big Issue takes the big health test

After enjoying a trip to Cambodia with the Community ServiceLearning Project last year, UniSA Health Science student Alex Jackson felt confident he could use his skills somewhere more local. Having noticed vendors selling The Big Issue magazine on the streets of Adelaide, Alex asked around and soon found the opportunity he was looking for. His skills in health promotion … Continue reading The Big Issue takes the big health test

Volunteering gives students employability edge

If you want to get out of the classroom this study period, use your disciplinary knowledge to get involved in the community with the Community Service Learning Project EDUC4186 at the University of South Australia. Health science student, Samantha Stephens, became a mentor with the Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience (AIME). 'I originally wanted to be an occupational … Continue reading Volunteering gives students employability edge