BMC Public Health article on mental health and job loss
Southgate researchers have recently published an article in BMC Public Health, "The interplay between structure and agency in shaping the mental health consequences of job loss". Read the article.
Dr Lareen Newman to present at Canterbury Christ Church University symposium
Dr Lareen Newman will present via Skype at the one day symposium 'E-Communities in the Digital Age' on 12 June 2013 organised by Canterbury Christ Church University, Canterbury, UK.
Lareen's presentation is titled 'Basic reading and comprehension ability: an overlooked barrier to digital inclusion for disadvantaged groups?'.
Book Health Promotion and the Policy Process released September 2013
Prof Fran Baum and Dr Angela Lawless, with Carmel Williams (SA Health) have authored a chapter in Health Promotion and the Policy Process, to be released in September 2013.
This is the first book to take an in-depth look at the theoretical advances in the political sciences, including discussing the significance of political economy and sociology, which so far have made little progress in health promotion development.
Read more about the book at the publisher's website.
2nd ed. Better Birth: The Definitive Guide To Childbirth Choices released
The Second Edition of Better Birth: The Definitive Guide To Childbirth Choices has been published. The book is written by Dr Lareen Newman, Southgate Institute, and Heather Hancock, University of Adelaide. See more information.
Dr Lareen Newman investigating social media for rural teens with disability
Dr Newman is on a research team that recently won a Federal Government National Disability Research and Development Grant. The team will survey young people with disabilities to determine the nature and extent of their current internet use. See more information about the research.
Aboriginal Knowledge in the Academy
The Southgate Institute has teamed up with the Poche Centre for Indigenous Health and Well-Being and the Dulwich Centre Foundation, to run a public seminar series on Aboriginal Knowledge in the Academy.
The series will examine the interface between western health services and practice and Indigenous culture and tradition. It will aim to provide systematic presentations of Indigenous knowledge, epistemologies and perspectives to inform fresh approaches to Indigenous health and social determinants issues.
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