Upcoming conferences

  MRinRT Conference The Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research and a local organising committee are hosting the 5th MR in RT Symposium in Sydney, Australia from 20-23 June 2017. FIND OUT MORE about this conference.   Primary Healthcare Research Conference The 2017 Primary Healthcare Research Conference is being held in Brisbane between 7-9th August, 2017. The conference organisers are…

Identifying deleterious effects of maternal depression on communication with 6-month-old infants in South West Sydney

Hub small grant funding will support research about the effect of maternal depression on the communication of children More innovative research is being conducted by affiliates of three Hub member organisations, Western Sydney University, Karitane, and University of New South Wales. Dr Christa Lam-Cassettari (MARCS Institute for Brain, Behaviour and Development, Western Sydney University), and Dr Jane…

Understanding the General Practice Nursing Workforce in South Western Sydney

Hub Grant Funding paving the way for innovations in local primary care Innovative new research is being undertaken with two Hub member organisations, The University of Wollongong and the South Western Sydney Primary Health Network. Prof. Liz Halcomb (University of Wollongoing), Susan McInnes (University of Wollongoing), Rebekkah Middleton (University of Wollongoing), Dr Keith McDonald (South Western…

Understanding health research

Get the most out of reading research literature Reading the research evidence and implementing evidence-based practice can be very challenging. One tool can help walk you through the fundamental components of any research report or journal article. Are you new to research? Are you interested in reading journal articles but not sure where to start? Do you…

Introducing the South West Sydney Research Team

South West Sydney Research has grown The team at South West Sydney Research has recently grown. Sarah Masso has now joined Tanya Ward and Hub Council Representatives to support health and medical research in the south west Sydney. Welcome Sarah! South West Sydney Research is part of a network of eight health research hubs across the…

Integrated Mental Health Atlas

           A comprehensive profile of mental health services in Western Sydney The Integrated Mental Health Atlas of Western Sydney maps mental health services in the western region of Sydney. The Report, completed by academics at The University of Sydney, Western Sydney University and The University of Wollongong, outlines the current state…

The Conversation with Professor Simon Chapman

Why researchers have a duty to try and influence policy Very early in my career, I was invited to afternoon tea with the head of the Commonwealth Institute of Health at Sydney University, where I worked. The best bone china was produced and pleasantries exchanged. The agenda soon became clear. He laboured into a parable…