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.

LATEST NEWS AND EVENTS

2016 Lifespan Research Day


A successful Lifespan Research Day on Thursday 21 July highlighted the breadth of research within the Lifespan theme. The program provided an excellent opportunity to learn about some of the innovative, collaborative and potentially highly impactful projects that our Network members are engaged in.

Sincere thanks and congratulations to all presenters and our keynote speakers Prof Joerg Eberhard, Dr Leanne Hassett and Dr David Hunter, for inspiring us with such engaging and thought-provoking presentations.

DOWNLOAD THE ABSTRACTS BOOKLET (pdf)>

Hard copies of the abstracts booklet are available from the Lifespan office .

Outstanding Lifespan researchers awarded


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 >


OPPORTUNITIES: AWARDS, FELLOWSHIPS & GRANTS

The University of Sydney, the Australian Academy of Science and Ian Potter Foundation are just some of the organisations with current opportunities for researchers.

Applications are now open for a range of grants, awards, fellowships, conference and travel grants with closing dates in August, September and October.

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