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05 August 2020

Research funding to further support the mental health of Australians

More than $3million in funding has been awarded to two Matilda Centre academics for projects on unifying prevention of substance use and mental disorders; and treatment of child and adolescent trauma.

05 August 2020

Childhood adversity and substance use: exploring the connection and how to prevent harms

Roughly 40% of people have experienced childhood adversity and subsequently, have a substantially greater risk of developing substance use problems than those who have not had these experiences. Matilda Centre PhD candidate, Lucy Grummitt, is currently investigating why these exposures may cause substance use problems to inform the next stage of her work in substance use prevention.

05 August 2020

Empowering young people to support each other and develop lifelong skills

We speak to Dr Louise Birrell about her work in adolescent mental health and alcohol prevention and the new app she is developing called Mind your Mate.
05 August 2020

2020 PREMISE Career Development Support Grants awarded

The Matilda Centre has awarded a third round of PREMISE Career Development Support Grants, providing support for career development activities for early to mid-career researchers or research students.

03 August 2020

New culturally inclusive program for school-based drug prevention

An upcoming trial provides an exciting opportunity for 24 Australian high schools to be among the first to implement a new, culturally inclusive, school-based, drug and alcohol program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, and non-Indigenous students.

30 July 2020

Quality of care in community pharmacy linked to medication adherence

New research from Sydney Pharmacy School shows perceived service quality is linked with prescribed medicine adherence rates, with considerable differences reported between service-focused and price-focused pharmacy consumers.

21 July 2020

Why study Disability and Participation?

Are you passionate about influencing change in the way people with a disability are included and supported to take their rightful place in communities? The Disability and Participation major can help you to make a difference.
13 July 2020

University of Sydney launches new Master of Dental Public Health degree

The University of Sydney has just launched a new master's degree in dental public health that brings together dentistry and public health disciplines to transform oral health at a population level.
10 July 2020

5 clinical trials tackling diabetes

This National Diabetes Week, discover some of the clinical trials underway at the University of Sydney, which are improving the lives of people with type 1, type 2 and gestational diabetes.

10 July 2020

Sydney Nursing School appoints new Head of School and Dean

Distinguished healthcare professional and academic leader, Professor John Daly was recently appointed Head of School and Dean at the University of Sydney Susan Wakil School of Nursing and Midwifery.