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Mater Research to benefit from corporate donation

Mater Research to benefit from corporate donationMater Research programs into prostate cancer have received a corporate boost of $55 000 from Honda Power Equipment, a much-needed donation to progress life-saving research.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Professor Josephine Forbes recognised at Women In Technology awards

Professor Josephine Forbes recognised at Women In Technology awardsCongratulations to Mater Research's Professor Josephine Forbes who was awarded the Life Sciences Research Award at the Women in Technology Awards held in Brisbane on 5 September.

Friday, September 12, 2014

Mater Researchers show stillbirth gap is closing between indigenous and non-indigenous women

Mater Researchers show stillbirth gap is closing between indigenous and non-indigenous womenMater Researchers have shown that the gap in stillbirth rates between indigenous and non-indigenous women in Queensland, is closing although indigenous women are still at risk of stillbirth due to preventable causes.

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Mater Researchers part of Australia’s first Wikibomb

Mater Researchers part of Australia’s first WikibombFour female Mater researchers can now be found on Wikipedia following Australia’s first Wikibomb—an initiative of the Australian Academy of Science to boost the number of Australian Women in Science on Wikipedia.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

National Science Week celebration

National Science Week celebrationTo celebrate National Science Week, Mater Research staff gathered for a morning tea to recognise the pioneering research that has been undertaken this year across Mater's state of the art laboratories at the Translational Research Institute (TRI), Aubigny Place and Mater's in-hospital clinics.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Researchers mentor All Hallows’ and Somerville students

Researchers mentor All Hallows’ and Somerville studentsContinuing on the Sisters of Mercy’s interest in fostering the next generation of medical research, Mater Research invited students from All Hallows’ School and Somerville House to undertake short projects with Mater’s leading research teams.

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Dr William Bor finds teenage depression and anxiety on the rise

Dr William Bor finds teenage depression and anxiety on the riseFollowing three years of investigation, Mater Research’s Dr William Bor has published research in the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry which indicates that teenagers, particularly girls, are experiencing significantly higher rates of depression and anxiety this century compared to last.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Researcher's image wins TRI photography competition

Researcher's image wins TRI photography competitionMater researcher Sahar Keshvari has taken out the 2014 Translational Research Institute (TRI) Photography Competition for a photograph she took using a high definition OMX microscope.

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Professor Janet Hardy recognised for palliative care research

Professor Janet Hardy recognised for palliative care researchMater’s Director of Palliative Medicine and clinical program leader for Palliative and Supportive Care Research at Mater Research, Professor Janet Hardy, has been named as the Queensland recipient of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) 75th Anniversary Award for her pioneering palliative care research.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Mater Practitioner Research Fellows announced

Mater Practitioner Research Fellows announcedThe Mater Practitioner Research Fellowship Scheme is a joint initiative of Mater Health Services and Mater Research funded by Mater Foundation designed as an additional avenue to improve evidence-based clinical practice at Mater. 

Thursday, June 5, 2014

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The PAEAN Plus: HIE & Neuroprotection Symposium and combined investigator meeting will be held on 10-11 August 2017 and features presentations from leading experts in HIE, including A/Prof Helen Liley, a neonatology specialist and researcher who is leading the PAEAN trial at Mater. Read more

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