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Summer evening talks on public health 2021

Summer evening talks on today’s public health issues.

Join us at the Wellington campus of the University of Otago for Summer 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

For more details on the 2021 Public Health Summer School

Refreshments will be served following the talks

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 ‘info-demic’ and public health challenges for us in the future
Dr Jonathan Jarman
Medical Officer of Health, Taranaki DHB

Tuesday 16 February, 5:15pm

Improving housing while cutting carbon
Dr Geoff Bertram
Senior Associate, Institute for Governance and Policy Studies, Victoria University of Wellington

Talk and book launch.

Thursday 18 February, 5:15pm The source of water - the most important fourth water, missing from the Three Waters Review
Dr Mike Joy
Victoria University of Wellington

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

Date Monday, 1 February 2021 - Thursday, 18 February 2021
Time 5:15pm - 6:30pm
Audience Public,All University
CampusWellington
DepartmentPublic Health (Wellington)
LocationHeld at University of Otago, Wellington, 23a Mein Street, Newtown.
CostNo cost
Websitehttp://www.otago.ac.nz/wellington/news/events/

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