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    Research> Behavioural research unit> Current and prospective students

    Cancer Council SA invite tertiary students to apply to conduct cancer research with the Behavioural Research and Evaluation Unit. Research areas include prevention, cancer risk reduction, lifestyle behaviour modification, screening and early intervention as well as cancer survivorship and care. 

    To apply, please download and save the student placement application form, and send the completed form to breu@cancersa.org.au

    Once accepted, students will require a cover letter from the head of their school along with insurance cover.

     

    Previous student research at Cancer Council SA:

     

    1. Nathan Harrison (2015, Honours, The University of Adelaide): Targeting support service information for rural men affected by cancer.

    2. Camilla Trenerry (2015, Honours, The University of Adelaide): Does a farmer-targeted skin and lip cancer brochure increase intent to use sun-protection and obtain skin checks? 

    3. Melanie Weeks (2015, Honours, The University of Adelaide): Caring for someone with cancer in rural South Australia. 

    4. Gorjana Radisic (2015, PhD, Flinders University): Factors associated with HPV vaccination of adolescent boys. 

    5. Jennifer Ann Fish (2015, PhD, Flinders University): Barriers and facilitators of help seeking for cancer symptoms among men. 

    6. Stephanie Chiarelli (2015, Master of Psychology (Health) – The University of Adelaide, Health Promotion Placement): Identifying strategies to improve implementation of sun protection activities in secondary schools

    7. Cosmina Naum (2015, Master of Psychology (Health) - The University of Adelaide,  Health Promotion Placement): Evaluating the unmet support needs of rural cancer survivors attending Cancer Council motels

    8. Kamelia Todorov (2014, Master of Psychology (Health) - The University of South Australia, Health Promotion Placement): Sun protection practices and policies implemented by small outdoor workplaces in South Australia: Facilitators and barriers to adherence

    9. Ashley Day (2014, Master of Psychology (Health) - The University of Adelaide, Health Promotion Placement): Sun Protection Practices and Policies Implemented by Small Outdoor Workplaces in South Australia: Facilitators and Barriers to Adherence