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.



2016 Lifespan Research Day

Date: Thursday 21 July, 2016.
Time: 9am - 5pm
Venue: New Law School Lecture Theatre 106
Register by Friday 15 July, 5pm


2016 Lifespan Collaboration Award

The 2016 Lifespan Collaboration Award recognises outstanding multidisciplinary, cross-faculty and/ or international collaboration in lifespan research.

The Award is for the sum of $1000 to contribute to direct research costs including travel.

Finalists will be selected to present their project at 2016 Lifespan Research Day, Thursday July 21. Presentations will be assessed by a judging panel and the prize awarded at the end of the day.

Queen's Birthday honour - Prof David Le Couteur AO

Prof David Le Couteur AO

We congratulate Professor David Le Couteur who was made Officer (AO) in the General Division of the Order of Australia for his distinguished service to medicine as a clinical pharmacologist and geriatrician.

David is a valued member of the Lifespan Advisory Board and is Professor of Medicine at Concord Clinical School and ANZAC Research Institute.

SMS 2015 Lifespan Collaboration Award

SMS 2015 Lifespan Collaboration Award winner Dr Francisco Schneuer

The first SMS 2015 Lifespan Collaboration Award has been presented to Dr Francisco Schneuer together with collaborators from Children’s Hospital Westmead and two Western Australian universities. The winning project utilises record linking of extensive population data sets to investigate male reproductive health outcomes.



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 May, June and July.

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