1. Post Orientation Day Celebration

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    On Tuesday 25th February we are hosting a post orientation day celebration at Ida Bar in Union House. Please RSVP your attendance and hope to see you there! RSVP your attendance through this google form: RSVP Form  
  2. Orientation Day 2020

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    Welcome new students of 2020! Congratulations on becoming graduate students in one of the courses offered by the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health. We hope to see you at our Orientation Days on Monday February 24th and Tuesday February 25th. Please make sure to RSVP with Liz Dent as it is a catered event.
  3. The website is getting a makeover!

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    It’s been awhile since this website was updated so we decided to do a complete makeover! Over the course of the next few weeks you may see some tabs disappear, some new forms pop up, and some issues rectified. Let me know if there is anything that you would love to see included on this website via my email at itofficer.mphsa@gmail.com and I’ll do my best to include it. Hope to see you all at this year’s Orientation Day on February 24th and 25th!
  4. New Subject in the Masters of Public Health

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    Community Based Participatory Research   Cathy Vaughan and Richard Chenhall will be teaching a new subject in the MPH in Semester 1, 2015. The subject is called Community Based Participatory Research.   If your interested in participatory approaches to research then this is the subject for you. We will be exploring a range of different methodological tools, such as photovoice, through engagement with a research project on campus. This will give you hands-on experience concerning various aspects of conducting a ‘live’ research project here at the University of Melbourne.
  5. LEPH 2014 in Amsterdam – October 2014

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    The Second International Conference on Law Enforcement and Public Health Amsterdam, The Netherlands 5-8 October 2014 Don’t leave it too late to register for this major conference. International interest is very high and this is reflected in the comprehensive, diverse and challenging conference program which has been developed with significant input from the Public Health Service of Amsterdam and the Amsterdam Police. The program is now available at http://www.lephcon.com.au/program/program-2014/ . Check it out.   There are many eminent speakers particularly relevant to Public Health professionals, teaching institutions  and researchers including: Professor Clifford Shearing, Director of Centre for Criminology, University of Cape Town: What’s been happening to policing and why doesn’t it matter. Eamonn O’Moore, Director, Public Health Executive, UK: Prisons as public health institutions. Inga Heyman, Robert Gordon University, UK.  Virtually joining forces: collaborative police and health practice and education to support those with co-morbid physical and mental health needs in police custody. James Ogloff, Director,...
  6. Academic Skills Workshops

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    Academic skills are running a series of workshops during semester 2 for honours and Masters students writing a  minor thesis / research project. Download  Sem 2 2014 Sciences Research Writing Workshops Flyer
  7. What I learned from the Global Ideas Forum by Bridget Nwagbra

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    What I learned from the Global Ideas Forum If you have taken on biostatistics, epidemiology and a cocktail of MPH electives, probably you may feel like I do that you owe the world your skills. Probably you share with me that burning and overwhelming sense of responsibility and optimism to take on global health problems. Yet, I’m acutely aware of the challenges and uncertainties that come with the changing political environment as nations bloc together to foster trade and diplomacy. I’m not lost to shrinking investments on foreign aid for health. Obviously there are unanswered questions on how we can sustain the momentum and progress made by the MDGs in the post-2015 era. At the Global Ideas Forum this weekend, some of the answers began to emerge. If we have the data to generate information we can prioritize our health problems, facilitate health policymaking and measure our progress. With powerful...
  8. Global Health and Human Rights Keynote and Special Lecture

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    Global Health and Human Rights The subject Global Health and Human Rights (POPH90244), coordinated by Dr Hasheem Mannan and A/Prof Tilman Ruff, is due to commence 21 – 25 July 2014. Enrolments are still open for this subject, you can find a copy of the subject Timetable here   We are delighted that the subject will include a keynote address by The Hon. Michael Kirby AC CMG, former Justice of the High Court of Australia. Justice Kirby will be discussing health and HIV issues of universal human rights. You are invited to attend this keynote address. Please see this flyer for further information and RSVP details.   You are also invited to a special lecture by Dr Joseph Amon, Director of the Health and Human Rights Division of Human Rights Watch. Amon’s lecture will focus on practical applications of human rights concepts in public health contexts. Please see this flyer...

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