2016 has been off to a busy start, and while we’re out and about at university orientation days this month, here are some great opportunities for students and medical professionals looking to get involved and informed!
The Sexual Health and Blood-borne Virus Applied Research and Evaluation Network (SiREN) are offering a 3-year PhD scholarship to commence this year, for a project in the area of sexual health and blood-borne viruses exploring evaluation and capacity building. The candidate will be based at the Collaboration for Evidence, Research and Impact in Public Health (CERIPH) in the School of Public Health at Curtin University.
Applications close on February 29th, and details are available in the flyer, or at scholarships.curtin.edu.au/scholarships/scholarship.cfm?id=2574.0
What’s your story?
Get the Facts want to know about the experiences of young people in WA (12-18 years) surrounding puberty and sexual health, respectful relationships, wellbeing, and diversity.
Entries can be in the form of a short story or photographs, and the deadline for entries is March 25. Top entries will be featured on the website, and the winner receives a GoPro camera.
3rd Annual Rural Women’s Health Day for GPs and Practice Nurses
Saturday March 12 is Rural Women’s Health Day, an opportunity for GPs and Practice Nurses in the South West to hear specialists present on the latest issues in women’s health, including contraception and unplanned pregnancy by Dr Angela Cooney from SHQ.
This free afternoon event is run by the Cancer Council WA’s GP Education Project and takes place at Sanctuary Golf Resort, Bunbury.