CATS Blog

International Men’s Health Week

July 17, 2017

Meet CATS team members, Michael and Paul, and find out what they think about men’s mental health. Why do you think that mental health is such an important part of men’s health? Michael: “I think it’s important for both men and women’s health in general… the idea of mental health in both research and clinical […]

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What is Public Health Research?

July 6, 2017

Author: Sophie Ratcliff CATS is now in its 6th year and you may wonder at times, “Why are they asking me all these questions about what I eat, about what I like to do when I’m not at school and about my friends?” We are interested in how children change over time. We hope to […]

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Study Skills and Yucky Words

April 12, 2017

Author: Kate Hardiman Organisation.Time management. Homework. Three yucky words for all students (and their teachers). Some students can get lost with these yucky words. This isn’t because they’re ‘bad’ at school, more likely, they might not have learnt how best to study yet. Actively learning study skills can help students to grow their independence and […]

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Meet the 2016 CATS Team!

December 12, 2016

Author: Tracey Chau Have you ever wondered what happens back at the Royal Children’s Hospital when the CATS team return from visiting your school? Or when we (very excitedly!) receive the mail you’ve sent to us? Actually, have you ever wondered exactly who looks at the questionnaires you complete, and who tries to piece together […]

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