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  • 25 October 2016
    12.00am - 1.00pm
    Dr Mario Slervo

    Effects of dietary nitrate supplementation on vascular and metabolic outcomes in humans. Is ageing an effect modifier?

    Inorganic nitrate is abundant in several foods, such as green leafy and root vegetables, and it has been linked to the beneficial effects of vegetarian diets and healthy dietary patterns on cardiovascular health.

  • 27 October 2016
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
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    Sydney Ideas - Innovation Week 2016. Future States Forum

    How can today’s research inform tomorrow’s public policy, drive technological innovation and inspire our creative sectors? For this special forum we bring together diverse voices from the fields of biology, politics, food security and energy production, and ask them to project into the future.

  • 1 November 2016
    9.00am - 5.00pm
    Governing Food Conference

    Food Governance Conference

    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.

  • 1 November 2016
    12.00pm - 1.00pm

    Exome matching: a novel diet design technique to maximise health

    Diet affects the expression of important life history traits, such as reproduction and ageing. There is a growing body of research to explore how complex models of nutrition can account for the effects of diet on physiology.

  • 1 November 2016
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - The Three Biggest Challenges Facing the Food System, and How we Fix Them

    Everybody eats. How do we connect ‘big’ food systems outcomes with the ‘small’ intimate ways that we all experience food? Corirna Hawkes presents a people-centred approach in which problems are addressed by starting with the reality of people’s everyday lives, then working back into the food system

  • 4 November 2016
    5.30pm - 6.30pm
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    Sydney Ideas - You Are Only As Old As Your Blood Vessels

    The greatest scourge of the present day is atherosclerosis, which remains responsible for most of the morbidity and mortality globally, But if the most important risk factor for atherosclerosis is age, what can be done to reduce its impact? Professor John P Cooke shares the latest research.

  • 5 November 2016
    9.00am - 3.00pm

    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 may even be harmful. Others try unsuccessfully to follow official dietary guidelines. Why is it so hard?

  • 17 November 2016
    12.00pm - 1.30pm

    Healthy Sydney University End of Year Celebration

    You're invited to Healthy Sydney University's 2016 end of year celebration. Join the Chancellor, Ms Belinda Hutchinson AM, to celebrate our achievements as a health promoting university over the last five years.

  • 22 November 2016
    1.00pm - 2.00pm
    Louise Baur

    The Centre of Research Excellence in the Early Prevention of Obesity in Childhood (EPOCH). What is happening, and what lies ahead?

    In early 2016, the NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in the Early Prevention of Obesity in Childhood was established, aiming to reduce the prevalence of obesity and obesity-related behaviours in the first five years of life in order to transform the health trajectories of the next generation.

  • 29 November 2016
    1.00pm - 2.00pm
    Danielle Maloney

    Statewide Strategic Change for Eating Disorders and their Treatment in NSW

    People with eating disorders in Australia have historically met with difficulties when trying to access the health system to receive appropriate care, despite presenting with often serious physical conditions and have one of the highest mortality rates among the mental illnesses.