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28 June 20169.00am - 5.00pm
As technology has become integral to healthcare practices and uses, the aim of this 2-day workshop is to introduce evaluation methods that can be employed to measure and evaluate health technologies from both the technology and the use of technology perspectives.
28 June 20161.00pm - 2.00pm
Children in most developed countries today are experiencing the outcome of food systems that are producing increasing quantities of processed, affordable, and effectively marketed food. What does research tell us about how this exposure to unhealthy food advertising has an impact on their diets?
12 July 20161.00pm - 2.00pm
A/Prof Sarah Garnett and colleagues from CHW are investigating the use of very low energy diets (VLED) and an intermittent fasting diet. Preliminary research findings will be presented including our recent findings from ‘SHAKE-IT’, a pilot study using VLED in adolescents with type 2 diabetes.
19 July 20161.00pm - 2.00pm
Metabolic and behavioural outcomes of excess consumption and withdrawal from sugar sweetened beverages
Dr. Rooney and Prof. Boakes will present elements of their research into rats and sugar-sweetened drinks around: is fructose in beverages more toxic than glucose? Can we recover health by removing sugar sweetened beverages? Do artificial sweeteners lead to increased food intake and weight gain?
26 July 20161.00pm - 2.00pm
It could be argued that in recent years, the environment in which we live and our state of energy balance has altered dramatically creating different nutritional demands and altering physiological responses to food and nutrients. Thus previous nutritional recommendations may no longer be valid.
4 August 20168.00am - 5.30pm
3-day conference bringing together neonatal, obstetric, midwifery, maternal-fetal medicine, paediatric and gynaecology professionals, scientists, parents and others to learn from global leaders and each other about key advances and knowledge gaps.
11 August 20166.00pm - 9.00pm
Join the Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine and the Charles Perkins Centre for an evening with some of the world's leading health ambassadors, featuring Dr David Katz, President, American College of Lifestyle Medicine and Founding Director, Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Centre.
20 August 20169.00am - 5.00pm
Getting healthy before pregnancy: Managing obesity and diabetes before conception to optimise outcomes
This one-day workshop in preconception care 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.
1 November 20169.00am - 5.00pm
Governing Food Conference co-hosted by Sydney Law School and the Charles Perkins Centre, explores the role of law, regulation, and policy in promoting food security and safety, as well as in improving nutrition and preventing obesity and non-communicable diseases.
27 April 20179.00am - 5.00pm
SAVE THE DATE: 27-28 April 2017 for the 2nd Australian Biology of Ageing Conference to be held at the Charles Perkins Centre