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  • 31 May 2016
    12.00pm - 1.00pm
    David E James

    Big data from bench to bedside to population in diabetes care

    The future in diabetes care promises to move from a more generic form of care to treatment that is better tailored toward the individual.

  • 7 June 2016
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
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    Sydney Ideas & Vivid Ideas: Data: Transforming Science and Society

    Data is the currency of the digital age and has transformed all areas of physical, life and social sciences. What are the next fruitful steps for bringing together disparate data for applications that benefit individuals, business and our society? A 2016 Vivid Ideas event.

  • 28 June 2016
    1.00pm - 2.00pm
    Dr Emma Boyland

    The impact of food marketing on children's eating behaviour

    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?

  • 19 July 2016
    1.00pm - 2.00pm
    Dr Rooney and Professor Boakes

    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?

  • 6 August 2016
    9.00am - 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 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.