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 >

Lifespan Seed Grants Program

Lifespan Seed Grants Program

Applications are now open!

This new funding opportunity supports new and early-stage health and medical research projects that align with the Lifespan theme.

Up to 5 projects will be awarded $10,000 each. Successfully funded teams - consisting of min 2 people, and including at least one ECR as a key contributor - may be invited to apply for further funding in 2018 and 2019.

Applications close Wednesday 17 May 2017, 5pm.

See the Lifespan Seed Grants Program page for details, eligibility information, and to download the Lifespan Seed Grants Program guidelines and application template.

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 >


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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