17th Feb 2020
Research Round-up – February 2020 – Dr Alison Beauchamp

Dr Kristi Milley spoke to Alison Beauchamp, Senior Lecturer in the School of Rural health at Monash University in Victoria about the recently published paper, ‘The impact of translated reminder letters and phone calls on mammography screening booking rates: Two randomised controlled trials’.

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8th Jan 2020
Research Round-up – January 2020 – Ruth Swann

Dr Kristi Milley spoke to Ruth Swann, Senior Cancer Information Analyst at Cancer Research UK and Public Health UK about the recently published paper, ‘The frequency, nature and impact of GP-assessed avoidable delays in a population-based cohort of cancer patients’.

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14th Dec 2019
Professor Ingrid Winship & Dr Jennifer McIntosh

This month Dr Jennifer McIntosh talks to Professor Ingrid Winship, Inaugural Chair of Adult Clinical Genetics at the University of Melbourne and The Royal Melbourne Hospital, and they discuss building a wider researcher profile. Dr McIntosh quotes Charles Darwin who said those who dare to waste one hour of time have “not discovered the value of life.” How do mid-career researchers increase their value – is it an issue of time and prioritising your research over everything else?

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2nd Dec 2019
Research Round-up – December 2019 – Professor Vicki White

Dr Kristi Milley speaks to Professor Vicki White, Professor of Psycho-Oncology at the Faculty of Health at Deakin University. She was lead author on ‘The pathway to diagnosis and treatment for surgically managed lung cancer patients’ published recently in the journal Family Practice.

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14th Oct 2019
Cheers with Peers – Prof Meredith Temple-Smith & Dr Jennifer McIntosh – October 2019

In today’s episode you’ll hear from Professor Temple-Smith. What makes a great supervisor? How can you as a mid-career researcher model yourself on being an effective supervisor particularly if you’ve never experienced it yourself? Lisa Delpit says Warm Demanders “expect a great deal of their students, convince them of their own brilliance, and help them to reach their potential in a disciplined and structured environment” How can you be a warm demander in your role as a supervisor?

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3rd Sep 2019
Research Round-up – September 2019 – Karolina Lisy

Dr Milley talks to Dr Karolina Lisy, Senior Research Fellow in the Survivorship and Living Well After Cancer group at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre. She recently published a systematic review in Asia‐Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology titled “Identifying the most prevalent unmet needs of cancer survivors in Australia: A systematic review”. The review identified the most common unmet needs of cancer survivors in Australia, looking at personal, disease, and treatment‐related variables connected with unmet needs.

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