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  • Date
    Time
    Event
  • 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.

  • 2 August 2016
    12.00pm - 1.00pm
    ATR100x

    Twin research: opportunities for collaborative studies

    Conducted in collaboration with the Australian Twin Registry and linking to other project nodes at the Charles Perkins Centre, the Twin Research project node encourages the growth and development of twin research within the wider research community.

  • 4 August 2016
    8.00am - 5.30pm
    SIU2016

    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.

  • 10 August 2016
    9.30am - 1.30pm
    Professor Shanthakumar Wilson Rajaratnam

    Sleep Theme Launch Simposium

    The Charles Perkins Centre "ecosystem" of interdisciplinary research using systems biology approaches provides a fertile environment in which to transform sleep research such that integrative solutions will emerge.

  • 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
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    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.

  • 27 April 2017
    9.00am - 5.00pm
    ABAClogo

    Australian Biology of Ageing Conference 2017

    SAVE THE DATE: 27-28 April 2017 for the 2nd Australian Biology of Ageing Conference to be held at the Charles Perkins Centre

  • 12 August 2016 - Every day, until 19th Aug 2016
    9.00am - 9.00pm
    SSF 2016 100x100

    Sydney Science Festival at the University of Sydney

    The second Sydney Science Festival comes to the University of Sydney again for National Science Week. Attend free talks and forums and see our scientists in a range of events all around the city.