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20 October 2014
News at the ANU: http://news.anu.edu.au/2014/10/19/anu-spaces-dr-joanna-brooks/
12 October 2014
Dr Rebecca Mcketin was a guest at a radio interview presented by Jonathan Green. The Australian Drug Foundation says seven percent of Australians aged 14 years and over have used...
7 October 2014
Australian researchers are undertaking a new study to help people of all ages evaluate whether they are accurate in their perception of their risk of Alzheimer’s disease....
1 October 2014
"Older persons make wide-ranging contributions to economic and social development. However, discrimination and social exclusion persist. We must overcome this bias in order...
News article by Dr Joanna Brooks
7 August 2014
Dr Joanna Brooks: At least one part of the human brain may be able to process information the same way in older age as it does in the prime of life, according to new research...
23 July 2014
Dr Liana Leach of the Centre for Research on Ageing, Health and Well-being hosted the beyondblue and Movember funded “Fatherhood and Men’s Mental Health Workshop...
18 July 2014
Dr. Rebecca McKetin and Alice Coen have released research showing that energy drinks can boost people’s desire to keep drinking alcohol. A summary of the findings is...
Dr Joanna Brooks
18 July 2014
Dr Joanna Brooks represented CRAHW today on Radio National’s Life Matters programme. To find out more listen to the programme! ‘Learning new skills keeps the brain...
2 July 2014
Frontiers in Public Health article, by Hal Kendig1,2, Colette J. Browning2,3, Shane A.Thomas3* and YvonneWells4 1 Centre for Research on Ageing, Health andWellbeing, Australian...
1 July 2014
Dr Joanna Brooks and Ms Emily Conway: Our first experience of the ACT Older Person’s Assembly Consultation (June 2014) was in the lift of the Theo-Notaras Multicultural...
15 May 2014
Australian Ageing Agenda’s round-up of reaction to the Federal Budget 2014-15 from aged care providers, consumer groups, policy experts and other aged care stakeholders....
8 May 2014
Researchers for the first time have found a direct link between use of the drug ice and violence, with a six-fold increase in violent behaviour when chronic users take the drug....
5 May 2014
Dr Rebecca McKetin part of a national panel discussion on "Ice crisis in Victoria'. The embattled Napthine government is about to receive a report showing the use of the...
9 April 2014
The Brains Behind Dementia Research - Episode Two - April 2014. The second episode, in our monthly series, features Professor Kaarin Anstey. Director of the Centre for...
2 April 2014
Professor Hal Kendig was invited to present a commentary on aged care reforms along with the Assistant Minister of Social Services, the Hon Senator M Fifield, to the...
13 March 2014
Dr Alex Bahar Fuchs, based at Centre for Research on Ageing, Health and Wellbeing at the Australian National University, shares his thoughts on this subject. He has a PhD in...
12 March 2014
An ANU researcher using innovative new methods to tackle dementia symptoms has been awarded a grant by Alzheimer's Australia. Cognitive ageing researcher Alex Bahar-Fuchs...
18 February 2014
Men and women are different especially when it comes to ageing well. Data to support factors that may influence wellbeing were presented at a conference last week in Barcelona by...
21 January 2014
The British Academy presents a collection of opinion pieces on health inequalities from leading social scientists. Each of the authors has written an article, drawing on the...
ABC Radio Interview
9 January 2014
How would you like to travel overseas, learn more about what you're passionate about, meet people who share that passion, and return home to share what you've discovered...

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