Lucy Farrell, a doctoral candidate working in the HealthyLaws research team recently won best oral presentation at the State Population Health Conference in Adelaide. Her presentation was entitled “It’s a form of forced education”: Understandings of preventive obesity regulations across differing socio-economic landscapes. A paper based on this work has been submitted for publication.
The role of government in protecting the health of communities is an issue that arouses strong feelings and gives rise to vigorous debates. An interdisciplinary conference titled: Who’s afraid of the nanny state? Freedom, regulation, and the nation’s health focused on just this issue in April 2014. The conference was co-hosted by Sydney Law School and the Charles Perkins Centre […]
September 2014 Symposium title: 1st Australasian Symposium on Health Communication, Advertising and Marketing Theme: “The Future of Public Health Communication” and sub-theme: “Government/lndustry/Research collaboration” Organisers: QUT’s Centre for Accident Research and Road Safety – Queensland (CARRS-Q), Faculties of Health and Creative Industries, and the School of Business Program: The event organisers promise an interesting and varied program with […]
Lucy Martin, one of the PhD scholars working with the HealthyLaws team, has been awarded the Konrad Jamrozik Student Scholarship by the Public Health Association Australia (SA Branch). The scholarship will enable Lucy to attend the PHAA 43rd Annual Conference in Perth to present her work. Congratulations, Lucy!
October 2014 Conference title: 2014 ANZOS / ALMA Annual Scientific Meeting: Obesity is everyone’s challenge Organisers: The Australian and New Zealand Obesity Society (ANZOS) and the Australian Lifestyle Medicine Association (ALMA) When: 16th – 18th October 2014 Where: Sydney, Australia Who should attend: researchers and practitioners who are focussed on the prevention, treatment and management of obesity as well as the promotion […]
September 2014 Conference title: UK Congress on Obesity Organisers: Association for the Study of Obesity (ASO) When: 16th – 17th September 2014 Where: University of Birmingham, Edgbaston Campus, UK