R G Myers Memorial Lecture: throwing away the key: the ethics of risk assessment for preventive detention schemes
This year's public lecture will be presented by Professor McSherry, Foundation Director of the Melbourne Social Equity Institute at the University of Melbourne. Program (pdf)
Passionate student recognised
Ross Anderson, one of our PhD students has been recognised by the Australian Psychological Society with the Award for Excellent Honours Thesis in Health Psychology. Read more.
Professor Lenore Manderson receives Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Postgraduate Supervision
Professor Manderson has received the Vice-Chancellor's Award for Excellent in Postgraduate Supervision. Read more.
Associate Professor Pamela Snow on Speech Pathology
Associate Professor Snow is among a group of experts working on The Speech Pathology in Youth (Justice) Custodial Education (SPyce) Project, which explores how speech pathology services, as part of the school curriculum, would impact on the lives of young people on remand or serving custodial sentences.
Speech Pathology Australia
Emeritus Professor Bruce Tonge urges parents to do landmark survey
Mia Cobb, PhD Student, wins the "I’m a Scientist, Get me out of Here!" competition
Primary school students with a keen interest in science have voted Mia Cobb winner of the I’m a Scientist, Get me out of Here! competition. Mia is a current PhD candidate in the School of Psychology and Psychiatry researching the welfare of working dogs. Full article.
School of Psychology and Psychiatry student wins the Monash 3-Minute Thesis Competition
Kanvar Nayer has won the Monash 3-Minute Thesis competition. Kanvar is a 3rd Year PhD student from Art, Design and Architecture, working with the researchers at our Aged Psychiatry unit at Kingston, and supervised by Professor Daniel O'Connor. Working with our researchers and psychologists in creating a unique multimedia device aimed to address symptoms such as depression and agitation commonly experienced among dementia patients, Kanvar progressed through numerous stages of this thesis competition to defeat over 250 of his peers and will now compete in the transnational final in Sydney in October. Further in formation can be found at : http://monash.edu.au/news/show/phd-student-completes-thesis-in-three-minutes-1
Professor Shantha Rajaratnam discusses sleep
Professor Rajaratnam says exposure to light in the evening can delay sleep, while exposure to light in the morning ‘‘pulls your clock earlier in time’’. Full article.
Professor Kim Cornish receives SACS Award
Professor Kim Cornish has received the SACS Award for Leadership in State Government and Statutory Authorities, Executive Nominees category. The SACS Awards for Leadership are organised by SACS Consulting in partnership with Leadership Victoria. Awards are offered each year to recognise outstanding leaders. Read more.
Anastasia Georgiou, Postgraduate Manager, awarded the Shane Kendrick TEMC Grant
The Bass Region of the Association for Tertiary Education Management Inc (ATEM Inc) has awarded Anastasia Georgiou, Manager Postgraduate Programs, the Shane Kendrick TEMC Grant, which was launched earlier this year. The late Shane Kendrick was a passionate Monash employee and contributor to Bass ATEM.
Find out more about the Shane Kendrick TEMC Grant.
Associate Professor Nikki Rickard discusses "music and your mind" on the ABC's Life Matters program
Associate Professor Rickard's research investigates how music provides a powerful tool for manipulating affective states to achieve greater insight into the neurobiological foundations of emotion processes. She was invited on this week's ABC's Life Matters program. Listen here.
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