Research and Clinical Trials

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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 »

Seeking kids with autism for computer club
Seeking kids with autism for computer club April 4, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

An award-winning computer club for children with autism co-founded by a Victoria University researcher is going online to help kids in remote areas. ‘The Lab’ was set up five years ago as a place for children with high-functioning autism to ... Read More »

Postnatal depression app
Postnatal depression app April 2, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Research into postnatal depression is going high-tech, with scientists from The University of Queensland launching a free mobile phone app aimed at studying the genetics behind the condition. The iOS app, called PPD ACT, will survey women who have experienced ... Read More »

Too much salt leading to risk of overweight and obese children
Too much salt leading to risk of overweight and obese children March 10, 2016 (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

An Australian first study of primary schoolchildren by Victorian researchers has found that children eating greater amounts of salt have a greater risk of being overweight or obese. Of grave concern, the study also found that in both 4-7 year ... Read More »

Putting a lid on child obesity with Australian-first online program
Putting a lid on child obesity with Australian-first online program February 18, 2016 (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

Online lifestyle program promoting healthy weight in pre-schoolers to be trialled in the Illawarra.  An Australian-first online healthy lifestyle program that aims to promote healthy weight in pre-schoolers will be trialled in the Illawarra over the next 12 months. Researchers from ... Read More »

Starting school a cause for poetry
Starting school a cause for poetry November 16, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

As children, families and teachers think about the new school year, they are being asked to reflect on their experiences of starting ‘big school’ as part of an ongoing research program at Charles Sturt University (CSU). CSU is one of ... Read More »







 
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