The resources below include links to websites relating to medicine in extreme environments and the diverse fields of endeavour that this covers. We are happy to receive contributions, and to add additional categories of resources. Please contact us to contribute.
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Aerospace Medicine Organisations
- The Australasian Society of Aerospace Medicine https://www.asam.org.au/
- ASAM offers TWO annual student scholarships: https://www.asam.org.au/asam-awards-prizes-grants.
- Aeromedical Society of Australasia https://www.aeromedsocaustralasia.org/
- ASA offers a very generous professional development scholarship available annually: https://www.aeromedsocaustralasia.org/News/Scholarship.aspx.
- Aerospace Medical Association https://www.asma.org/home
- AsMA and its constituent organisations offer a number of scholarships, especially for students and residents: https://www.asma.org/about-asma/careers/scholarships.
Disaster and Emergency Medicine Organisations
- WADEM (World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine https://wadem.org/. WADEM has a number of geographically-based Chapters and several Special Interest Groups, including one for students.
- WADEM also offers some scholarships for students to attend its biennial conference.
- Australian Academy of Science https://www.science.org.au/
- CSIRO https://www.csiro.au/en/Showcase/Space
Space Industry Associations
- Australian Space Agency https://www.industry.gov.au/strategies-for-the-future/australian-space-agency
- Mars Society Australia https://www.marssociety.org.au/ (also see our blog posting)
- Moon Village Association https://moonvillageassociation.org/
- National Space Society of Australia Ltd http://www.nssa.com.au/
- Space Association of Australia http://space.asn.au/
- Space Industry Association of Australia https://www.spaceindustry.com.au/
Wilderness and Expedition Medicine Organisations
- Australian Ski Patrol Association
- AWEMS (Australasian Society for Disaster and Emergency Medicine) http://www.awems.org.au/
- International Society for Skiing Safety
- Mountain Medicine
- WMS (Wilderness Medical Society) https://wms.org/
- WMSS (Wilderness Medicine Students Society at the University of Melbourne) https://wmss.org.au/
“If you give a hungry man a fish, you feed him for a day, but if you teach him how to fish, you feed him for a lifetime.”
~ The Starry Night: Vincent van Gogh (Dutch, 1853–1890) 1889. Oil on canvas, 29 x 36 1/4″ (73.7 x 92.1 cm) Museum of Modern Art, New York. https://www.moma.org/learn/moma_learning/vincent-van-gogh-the-starry-night-1889/.
~ Chinese fish mosaic attributed to GLady/Pixabay: https://www.thoughtco.com/chinese-character-for-fish-yu-2278332.
_ Lao Tzu quote: https://quoteinvestigator.com/2015/08/28/fish/#note-11878-15.