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 trade-off: search results for personal information

Do you know how much and what kind of personal information you are trading each time you search for results online? Anisha Fernando is a PhD student from the School of Information Technology and Mathematical Sciences researching ways to manage the flow of personal data in web searches whilst empowering users. Recently presenting at the … Continue reading The trade-off: search results for personal information

China’s taste for Australian red wine

With a value estimated at over $1.7 billion China’s wine import market is growing rapidly. Finding out what Chinese consumers like in a glass of red is UniSA School of Marketing PhD student and Senior Sensory Scientist at The Australian Wine Research Institute (AWRI), Patricia Williamson. Patricia has been working out the most important factors … Continue reading China’s taste for Australian red wine

Fighting mental illness in remote Australia

A unique mateship between fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) mining workers is helping to combat mental illness. Wesley McTernan, a PhD student with the School of Psychology, Social Work and Social Policy is investigating the social supports that are becoming increasingly vital between co-workers. Earlier this year at the International Congress of Occupational Health in Seoul, South … Continue reading Fighting mental illness in remote Australia

Finding solutions to Yalata’s roads

Spending $50,000 challenges a team of UniSA students as they travel to the remote Aboriginal community of Yalata. Having won government funding in the first stage of the Yalata roads and drainage project students now needed to find and cost solutions to the problems previously identified. The project was not without complications but proved invaluable for the … Continue reading Finding solutions to Yalata’s roads