Join Professor Kenneth Pakenham, Franc Hayes, Dr Mair Underwood, Lachlan Henry and Elias Blanch, as they discuss how gender formations of culture can serve as an impediment to self-care whilst exploring the relationship between masculinities and mental health issues.

When: 11am-12.30pm, Wednesday 16 June
Where: Room 402, Building 24 (Social Sciences Building)
What: A discussion panel to explore the relationship between masculinities and mental health issues


  • Professor Kenneth Pakenham (School of Psychology)
  • Franc Hayes (Student Counsellor)
  • Dr Mair Underwood (School of Social Science)
  • Lachlan  Henry
  • Elias Blanch (Vice President of Gender & Sexuality on the UQU 2021 Executive)


Please note: All events and spaces are operating in line with current guidelines. We ask that you please practice social distancing at all times and if you have travelled in the last 14 days, been in contact with someone with COVID-19, or if you are feeling unwell or experiencing COVID-19 or flu-like symptoms, please stay at home. Where relevant, you will be required to provide your contact details for contact tracing purposes.

About Wellness

These sessions are hosted on the UQLife Facebook and Instagram, and designed to help you feel relaxed and recharged, through movement and breath. 

Clear a workout space and grab a towel and water bottle to join in!


Social Sciences Building (#24)
Room 402