Public Health Seminar: End-of-Life Care Research Group, Vrije Universiteit Brussels & Ghent University

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Luc Deliens A Department of Public Health seminar presented by Dr Luc Deliens, Director of the End-of-Life Care Research Group, Vrije Universiteit Brussels & Ghent University

Date:
Wednesday 19 September 2018 01:00 pm until Wednesday 19 September 2018 02:00 pm (Add to calendar)
Contact:
Merilyn Riley and Susan Chong
Merilyn.Riley@latrobe.edu.au; s.chong@latrobe.edu.au
Presented by:
Luc Deliens
Type of Event:
Seminar/Workshop/Training
Cost:
Free

In this seminar, Luc will outline to us some of the work of the End-of-Life Care Research Group, which conducts high-quality scientific research in end-of-life care in Belgium and across Europe. A feature of the Group’s work is the way their research is based in large-scale population studies, ensuring the relevance of their findings for both policy and practice. Around 40 researchers from different scientific backgrounds use a common research structure to facilitate interdisciplinary collaborative research.

The Group is spearheaded by a number of experienced researchers who mentor junior researchers in order to expand future expertise in end-of-life care research. They aim to achieve maximum dissemination of their research findings through scientific publications, conferences, professional organizations and the popular media. The work undertaken by the Group contributes to improving medical training and education, end-of-life care practice and organization, and political and institutional policy.

Luc Deliens, is Director of the End-of-Life Care Research Group, Vrije Universiteit Brussels & Ghent University, in Belgium (www.endoflifecare.be). He is the founding chair of the International Collaborative on End-of-Life Care Research (ICER), and Co-Chair of the European Association for Palliative Care research network (EAPC RN). His work has been supported by grants from a wide range of government bodies as well as other leading medical and health charities, and he has published more than 400 papers and book chapters..

Lecture details

1.00 pm to 2.00 pm, Wednesday 19 September 2018
Bundoora: HS1 Room 115 (light lunch provided); Collins St: Room 360C-2.20D (via Zoom video conference).

Please RSVP if you will attend the Bundoora venue, for catering purposes.

Contacts

For more information please contact Merilyn Riley or Susan Chong.

Merilyn and Susan also welcome colleagues who would like to present at the seminar, and suggestions for speakers.

Map:

La Trobe University Victoria 3086

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