SWSR Annual Hub Prize – Applications NOW CLOSED

South West Sydney Research (SWSR) is offering a $5,000 prize to recognise and nurture collaborative research amongst our members. The winning research program can put the funds towards any research-related expense. Apply to receive recognition for your collaborative research! The deadline to apply is 22nd September 2017, with the SWSR Hub Prize recipient(s) announced at the Ingham Institute Awards Night.

You’re invited!

You are warmly invited to the Health Management and Organisation Special Interest Group PROJECTions Series Breakfast on July 19, 2017   This event is especially for clinicians, researchers, and innovators – particularly those with an interest in, and/or who are curious about health services. The event will bring together practitioners, academics, and innovators to seed…

Networking

Rush Hour

Creating Connections at the Showcase South West Sydney Research hosted another successful Rush Hour event at the Ingham Institute and South Western Sydney Local Health District 2017 Health Beyond Research and Innovation Showcase. Researchers, clinicians, and executives of Campbelltown City Council joined together to discuss Creating Connections: From inpatient to community, from health to primary services, from…

New book published

Dr Sandra Garrido’s new book explores the link between response to music and depression After happiness, sadness is the most common emotion expressed in music. One south west Sydney researcher, Dr Sandra Garrido of the MARCS Institute of Western Sydney University, has explored the link between our attraction to sad music and the rising prevalence of clinical…

Migrant children are often their parents’ translators

Migrant children are often their parents’ translators – and it can lead to ill health Migrant children often adapt to their host country much quicker than their parents. from shutterstock.com Renu Narchal, Western Sydney University An estimated 30% of Australians are born overseas while nearly 20% speak a language other than English at home. But…

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…

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…