Lifespan Research Theme
Reproductive, Maternal and Child Health and Healthy Ageing researchers are joining forces under the Lifespan umbrella
We are pleased to announce the launch of the new Lifespan Research theme in Sydney Medical School which will merge our Reproductive Maternal and Child Health theme with the Healthy Ageing theme. The Lifespan theme will aim to facilitate a whole of life approach to research within SMS and provide the opportunity to join with lifespan-related researchers across the University to create a Lifespan research community.
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Looking for a researcher or a PhD supervisor? Take a look at the "Find a Researcher" page to search for our world-class chronic disease and aging researchers.
JOIN THE NETWORK
Join the University of Sydney Lifespan Research Network by completing this brief online membership application form and help to shape the theme.
Lifespan Emerging Researchers Committee nominated
We are pleased to announce nomination of 14 members of the Lifespan Theme ER Committee chaired by Associate Professor Kirsten Black - Joint Head Discipline of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Neonatology, Sydney University. Members represent a broad variety of geographical locations as well as research areas within the theme. MORE
Lifespan Research Network newsletter
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Sir Zelman Cowen Universities Fund Alzheimer's Disease grant
The Fund is calling for applications for funding from scientists working on novel approaches to therapy for Alzheimer's Disease. Closing date 11 April 2014.
Study - Are you aged 60 years or older and wanting to become more physically active?
This study aims to determine the benefits of an intervention package which involves a falls risk assessment, tailored fall prevention and physical activity plan supported by health coaching and provision of a Fitbit (an affordable pedometer-like device).