8th Rural and Remote Health Scientific Symposium

Date: 6-7 October 2021

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The Symposium is brought to you by the National Rural Health Alliance, in conjunction with the Australian Rural Health Education Network, the Federation of Rural Australian Medical Educators, and the Lowitja Institute.

The theme of the virtual symposium is ‘Connecting research, practice and communities’ – bringing together rural health academics, clinical researchers and practitioners, students, as well as policymakers engaged with the Alliance and the rural health sector.

The digital program will feature research presentations, poster sessions and engagement with high-quality keynote speakers, including:

  • infectious disease expert and COVID-19 commentator, Prof Mary-Louise McLaws
  • head of the Canberra University Regional Wellbeing Survey, A/Prof Jacki Schirmer, and
  • A/Prof Adrienne O’Neil, Director of Heart & Mind Research and Deputy Director of the Food & Mood Centre in the Deakin University School of Medicine.

The full digital program retains the more than 60 research presentations, poster sessions and engagement with high-quality keynote speakers.

Introduction to implementation Science and Implementation Research Webinar

Date: Tuesday 26 October 2021
Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presenters: Prof Alison Hutchinson, Dr Anna Chapman and Dr Harriet Koorts
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Implementation Science researchers within the Deakin University Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition (IPAN) & The Institute for Health Transformations’ (IHT) Quality and Patient Safety Research domain are collaborating to deliver a series of Implementation Science webinars throughout 2021 & 2022. The first session is designed to provide an overview of the basic principles of Implementation Science and Implementation Research; it will be especially relevant to those new to the field and/or those wanting to refresh their knowledge. The content delivered in this first session will be assumed knowledge in all future webinars/workshops.

Western Alliance members are invited to attend this free of charge webinar series.