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

Other Lifespan- related events

20 NOV 2014 - NSW Reproduction Forum (Incorporating SURF) 2014
This year the meeting is expanding beyond the Sydney University Reproduction Forum (SURF) to include leading investigators from other institutions.
Plenary speakers:
John Aitken (University of Newcastle)
Life and death in the germ line
Rob Gilchrist (UNSW)
Oocyte-somatic cell communication: Impact on oocyte quality
Jens Coorssen (University of Western Sydney)
Quantitative top-down proteomics to dissect cellular and molecular mechanisms
Chris Murphy (University of Sydney)
Coming unstuck gracefully: How uterine epithelial cells let blastocysts in

The meeting includes lunch, afternoon tea, and a post-forum mixer to encourage further discussion and interaction.


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