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July 2017

In our age of 24/7 access to health information, healthcare apps and online clinical interventions, health services need to stay in tune with the trends of digital technology to better support the healthcare needs of young people.
The Australian Association for Adolescent Health (AAAH) welcomed young people, students and professionals to exchange ideas, share stories and participate in innovative programs of youth health research and advocacy.
Faculty of Health students and academics build relationships and share ideas for research excellence.

June 2017

UTS has joined a first-of-its-kind mentoring program to support up-and-coming female health and medical researchers in gaining leadership positions
Officer of the Order of Australia honours recognise vision and world-leading education and research at UTS
UTS research collaboration tackles declining youth participation in sport

May 2017

UTS:Health extends congratulations to all graduates and prize winners on their achievements
Verbal abuse can result in significant psychological trauma for nurses
A horticultural therapy program demonstrates benefits for mental health
Student midwife Zoe "catches" UTS staff member Liz Morgan-Brett's baby

April 2017

Faculty of Health addresses significant burden of mental health and substance use in Australia.
Associate Professor Dawson presents findings of ARC funded study on the use of focus groups at AIATSIS National Indigenous Research Conference
Australian Midwifery Workplace Culture study continues to validate findings on midwives’ views on their work environment.
Early Career Research (ECR) grant funds pilot study on improving implementation of electronic medication management systems (EMMS).

March 2017

Honorary Professor shares disturbing findings on sexual minority women’s mental health at her recent research seminar.
Contemporary Sports Medicine practice supports the World Champion German National Football Team
UTS Midwifery lecturer and PhD candidate Allison Cummins has found graduates are not getting enough ‘continuity of care’ opportunities
In the spirit of International Women’s Day 2017, the Faculty of Health and guests wore purple to be bold for change
A quarter of older people in hospital suffer from delirium, but it's often not diagnosed
UTS Nursing student Felicity Dick-Smith's article has been published in the “Student Corner” section of Contemporary Nurse
UTS researchers have surveyed 17,000 Australian women's complementary medicine use
Women in STEMM features a panel of noteworthy women discussing challenges and future plans for women in STEMM industries
UTS is ranked number one in Australia and fourth in the world for Nursing in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017
The book titled ‘Supporting Women for Labour and Birth: A Thoughtful Guide’ presents techniques and insights for women and practitioners experiencing childbirth.
ARCCIM's Dr Jon Wardle was recently awarded prestigious NHMRC grant for his research project focused on vaccination information for parents.

February 2017

The UTS Faculty of Health has appointed three Distinguished Professors
PaCCSC Chief Investigator takes up new role as Professor of Palliative Medicine
Faculty of Health Researcher noted for his contribution to increased recognition of sport and exercise science
Health summer school workshops show high school students what it’s like to work in health care
The ARDC at Moore Park's sporting precinct will house state-of-the-art UTS sport science facilities