Events 2012



October

SYMPOSIUM:
The 5th Sino Australian Symposium: Neuroscience, Neurodegeneration and Mental health

29–30 October 2012,
Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of medicine, Shanghai, China

This 5th annual symposium will showcase University of Sydney and Shanghai Jiao Tong University research in neuroscience, neurodegeneration and mental health with a view to developing collaborations in these fields.

For more information contact Louise Freckelton

SYMPOSIUM:
Developing Systems for Transplantation

Tuesday 23 October 2012,
Yifu Auditorium, Peking University Health Science Centre, Beijing, China

In collaboration with Peking University Health Science Centre, Chinese and Australian experts will discuss developing systems for transplantation including the ethical and legal framework.

For more information contact Louise Freckelton

GUEST LECTURE:
Global Health Ethics

Wednesday 3 October 2012, 5.30-7.00pm
Woolley Lecture Theatre N395, University of Sydney

The lecture will be delivered by Professor Ross Upshur, MD, MSC, Canada Research Chair in Primary Care Research; Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine and Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto.

Download the flyer
For more information and to RSVP contact Louise Freckelton


September

S T LEE LECTURE:
Health Systems and Population Ageing in the Asia-Pacific Region: Challenges and Policy Options for the Future

Thursday, 6 September, 6.00pm
New Law School Lecture Theatre 101, Eastern Avenue, University of Sydney

The lecture will be delivered by Professor Kai Hong Phua, from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore. Further details may be found here: http://www.menzieshealthpolicy.edu.au/events_upcoming.php#stlee2012.


August

SYMPOSIUM:
Access to Cervical Cancer Screening in India

Saturday 18 Aug, 2012
Radisson Blu Hotel in Chennai

By invitation.

This symposium provides a unique opportunity to bring together expert opinions and experiences to determine the types, structures, strengths, and weaknesses of currently implemented cervical cancer screening programs in India. The symposium is a joint collaboration between CMC Vellore, Weill Medical College, Cornell University, the Cancer Council of Australia and the University of Sydney and is supported by AusAID’s PSLP program.

For more information contact Associate Professor Lyndal Trevena lyndal.trevena@sydney.edu.au


June

GUEST SEMINAR:
Clinical Research in China – Present & Future
Thursday 21 June
11am–12.15pm
Kerry Packer Education Centre, Scot Skirving Lecture Theatre
Royal Prince Alfred Hospital

View the event flyer.
For more information contact Louise Freckelton.

BEIJING HEALTH RESEARCH LECTURE SERIES:
Biobanking in Australia The heart of translational research 'Down Under'
Monday 18 June
2.00–3.30pm
Peking University Health Science Center, Beijing

View the event flyer.
For more information contact Louise Freckelton.


May

AUSTRALIA AWARDS:
A presentation on Australia Award Scholarships and Fellowships
Saturday 19 May
10.00am
Health Sciences University of Mongolia – Ulaan Baatar, Mongolia

Ms Louise Freckelton will present on the menu of Australia Awards available to Mongolian applicants. For more information contact Louise Freckelton.

BEIJING HEALTH RESEARCH LECTURE SERIES:
Health research in China and India – what is the
collaborative gain?
Wednesday 30 May
10.30–12.00pm
The George Institute, Beijing

View the event flyer.
For more information contact Louise Freckelton.


AUSTRALIA AWARDS:
A Presentation of the Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships

Friday 4 May
4.00pm
Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai

Ms Louise Freckelton will present on the menu of Endeavour Awards available to Chinese applicants.
For more information contact Louise Freckelton.


EVALUATION CAFE - SPECIAL EVENT - China health reform, medicines policy, and the essential medicines system
Wednesday 23 May
12.00-2.00pm
Gershwin/Mandela Room Level 7, 418A Elizabeth Street Surry Hills

View the event flyer.
For more information contact Louise Freckelton.



April

BEIJING HEALTH RESEARCH LECTURE SERIES
Friday 20 April
3.00-4.30pm
The George Institute, Beijing

View the event flyer.
For more information contact Louise Freckelton.


GREATEST CHELLENGES FACING HEALTHCARE - Postgraduate roundtable event
Wednesday 18 April, 5.30–7.30pm
MacLaurin Hall, The Quadrangle

We invite you to join us and hear our expert panel discuss how health reforms can improve outcomes for patients and health professionals and what the biggest reform challenges are.
RSVP and find more information here.


RESEARCHING ULTRA POOR PROGRAMS IN INDIA: Developing opportunities for research and knowledge exchange between University of Sydney, Australia and SKS NGO, India
- Roundtable for researchers and students

Friday 13 April, 2pm–4pm

Rom 612, Level 6 Education Building (A35)

The Social Policy Research Network invites you to attend a roundtable to discuss potential collaborations between SKS NGO and University of Sydney researchers.
View the invitation and more information here.

RSVP to Archana Jetti.

INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM 2012 - Infectious diseases and immunology: translating research into practice
2–3 April
Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok

This joint symposium with researchers and clinicians from Siriraj Hospital will focus on developing collaborations in infectious diseases and immunology.
Program to come.
For more information contact Louise Freckelton.


GLOBALHOME LECTURE SERIES - Environmental Sustainability
Tuesday 3 April
5.30pm refreshments, 6pm start
New Law Lecture Theatre 024

This event is part of the GlobalHOME lecture series.
View the series schedule.
For more information contact Aparna Ravinutala.



March

FORUM: Australia's Global Role in Child Survival
Friday 23 March 2012, 8.45am–1.00pm

New Law School, Lecture Theatre 101

RESULTS International (Australia) and The University of Sydney present a forum to build community, civil-society, academic and political support for Australian efforts to ensure the health and survival of the world's children. Keynote address by Seth Berkley, CEO of The GAVI Alliance.  Three workshops will follow on: vaccines and immunisation; child nutrition; and health systems (health workers).
View the event invitation here
Register here
For more information please contact Joel Negin or Rachel Achterstraat


GUEST LECTURE - Dr Tri Harnanto
Action learning intervention in maternal and infant mortality
Wednesday 21 March 2012, 4.30pm

Dean's Conference Room, Edward Ford Building
For more information contact Tom Rubin

GLOBALHOME LECTURE SERIES - Gender Equality
Tuesday 20 March 2012
5.30pm refreshments, 6pm start
New Law Lecture Theatre 024

This event is part of the GlobalHOME lecture series.
View the series schedule.
For more information contact Aparna Ravinutala.


MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION IN CHINA
- Designing a Complete Solution

Wednesday 20 March 2012
George Institute, China

This event is part of the Beijng Health Lecture Series.
View the event flyer (PDF).
For more information contact Louise Freckelton.

GLOBALHOME LECTURE SERIES - Universal Education
Tuesday 13 March 2012

5.30pm refreshments, 6pm start
New Law Lecture Theatre 024

This event is part of the GlobalHOME lecture series.
View the series schedule.
For more information contact Aparna Ravinutala.


INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY 2012 FORUM:
MATERNAL HEALTH – ADDRESSING THE CHALLENGES

Thursday 8 March 2012
Doors open at 5.30pm (tea and coffee)
Presentations: 6.00pm–7.30pm

Venue TBC, University of Sydney

A joint forum with Médecins Sans Frontières, coinciding with International Women's Day, looks at the maternal health challenges faced in resource-poor settings such as Kenya, Nigeria and Papua New Guinea.
View the event invitation
View the event program

Register now
For more information contact Ms Fiona Thien

GLOBALHOME LECTURE SERIES - Introduction to MGDs, Poverty and Hunger
Tuesday 6 March 2012
5.30pm refreshments, 6pm start
New Law Lecture Theatre 024

This event is part of the GlobalHOME lecture series.
View the series schedule.
For more information contact Aparna Ravinutala.


POSTCARDS
Thursday 1 March 2012

Easter Avenue Auditorium

At this student run event, students present on their global health experiences around the world.
View the POSTCARDS poster.


February

CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE IN INDIA:
DETERMINANTS, DIMENSIONS AND DYNAMIC
S
Wednesday 22 February 2012
George Institute, China

This event is part of the Beijng Health Lecture Series.
View the event flyer (PDF).
For more information contact Louise Freckelton.