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$100,000 boost for Indigenous health research
Thursday, 23 June 2011
Dr Dan McAullay has been appointed as the Senior Research Fellow within Kurongkurl Katitjin as the result of a $100,000 donation from not-for-profit organisation Bellberry Ltd
Cowan University’s (ECU’s) research into Indigenous health has been
strengthened by a $100,000 donation from not-for-profit organisation Bellberry
funding has created a new Senior Research Fellow position within Kurongkurl
Katitjin, ECU's Centre for Indigenous Australian Education and Research. Dr Dan
McAullay has been appointed to the role.
McAullay said the funding will allow him to further develop his research into
Indigenous health issues.
PhD study examined the contribution primary health care has made to the
maternal, infant and child health in WA. With the support from Bellberry and Kurongkurl
Katitjin I will be building on this, aiming to improve the ethics and processes
of collecting data on Indigenous health and ultimately improving outcomes for
Indigenous communities,” Dr McAullay said.
research will complement the world-class work already being conducted at
Kurongkurl Katitjin. The Centre also offers a range of courses to Indigenous
and non-Indigenous students and as well as providing ongoing support to
Ltd is a national, private not-for-profit organisation based in Adelaide providing
human research ethics committee services to the Australian research community.