April news about Society Culture and Health

Tuesday 9 May 2017

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Wakako Takeda, Cathy Banwell and other international academics are contributing a chapter on culture and globalised public health to a text book on food and public health.

Conference papers and posters


Ruth Kharis presented ‘'Different voices and solutions for food security’ part of her PhD research to the 15th World Congress on Public Health., Thursday 6 April, at Melbourne.

Dixon, J. was invited to present Agriculture's role in a healthy food system, Fair Food Forum, Broome, May 1, 2017

Lyndall Strazdins is currently presenting her work to collaborators in Finland.

Grants applied for


Cathy Banwell with sociologists and members of the medical school has received funding from the ANU to conduct a pilot study on obesity in NSW rural areas. 



Melanie Pescud and Huong Dinh have joined SCH to work on the ARC linkage grant on older workers.

Jodie Leu is returning to NCEPH after completing data collection on young Singaporean workers’ health practices.

Impact and engagement


Cathy Banwell has joined a university working group discussing the supervision of HDR students.

Catherine Settle has submitted an associate application for the Higher Education Academy.

Ruth Kharis became an Associate of the ANU Climate Change Institute

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