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Summer evening talks on today's public health issues

No cost
Public, All university
Public Health (Wellington)

PHSS_2021_OpenTalks_combined_flyerJoin us at the Wellington campus of the University of Otago for Summer Evening talks and hear experts discussing today's public health issues. This series is part of the 2021 Public Health Summer School and open to all.

The talks will take place in Level D lecture theatres (follow the signs) at the University of Otago, Wellington, 23A Mein Street, Newtown.

All talk times: 5:15–6:30pm

We would love you to join us in person but for those unable to be there, it will be livestreamed.

Livestream link

Date Lecture
Monday 1 February, 5:15pm

The global response to the COVID-19 pandemic
The Right Honourable Helen Clark
Former UNDP Administrator and Prime Minister of New Zealand

Includes the Opening of the Public Health Summer School.

Wednesday 10 February, 5:15pm

Risk perception during a COVID-19 'infodemic' and our future public health challenges
Dr Jonathan Jarman
Medical Officer of Health, Taranaki DHB

Tuesday 16 February, 5:15pm

Improving our buildings, cutting carbon
Dr Geoff Bertram
Senior Associate, Victoria University of Wellington

Presentation and official book launch.

Thursday 18 February, 5:15pm Source water: the crucial missing water from the new Taumata Arowai Three Waters legislation
Dr Mike Joy
Victoria University of Wellington

All welcome. These talks are free and open to the public.

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