Spotlight Series: Mental health research 2019
This symposium is for anyone working in the delivery of mental health services, and the policy that governs these services as well as those engaged in research. Talks will be short and delivered in lay language.
- Tuesday 8 October 2019
- Nordmeyer Lecture Theatre, University of Otago, Wellington, 23a Mein Street, Wellington
How to register
Registrations for this event are now open – the event is open to all and free of charge. Come and listen to Otago researchers outline their latest research on mental health conditions and discuss what research is telling us about how to change health service delivery. Presenters will include both established and early career researchers along with some consumer-researchers.
- External registrants can register here: https://www.otago.ac.nz/conferences/health-sciences-research/
- University of Otago staff/students can register to: email@example.com
If you have any enquiries please contact us by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Student Poster Competition
A poster competition for students involved in mental health research will take place the evening before the showcase (7th Oct). Judging of the competition will be held in conjunction with a drinks and nibbles event for all participants. There are good prizes up for grabs.
See the Guidelines for the competition.
Mental health research draft programme
Watch this space as more speakers are confirmed over weeks to come.
Mihi and welcome from Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Division of Health Sciences, Professor Paul Brunton
9.10am Opening address
Dr Susanna Every-Palmer, University of Otago, Wellington
Professor John Horwood: Longitudinal studies examining childhood adversity
Associate Professor Giles Newton Howes: Alcohol use and personality disorder
Psychological Medicine Christchurch: Clinical research on disorders
Professor Kate Scott: New Zealand's place in the world: Provocative findings from the world mental health surveys
Dr Cameron Lacey: Māori bi-polar service use
Finalists in the student poster competition will also present their work