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24 May 22

Life Disruptions and Ageing Well - An AAG SA Student and Early Career Researchers Event


Life Disruptions and Ageing Well

The student and early career research group encourage early dissemination of research findings relating to ageing well. This evening showcases some of South Australia’s students and recent graduates.

The session will consider some of life’s disruptions and how ageing well is perceived during times of change. Come and join other like-minded colleagues for an evening of networking and learning in a relaxed, informal setting. Light supper provided.

  • Learn about emerging research
  • Consider ageing and wellbeing in times of change
  • Develop new connections with other like-minded people
  • Network in person

Hear from our Student and early career group of emerging researchers:

Unyime ‘Jasper’ Jasper
PhD candidate
Centre for Frailty and Healthy Ageing
University of Adelaide

‘Why hospitalised older adults are sedentary and solutions’

Jasper is a physiotherapist and PhD candidate with the University of Adelaide. Jasper’s research is positioned at the nexus of healthy ageing, human movement behaviour and clinical rehabilitation. His current research focuses on older patient, carer, and clinician perspectives of sedentary behaviour and physical activity in hospital settings

Elli Kolovos
Research Assistant
Be Well Research Group
Flinders University

‘Does How We Perceive Our Age Matter? Implications in the Context of COVID-19 Related Disruptions’

Elli has an Honours Degree in Psychology and works as a research facilitator with The Be Well Research Group. She has a keen interest in evidence-based mental health measurement and intervention as well as the psychological impact of COVID-19 on older adults. Elli strives for a world in which all individuals have the language and tailored supports to understand, explore, and build their mental health and well-being.

Claire Gough
Research Fellow
Aged Care Centre for Growth and Translational Research
Flinders University

‘Changes in older adults’ community participation during COVID-19: What can we learn?’

Claire is an experienced physiotherapist with a background in musculoskeletal and neurological rehabilitation. She has a passion for working with older people and combining progressive technologies to promote independence and community participation. Claire is driven to improve the care and quality of life of older people and has a Postdoctoral Fellowship in the ACCGTR Knowledge and Implementation Hub.

Chad Han
PhD candidate
Caring Futures Institute
Flinders University

‘INDEPENDENCE: a self-managed hospital-to-home frailty support program’

Chad’s research focuses on health services bringing autonomy back to patients. His research aims to help older adults prevent hospital readmissions and STAY AT HOME. He is completing his PhD in frailty and malnutrition next month and can’t wait to visit his home back in Singapore. Chad is also supporting patients as a specialist diabetes dietitian via a digital health platform, at NOVI-Health, Singapore.

Event Date & Time: Tuesday 24th May 6.00 - 8.00pm ACST

Event Location: Flinders University, SA

Registrations Open: 9th May 22 12:00 AM

Registrations Close: 23rd May 22 2:30 PM

Places Available: 50

AAG Members: Free
Non Members: $20
Non Member concessions: $10

Flinders University Victoria Square, Adelaide
Room 2 level 1.
Entry via Victoria Square side door; main doors locked after 5pm.


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