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Initiative delivers benefits for at-risk students and families
Initiative delivers benefits for at-risk students and families August 23, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

At-risk young people and their families benefit from a ground-breaking initiative across education, health and community service providers, according to recent Charles Sturt University (CSU) research. The evaluation of the innovative Family Referral Service (FRS) in Schools initiative in the ... Read More »

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 »

Smartphone app aims to prevent burns in children
Smartphone app aims to prevent burns in children August 7, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A collaboration between injury prevention researchers at The University of Queensland and digital health company iPug has resulted in a 21st Century approach to tackling childhood scalds. A team from the Centre for Children’s Burns and Trauma Research was looking for a way to reduce the number ... Read More »

Parental policing: what are mums and dads doing to encourage safe driving?
Parental policing: what are mums and dads doing to encourage safe driving? August 6, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Parents are vital in encouraging their children to obey the road rules and young drivers are keen to show their parents they can be trusted behind the wheel, according to results of a QUT road safety study. Dr Alexia Lennon, from QUT’s Centre ... 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 »

Pioneering parental leave equality
Pioneering parental leave equality August 3, 2016 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Materials scientist Professor Marc in het Panhuis is joining a small handful of Australian men leaving the workplace temporarily to assume the role of primary caregiver. “Surely six months is old enough to take the baby out surfing with me ... Read More »

Kids to adults: Get off your phones and see what really matters
Kids to adults: Get off your phones and see what really matters August 2, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Are you reading this on your phone? One of our bright young What Matters? Competition finalists might have a thing or two to say about that. “Adults love to lecture children about the dangers of spending too much time on technology. I ... Read More »

Links between depression and shorter breastfeeding duration in new mothers
Links between depression and shorter breastfeeding duration in new mothers August 1, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Experts from Murdoch Childrens Research Institute (MCRI) are calling for more awareness and support for new mothers experiencing depression and breastfeeding difficulties after new research showed a link between the two. Study lead author Dr Hannah Woolhouse found women who ... Read More »

Early preschool bedtimes cut risk of obesity later on
Early preschool bedtimes cut risk of obesity later on July 31, 2016 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Preschoolers who are regularly tucked into bed by 8 p.m. are far less likely to become obese teenagers than young children who go to sleep later in the evening, new research has found. Bedtimes after 9 p.m. appeared to double ... Read More »

Internet-enabled toys spark privacy concerns
Internet-enabled toys spark privacy concerns July 27, 2016 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

ECU researchers are warning children could be at risk of corporate surveillance and breaches of their data privacy from Internet-enabled toys. Children could be at risk of corporate surveillance and breaches of their data privacy from an unlikely new source: ... Read More »







 
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