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We're talking health...Research Talks Event - NEW DATE

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Manawa Foyer

276 Antigua Street

Christchurch, Canterbury 8011

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Starting well, ageing well and living well...Come and hear a selection of interesting health-related talks across the age spectrum.

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We have a new date for our free annual research talks event. We hope that you can join us!

Lead researchers from Te Papa Hauora partners talk about a variety of health issues being studied including why iron is really important in your diet, the parental role in sexual education of our young people, the transition to menopause, how work can impact on your wellbeing, managing symptoms of Parkinson's, how to remain healthy and active as we age..... and more.

Come and join us at Te Papa Hauora Health Precinct's Manawa. Refreshments from 5.00pm, talks begin at 5.30pm.

Our line-up of speakers is below. For more information on their talks click here to visit our website.

STARTING WELL

A safe harbour: women who use water immersion for labour and birth with a complex pregnancy - Kelly Kara, Midwifery Lecturer Ara Institute of Canterbury

Ironing out the details: what Popeye didn’t tell you about eating spinach - Esther Caljé, Senior Midwife and PhD student, Canterbury District Health Board

Not just little adults: changing the way we treat infections in children - Dr Tony Walls, Associate Professor University of Otago, Department of Paediatrics & Paediatric Infectious Disease Specialist, Canterbury District Health Board

Love Sex and Porn: Parenting and sexuality education in the digital age - Tracy Clelland, Lecturer in Health Education, School of Health Sciences, University of Canterbury

LIVING WELL

Obe-city: does where you live affect the weight you gain? - Dr Matthew Hobbs, Senior Lecturer in Public Health, School of Health Sciences and Senior Research Fellow, GeoHealth Laboratory, University of Canterbury

It’s getting hot in here… Perimenopause: A users guide - Dr Geri McLeod, Senior Research Fellow, Christchurch Health and Development Study, University of Otago

Could the time you spend at work be good for your health and wellbeing? - Professor Katharina Naswall, School of Psychology, Speech and Hearing, University of Canterbury

AGEING WELL

Parkinson’s and the battle within - Professor Tim Anderson, Department of Medicine, University of Otago & the New Zealand Brain Research Institute (NZBRI)

Pae Ora: The Opportunity to Reframe Active Living and Healthy Ageing - Jacqui Lunday-Johnstone, Executive Director Allied Health, Canterbury District Health Board

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