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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.
Emerging trends in health
Conference Room 1, Ground Floor, 553 St Kilda Road, Melbourne
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.
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!