Lifespan Research

A life stage-relevant, 'whole of life' approach to health and medical research.

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Lifespan Research Network

The Lifespan Research Network is a diverse community of researchers from The University of Sydney and affiliated Centres and Institutes devoted to the study of human health and development across the stages of life.


There are plenty of informative events, conferences, lectures and showcases on offer in the coming months, many relating to Lifespan themes. Visit the Lifespan events page for the latest information >

Save the date - Lifespan Research Day 2017

2017 Lifespan Research Day will be held on Wednesday 26 July, 2017, with registrations and abstract submissions opening in mid May.

Lifespan Research Day is always a highlight of the Network's calendar, showcasing the breadth of research within the lifespan theme.
It's an excellent opportunity to learn about some of the innovative, collaborative and potentially highly impactful projects that our Network members are engaged in.

Take a look at the report from 2016 Research Day >

Outstanding Lifespan researchers awarded

Professor David Le Couteur AO, A/Prof Anne Tiedemann, Dr Harriet Gunn, Dr Zaklina Kovacevic

Join us in congratulating members of our Lifespan Research community on their recent awards.

> Dr Zaklina Kovacevic - NSW Premier's Award for Outstanding Cancer Research Fellow of the Year

> Dr Harriet Gunn - 2016 winner of the Lifespan Collaboration Award

> Associate Professor Anne Tiedemann - NHMRC Research Excellence Award for Population Health

> Professor David Le Couteur who was made Officer (AO) in the General Division of the Order of Australia for his distinguished service to medicine.

Visit the News page to read about their achievements >


Current opportunities for researchers: Applications are now open for a range of grants, awards, fellowships, conference and travel grants with closing dates in the coming months.

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