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ON TOMORROW: @ConcertTcrc Cancer Roundtable featuring Prof Marie Ranson ( @mranson2 ) and Dr Tara Roberts ( @DrTaraLRoberts ) presenting on 'Drug Testing: Pros and Cons of cell culture and animal models'. Wed 12 August at 8am https://bit.ly/3isEjWa

How much impact does Postnatal Depression (PND) have on the conversation between a mother and her baby? And how does this conversation affect the child’s future development? https://www.southwestsydneyresearch.org.au/researching-the-impact-of-postnatal-depression-on-early-language-development/

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27.09.2019

DOMTRU – a collaborative success story

Professor David Simmons (photo courtesy of Sally Tsoutas)   Last year, South West Sydney Research awarded the 2018 Collaborative Achievement Award to DOMTRU (The Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism Translational Research Unit). The award was granted for their outstanding collaborative efforts in ensuring the translation of research into evidence-based services for people at risk and those…

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09.09.2019

Franklin Women Series Part 3 – Mentoring: is it time well spent?

It takes time to be a mentor. Valuable time. Time that most of us simply don’t have enough of. So, with time being one of the great challenges in people’s lives, the questions that inevitably arise for people thinking about signing up for the Franklin Women’s mentoring program is: Will it be worth it? Or,…

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23.08.2019

Lifting the profile of women in STEM

Franklin Women’s Wikipedia Edit-a-thon Last Month, Franklin Women held their inaugural Wikipedia Edit-a-thon with the aim of increasing the visibility of women scientists on Wikipedia. Wikipedia has approximately 1.6 billion biographies and, of these, only 18 per cent are women. It was the first local Wikipedia Edit-a-thon and saw dozens of women, working in health…

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19.08.2019

Franklin Women Part 2: Mentoring Program

It’s not always an easy road to travel when you’re working in medical research. This is particularly so for women who experience unique challenges. Unfortunately there is a point at mid-career level when many are leaving the profession resulting in an under-representation of women in leadership positions. Knowing this to be the case, Franklin Women…

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12.08.2019

Part one: Franklin Women’s Series

It is hard to believe, given its success, that only four years ago, Franklin Women was just an idea in one researcher’s mind. That researcher was Melina Georgousakis and the idea was to create a social networking platform for female health and medical researchers. Franklin Women arose from Melina’s personal experience in the research industry…

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