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A Thousand & One Interconnections: Sara Irannejad
19 Sep

A Thousand & One Interconnections: Sara Irannejad

The exhibition presents selected works produced since 2014 as a result of Sara Irannejad's research for a Doctorate of Visual Art.
Griffith Asia Institute Research Seminar: Their dignity requires a retinue: Ambedkar on rank, dignity and moral worth
27 Sep

Griffith Asia Institute Research Seminar: Their dignity requires a retinue: Ambedkar on rank, dignity and moral worth

Jeremy Waldron argues that human dignity should be conceived primarily as an 'aristocratic' rank now conferred on all persons within sets of legal norms and practices. In this approach, dignity is constituted by law and closely tied to equality under it. This article critiques such a conception via the work of BR Ambedkar (1891-1956), India's revered champion of Dalits and architect of its 1950 Constitution.
Hospital admission and readmission for chronic cardiovascular disease: An avoidable cost for our health service
27 Sep

Hospital admission and readmission for chronic cardiovascular disease: An avoidable cost for our health service

Menzies Health Institute Queensland welcomes Professor Thomas Marwick from the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute to speak on studies in the possibility of better risk-prediction for readmission and how they may enable more efficient investment in disease management programs, including the adoption of new technologies for home monitoring and home care.
Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) Advanced
02 Oct

Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) Advanced

This course is designed as an advanced course in Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) for existing AMOS users. The course is divided into four parts: revision of basic concepts, constructing composite variables for use in SEM, advanced single-level models and advanced multi-level models. Be quick to register as there are limited places available.
Why is health care in the United States so expensive?
02 Oct

Why is health care in the United States so expensive?

Presented by Menzies Health Institue Queensland and The Economic, Policy and Innovation Centre for Health Systems.
In this Seminar, Dr Benjamin P. Geisler from the Massachusetts General Hospital (Boston, USA) will explore why health insurance and care delivery are so expensive in the U.S and the role that geographic variation in costs and quality play, which relates to several macro trends over the past twenty years.
Growing Tall Poppies Program
03 Oct

Growing Tall Poppies Program

The Growing Tall Poppies program is an aspirational program for Year 10 female high school students considering a future career in science, with a focus on physics. The program focuses on physics as a catalyst for solving real-world issues, breaking down stereotypes about physics being hard and only for boys, increasing girls' identity with physics skills and highlights career pathways and frontiers. Registration is essential and open NOW!!