Research and Clinical Trials

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How much do grandparents matter?
How much do grandparents matter? August 8, 2016 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A James Cook University researcher is looking for participants to help share experiences about involuntary lost contact between grandparents and their grandchildren – and how to help fix it. JCU researcher Associate Professor Susan Gair is conducting research in partnership ... Read More »

The stigma experiences of parents of children with mental health problems
The stigma experiences of parents of children with mental health problems August 5, 2016 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Researchers at the University of Western Australia are seeking parents of children with mental health problems to take part in a study that will explore parents’ experiences. “Our research so far has indicated that as a result of having a ... Read More »

Teachers quizzed about their thoughts on technology in classrooms
Teachers quizzed about their thoughts on technology in classrooms July 3, 2016 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A QUT researcher says targeted investment in technology in schools could help drive improvements to student performance, particularly for children on the autism spectrum. QUT computer scientist and AutismCRC PhD Scholarship recipient Anne Ozdowska has begun state-wide surveys of primary ... Read More »

Call for women’s experiences with eating disorders in pregnancy and beyond
Call for women’s experiences with eating disorders in pregnancy and beyond June 24, 2016 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Nursing researchers at Western Sydney University are seeking women who have a current or past history with eating disorders, to take part in a study that will explore the issue of eating disorders during pregnancy and the perinatal period. Dr ... Read More »

Sleep research offers help for babies and parents
Sleep research offers help for babies and parents June 20, 2016 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Letting babies cry themselves to sleep may not cause the emotional, behavioural or parent-child attachment issues many parents fret about, a new study led by Flinders University has found. The study’s findings, published in the June edition of American Pediatrics, ... Read More »

Helping Year 12 students make better higher education choices
Helping Year 12 students make better higher education choices May 13, 2016 (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

Researchers from UniSA’s School of Natural and Built Environments are leading a collaborative study by all three South Australian universities that is considering how Year 12 students choose what they study after high school and what advice and support they ... Read More »

Take back pain out of the equation for new mums
Take back pain out of the equation for new mums May 11, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A world-first study at The University of Western Australia is looking at the link between female reproductive hormones and lower back injuries in women in a bid to resolve chronic back issues caused in pregnancy. Occupational bio-mechanist and PhD student ... Read More »

New ads to deter young drivers using smartphones
New ads to deter young drivers using smartphones April 24, 2016 (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

A Queensland University of Technology researcher believes taking a positive and even humorous approach to road safety ads could be the key to reducing the number of young drivers who use their smartphones behind the wheel. Cassandra Gauld, from QUT’s ... Read More »

Alarm clock on teen sleep
Alarm clock on teen sleep April 18, 2016 (2 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5)

More than 50% of teenagers do not get enough sleep on school nights, often due to the onset of puberty and social media-internet interaction. While many teens report to be tired next day, parents are loath to intervene with body clock changes ... Read More »

Setting girls up for success in physical activity
Setting girls up for success in physical activity April 10, 2016 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Increasing research shows that girls lag behind boys in their movement skills, balance and physical activity and that the gender gap only widens as girls get older. A new UniSA research study is seeking to better understand why there is ... Read More »







 
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