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Cooperative Research Centre for Aboriginal Health


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Cooperative Research Centre for Aboriginal Health

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Melbourne (Vic.)


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The Child Health Division at Menzies School of Health Research is seeking a Senior Research Fellow/Clinical Research Coordinator to coordinate the running of the Antibiotics for Asymptomatic Acute Otitis Media (AAAOM) study.. The position will involve liaison, travel and supervision. Applications are invited by Monday 3 March. More information is available from http://www.menzies.edu.au/opportunities (preferred) or from humanresources@menzies.edu.au or 08 8922 7667. - Job Vacancy for Research Fellow in Indigenous Tobacco Control - applications close 20 February The Centre for Excellence in Indigenous Tobacco Control (CEITC) at the University of Melbourne is seeking to appoint a Research Fellow (level B). The successful applicant will take a lead role in providing advice on strategic research directions and a research plan to the national Indigenous tobacco control research network and working group. Undertaking independent research activities and taking a lead role in the implementation of the CEITC research plan is required. A full position description is available at http://jobs.unimelb.edu.au/jobDetails.asp?sJobIDs=408842. - CRCAH CEO Mick Gooda comments on 'Rudd-Nelson war cabinet' On Wednesday 13 February, Mick Gooda, the CEO of the CRC for Aboriginal Health, commented in the Brisbane Courier Mail on the 'Rudd-Nelson war cabinet' to reverse Indigenous disadvantage. 'This is the best chance we've ever had', he said. To read the full article, go to http://www.news.com.au/couriermail/story/0,23739,23209950-953,00.html - New Social and Emotional Well Being resources on Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet The Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet has developed a new web page to provide quality information and resources about how to promote the social and emotional wellbeing of Indigenous peoples. The resources include a yarning place to share ideas, experiences and information. For more information and to register with the yarning place, go to www.healthinfonet.ecu.edu.au/sewb - Telethon Media Release: Start early to boost Indigenous student services A media release from Perth's Telethon Institute for Child Health Research on 20 January began: 'Child health expert Fiona Stanley says effective action to break the cycle of disadvantage for Aboriginal children must begin well before they start formal schooling.' To read the full text, go to http://www.ichr.uwa.edu.au/media/712 - Global Forum on Bioethics in Research, 3-5 December in Auckland The Ninth Global Forum on Bioethics in Research (GFBR9) is being held in Auckland, New Zealand from 3 - 5 December 2008. The Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC) is hosting this event. The theme for GFBR9 is Ethics of research involving indigenous peoples and vulnerable populations. The organizers are inviting applications to attend. Applications are due by 1