Wellbeing, Health & Communities (WHC) – Pathway Seminar 2
Date - Thursday, 10th May 2018 (12:30 pm - 3:00 pm)
Interdisciplinary research and participatory approaches with marginalized populations
Date & Time: Thursday 10 May 2018, 12.30pm – 3pm
Seminar Title: “Promoting the engagement of migrant and refugee communities in research, healthcare innovation and evaluation”.
Professor Jane Yelland, University of Melbourne, is Co-Leader of the Refugee and Migrant Research Program within the Healthy Mothers Healthy Families research group at Murdoch Childrens. She holds an National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Career Development Fellowship, and is an honorary senior research fellow at the University of Melbourne, General Practice and Primary Health Care Academic Centre.
Jane has a PhD in perinatal epidemiology and health services research, and has developed her research career in perinatal healthcare and maternal health with a particular focus on engaging diverse and ‘hard to reach’ populations. She is currently leading a large NHMRC funded partnership project Bridging the Gap that is developing innovative quality improvement strategies to tackle known refugee inequalities in maternal and child health. She is also a Chief Investigator for two other NHMRC funded studies: the Aboriginal Families Study in South Australia, and the Childhood Resilience Study. Jane is a member of three international editorial advisory boards.
Seminar – 12.30pm – 1.45pm
This seminar will describe collaborative and participatory approaches to research and knowledge exchange that have underpinned her work in addressing modifiable risk factors for poor health outcomes and co-design to improve the quality and safety of healthcare. The focus will be on a research program at MCRI that is addressing health and health care inequalities for migrant and refugee background women and families.
Group Discussion – 2pm – 3pm
Following the open seminar, students will be engaged in a 1 hour group discussion providing the opportunity to discuss in greater depth methodological challenges and benefits related to interdisciplinary collaborative research.
Students should attend both sessions.
Students are responsible for arranging travel to and from these Pathway Specific Training sessions. The WRDTP cannot reimburse travel costs to these sessions.
Enquiry contact details
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