Different perspectives, working together

The School of Public Health will hold its bi-annual Research Presentation Day “Different perspectives, working together” this year. This event provides our staff, students, affiliates and external partners and networks the opportunity to come together and celebrate the exciting and innovative research work being undertaken in public health. This conference is an important occasion in the School's calendar because it showcases the impressive research of our research students and early career researchers as well as highlighting our emerging research findings.


Date: Monday 28th September
Time: 9am start
Cost: Free

Venue: Eastern Avenue Complex, The University of Sydney


Program Overview 

8:30 a.m.              Registration, tea and coffee
9:00 a.m.

Welcome: Prof Glenn Salkeld, Head of School of Public Health and Associate Dean, Sydney Medical School

9:10 a.m.

Plenary Session - The Hon. Verity Firth

'Beating big tobacco - the role of universities, civil society and government.'

10:00 a.m. Parallel Sessions
11:00 a.m. Morning Tea
11:30 a.m. Parallel Sessions
12:30 p.m.  Lunch
1:30 p.m.

Debate: "Our research should focus on older adults, not children"

For older adults: Dr Rachael Morton, Dr Justin McNab, Ms Joanne Gale

For children: Dr Justin Richards, Dr Nina Berry, Dr Kerrie Wiley

2:15 p.m. Parallel Sessions
3:15 p.m. Closing session "If I knew then what I know now"
Prof Lesley Barclay, Prof Les Irwig, Prof Rebecca Ivers
4:20 p.m. School of Public Health Award for Student Publications - Winners Announced
4:30 p.m. Cocktail function

Register your attendance

You can register to attend the full day or either the morning or afternoon sessions only.

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Research Presentation Day 2013


Opening address

Glenn Salkeld

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Plenary address

Dr Andrew Wilson

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Program sessions

Plenary Session: "Systems Perspectives on Prevention of Chronic Disease"
Prof Andrew Wilson - Director, Menzies Centre for Health Policy

Debate: "Public Health needs the nanny state"

Closing session "If I knew then what I know now"
Prof Alex Barratt, Prof Adrian Bauman, Prof Simon Chapman AO, Prof Heather Jeffery