Wednesday, 25 September 2019

Hudson Institute Social Club: AFL BBQ and Mango Drive

Don't forget to stick around after the Hudson Seminar this Thursday for the Hudson Institute Social Club's AFL Grand Final BBQ!

It's on again: Get ready for the Monash 10,000 steps challenge

10,000 Steps is on its way! So, in preparation for the call to register, get your team of five together, appoint a team captain and create an original team name!

Help us understand the experiences of culturally diverse LGBTIQ people at work

Are you interested in participating in research about the experiences of Culturally Diverse LGBTIQ+ Talent at Work?

Laboratory OHS training

Laboratory OHS training requirements are listed in the OHS training guide under Technical Staff. Please refer to your training records in myDevelopment to identify modules you need to complete.

Applying for an Investigator Grant?

Further to the NHMRC Investigator Grant Information session held on Tuesday, 24 September, we will zoom from the Surgery Meeting Room Block E level 5 to two more sessions on Thursday 26 September.

Postgraduate Publications Award (PPA) Round 4/2019

A reminder that the applications for PPA Round 4/2019 are now open and will close on Tuesday 1 October 2019. The students who will be submitting their thesis between 1 October - 31 December 2019 are eligible for this round.

SCS-Hudson Institute WiSDoM Dinner

A joint School of Clinical Sciences and Hudson Institute networking event for female researchers is taking place on Thursday, 31 October at the Monash Club, Monash University Clayton campus.

Did you miss the MRFF information session and planning workshop?

For those of you that missed the MRFF information session and planning workshop held on Friday, 13 September, please refer to the slides that were presented by Dr Karen McConalogue, Monash University's Director, Medical Research Future Fund and Major Research Initiatives.

The Malnutrition Wars: New recommendations for energy prediction equations for over 65-year-olds

Professor Judi Porter
For decades health care professionals and the nutrition workforce have been using equations to predict energy requirements in older adults. New international research spearheaded by Professor Judi Porter from the Department of Nutrition, Dietetics and Food has found that these commonly used equations often underestimate energy needs, and alternative equations should be considered in a bid to mitigate unwanted weight loss in our ageing population. Read full story here

Fetal growth restriction alters brain structure in the womb

Associate Professor Suzanne Miller
For the first time Monash University and Hudson Institute researchers have shown how fetal growth restriction (FGR), a condition which may impact brain development for up to one in 10 babies, gradually worsens during pregnancy. 

Teaching Sustainability in Health Professions Education Survey - Green Champions

A team of researchers from within the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences (FMNHS) are conducting research into teaching environmental sustainability in health professions education. This project aims to explore factors (individual, interpersonal, organisational and system-level), that influence capacity to teach environmental sustainability and climate change in your courses.

MRO Support for NHMRC/MRFF Investigator Grant Applications (for funding commencing 2021)

RGMS will open for applications for the NHMRC/MRFF Investigator Grants for funding commencing in 2021 on Wednesday 2 October 2019. These applications close on Wednesday 27 November 2019.

Publications 17th September 2019

SCOT: a comparison of cost-effectiveness from a large randomised phase III trial of two durations of adjuvant Oxaliplatin combination chemotherapy for colorectal cancer.
Robles-Zurita J et al published in British Journal of Cancer

Recurrence in Resected Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors.
Singh S et al published in JAMA Oncology

First-In-Human Administration of Allogeneic Amnion Cells in Premature Infants With Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia: A Safety Study.
Lim R et al published in Stem Cells Translational Medicine