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Men’s spaces and places community survey (Wollongong)

April 16, 2013
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Men’s spaces and places community survey (Wollongong)

Wollongong City Council is undertaking research into programs and services for men, with a focus on Men’s Sheds. The aim is to gather information to help guide future strategies in relation to places and spaces for men, including Men’s Shed...
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New survey shows men who don’t see their children much are still great fathers | Herald Sun

April 15, 2013
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New survey shows men who don’t see their children much are still great fathers | Herald Sun

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Wheelers Hill father Sam Katakouzinos and his son Liam, 7years spend special times together. Picture: Janine Eastgate Herald Sun

MEN who don't see their children much can still be terrific fathers, a new survey has found.

The study from the Parenting Research Centre has found it is the quality of the relationship that matters,...
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T4DM – a study into whether diet and testosterone can prevent type 2 diabetes

April 2, 2013
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T4DM – a study into whether diet and testosterone can prevent type 2 diabetes

What is the T4DM study? T4DM is a study into whether diet and testosterone can prevent type 2 diabetes in men who have prediabetes and relatively low testosterone. Researchers from the University of Adelaide will be recruiting about 1500 men who do not...
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Parenting Plan/Agreement research by Dads in Distress

March 4, 2013
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Parenting Plan/Agreement research by Dads in Distress

To Dads in Distress (DIDSS) members and supporters, As part of the member feedback work we are doing for the Department of Families and Housing, Community Support and Indigenous Affairs (FaHCSIA), our next paper (Paper No 5) is going to address the top...
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National study seeks conversation with carers (Central Coast, NSW)

February 27, 2013
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National study seeks conversation with carers (Central Coast, NSW)

It takes a village to care, is the old adage. Family, friends, church groups, neighbours, schools and support groups are all playing an important role in helping people to care for the dying at home. “I couldn’t have done it without the he...
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The Boys at the Back – NYTimes.com

February 2, 2013
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The Boys at the Back – NYTimes.com

Illustration by Ben Javens   Boys score as well as or better than girls on most standardized tests, yet they are far less likely to get good grades, take advanced classes or attend college. Why? A study coming out this week in The Journal of ...
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Father knows best as single dads tackle the other glass ceiling

December 25, 2012
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Father knows best as single dads tackle the other glass ceiling

Dads' group members Don Crinson (left) with son Merlin and James Vincent with daughter Ashley. Photo: James Boddington Charles Areni was shopping alone in a city department store between Monday meetings when he realised he was being watched. His three...
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Australian Longitudinal Study on Male Health (Ten To Men) – Maximising the Utility of the Study

August 19, 2012
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Australian Longitudinal Study on Male Health (Ten To Men) – Maximising the Utility of the Study

Population Health Congress 2012Associated EventSUNDAY 9 SEPTEMBER 2012 2:00pm - 5:00pm Meeting Room 6, Adelaide Convention Centre  Funded by the Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing and implemented by the Melbourne Scho...
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Best selling author seeks fathers with teen or preteen girls for book about fathers and daughters

July 10, 2012
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Best selling author seeks fathers with teen or preteen girls for book about fathers and daughters

Any fathers with teen or preteen girls: how would you like to be interviewed for a book about fathers and daughters? The best selling author of Puberty Girl is working on a book focusing on the important role of fathers. http://www.shushann.com/ http:/...
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Foundation 49 Men’s Health Week Survey on Accessing Health Information

June 13, 2012
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Foundation 49 Men’s Health Week Survey on Accessing Health Information

Foundation 49 is conducting a survey on Accessing Health Information.  To complete the survey go to http://www.strategyco.com.au/surveys/F49survey.htm. This survey has been designed to be completed by men.  Please let other men know about thi...
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New Study: Fatherly Love is a Critical Factor to a Child’s Personality Development (USA)

June 13, 2012
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New Study: Fatherly Love is a Critical Factor to a Child’s Personality Development (USA)

Father’s Day is fast approaching. Few more days to go and we will be celebrating this day with overwhelming gratitude for our dads. In a half-century study involving over 10,000 people from around the world, researchers from the University of Co...
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Parenting Support in the 21st Century – Dads Wanted for Research

June 7, 2012
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Parenting Support in the 21st Century – Dads Wanted for Research

Are you a father of a 2-12 year old that uses the internet to get parenting information and support? Researchers at the University of Queensland are interested in finding out parents’ preferences for parenting support, and their use of different...
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Masters Degree in Family Studies

March 17, 2012
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Masters Degree in Family Studies

The Family Action Centre in conjunction with Interrelate Family Centres is developing a Masters Degree in Family Studies. They would like this program to assist you to meet your organisation's changing needs for qualified staff, and to be relevant and ...
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EMALE Issue 108 (March 2012)

March 1, 2012
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EMALE Issue 108 (March 2012)

In this month's issue: men’s health week 2012 launched marking World Kidney Day Training Programs Effective Ways of Engaging Men Effective Men’s Health Promotion Important new men’s health survey mate to mate program launched 2 out ...
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Involved Dads Give Kids an Edge (Canada)

September 15, 2011
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September 15, 2011 — New data from a long-running study of Canadian families suggest that fathers play a key role in their children's intellect and behavior. Compared with children with absentee fathers, children whose fathers were present and ac...
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