Upcoming Events

14 Sep 17

Webinar - Doorways to Data

There is a wealth of data ‘out there’ and it is a valuable resource. There are several benefits to learning about the data that is widely available, including:

  • Allows independent validation of results
  • Avoids replication
  • Leads to new collaborations and partnerships

Are you aware of all the datasets that are ‘out there’? Do you know how to access them? Do you know whether there’s a cost? Join us for a webinar that will introduce several relevant datasets, and help you understand how to access and get the most out of them. This webinar is brought to you by the AAG’s Housing and Built Environment Special Interest Group

Participants will:

  • Identify data sources that will be useful to their research
  • Learn how to access the data sources
  • Identify any barriers to accessing the information, such as license requirement/ permissions or fees

Hear from the Leading Experts

Dr Helen Barrie, University Research Fellow, University of Adelaide

Helen is the current national president of the Australian Association of Gerontology, having served on state and national committees for the AAG of the past 10 years. Helen is a Research Fellow at the University of Adelaide where her research has a focus on Australia’s ageing population and the implications of this for individuals, society and communities. Much of this work involves an examination of population diversity; the interaction between people and the built environment; community connectedness, and social networks

Dr Meredith Tavener, Research Fellow, University of Newcastle

Meredith is a Research Fellow with the Research Centre for Generational Health and Ageing. She is an experienced social gerontologist with expertise in applied qualitative methodologies and narrative analysis. From 2012 to 2016 Meredith managed two cohorts of the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health, and continues to use the qualitative data provided by women to study issues of healthy ageing, retirement and health creation.

Mr Mark Cooper-Stanbury, Head, Information Development Unit, Community Services & Communication Group, Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Mark is a senior manager at the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare with more than 25 years’ experience in developing, analysing and reporting information in the fields of disability, ageing, population health and community services.

Victoria Cornell, Chair of AAG’s Housing and Built Environment Special Interest Group will be facilitating this session.

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Event Details

Online Registration:
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NSW/VIC/QLD/TAS/ACT: 12:00 - 1:00pm
SA/NT: 11:30am - 12:30pm
WA: 10:00am to 11:00am
NZL: 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Registrations close on 13 September 2017 at 06:30pm AEST.

Refund and Cancellation Policy

Event Date & Time: Thursday 14th September 2017, 12pm - 1pm AEST

Event Location: WEBINAR, National

Registrations Open: 14th Aug 17 10:00 AM

Registrations Close: 13th Sep 17 6:30 PM

Places Available: 178

Your Investment

AAG Members: FREE
Non-Members: $50.00
NZAG Members: FREE (Please enter the code provided by your organisation at checkout to receive this discount.)
ANZSGM Members: FREE (Please enter the code provided by your organisation at checkout to receive this discount.)






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