School Seminar Program
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.
(Thursday, 2:40pm – 6pm)
|A/Professor Kentaro Murakami |
Social and Preventive Epidemiology, University of Tokyo
Professor Ailsa Welch
Professor of Nutritional Epidemiology, University of East Anglia, UK
Professor Sarah McNaughton
Deakin University, Australia
Dr Emma Foster
Newcastle University, UK
|Recent developments in nutrition surveys – an international perspective|
Hosted by the Nutrition Society of Australia, Melbourne group. Not only are the international tennis stars in Melbourne in January 2020, but the superstars of nutrition science are here for a special seminar on recent developments across international nutrition surveys! Hear more about the challenges and opportunities in the UK, Japan and Australia.
All welcome, but please RSVP for catering purposes
|5 FEB||Professor Louise St-Arnaud|
Department of Foundations and Practices in Education, Université Laval, Quebec (Canada)
|Workplace mental health|
|11 MAR||Professor Robin Haring|
Professor of Comparative Health Sciences, European University of Applied Sciences (Germany)
|Associations between trial characteristics and treatment effects in randomized trials of testosterone therapy in men: meta-epidemiological study|
(Tuesday, 12pm – 1pm)
|Professor Declan Devane |
Director, Evidence Synthesis Ireland and Cochrane Ireland; Chair in Midwifery and Deputy Dean, College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences at NUI Galway; Scientific Director, HRB-Trials Methodology Research Network; Principal Investigator, INFANT – Irish Centre for Fetal and Neonatal Translational Research
|When children and the public become chief investigators for randomised trials|
Randomised trials are instrumental in providing reliable and robust evidence on the benefits, harms and costs of health care, so that people can make informed choices. However, the general public’s understanding of randomised trials can be limited and ensuring public support for and participation in trials remains challenging.