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The Society for Mental Health Research (SMHR), formerly known as The Australasian Society for Psychiatric Research (ASPR) is a national peak body for psychiatric and mental health research in Australia and New Zealand.



Mental As 2015

SMHR is proud to announce that over $365,000 was raised during this year's ABC Mental As Campaign.  Read more here


annual SMHR conference


2 - 4 december 2015

The 2015 annual SMHR Conference will be held in Brisbane from Wed 2nd - Fri 4th December, with pre-conference workshops on Tues 1st Dec. 

UPDATES Oct 2015
Early-bird registrations are now available until Monday 19 October - make sure you don't miss out!
The call for nominations for the 2015 SMHR Conference Awards is now open also and will close on Monday 26th October.  For more details and application forms, please visit the SMHR 2015 Awards page here 

The theme of the Conference is Building a healthier future reflecting both the broad range of mental health and psychiatry research from the sub-cellular to translation and implementation science as well as the spectrum of diagnoses that are covered. The meeting will comprise a comprehensive program supporting the conference theme and embracing the multidisciplinary approaches and methodologies that are used to facilitate our understanding of the mind and mental health conditions.

For more information and to submit and expression of interest, please visit the SMHR2015 website.

We look forward to seeing you in Brisbane.

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