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Job Opportunity

Director, HealthANSWERS

Are you a qualified academic or health professional with a track record in developing and growing research opportunity and capability?

We are looking to appoint a new Director for HealthANSWERS to lead us towards achievement of our vision and future incorporation and accreditation.

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CHARM 2023

18-21 July 2023

The Canberra Health Annual Research Meeting (CHARM) is an annual event connecting researchers, students, clinicians, policy makers, consumers, carers, industry, administrators, leaders and partners in the ACT’s health system.

The meeting is a cornerstone event in supporting the ACT’s health system to become a learning health system by investing in its people and showcasing the infrastructure and platforms which facilitate high-value research, directly delivering on objectives within Better Together: A strategic plan for research in the ACT health system 2022-2030.

Academic Lead - Research

The Rural Clinical School (RCS) within the ANU School of Medicine and Psychology is seeking to make a part-time appointment at either Level C or Level D to lead our program of rurally focused research.
This role provides an exciting opportunity for an outstanding Senior Lecturer or Associate Professor to lead and coordinate research activity within the RCS and further develop programs of rural health research that meet the objectives of the Rural Health Multidisciplinary Training Program. 


Article of Interest:

New life-saving technique for shark attack victims

A simple new first-aid technique could help avoid fatalities from shark attacks, according to a new study by The Australian National University (ANU). 

The method involves a bystander using their own bodyweight to make a fist and "push hard between the hips and the bits". 

Lead author, surfer, emergency physician and Associate Dean of the ANU Medical School, Dr Nicholas Taylor, said the method reliably stops or reduces blood loss by using immediately available resources to treat lower limb haemorrhage.  

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Article of Interest:

Research translators: powering the MRFF to save lives and create jobs

To read this article click here.

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Spatial mapping

Learn more about how spatial maps are used to solve health pattern puzzles and please try this new national information system for tracking COVID-19. This interactive mapping tool is being developed to empower primary care providers and community to track COVID-19. Your feedback is welcomed.

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