Past events

Sustainable Work Symposium

The Sydney Health and Work Research Network coordinated the Sustainable Work Symposium in 2014. The Symposium featured presentations by researchers and practitioners from a diverse range of organisations including the University of Sydney, NSW Health, Comcare, National Employment Services Assocation and the Centre for Work + Life, University of South Australia.

Those interested in the nexus between work and health were invited to attend this thought-provoking day to hear about the latest research and network with like-minded people.

Date: Thursday 17 July
Time: 9am - 5pm
Location: The Darlington Centre, University of Sydney
Cost: $60 (discounts available for USYD staff and students and WHPN members).
More information: Visit the Workplace Research Centre website

Happiness, Health and Wellbeing @ Work Conference

The Happiness, Health and Wellbeing @ Work Conference presents the latest research and strategies on workplace health and wellbeing.

Date: Thursday 3 October
Time: 9am - 5pm
Location: Wesley Conference Centre, Sydney
Cost: $299 (early bird before 16 August) or $350 (standard). Discounts available for USYD staff and students and WHPN members.
More information: Visit the conference website

Sydney Health and Work Research Network April Seminar

Date: Wednesday 3 April 2013
Time: 12pm - 1.30pm
Location: University of Sydney New Law School Annex, Lecture Theatre 024
Topic: Sustainable work and the Maastricht Cohort Study including:

  • A preventive strategy to reduce future long-term sickness absence
  • Studying labour participation accross the lifespan

Speakers:
Professor Ijmert Kant and Dr Nicole Jansen, Department of Epidemiology, Maastricht University, the Netherlands.

Sydney Health and Work Research Network - Workability Seminar

Date: 7 February 2013
Time: 11am - 1pm
Location: University of Sydney New Law Annex, Lecture Theatre 104

Dr Suzan Robroek, International Visiting Fellow gave a presentation on the topic Sustainable Employability and Work Ability.

Sydney Health and Work Research Network Launch

Date: 31 October 2012
Time: 5pm-6pm
Location: University of Sydney New Law Building

The Sydney Health and Work Research Network was officially launched following the Happiness, Health + Wellbeing @ Work Conference. A presentation was given by Professor John Buchanan, Director of the Workplace Research Centre and Leader of the Network.

Sydney Health and Work Research Network Research Symposium

Date: 24 October 2012
Time: 12pm-4pm
Location: Holme & Sutherland Rooms, Holme Building

The Research Symposium held on 24 October 2012 was the first official event of the Sydney Health and Work Research Network (SHWRN). It was a successful event, with approximately 50 researchers from accross Sydney University attending to network and share their expertise in the areas of health and work. The symposium was made up of a number of short presentations followed by a world cafe discussion.