Author Archives: Ruth Hentschel

CHE PhD Confirmation 26-Oct-2017: Is there a space for participatory action research with children in disaster risk reduction programs?

3:45pm to 4:45pm, Wed 26th October 2017 Seminar Room 516, Level 5, 207 Bouverie Street, University of Melbourne Katitza Marinkovic: PhD Candidate, Centre for Health Equity   Participatory Action Research with Children (cPAR) seeks to promote children’s right to participate … Continue reading

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CHE PhD Confirmation Seminar 18-Aug-2017: Decolonising ethics? A critical analysis of researchers intended ethical research practices and the role of Indigenous communities in ensuring ethical research

11:00-12:00 noon, Fri 18th August 2017 Level 4, Room 410, 207 Bouverie Street Alister Thorpe: PhD Candidate, Centre for Health Equity The National Health and Medical Research Council’s (NHMRC) ethical guidelines for Indigenous research in Australia are well established. Indigenous … Continue reading

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CHE PhD Completion Seminar 22-Jun-17: Waarka walykumunu-latju palyara (we are doing good work) – The experiences and perspectives of Ngaanyatjarra Minyma (women) as workers in Warburton, Western Australia

12:00noon-1:00pm,Thursday, 22nd June 2017 Seminar Room 302/303, 207 Bouverie Street, Carlton Rosalind Beadle: PhD Candidate This seminar will share findings from my PhD study that was undertaken with a group of Aboriginal women who initiated, developed, managed and promoted a … Continue reading

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CHE PhD Confirmation Seminar 20-Jun-17: Colonising epidemiology and the construction of Aboriginal health

12:00noon-1.00pm, Tue 20th June 2017 Level 4, Room 410, 207 Bouverie Street, Carlton Joanne Luke, PhD Candidate, Centre for Health Equity As a discipline, epidemiology has provided an ongoing   focus on colonising research that has perpetuated and legitimised the individual … Continue reading

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CHE MPhil Confirmation Seminar 31-May-17: Psychedelic healing and wellbeing with ayahuasca: risks and opportunities

12:00noon – 1:00pm, Wed, 31st May 2017 Level 4, Room 410, 207 Bouverie Street, Carlton Daniel Perkins: MPhil Candidate, Centre for Health Equity Ayahuasca is a ceremonial psychoactive tea that originated among indigenous cultures in the Amazon Basin, where it … Continue reading

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CHE Completion Seminar 02-May-2017: Life beyond control: Youth, diabetes and care in neoliberal Chile

12:30pm-1.30pm, Tue 2nd May 2017 Level 4, Room 410, 207 Bouverie Street, Carlton Marcela González Agüero: PhD Candidate, Centre for Health Equity This dissertation explores how young Chileans with type 1-diabetes strive to construct good lives, both inside and outside … Continue reading

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CHE PhD Confirmation 27-Apr-2017: Effectiveness of lifestyle intervention programs for type 2 diabetes prevention in resource constrain settings

3:00-4:00pm, Thu 27th April 2017 Seminar Room 515, Level 5, 207 Bouverie Street Mojtaba Lotfaliany: PhD Candidate, Centre for Health Equity It has been shown that the pragmatic lifestyle intervention programs can prevent type 2 diabetes.

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CHE MRes Confirmation 27-Apr-2017 – Understanding the Cardiometabolic Epidemic in China

11.00-12.00noon, Thu 27th April 2017 Level 3, Seminar Room 302/303, 207 Bouverie Street, Carlton Zongmuyu Zhang: MRes Candidate, Centre for Health Equity China is facing an increasing prevalence of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) as a result of rapid changes in its … Continue reading

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Digital Health Forum 10-Apr-2017: Can digital technology really improve the health and wellbeing of the population?

9:15am-5.00pm, Mon 10th April 2017 Yasuko Hiraoka Myer Room (Room 106), Sidney Myer Asia Centre, Swanston Street Keynote Presenters: Additional Professor Sailesh Mohan, Public Health Foundation of India Associate Professor Josip Car, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore & Imperial College London, … Continue reading

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CHE PhD Confirmation 23-Feb-2017: Socioeconomic inequalities in health care and health outcome among patients with NCDs in China

3:00-4:00pm, Thu 23rd February 2017 Arole Room, Level 4, Alan Gilbert Building, 161 Barry Street, Carlton The rapid rise of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and ageing poses major challenges for China’s health system. People with NCDs are particularly vulnerable to health … Continue reading

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