Guy Cameron

PhD, Bbiomedsci(hons)

Recent blog posts

Mar 16, 2023

Close the Gap Day

National Close the Gap Day is an annual event that takes place on 16th March. It raises awareness and seeks to close the gap with respect to life expectancy, child mortality, educational and employment outcomes between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Isla... (Link)

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Mar 8, 2023

International Women's Day event

I attended an event for International Women's Day at the Hunter Medical Research institute (HMRI) which involved an informal discussion  followed by a Q&A session. The HMRI Director, Professor Frances Kay-Lambkin and PhD researcher Vladimira Foteva unp... (Link)

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Jan 25, 2023

Ngarrama community event

Ngarrama (meaning 'to sit, listen and know') was an opportunity to reflect on traditional life and celebrate the richness and resilience of Aboriginal culture. Ngarrama is an annual event held in Newcastle, Australia, which aims to bring people togeth... (Link)

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Dec 5, 2022

Miroma Bunbilla program mentor

I was one of the mentors for the Miroma Bunbilla Program, a pre-entry pathway to the Joint Medical Program, designed for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants. The program ran over 5 days and included problem-based and group-based learning, ... (Link)

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Nov 14, 2022

Relationships and research with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children

At the event, Aunty Amy (Creighton) presented on Culturally Safe Research and asked researchers to reflect on how their personal and professional behaviours regarding First Nations peoples may influence their research practices. We also got to witness ...

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Oct 17, 2022

Indigenous perspective on genetics panel discussion

I coordinated community inclusion providing Indigenous perspectives in genetics for a first year University of Newcastle course: HUBS1202, Human genomics and biomolecular analysis. Ms. Toni Manton, Aboriginal Project officer joined the panel and shared... (Link)

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Oct 4, 2022

AIDA conference 2022

I attended the Australian Indigenous Doctors' Association (AIDA) annual flagship conference as an Aboriginal medical student. It brought together medical professionals, graduates, and individuals interested in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heal... (Link)

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Sep 26, 2022

WIPCE conference 2022

I was so lucky to be present for the 12th World Indigenous Peoples Conference on Education (WIPCE) was held at Tarndanya in South Australia, the heart of Kaurna country over 5 days. The Kaurna people are the original inhabitants of Adelaide and the Ade... (Link)

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Sep 2, 2022

Panel discussion, 100 days after the election

I attended this forum at the Wollotuka Institute marking 100 Days in to the new government. The panel discussed Voice, Treaty, Truth (The Uluru Statement), constitutional change, and representation. Afterwards we reflected and yarned about where we are... (Link)

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Aug 27, 2022

Indigenous health unit open day

Today I assisted the Thurru team (the Indigenous health unit) with the University of Newcastle's open day event. It was a great opportunity to yarn with prospective Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and talk about the medicine program. Th... (Link)

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