MSPGH/MLS Joint Seminar: 25th June 2020 – Research swap meet – building research collaborations across health and law

12.30-1.45pm, Thurs 25th June 2020
via Zoom (https://unimelb.zoom.us/j/94156731033?pwd=UktpNTZqVzVJNHBQRk9YR2p3RkhXUT09 ; Password: 974812)

Research swap meet – building research collaborations across health and lawAn online seminar featuring presentations by researchers from MSPGH and Melbourne Law School (MLS).

COVID-19 presents significant challenges for government, community and business that require the expertise of researchers from across all academic disciplines. While many researchers are already working together, new challenges are emerging in the current crisis which create new opportunities for generating collaborative partnerships. Melbourne School of Population and Global Health and Melbourne Law School are interested in developing connections between researchers to facilitate new research collaborations on the challenges for health and social policy raised by COVID-19.

This seminar will be co-hosted by MSPGH & MLS, and feature short presentations from researchers in both schools on research at the intersection of health and law, and possible opportunities for collaboration in response to COVID-19 and beyond.  Speakers include:

  • Marie Bismark, Associate Professor, public health physician and health lawyer, Head of Law and Public Health Group, MSPGH
  • Lisa Gibbs, Professor & Director, Child & Community Wellbeing Unit, MSPGH
  • Anne Kavanagh, Professor & Chair in Disability and Health, MSPGH
  • Stuart Kinner, Professor & Head of the Justice Health Unit in the Centre for Health Equity, MSPGH
  • Jonathan Liberman, Associate Professor in Law and Global Health, MLS & MSPGH
  • Paula O’Brien, Senior Lecturer and Co-Director of the Health Law and Ethics Network, MLS
  • Mark Taylor, Associate Professor in Health Law and Regulation & Deputy Director of HeLEX@Melbourne, MLS
  • Michelle Taylor-Sands, Associate Professor and Co-Director of the Health Law and Ethics Network, MLS

Contact: Joann Cattlin or Cathy Vaughan

For more details, please view the Event Flyer.