Intensive short courses


The centre’s education team works with leaders of the research project nodes to develop their research into opportunities for evidence-based short courses, seminars and workshops and non-award education activities, such as intensive seminars leveraged off an existing program/unit.

This includes:

  • identifying such opportunities as part of the expression of interest process for project nodes
  • managing the implementation of project node educational activities, including robust evaluation to ensure continuous improvement of the model.

The short course model provides an opportunity to foster community engagement and to test the market for the development of award courses under broader research themes.


Get your paper published

Proven strategies to get your papers into peer-reviewed journals – faster and with more impact

This one-day workshop is based on extensive linguistic research into the essential elements of successfully published peer reviewed research papers. It will guide you through a step-by step formula that takes the uncertainty, confusion and inefficiency out of the paper-writing process, regardless of your level of experience.

DATE Wednesday 17 May
TIME 9.30am - 4.30pm
MORE INFORMATION Get your paper published

Getting healthy before pregnancy

Managing obesity and diabetes before conception to optimise outcomes

This one-day course has been developed for healthcare practitioners to enhance knowledge and skills in the field of preconception care. It will provide an overview of the latest evidence regarding optimisation of preconception health, particularly for women with diabetes, obesity and other medical conditions, and be taught by some of Australia's leading experts in this area.

DATE Saturday 19 August 2017
TIME 9am - 5pm
MORE INFORMATION Getting healthy before pregnancy

Doing nutrition better: A fresh approach

For too long our traditional approaches to nutrition in Australia have failed to deliver the desired outcomes. Two thirds of us are obese or overweight. Many are on fad diets that don’t work and might even be harmful, and others try unsuccessfully to follow official dietary guidelines. Why is it so hard?

This workshop will present a new approach to nutrition which will explain why we find it so hard to follow nutritional advice in modern food environments that work against our biology. Armed with a new understanding of our biology, we will combine this with the psychology to deliver approaches for nutritional behaviour change.

MORE INFORMATION Doing nutrition better: A fresh approach