News & Events

MHS Mother and Child
Event
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Presented by Murdoch Childrens Research Institute and Life's Little Treasures, this webinar will focus on “School Readiness” in preterm children, and discuss how families, kindergartens and schools can work together to make this transition to school a success.
Student News
The Healthy Mothers Healthy Families Research Group is offering an outstanding opportunity for a PhD student to evaluate an innovative project Healthy Happy Beginnings (HHB) providing community-based group pregnancy care and information for Karen women from Burma.
Research News
In a first for Australia, the recently launched Happy Healthy Beginnings program provides an opportunity for refugee women in Melbourne’s West to access health care and support during pregnancy.
Research News
The Centre of Research Excellence in Child Language has developed two new Research Snapshots which focus on the impacts of stuttering as a preschooler: The impacts of stuttering Stutering and anxiety The Snapshots summarise the findings of one of the CRE’s large, long-term studies and the implications of these findings for policy, practice and research.
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Student News
The Institute has recently awarded 10 Honours Students completing their research at Murdoch Childrens with scholarships to support their studies.