2015 events

From the very beginning to the end of life: cancer over the lifespan. Cancer-Lifespan Research Symposium

Lifespan-Cancer symposium

Date: 9 September 2015
Time: 9am - 5pm
Venue: Westmead Millennium Institute, Conference Room C2.20
Host: Lifespan Research Network and Cancer Research Network
Plenary speakers: TBC

Registration: Registration is free, but essential.

Contact: Susie Redfern:, Merilyn Heuschkel:

2015 Lifespan Postgraduate Research Symposium

2015 Lifespan Postgraduate Symposium

Date: 1 October 2015
Time: 9am - 5pm
Venue: Charles Perkins Centre, Learning Studio, Camperdown, University of Sydney

The symposium will showcase 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.

Registration: Registration is free, but essential.


Abstract submission are now closed.


2015 Lifespan Research Day

Research Day

Date: 16 July 2015
Time: 9am - 5pm
Venue: New Law Building LT106, University of Sydney
Host: Lifespan Research Network


2014 events

2014 Lifespan Research Day

Date: 3 November 2014
Time: 9am - 5pm
Venue: New Law Building LT101, University of Sydney
Host: Lifespan Research Network
Plenary speakers:
A/Prof Kristine Macartney (Child Health)
Prof Christopher Murphy (Reproduction)
Prof David Le Couteur (Healthy Ageing)
A/Prof Ian Kerridge (Ethics)
Registration: Registration is free, but essential.
Abstracts submission closed on Fri, Oct 10.

2014 Lifespan Postgraduate Research Symposium

Date: 1 August 2014
Time: 9am - 5pm
Venue: Research Meeting Room 1 (Large Conference Room)
Kids Research Institute
The Children's Hospital at Westmead
Host: Lifespan Research Network
Registration: Registration is free but essential. Please register by 18 July 2014. All welcome.
Awards: $200, $100 and $50 prizes to be won for best presentations of the day!
Read about the event here.

Lifespan Research Network Workshops


We would like to invite Sydney University researchers to participate in a one-hour workshop run by the Lifespan Research theme co-leaders Professor Cheryl Jones and Professor Richard Lindley. We would like to hear your views and ideas on the theme in order to shape events and activities that would be of most benefit to you.

Workshops will be run at different locations. Please select your preferred session on the registration form.

  • Central Precinct
    The George Institute for International Health, Gadigal Room (13th floor), 321 Kent St - Wed Sep 3, 9.00am
    Charles Perkins Centre, Seminar Room 1.02 - Wed Sep 3, 11.00am
  • Northern Precinct
    Royal North Shore Hospital, L6 room 6CD - Wed Sep 10, 3.00pm
  • Nepean
    Nepean Clinical School, the Auditorium – Thurs Sep 11, 10.30am
  • Westmead Precinct
    Westmead Millennium Institute, L2 room C2.31 – Thurs Sep 11, 1.00pm
  • Concord
    ANZAC Research Institute, Seminar Room – Thurs Sep 11, 3.00pm

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