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Man with facemask in hospital waiting room

Research findings spur US mental health action during pandemic

A program of research seeking to assess the public impact of the coronavirus pandemic is making a significant impact in the US, with findings prompting government officials and policymakers to expand access to mental and behavioural health

Turner Institute 19 October, 2020
Dr Kylie King

Dr Kylie King wins suicide prevention fellowship

Turner Impact Fellow Dr Kylie King has been awarded a suicide prevention fellowship to evaluate the impact of suicide awareness training and peer support interventions on construction workers.

15 October, 2020
Young teen boy with his mother

$610K research grant to support parents of teens through pandemic

A project aimed at reducing longer-term risk of adolescent mental health problems by enhancing parents’ ability to support them through the pandemic is the recipient of a $610K MRFF-funded research grant, announced by the Australian

Turner Institute 8 October, 2020
Students wearing masks

How students have fared through the pandemic, and what it means for universities beyond 2020

There's a global spotlight shining brightly on the wellbeing of young people as we navigate the uncharted territory of the COVID-19 pandemic.

In the United States, Turner Institute 7 October, 2020

Woman doing a puzzle

Learning deficits may predate memory loss in Alzheimer’s disease

The reduced ability to learn new information may be one of the earliest signs of the onset of Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new research study published in the journal Neurology earlier this month.

Turner Institute 29 September, 2020
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Haemoglobin levels affect the results of brain connectivity studies

Monash researchers have discovered that natural variations in haemoglobin levels should be considered when using functional MRI to study brain connectivity.

Turner Institute 14 September, 2020
Face masks

1:10 US adults avoiding urgent or emergency medical care because of Covid concerns

More than 1 in 10 US adults reported having avoided urgent or emergency medical care, while over 31 per cent avoided routine medical care, because of concerns over COVID-19, according to Turner Institute 11 September, 2020

Dr Bei Bei

Tall Poppy Award for sleep researcher

Congratulations to Dr Bei Bei who is a recipient of a 2020 Victorian Young Tall Poppy Science Award.

31 August, 2020