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

2014 Lifespan Research Day a great success

3 November 2014.The organizing committee would like to thank the plenary speakers: A/Prof Kristine Macartney (Child Health), Prof Christopher Murphy (Reproduction), Prof David Le Couteur (Healthy Ageing) and A/Prof Ian Kerridge (Ethics) for their ground-breaking presentations. More information.

Kate Steinbeck receives recognition award

Congratulations to Professor Kate Steinbeck from the Children's Hospital at Westmead Clinical School who has received the 2015 Southern Hemisphere International Chapter Recognition Award from the Society of Adolescent Health and Medicine.

Lifespan Emerging Researchers Committee nominated

We are pleased to announce nomination of 16 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.

2015 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.