LIFESPAN RESEARCH NETWORK EVENTS

2014 Lifespan Research Day

events

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.

Registration closes on Friday Oct 24, 5pm.
REGISTER

PROGRAM

Prizes will be awarded for the best oral and poster presentations!!!


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!

PROGRAM

Read about the event here.


Lifespan Research Network Workshops

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

Other Lifespan- related events

14 AUG 2014 - BIRTH WEIGHT AND CARDIOVASCULAR RISK – A ROLE FOR OMEGA 3 PUFA IN PREVENTION?
This seminar will outline the evidence linking small for gestational age with cardiovascular risk and early atherosclerosis, and our findings from four independent populations of children and adults that support the hypothesis that omega-3 fatty acid intake improves cardiovascular risk profile in people who were born small for gestational age.
Find out more.

19 Aug 2014 - THE FIRST 1,000 DAYS - BUILDING THE FOUNDATION FOR LIFE
This talk will investigate how preconception and early pregnancy conditions impact on the pathways of disease enabling us to gain a greater understanding of the mechanisms occurring before and during pregnancy that contribute to the development of obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease, and related disorders, throughout life.
Find out more.

20 AUG 2014 - WHITHER PREVENTIVE HEALTH - THE LEGACY OF ANPHA
The Australian National Preventive Health Agency (ANPHA) was a statutory authority established in 2011. This seminar discusses the legacy of ANPHA in preventive health – its achievements during 2011–2014 and the challenges for preventive health since the Agency was closed.
Find out more.

29 SEP 2014 - WIRELESS WELLBEING AND PERSONALIZED HEALTH: A SYMPOSIUM TO EXPLORE THE USE OF TECHNOLOGIES IN PREVENTIVE HEALTH
The symposium includes presentations around the themes of using apps for wellbeing, harnessing technology for the public good, social media: positive and negative influences for wellbeing, and advances in monitoring diet and physical activity with technology.
Find out more.


Let us know about your event

If you have any items to add to the Lifespan Network website, please contact our office:
T: +61 2 9351 1915
E: sms.rmch@sydney.edu.au