Other events in Canberra

There's sunblock for UV, but who is protecting you and me?

Past event - 2018
15 May Doors 6:30pm
Event 7.00-8.30pm
2018 The Loft @ The Duxton, Macpherson St & Sargood St,
Canberra ACT 2602

Privacy of health data while improving health

Dr Christine O'Keefe (Research Scientist, CSIRO)
Your health data is collected to provide you personally with the best health care. When brought together in databases, such data can help us see patterns that would otherwise be invisible. But how is privacy protected when using health data?

Supplementing sunshine

Dr Rachael Rodney Harris (Research Fellow, The Australian National University)
We naturally make vitamin D when exposed to the sun’s UV radiation, yet 1 in 4 Australians are deficient. How do we balance the benefits and risks of sun exposure and vitamin D supplementation for optimal health? Is vitamin D important for animals?