Charles Perkins Centre
Obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease are the leading causes of death, disability and reduced quality of life in Australia, and have become epidemics of global proportions.
The Charles Perkins Centre aims to ease the burden of obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease by translating the work of the University of Sydney into real-world solutions.
At the heart of the Charles Perkins Centre is a $385 million research and education hub.
Who's afraid of the Nanny state?
Find out more about this unique interdisciplinary conference, co-hosted by Sydney Law School and the Charles Perkins Centre in April 2014.
7 August: Tackling Food Waste: Acting for People and for the Planet. Presented by Sydney Environment Institute and Charles Perkins Centre
6 June: The University of Sydney officially launched the Charles Perkins Centre to revolutionise our approach to the most pressing health issues humanity has ever faced.