Category Archives: Melbourne School of Population and Global Health

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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MPSGH Seminar: 31st May 2017 – Smartphone instrumentation – Enabling large-scale, longitudinal behavioural sensing using smartphones

12.30-1.30pm, Wed 31st May 2017 Seminar Room 515, Level 5, 207 Bouverie Street, Carlton Professor Vassilis Kostakos, Professor of Human Computer Interaction, School of Computing and Information Systems, The University of Melbourne In this talk, Professor Kostakos will give an … Continue reading

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MSPGH Seminar: 17th May 2017 – Bloomberg Data for Health Initiative

12.30-1.30pm, Wed 17th May 2017 Seminar Room 515, Level 5, 207 Bouverie Street, Carlton Professor Alan Lopez AC, Melbourne Laureate Professor and the Rowden-White Chair of Global Health & Burden of Disease Measurement; and Associate Professor Deirdre McLaughlin, Deputy Director, … Continue reading

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MPSGH Seminar: 3rd May 2017 – Administrative data and research (A broad discussion centred on the use of administrative data for statistical analysis with an example from her paper ‘High School Choices and the Gender Gap in STEM’)

12.30-1.30pm, Wed 3rd May 2017 Seminar Room 515, Level 5, 207 Bouverie Street, Carlton Professor A. Abigail Payne, Director and Ronald Henderson Professor, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, The University of Melbourne We are in an era … Continue reading

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MPSGH Seminar: 26th April 2017 – Multiple health risk behaviour in children and young people in the UK: some epidemiological and sociological insights

12.30-1.30pm, Wed 26th April 2017 Seminar Room 515, Level 5, 207 Bouverie Street, Carlton Professor Rona Campbell, Professor of Public Health Research, Centre for Public Health Research, School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol This seminar will present … 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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MPSGH Seminar: 7th April 2017 – Work and socio-economic differences in biomarkers of stress

12.30-1.30pm, Fri 7th April 2017 Seminar Rooms 302 and 303, Level 3, 207 Bouverie Street, Carlton Professor Tarini Chandola,  Professor of Medical Sociology, Social Statistics Disciplinary Area of the School of Social Sciences, University of Manchester. Data from the UK-Household … Continue reading

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MSPGH Seminar: 31st March 2017 – Self-harm and suicidality in looked-after young people: Results of the ‘Listen-up!’ project

12.30-1.30pm, Fri 31st March 2017 Seminar Room 515, Level 5, 207 Bouverie Street, Carlton Professor Ellen Townsend, Professor of Psychology, University of Nottingham, Fellow of the International Academy of Suicide Research, University of Melbourne Miegunyah Distinguished Visiting Fellow Self-harm is … Continue reading

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