10 Aug 2018

Photo of the week: Mr James Lee "Thyroid cancer: towards a better paradigm"

Head of Department of Surgery, Professor Wendy Brown and speaker, Mr James Lee
The Department of Surgery hosted the 2018 John Masterton Public Lecture last month (Thursday 26 July 2018), given by Mr James Lee. Centred on "Thyroid cancer - towards a better paradigm", Mr Lee looked at the turning points of interest in the history of thyroid surgery and the challenges and potential strategies in managing the rising incidence.

What's on at CCS 13-17 August 2018

Dr Jillian Lau is giving her PhD
confirmation talk on Mon 13 Aug
Central Clinical School (CCS) has regular seminar series and postgraduate presentations. Event notices are posted on the CCS Events calendar.

CCS staff and students can see details of both public and local events (including professional development courses, trade fairs and Graduate Research Student calendars) and deadlines, at the CCS intranet's Announcements page.

See CCS seminar index:  www.monash.edu/medicine/ccs/headlines/events-calendar

What's on at CCS 13-17 August 2018

Recent CCS publications: 3 - 10 August 2018

Professor Peter Gibson has
three articles listed this week;
see under Gastroenterology
heading in main body
Recent publications for Central Clinical School affiliated authors in the following departments. Note, browse down this entry for complete publications list. Linked headings for each section are to the departments' home pages.

  • Allergy, Immunology and Respiratory Medicine (AIRmed)
  • Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine
  • Australian Centre for Blood Diseases (ACBD)
  • Diabetes
  • Gastroenterology
  • Immunology and Pathology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Medicine
  • Melbourne Sexual Health Centre (MSHC)
  • Neuroscience
  • Surgery (including CORE)

  • Sex education for teens may not reflect reality of behaviour: study

    Sex education for heterosexual teen boys
    not keeping pace with their practices.
    Image: Shutterstock 11003867
    by Anne Crawford

    A study about the sexual experiences of heterosexual teenage boys by Monash University researchers suggests that sex education is not keeping pace with their practices.

    Led by the Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, Central Clinical School, the study is the first to provide data on the early sexual experiences of Australian heterosexual boys including the sequence and timing of their first oral, vaginal and anal sex experiences with women.

    Congratulations to Dr Eric Chow, Club Melbourne Fellowship Finalist!

    Dr Eric Chow is one of five finalists for the Club Melbourne award
    Club Melbourne will be announcing their 2018 Fellowship award winner on Monday 13 August 2018. Dr Eric Chow, Senior Research Fellow at the Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, is one of the five finalists.

    Dr Chow is an epidemiologist and an expert in sexual health related to preventing and controlling sexually transmitted infections, particularly in gonorrhoea and human papillomavirus.

    Deadline alert! 2018 AMREP EMCR Best Paper Award round closes Friday 10 August

    Dr Francine Marques won 2017's ECR
    Biomedical Research, see link
    Invitation for AMREP EMCRs to apply for the 2018 Best Paper Award  - the round closes this Friday 10 August!

    More about the 2018 EMCR Best Paper Awards

    In 2018, the EMCR Committee will call for six AMREP EMCR Best Paper Awards to honour the outstanding research that is being done and published by early and midcareer researchers at AMREP. The EMCR Committee will award $250 each for the six best papers.
    • 2018 AMREP Biomedical Research Early-Mid Career Researcher Best Paper Award (three awards)
    • 2018 AMREP Public Health/Clinical Research Early-Mid Career Researcher Best Paper Award (three awards)

    6 Aug 2018

    What is a Monash Ally? Find out in our 17 August workshop

    Monash University's rainbow lanyard
    What is a Monash Ally?

    The Ally Network is a group of staff who are allies to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ) community at Monash. Members of the Ally Network take a proactive stance against discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity and intersex status. They cultivate an inclusive culture on campus.
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