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Congratulations Dr. Docking! The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association recently awarded post-doctoral Research Fellow Dr. Sean Docking the highly competitive Deeble Summer Scholarship. The scholarship will give Sean the opportunity to immerse himself with experts in the field of health and policy and allow him to examine the systematic causes and health policies that contribute…read more


Running can be a fantastic way to keep fit. It’s low cost, doesn’t require much specialist equipment, and can be done pretty much anywhere. “But!” I hear you yelp. “What about my knees?” Read the full story from ABC’s Tegan Taylor (featuring advice from Dr Christian Barton) at ABC News.


Dr. Peter Brunker, a member of LASEM, recently spoke with with Rafael Epstein on ABC’s Drive program about watching the moment unfold live on television. Peter Brukner is a former doctor with the Australian Cricket Team and Liverpool Football Club. Listen to the interview here.

by Meg Hawke

Hot off the press! Our 2018 Annual Report covers research highlights, impact, fellowships, awards, exciting partnerships, the work of our tireless Post Docs and PhD students, and of course words from our wonderful Director, Professor Kay Crossley. Have a look to see the great things that LASEM achieved in 2018! Annual Report Designer: Ben Pawson…read more

by Jo Monahan

“When I was told that I couldn’t run, I lost a stress outlet and didn’t enjoy life.” – Jane Fitzgerald, Osteoarthritis patient Osteoarthritis (OA) is often seen as a barrier preventing an athlete from being able to participate in exercise such as running. Recent studies have shown that not only is this a common misconception,…read more