This year’s 2022 ‘we’re talking health’ research talks once again showcased health researchers from Canterbury and their work. Our theme this year was “your health, the health of your whānau” with a range of interesting talks across many areas of our communities. It was exciting and inspiring to learn about the mahi in Canterbury being done to make healthier communities around us. If you missed it- watch the presentations here or select the individual talk below!
THE RAPID RISE OF RAPID DELIVERY: UNHEALTHY PRODUCTS FROM YOUR PHONE TO YOUR DOOR
Dr Rose Crossin: Lecturer, Department of Population Health, University of Otago, Christchurch. Click here
WHY CAN’T I BE BOTHERED? HOW TRANSLATIONAL NEUROSCIENCE CAN HELP US UNDERSTAND LOSS OF MOTIVATION IN BRAIN DISORDERS.
Dr Campbell Le Heron: Senior Lecturer Department of Medicine, University of Otago Christchurch, Consultant Neurologist, Department of Neurology, Te Whatu Ora Waitaha, New Zealand Brain Research Institute, Christchurch. Click here
YOUR TIME MATTERS: REDUCING THE TIME SPENT IN THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT
Dr Laura Hamill: Research Fellow, Emergency Department, Te Whatu Ora Waitaha. Click here
SHOULD EXERCISE BE INCLUDED AS PART OF THE CANCER TREATMENT PROCESS?
Jessica Allan: Postgraduate student, School of Health Sciences University of Canterbury. Click here
DIABETES TECHNOLOGY IS IMPROVING LIVES, BUT ACCESS IS KEY
Dr Martin de Bock: Senior Lecturer, Department of Paediatrics, University of Otago, Christchurch, Paediatric Endocrinologist, Te Whatu Ora Waitaha. Click here
HEART HEALTH BEGINS IN THE WOMB: THE IMPORTANCE OF HEALTHY BEGINNINGS
Dr Sarah Harris: Senior Lecturer, Department of Paediatrics, University of Otago, Christchurch, Paediatrician, Te Whatu Ora Waitaha. Click here
SOCIAL SUPPORT AS A SOURCE OF RESILIENCE
Professor Joe Boden: Professor, Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch. Click here
CAN WE PREVENT DEMENTIA?
Professor John Dalrymple-Alford: Professor, School of Psychology, Speech and Hearing, University of Canterbury, New Zealand Brain Research Institute, Christchurch. Click here