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The latest news from the Brain and Mind Centre

Browse some of the highlights from the Brain and Mind Centre's discovery scientists, clinicians, researchers, partners and the families who have contributed to research.

2023 News

12 September 2023

Australians urged to seek out timely dementia diagnosis

Knowing the early signs of dementia and seeking out a timely diagnosis are vital to living well in the long term according to Australian researchers who today launch a public awareness campaign.
08 September 2023

How can after school care be more than a babysitting service?

There are nearly 5,000 outside school hours services in Australia, but about 14 percent of services fall short of the national quality standards. Designing activities with children and their communities can help improve this, writes Dr Alyssa Milton from the Brain and Mind Centre and co-authors.
07 September 2023

Support for the Voice to Parliament Referendum

In a unanimous decision, the Brain and Mind Centre Co-Directors, Executive Leadership Committee and Administration support the Voice as a critical next step in creating a better-shared future for all Australian people.
23 August 2023

Former Minister appointed as advisor to Youth Mental Health team

The Honorable Victor Dominello appointed as advisor to research team within the Brain and Mind Centre.
14 August 2023

University of Sydney establishes Centre of Excellence in Gambling Research

The University of Sydney has established a multi-disciplinary centre dedicated to advancing research on gambling behaviour and minimising harm.
07 August 2023

New program shows after school hours care can boost children's social wellbeing

A pilot study shows how after-school-hours care can play an important role in building children's wellbeing and social connection. The program involves children in the design process and gives them a voice and role to shape their own experience.
19 July 2023

Announcing the 2023 Eureka Prize finalists

Researchers from the Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Science, and Faculty of Medicine and Health have been recognised for their contributions in research, innovation, leadership and engagement.
13 July 2023

Unemployment and underemployment significant drivers of suicide: analysis

Analysis led by University of Sydney researchers has revealed causal effects of unemployment and underemployment on suicide rates in Australia, with an estimated 10 percent of reported suicides over a 13-year period resulting from labour underutilisation.
21 June 2023

Brain and Mind Centre partnership program

Now in its third year, the Brain and Mind Centre is calling for applications to its ongoing partnership program. So far, the scheme has awarded 8 partnership grants.
20 June 2023

Professor Matthew Kiernan receives Ramaciotti Medal

Congratulations to Professor Matthew Kiernan on receiving the Ramaciotti Medal in recognition of his extensive research into neurodegenerative diseases including dementia and motor neurone disease.