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Health Sociology Review- Call for submissions

Health Sociology Review (HSR) is an international peer-reviewed journal, which publishes high quality conceptual and empirical research on the sociology of health, illness and
medicine. Published three times per year, the journal prioritises original research papers. With a rising impact factor (2017 IF is 1.196), a new editorial team, and more articles from
around the globe than ever before, Health Sociology Review is a major resource for health sociology researchers, public health researchers, Indigenous scholars, health policy makers
and health professionals grappling with the complexities of contemporary health and healthcare.

Incoming editors, Professor Karen Willis and Associate Professor Sarah MacLean together with Associate Editors (Dr Katherine Carroll, Dr Luke Gahan, Dr Kim McLeod, Dr Fernando De
Maio and Dr Megan Williams) are committed to publishing the latest research on health, healthcare, wellness and welcome your contribution.

Please submit your article to; If you wish to discuss a possible paper for HSR, please feel free to contact Professor Karen Willis or Associate Professor Sarah MacLean

2019 Australian Rural & Remote Mental Health Symposium

Hear insights from experts who are working to improve mental health services within rural and remote areas and discover what you can do to provide and advocate for equal mental health care for all Australians at the 2019 Australian Rural & Remote Mental Health Symposium.

Australians living and working in rural and remote areas are only able to access mental health services at a fifth of the rate of those in urban areas. This inequality poses serious risks for a large population of Australians, resulting in increased suffering of those seeking help, support and treatment for mental health issues.

Connect with professionals working to advance the services and support mental health receives in rural and remote areas, from renowned keynote speakers and industry workers through to government, academics, researchers and individual service providers. You can register for this event via 

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