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  • 28 June 2016
    9.00am - 5.00pm
    3D Printer

    Health Technology Evaluation 2-Day Workshop

    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 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?

  • 5 July 2016
    10.15am - 2.00pm

    Charles Perkins Centre NAIDOC week celebration

    Please join us for our inaugural Charles Perkins Centre NAIDOC week celebration.

  • 12 July 2016
    1.00pm - 2.00pm
    A/Prof Sarah Garnett

    Dietary interventions for youth with obesity, insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes

    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 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?

  • 26 July 2016
    1.00pm - 2.00pm
    Professor Tim Gill

    Dietary Guidance: Has the evidence changed or have we changed?

    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 2016
    8.00am - 5.30pm

    Sydney International Update on Advances in Perinatal Care

    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 2016
    6.00pm - 9.00pm
    Dr David L. Katz

    An evening with Dr David Katz. Lifestyle, environment and chronic disease: a confluence of causes

    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 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.