CRC for Mental Health

Upcoming Events

CRC / AIBL Research Conference
20 — 21 March 2014

The CRC will join with AIBL for a joint annual research conference, to be held in Melbourne. This event will bring together researchers from across the CRC and AIBL to encourage collaboration across the CRCMH and between CRCMH and AIBL researchers. The first day of the program will focus on major cohort-based research programs, while the second day focuses on the translation of outcomes of this research.

For further information on the conference, please contact enquiries@mentalhealthcrc.com

 

Cooperative Research Centres Association conference
“Innovating with Asia 2014″
20 – 21 May 2014

The Cooperative Research Centres Association (CRCA) will host its 2014 conference in Perth, focusing on Australia’s unique position to take advantage of the growing influence of Asia globally. The conference program looks outwards to examine the world’s best practice and innovations from the fastest growing economies, while showcasing Australian CRC’s and how they compare to global innovation.

conference.crca.asn.au

 

Past Events

Podcasts and video recordings of several of the CRC’s past events are available here.

Depression and Dementia — 19 September 2013

Dementia and Depression panellists Mr Andrew Watt (advocate and PhD student), Clinical Associate Professor Briony Dow (Director Health Promotion Division, NARI), Professor Fran McInerney (Mercy Health Chair of Aged Care), Professor Ashley Bush (Chief Scientific Officer, CRC for Mental Health), and Geraldine Webster (Mercy Place Parkville Facility Manager).
Dementia and Depression panellists Mr Andrew Watt (advocate and PhD student), Clinical Associate Professor Briony Dow (Director Health Promotion Division, NARI), Professor Fran McInerney (Mercy Health Chair of Aged Care), Professor Ashley Bush (Chief Scientific Officer, CRC for Mental Health), and Geraldine Webster (Mercy Place Parkville Facility Manager).

Science and Dementia — National Science Week, August 2013

"Science & Dementia" panel during National Science Week 2013 featuring (left to right) Prof Ashley Bush (CRC for Mental Health), Mr Andrew Watt (Alzheimer's Australia advocate and PhD student), Dr Maree Farrow (Alzheimer's Australia Victoria), and Prof Paul Maruff (Cogstate), hosted by Robyn Williams AM from Radio National's The Science Show.

“Science & Dementia” panel during National Science Week 2013 featuring (left to right) Prof Ashley Bush (CRC for Mental Health), Mr Andrew Watt (Alzheimer’s Australia advocate and PhD student), Dr Maree Farrow (Alzheimer’s Australia Victoria), and Prof Paul Maruff (Cogstate), hosted by Robyn Williams AM from Radio National’s The Science Show.

 

Section of biomarkers game from Science and Dementia public event, August 2013.
Section of biomarkers game from Science and Dementia public event, August 2013.
Dr Ian Cooke (CEO, CRC for Mental Health), Prof Geoffrey Donnan (Director, Florey Institute), Senator Kim Carr, and Dr Kathryn Taylor (independent board member, CRC for Mental Health) at Science Week event 2013.

Dr Ian Cooke (CEO, CRC for Mental Health), Prof Geoffrey Donnan (Director, Florey Institute), Senator Kim Carr (then Minister for Industry, Innovation, Science and Research), and Dr Kathryn Taylor (independent board member, CRC for Mental Health) at National Science Week event 2013.

 

Senator Kim Carr speaking at Science and Dementia event.

Senator Kim Carr (then Minister for Industry, Innovation, Science & Research) speaking at Science and Dementia event.

Not Just One Thing: Art, Science and Schizophrenia — Melbourne Fringe Festival 2012

The panel for “Not just one thing: Art, science and schizophrenia” , a public even held in collaboration with the Dax Centre during the Melbourne Fringe Festival 2012. Panellists are Emma Last (The Dax Centre), Prof Jayashri Kulkarni (Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre), Prof Brian Dean (CRC for Mental Health and Florey Institute), Brendan Clarke (Mental Illness Fellowship Victoria), and Lynne Malcolm (ABC Radio National).

The panel for “Not just one thing: Art, science and schizophrenia” , a public even held in collaboration with the Dax Centre during the Melbourne Fringe Festival 2012. Panellists are Emma Last (The Dax Centre), Prof Jayashri Kulkarni (Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre), Prof Brian Dean (CRC for Mental Health and Florey Institute), Brendan Clarke (Mental Illness Fellowship Victoria), and Lynne Malcolm (ABC Radio National).

Annual Research Conference — November 2012

2012 annual research conference.

Attendees at 2012 annual research conference.

CRC for Mental Health Melbourne & Perth Launch Events – November 2011

The Hon Mary Wooldridge, Minister for Mental Health, speaking at the CRC for Mental Health Melbourne launch, November 2011.
The Hon Mary Wooldridge, Minister for Mental Health, speaking at the CRC for Mental Health Melbourne launch, November 2011.

 

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The Hon Mary Wooldridge (Victorian Minister for Mental Health), Patricia Kelly (Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research), Hon Michael Wooldridge (Chair, CRC for Mental Health), Neville Stevens AO (Director, Cooperative Research Centres Committee) at Melbourne CRC launch in November 2011.

CRC participants at Perth launch event.

CRC stakeholders at the Perth launch event in November 2011.