7 Nov 2014
|Dr Kate Hoy|
|Dr Margaret Hibbs|
|Dr Catriona Bradshaw|
The CCS has expanded its near miss funding program this year to provide additional support to investigators affected by the tightening of NHMRC purse strings. Three grants that all scored Category 5 quartile 4 and participated in the CCS review process will be awarded $100,000 each. Congratulations to our awardees this year, Dr Kate Hoy (MAPRc), Dr Catriona Bradshaw (Melbourne Sexual Health) and Dr Margaret Hibbs (Immunology).
6 Nov 2014
|Marina Iacovou presenting|
at the 2013 CCS symposium
Central Clinical School invites you to attend the 2014 Annual Postgraduate Research Symposium.
Many and varied talents will be on display. Students will explain their research, supervisors will explain difficult ideas in lay terms for the 'No-Bell' prize, and senior staff nominated by students from Burnet, BakerIDI, ACBD and Medicine will explain randomly allocated graphs for the 'Explain my graph' section. CCS PhD students will be running the program, including chairing the presentations: Ms Jodie Abramovitch (chair), Ms Kai Sin Lee, Ms Sara Mohktar, Mr Timothy Colgan and Mr Man Kit Lee, assisted by Ms Dussy Kuttner. Participants will be judged by a panel of senior academics and postdocs. Attractive monetary prizes will be given for outstanding work. For more information, please visit: http://www.med.monash.edu.au/cecs/education/hdr-symposium.html
National Trauma Research Institute Forum has released a report on how to help the helpers:
- What challenges are currently faced by informal (unpaid) carers of people with a long-term disability, and how are these challenges being met?
- How can knowledge of optimal strategies be applied locally to address these challenges over the lifetime of a person with a long-term disability?
3 Nov 2014
The study analyses lung transplantation in subjects who were inpatients at the time of their transplant and not expected to survive to discharge.