School Seminar Program

Come along and bring your lunch. All are welcome and no RSVP is required.

Usual time: Wednesdays, 12pm – 1pm

Usual venue: Monash Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Ground Floor Conference Rooms, 553 St Kilda Road, Melbourne 3004

Enquiries: Professor Anita Wluka via email or +61 3 9903 0994 / SPHPM Reception +61 3 9903 0444

Please check back close to the dates below for any changes to the schedule.

2019 schedule

7 MAYAssociate Professor Christopher McLeod
Co-Director, Partnership for Work, Health and Safety, School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia (UBC); Scientist, Institute for Work & Health, Toronto (Canada)
Avoiding the morass of cross jurisdictional comparisons: lessons from the analysis of Canadian Workers' compensation data

A/Prof Christopher McLeod's research focuses on the evaluation of occupational health policies and practices and on the causes and consequences of work-related injury and disease. He is currently conducting a national study that focuses on improving return to work after work injury in the construction sector. Other areas of research include an evaluation of workplace violence prevention programs in the healthcare sector; an assessment of the effectiveness of occupational health and safety management systems; and national and international comparative work within Canada and with Australia and NZ.

29 MAYProfessor Ian Smith, Vice-Provost (Research and Research Infrastructure), Monash University
Julie Rothacker, Director, Platform Operations and Strategy
Anitha Kannan, Research Infrastructure Program Manager
Monash Research Strategy 2020-2025

With the Provost's Office developing the new research strategy (2020-2025) for the University, this presentation will focus on plans for current and future platforms, other research infrastructure needs, and how platforms are structured and operate.

11 JUN

(TUESDAY 3pm–4pm, The Alfred Centre, L5 Seminar Room)

Jeff D Williamson, MD
Professor of Internal Medicine and Epidemiology Chief, Wake Forest School of Medicine (USA)
19 JUNDr Magdalena Skrybant
Institute of Applied Health Research, Patient and Public Involvement and Engagement Lead, University of Birmingham (UK)
The why and how of consumer and community involvement in research

Dr Skrybant is an experienced Public Involvement Lead for a Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRC) West Midlands, a five-year project funded by the National Institute for Health Research. Dr Skrybant's interest in public involvement started when she contributed her experience of health services as a public contributor to a range of National Institute for Health Research projects.

26 JUNProfessor Julie Bernhardt
Laboratory Head, Avert Early Rehabilitation Research Group, The Florey Institute
23 JUL


A/Professor Andrew Ault
School of Public Health, University of Michigan (USA)
4 SEPA/Professor Richard Bassed
Haed, Department of Forensic Medicine, SPHPM; Deputy Director, Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine

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