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3 May

2pm–3pm

Conducting international interdisciplinary research: practical insights from an interventional water study in Southern India

Conference Room 2, Ground Floor, 553 St Kilda Road, Melbourne

Professor Thomas Boving – University of Rhode Island (USA)
Dr Fraddry D'Souza & Ms Kavita Patil – The Energy and Resources Institute (India)
Professor Karin Leder (Chair) & Dr Sarah McGuinness – Monash University

International interdisciplinary research is both challenging and rewarding. In this seminar, we will discuss the benefits and challenges of collaborative interdisciplinary research using insights from a mixed methods field-based research project delivering a drinking water intervention to rural villages in Southern India.

Part of the free School Seminar Program.

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23 May

12pm–1pm

Emerging trends in health

Conference Room 1, Ground Floor, 553 St Kilda Road, Melbourne

Part of the free School Seminar Program and MERQ seminar series.

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23 May

12:30pm–1:30pm

Sarcopenia and obesity: Relationships with falls and fractures in older adults

Monash Ageing Research Centre, Cheltenham

Dr David Scott – Senior Research Fellow & NHMRC RD Wright Biomedical Career Development Fellow, Department of Medicine, School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health, Monash University

Part of the Monash Ageing Research Cente (MONARC) seminar program.

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15 Jun

9am–5:15pm

Protecting the rights, choices and freedoms of older people living in residential aged care facilities

State Library Victoria, Melbourne

The United Nations General Assembly has designated June 15 as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. This is one day in the year when the world voices its opposition to the abuse and suffering inflicted on older people. This seminar will present a range of information about the different aspects of elder abuse, the challenges, ethical and forensic aspects. This will enhance the aged care sector’s ability to develop innovative approaches to improving care that is designed to respect and enhance the interest of the older person.We have a diverse line up of speakers including a coroner, forensic pathologist, the Aged Care Complaints Commissioner and Susan Alberti AC. This is a unique opportunity not to be missed!

Presented by the Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine (VIFM), the Centre of Research Excellence in Patient Safety, Monash University, and Dementia Training Australia.

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11 Jul

12pm–1pm

Online engagement

Conference Room 2, Ground Floor, 553 St Kilda Road, Melbourne

Part of the free School Seminar Program and MERQ seminar series.

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12 Sep

12pm–1pm

Mental health panel

Conference Rooms 2 & 3, Ground Floor, 553 St Kilda Road, Melbourne

Part of the free School Seminar Program and MERQ seminar series.

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