Lifespan Research Community


An innovative whole of life approach to health and medical research -- from a healthy start to life through to happy ageing.

Lifespan Research Network

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.

Latest news and events

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Lifespan Research Day – 3 November 2014, New Law Building LT101. More information.

2014 Lifespan Postgraduate Research Symposium - great success

The first annual Lifespan Postgraduate Research Symposium took place on Aug 1 at the Kids Research Institute (CHW) and was a great success with a superior standard of presentations. More information.

Lifespan Emerging Researchers Committee nominated

We are pleased to announce nomination of 14 members of the Lifespan ER Committee chaired by Associate Professor Kirsten Black - Joint Head Discipline of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Neonatology, Sydney University. Members represent a broad variety of geographical locations as well as research areas within the theme. More information.

Gift transforms University's approach to fertility research and treatment

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.

2014 NMHRC grant success

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.