The University of South Australia's free Successful Ageing Seminar series consists of special presentations on topical issues relevant to our more senior Alumni and the community. The seminars, delivered by UniSA academic staff and allied professionals, gives access to the latest information and research on a range of health and
Adelaide's riches: making the most of our abundant natural and cultural heritage
Thursday, 24 April, 2.00 - 4.00pm
Can we embrace our natural and cultural heritage to make Adelaide a great place to live? Dr Phil Roetman, a research fellow from the Barbara Hardy Institute, and Sandy Wilkinson, an Adelaide city councillor, will discuss the importance of protecting and connecting to Adelaide's natural and built environments.
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Attendance is free, but registration is essential: Registration for this event is now open
Nanotechnology - #newtreatments4u
Friday, 25 July, 2.00 - 4.00pm
Associate Professor Pat Buckley, Director of the Sansom Institute, will lead a group of researchers from the University's Mawson, Sansom and Wark Institutes in this seminar on new medical procedures. Topics include Nanoparticles in Tumour Tissues; Emulsion Behaviour and New Adhesive Treatments; Imaging Inside the Skin; and New Biomaterials for Wound Healing.
Are Your Pills Making You Ill?
Friday, 26 September, 2.00 - 4.00pm
Professor Libby Roughead, Director of the Quality Use of Medicines and Pharmacy Research Centre, will discuss her research into the medication safety challenges of older patients with multiple chronic health conditions. Libby's research interests include public policy concerning medicines, improving the use of medicines, and studies of the patterns of medication use and adverse drug events. Following on from Libby will be Debra Rowett, a clinical pharmacist from the Repatriation General Hospital, who undertakes significant work in improving health care practice and safety.
Successful Ageing seminars archive