UNSW Events

Hepatitis C: A cure for all? A special World Hepatitis Day event

27 July 2017
Target Sites: 
Medicine (select for all events)
The Kirby Institute (Please do not publish without approval prior)
Event Type: 
Seminar
Event date: 
27 July 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Location: 
Berg Family Foundation Seminar Room, Level 6, Wallace Wurth Building, Kensington Campus, UNSW Sydney
School/Unit: 
The Kirby Institute
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For World Hepatitis Day, the Kirby Institute is bringing together key stakeholders and community members to celebrate Australia’s significant achievements in hepatitis C treatment. This event will also focus on remaining treatment challenges; how do we provide hepatitis C treatment to marginalised and stigmatised populations in society? Moderator: Sophie Scott, ABC. Panellists: Kerry Chant, Nicky Bath, Mary-Ellen Harrod, Stuart Loveday, Annie Madden, Carla Treloar, Greg Dore, Andrew Lloyd.

 

 

CHeBA & Kids4Dementia Family Fun Run

16 September 2017
Target Sites: 
Medicine (select for all events)
CHeBA (Decomissioned. Please use cheba2)
CHeBA2 (Please do not publish without approval prior)
Event Type: 
Festival
Event date: 
17 September 2017 - 9:00am to 11:30am
Location: 
Sydney
School/Unit: 
Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA)
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CHeBA has partnered with Kensington Public School to raise funds for Kids4Dementia and we need your help!

We are inviting parents and grandparents to join Team CHeBA and run, jog or walk with a child or teen in the 3.5km Family Fun Run or 10km Bridge Run on Sunday, 17 September.

Highest fundraisers receive a family pass to TARONGA ZOO with the runner up to receive 4 passes to WET'N'WILD!

Qualitative Analysis & Writing-Up Workshop

2 July 2017
Target Sites: 
Medicine (select for all events)
Medicine Staff Website (select for events only)
SPHCM
Event Type: 
Workshop
Event date: 
3 July 2017 - 9:00am to 4:30pm
Location: 
Room 305, Samuels Building, Upper Kensington campus, UNSW Sydney
School/Unit: 
School of Public Health & Community Medicine
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The QRN Hub is hosting a one-day intensive workshop on qualitative analysis for researchers who have minimal experience in qualitative research. This workshop provides the basic tools to conduct a thematic analysis of interviews, to consider key theoretical and methodological issues, and to report to different audiences. Facilitated by experienced qualitative researchers, this will offer an opportunity for both engaging discussion and hands-on practice. Researchers from all backgrounds are welcome.

UNSW Medical Orchestra presents "The Winter Charity Concert"

8 June 2017
Target Sites: 
Medicine (select for all events)
Event Type: 
Concert
Event date: 
8 June 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Location: 
Sir John Clancy Auditorium
School/Unit: 
UNSW Medicine

At the UNSW Medical Music Society, as firm believers in music as both a medium to benefit our local community and one avenue through which we can enjoy a balanced and healthy lifestyle, under the baton of Nicky Gluch, the Orchestra consisting mainly of UNSW medical students will perform Beethoven's Symphony No. 1, Elgar's Nimrod and a Video Game Medley, among other works.

Professor Gill Rowlands - Health literacy

11 May 2017
Target Sites: 
Medicine (select for all events)
Medicine Staff Website (select for events only)
SPHCM
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Event Type: 
Seminar
Event date: 
11 May 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Location: 
Room 319, Level 3 AGSM Building (Bldg G27) UNSW Kensington Campus
School/Unit: 
Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity
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Professor Gill Rowlands’ research focuses on health inequalities, health literacy and the pathways through which social disadvantage impacts on health and illness. Professor Rowlands will be talking about how and why GPs and nurses should improve their health literacy practice, and will describe her current work to develop an intervention to improve GP knowledge and communication through health literacy training and the use of medical health record prompts.

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