Past Events

28 Aug 19

Cutting Edge Ageing Research: Hear from PhD Candidates and Early Career Researchers

This event will feature some of Tasmania’s emerging leading researchers on ageing. Two PhD candidates will share their findings about research set in both residential and community-based services for people with dementia. A highly successful early career scientist will also present about developing and planning for a career in research. Students/ECR are also invited to submit abstracts related to ageing research for the Poster Presentation and enter the Best Poster Competition.

Attending this event gives you an opportunity to:

  • Explore issues outside your day-to-day primary focus
  • Present your findings and have discussion on-site
  • Develop your own network with Tasmania’s research
  • community and health professionals in ageing issues
  • Support Tasmania’s emerging gerontology researchers



Hear from our speakers:


Dr Laura Laslett

Musculoskeletal epidemiologist and NHMRC Early Career Fellow, Menzies Institute for Medical Research, University of Tasmania.

Career Development and Planning: How to establish a solid track record.

Laura Tierney

PhD Candidate, Queensland University of Technology.

Activity and affect among aged care facility residents with dementia

Azam Bazooband

PhD Candidate, Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre, University of Tasmania.

Community-based Art: Incorporating the Input of People Living with Dementia.

Jointly sponsored by:

School of Nursing
University of Tasmania



Click here to download an event flyer



We also invite all students and ECR to submit abstracts for the Poster Competition.
All abstracts related to ageing research are welcome. To enter the competition,
follow the instructions for submitting an abstract by using the submission form,
and send to Feng Pan.

The submitted abstracts will be evaluated by a committee, and the Best
Poster Presentation will be selected.

Click here to download a poster submission form

To submit your poster abstract contact Feng Pan; Feng.Pan@utas.edu.au due by 14 August 2019.

Event Date & Time: Wednesday 28th August 2019 3.00pm - 5.30pm

Event Location: MS2, Lecture 2, Medical Sciences Precinct, UTAS, Tasmania
17 Liverpool Street Hobart

Registrations Open: 6th Aug 19 12:00 AM

Registrations Close: 28th Aug 19 11:59 PM

Places Available: 181

This is a free event for AAG members and non-members alike

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  • Registrations are closed

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