Public Lecture

Non-RCT designs and their role in understanding health conditions/diseases

Non-RCT designs and their role in understanding health conditions/diseases

Menzies Health Institute Queensland Seminar with Dr Rajna Golubic
The aim of this Seminar is to give an overview of non-RCT designs and their application in clinical and epidemiological research, review their advantages and disadvantages and provide examples of research papers using each design of interest (cohort, case-control, cross-sectional, nested study design, surveys). The key differences between RCT and non-RCT designs will be explained.
Is Globalisation in Reverse?

Is Globalisation in Reverse?

Two hundred years after British economist David Ricardo proposed the classic argument for free trade in his Principles of Political Economy and Taxation (1817), based on the concept that countries are better off producing and trading internationally according to their comparative advantage, anti-free trade and anti-foreign investment sentiment is on the rise worldwide.
Methodological issues in non-RCT designs

Methodological issues in non-RCT designs

Menzies Health Institute Queensland Seminar with Dr Rajna Golubic
This session will discover the world of methodological issues in the design of studies with small, medium and large samples.
A journey from work ability in Croatian healthcare professionals to population levels of physical activity, cardio-metabolic outcomes and international research methods education

A journey from work ability in Croatian healthcare professionals to population levels of physical activity, cardio-metabolic outcomes and international research methods education

Menzies Health Insitute Queensland Seminar with Dr Rajna Golubic
Dr Golubic will present some of the findings of the cross-sectional study she co-led in Croatian hospitals focusing on occupational stress, work ability and quality of life among Croatian health care workers. This resulted in a doctoral thesis, several publications and positive changes in the education of nurses in Croatia.
Become a Zika Mozzie Seeker

Become a Zika Mozzie Seeker

Join us to hear from Brian Montgomery, Advanced Medical Entomologist at the Metro Health South Public Health Unit, as he talks us through the processes and people involved in the development of ZMS - a method to revolutionise traditional urban mosquito surveillance to increase confidence that SEQ communities are not at risk of outbreaks of exotic mosquito-borne diseases. You'll also hear from Public Health Physician Dr Kari Jarvinen, as he explores the buzz around Zika.
UCC Program Seminar - Topic 18: Heart, Mind and Body

UCC Program Seminar - Topic 18: Heart, Mind and Body

Understanding Chronic Conditions Program Seminar with Dr Max Berry and Dr Deanne Skelly
These presentations discuss the 'optimal' care pathways for pregnant women at risk of delivering their baby at extremes of gestational age and the importance of leptin in fetal growth and development.