An innovative whole of life approach to health and medical research -- from a healthy start to life through to happy ageing.
Lifespan Research Network enhances collaboration amongst the Reproductive, Maternal and Child Health (RMCH) researchers and Healthy Ageing researchers in the University of Sydney, its teaching hospitals, affiliated institutes, as well as external institutions and organisations.
Applications are now open for the Sydney Medical School 2015 Lifespan Research Collaboration Award.
The Award recognises outstanding multidisciplinary, cross-faculty and/ or international collaboration in Lifespan Research across its key areas including; reproductive and maternal/perinatal health, child and adolescent health and healthy ageing.
The Award is for the sum of $2000 to contribute to direct research costs and is open to Sydney Medical School Early Career Researchers (ECRs) who are members of the Lifespan Research Network.
Applications close: 15 January
Email completed application form and documents to firstname.lastname@example.org
The 2015 Lifespan Members Survey is your opportunity to help shape the Network for 2016 and beyond.
The 2015 Lifespan Members Survey takes approximately 5 minutes to complete and you can remain anonymous. Your ideas and feedback will be delivered to Lifespan Advisory Board for inclusion in planning meetings later this year.
A successful program held on 1 October, showcased the research work of postgraduate students across the major lifespan themes, with sessions focusing on Reproduction, Maternal Health and Neonatology, Child and Adolescent Health and Healthy Ageing.
View some photos from the event and download the full Symposium program booklet including abstracts.
The Lifespan Research Network, in collaboration with the Cancer Research Network recently hosted the 2015 Cancer-Lifespan Research Symposium titled “From the very beginning to the end of life: cancer over the lifespan”.
The symposium showcased recent cancer research achievements throughout the lifespan across the four lifespan themes, including maternal and reproductive cancers, childhood cancers, adolescent and young adult cancers, and cancer and healthy ageing.
The University of Sydney announced a major initiative in the field of fertility research and treatment, as it takes over ownership of Westmead IVF Pty Limited, the company which operates the private fertility clinic at Westmead Hospital, Westmead Fertility Centre. More information.
This year was a successful round for members of the Lifespan Research Network with research funding awarded in NHMRC project and fellowship schemes. Congratulations to Lifespan affiliates who won NHMRC project grants and fellowships. More information.
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