AAG SECG presents: Recruitment Strategies for Older Populations
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Participant recruitment can be a lengthy, and often challenging process with the potential to influence study timelines and budgets. Recruitment of older populations presents yet another layer of complexity.
This webinar will offer valuable insight and tips on how to make the most of your recruitment strategies, and how to best capture older participants.
Three presenters from across the field of ageing will share their experience, tips and advice for recruiting older populations for community engagement projects, observational studies and clinical trials.
- Hear from successful researchers in ageing about their experiences recruiting older people
- Learn about the strengths and weaknesses of different recruitment methods, including recruitment companies
- Identify strategies best suited to your research and population of interest
Hear from our speakers:
Dr Ashleigh Smith,
University of South Australia
Ashleigh is an emerging research leader positioned at the nexus of neuroscience, exercise physiology and cognitive ageing, within the Alliance for Research in Exercise, Nutrition and Activity (ARENA). Her research with a vision to develop targeted and sustainable physical interventions, to improve health, across the lifespan. Ashleigh currently leads a national multidisciplinary research team which was recently awarded an NHMRC Boosting Dementia Research Grant to identify optimal activity and diet compositions for dementia prevention.
Dr Piers Bayl-Smith
Piers is a post-doctoral researcher investigating human factors and cybersecurity within the organisational context. He was awarded his PhD in 2017 from Macquarie University, receiving the Vice-Chancellor commendation for his PhD thesis, Work Styles and Person-Environment Fit: Adjusting to Change as a Late Career Worker. Before commencing his present position, Piers was employed as a post-doctoral fellow investigating person environment fit, work adaptability, and late-career workers with Barbara Griffin, publishing several peer-reviewed articles and conference presentations.
Dr Meredith Tavener
Hunter Medical Research Institute
Dr Meredith Tavener comes from a diverse research background, with qualifications in exercise physiology, health promotion, epidemiology and social gerontology, which all come together to inform her roles as lecturer and qualitative analyst with the School of Medicine and Public Health. Dr Tavener has expertise and training in applying qualitative evaluation methods, working with researchers and clinicians to analyse and interpret how people narrate and assign meaning to key health events. She has developed a strong reputation for her knowledge of theory and application of innovative qualitative methods - she conducts workshops on selected qualitative methods and is asked to consult on qualitative research protocols.
Research Associate, Flinders University
AAG SECG member
Shazia Shehzad Abbas
PhD Candidate, University of Newcastle
AAG SECG member
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Event Date & Time: Tuesday 19th May 11.30am to 12.30pm AEST
Event Location: WEBINAR, National
Registrations Open: 3rd Apr 20 1:00 AM
Registrations Close: 19th May 20 10:30 AM
Places Available: 63
AAG Members: FREE
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