Past events

12.30–1.30pm 21 February 2013
In recent years, WHO and partners in the public health, environmental and research communities have been exploring the interface between public health decision-making and...
11am–12pm 7 February 2013
The Social Determinants of Health Alliance (SDOHA) has been established as a collaboration of health, social service and public policy organisations to work with governments to...
4–6pm 17 December 2012
In recognition of the valuable support our external and across-campus collaborators have provided throughout 2012, NCEPH is hosting an end of year ‘thank you’ party....
12.30–1.30pm 11 December 2012
One of the key challenges in tuberculosis (TB) control is emergence of Multidrug Resistant TB (MDR-TB) - resistance to both of the principal drugs, isoniazid and rifampicin. China...
12.30–1.30pm 6 December 2012
Academics have a substantial role in the dissemination of “Enlightenment”. Access to knowledge is conditioned by the role of “vectors” that ensure the...
12.30–1.30pm 4 December 2012
Strengths and limitations in epidemiological tools for understanding dominant discourses in Aboriginal health What are the interrelationships between participation in land-based...
12.30–1.30pm 3 December 2012
The prevalence of mental illness, overweight and obesity has been rapidly increasing in Australia and across the globe. The use of antidepressant medication is also on the rise...
12.30–1.30pm 30 November 2012
Heat stress can lead to serious illness (such as heat stroke). Key factors in developing heat stress are the intensity of the work done, the relative humidity, solar radiation,...
12.30–1.30pm 29 November 2012
Thailand’s work and health transition Thailand has experienced a rapid economic transition from agriculture to manufacturing and services, and to more formal employment....
12.30–1.30pm 15 November 2012
Law has always had a role in public health administration, both constraining and enabling the exercise of regulatory authority. In the past forty years, however, law has emerged...
12.30–1.30pm 8 November 2012
Ivan Hanigan will give a presentation on the data management and analysis environment at NCEPH, in the context of recent changes at NHMRC toward open access publications. The...
12.30–1.30pm 25 October 2012
Labonte and Schrecker emphasize the emergence of a global marketplace due to economic globalisation as being the driving force behind the overall process of globalisation over the...
11am–3pm 23 October 2012
Work in progress seminars are a series of short presentations by RSPH students, early career researchers, and research assistants about their current research. The seminars...
12.30–1.30pm 18 October 2012
Visceral leishmaniasis (VL), also known as kala-azar, is a parasitic disease caused by the protozoan Leishmania donovani/chagasi/infantum. The parasite is transmitted by the bite...
9am 13 October – 5pm 14 October 2012
Towards action on social determinants of health This workshop is a stepping stone to the development of a critical mass of leaders in the social determinants of health and health...
12.30–1.30pm 4 October 2012
A global reassessment of the economic and human impacts of inaction on climate change On 26 September the Climate Vulnerable Forum published its latest detailed report, The...
12.30–1.30pm 2 October 2012
The characteristics of the medical ecology and epidemiology of disease in ancestral human environments will be described in this presentation. This will be compared to the medical...
12.30–2pm 27 September 2012
Eight public health and legal researchers and activists from Cambodia, China, Indonesia, the Philippines and Thailand will present the results of a six week residency at ANU...
12.30–1.30pm 21 September 2012
Bridging the research-policy divide by revitalising university-government partnerships. Professor Romeo Gundran is the Dean of the College of...
12.30–1.30pm 30 August 2012
What facilitates and impedes political support to address obesity, unhealthy diets and physical inactivity? Case studies from Australia and the World Health Organization. Policy...

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