Medicine Events

Meet the Professors

26 September 2019
Target Sites: 
Medicine (select for all events)
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Event Type: 
Lecture
Event date: 
2 October 2019 - 3:30pm
Location: 
UNSW GATE 9, The Chancellery - Council Chambers
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The 2019 Meet the Professors series is a wonderful chance for students and staff to celebrate the careers and achievements of our newly promoted and recruited professors. Our speakers will share their specialist knowledge and provide insights into ‘what’ and ‘who’ influenced their lives and careers.
 


Professor Jason Grebely, The Kirby Institute

Half a Million Steps: Documentary screening and panel discussion

26 September 2019
Target Sites: 
Medicine (select for all events)
NDARC
Event Type: 
Film
Event date: 
18 November 2019 - 6:00pm
Location: 
The Roundhouse, Anzac Parade, Kensington, NSW 2052
Half a Million Steps: Documentary screening

The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC), Social Policy Research Centre (SPRC), Kirby Institute (KI) and Centre for Social Research in Health (CSRH) are hosting a free screening of the documentary Half a Million Steps followed by a panel discussion at UNSW Sydney on Monday, 18 November 2019.

Drugs, alcohol, and late-life cognitive outcomes

26 September 2019
Target Sites: 
Medicine (select for all events)
NDARC
Event Type: 
Seminar
Event date: 
10 October 2019 - 3:00pm
Location: 
Lecture Room 122, Building R1, 22 - 32 King St, Randwick, NSW 2031
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An overview of the evidence on the impact of medication use, alcohol and smoking on late-life cognitive function and risk of dementia.

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Harm reduction for smoking: vaping and other smokeless tobacco products

26 September 2019
Target Sites: 
Medicine (select for all events)
NDARC
Event Type: 
Seminar
Event date: 
24 October 2019 - 3:00pm
Location: 
Lecture Room 122, Building R1, 22 - 32 King St, Randwick, NSW 2031
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An overview of harm reduction approaches for smoking cessation.

A Whirlwind Tour of Alternative Study Designs

31 October 2019
Target Sites: 
Medicine (select for all events)
NDARC
Event Type: 
Seminar
Event date: 
31 October 2019 - 3:00pm
Location: 
Lecture Room 122, Building R1, 22 - 32 King St, Randwick, NSW 2031
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The seminar will provide an overview of less common study designs that could be useful in public health research.

About this Event

While most public health researchers are familiar with randomised controlled trials and survey studies, there are a range of other study designs that are less familiar, but which have the potential to answer research questions that might be difficult or impossible with an RCT or survey design.

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