Gender equality key to reducing women's mental health risks, say advocates

"A new alliance formed to advocate for a stronger focus on the mental health of women and girls believes a once-in-a-generation opportunity has arrived, which can show that the mental health of women and girls truly matters to society."

Dr Gemma Sharp wins AMP Tomorrow Maker Award

Our NHMRC Early Career Fellow and Clinical Psychologist, Dr Gemma Sharp, was awarded a prestigious AMP Tomorrow Maker Award in Sydney on 28th November 2019. These grants are highly competitive with only a 2% success rate! Dr Sharp will use her grant to develop a world-first positive body image...

$2.4 million to bolster women’s mental health research

A highlight for the year for Professor Jayashri Kulkarni AM, MAPrc Director, was securing a $2.4 million NHMRC grant to further her world-leading research into women’s mental health.

Dr Alan Finkel, Australia's Chief Scientist, visits the Alfred Research Alliance

Dr Finkel was accompanied by a delegation of leaders from the eight organisations of the Alliance, and met with several researchers and clinicians, including Prof Kulkarni, Director of MAPrc, as he toured the precinct’s world-leading facilities.

The health consequences of body shaming women

Our NHMRC Early Career Fellow and Clinical Psychologist was featured in an ABC Life article addressing how a lack of body confidence and comfort can inhibit women from seeking vital healthcare! From a young age, women are taught to be ashamed of normal bodily functions such as menstruation and...

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