Professor Rory O'Connor "Everymind Expert in Residence"

Professor Rory O’Connor, Professor of Health Psychology, Institute of Health and Wellbeing (pictured) spent most of November 2018 in Australia as the Everymind Expert in Residence. He delivered a series of public lectures, panel discussions, in conversations and meetings with leaders in suicide prevention across Australia in Brisbane, Melbourne, Newcastle and Sydney. Everymind is one of the leading Institutes in Australia dedicated to reducing mental ill-health, reducing suicide and improving wellbeing.

Professor O’Connor was particularly honoured to deliver the inaugural Trevor Waring Memorial Lecture on Understanding and Preventing Suicide in the Conservatorium of Music at the University of Newcastle. The Trevor Waring Memorial Lecture acknowledges the significant roles Trevor Waring played in mental health and suicide prevention.  

First published: 30 July 2019