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Is a Fitbit a reliable way to track sleep?

With the growing popularity of fitness watches that track personal data, including sleep, more people are using the information to inform choices about their health.

But is this information really accurate? And can it be helpful to doctors?<

10 December, 2019
Industry Networking Event

Building networks for mental health

Exploring opportunities for digital innovation in mental health research was the focus of an Industry Networking event held by the Turner Institute last week.

News 28 November, 2019
Professors Alex Fornito and Murat Yucel

Turner experts named on 2019 Hi-Ci list

Two brain and mental health experts from the Turner Institute have been named in the 2019 Highly Cited Researchers list by the Web of Science Group released last week.

News 28 November, 2019
Potter project team

Enhancing early childhood development in regional indigenous communities

A two-year project aimed at improving focus and attention in developmentally vulnerable children during the early years of schooling has received funding from the Ian Potter Foundation.

News 28 November, 2019
Research flight

Sleep researchers take science to the skies

Pilot and cabin crew sleep, alertness and wellbeing will continue to be the focus of Monash-led research during the second of three ultra-long haul flights being conducted by Qantas. Travelling

News 28 November, 2019

Tall Poppy Award for Turner researcher

Congratulations to Dr Laura Jobson who was the recipient of a Victorian Young Tall Poppy Science Award last month.

News 26 November, 2019
Professor Kim Cornish

Professor Kim Cornish announced as a Sir John Monash Distinguished Professor

Professor Kim Cornish, Director of the Turner Institute for Brain and Mental Health, has been honoured with the position of Sir John Monash Distinguished Professor.

News 12 November, 2019

Turner success in NHMRC Investigator Grants

In an extraordinary round of funding achievement, Turner Institute researchers have secured over $7.6m in NHMRC Investigator Awards announced last week. Six researchers, from junior to senior levels, secured funding with a remarkable success rate

News 18 September, 2019

Breaking barriers between industry and digital mental health

The Turner Institute seeks to advance industry research partnerships to ensure that the transition from basic discovery to impact is seamless and sustainable. In the newly established Turner Industry Engagement and Translation Council, we will

Turner Institute 18 September, 2019