Seminars
seminar

RECENT AND UPCOMING SEMINARS

  • Thursday, 17 July 2014
  • Arsenic continues to surprise us with a myriad of effects: another year of startling findings.
  • Speakers: Professor Allan Smith (Professor of Epidemiology, University of California, Berkeley)
  • Time: 3.30pm - 5.00pm
  • Venue: Massey University Wellington Campus, Executive Seminar Suite (5B 14), Wallace St, Wellington
  • Presentations: Opening Presentations PDF iconlink icon
  • Wednesday, 26 March 2014
  • The new Master of Science (MSc) in Occupational Health and Safety (OSH) at Faculty of Public Health, Khon Kaen University, Thailand and Research into Musculoskeletal symptoms among Thai dental, garment and electronics workers
  • Speakers: Dr Sunisa Chaiklieng (Assistant Professor, Occupational Health, Department of Environmental Health Science, Khon Kaen University, Thailand)
  • Time: 10am – 11am
  • Venue: Massey University, Wellington Campus, Block 3, Level C, Room 10
  • Thursday, 6 March 2014
  • Towards an equitable primary health care system for all New Zealanders
  • Speakers: Professor Don Matheson (Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University)
  • Time: 12.30pm to 1.30pm
  • Venue: Massey University, Wellington Campus: Block 5, Level C, Room 5C18
  • Wednesday, 11 December 2013
  • Does the South Asian ‘thin-fat’ phenotype develop in utero?
  • Speakers: Professor Debbie Lawlor (Professor of Epidemiology, University of Bristol)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Rd, Newtown, Wellington
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  • Monday, 9 December 2013
  • Neurotoxic effects of occupational exposures to hazardous agents: Part 1 – Neurotoxic effects of solvent exposures in the New Zealand collision repair industry.
  • Speakers: Professor Don Matheson (Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University)
  • Time: 12.30pm to 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Thursday, 5 December 2013
  • "The AMAZES study – Using macrolide antibiotics to reduce asthma exacerbations" & "Developing an asthma gene signature"
  • Speakers: Associate Professor Jodie Simpson (Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Asthma and Respiratory Disease, University of Newcastle.) , Dr Katherine Baines (Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Centre for Asthma and Respiratory Disease, University of Newcastle)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Rd, Newtown, Wellington
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  • Wednesday, 30 October 2013
  • Public Health: From Foundations to the Future
  • Speakers: Professor Paul McDonald (Pro Vice Chancellor, College of Health, Massey University)
  • Time: 12.30pm to 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Wednesday, 23 October 2013
  • Life course epidemiology of growth, obesity and cardiovascular disease
  • Speakers: Dr Laura Howe (Statistical Epidemiologist, University of Bristol)
  • Time: 12.30pm to 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Rd, Newtown, Wellington
  • Presentations: Opening Presentations PDF iconlink icon
  • Thursday, 18 July 2013
  • "Recent findings from ecologic, cross-sectional, case-control and cohort studies on arsenic in drinking water in several counties"
  • Speakers: Professor Allan Smith (Professor of Epidemiology, University of California, Berkeley)
  • Time: 3.30pm - 5.00pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Presentations: Opening Presentations PDF iconlink icon
  • Tuesday, 26 March 2013
  • What will the next MDGs say about health?
  • Speakers: Professor Don Matheson (Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Presentations: Opening Presentations PDF iconlink icon
  • Tuesday, 12 March 2013
  • "Fit work to people - Improving work conditions in deboning - an interactive research programme to fit work to people while taking profitability into account"
  • Speakers: Kjerstin Vogel
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
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  • Tuesday, 5 March 2013
  • "Fit work to people - What policy instruments work in occupational health and safety?"
  • Speakers: Professor Peter Hasle
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
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  • Friday, 22 February 2013
  • "DHB decision making in times of scarcity and its impact on services"
  • Speakers: Professor Don Matheson (Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Presentations: Opening Presentations PDF iconlink icon
  • Tuesday, 19 February 2013
  • "Risk factors of Asthma and Allergy Related to Indoor Envrioment"
  • Speakers: Gitte Juel Holst
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Presentations: Opening Presentations PDF iconlink icon
  • Tuesday, 12 February 2013
  • “Fit work to people - Designing and evaluating public health intervention programmes focusing on occupational health and safety”
  • Speakers: Laura K. V. Kvorning (Danish National Research Centre for Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Presentations: Opening Presentations PDF iconlink icon
  • Tuesday, 11 December 2012
  • “Fit work to people – How can national occupational health regulation work in practice?”
  • Speakers: Professor Per Langaa Jensen (Department of Management Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Tuesday, 30 October 2012
  • “Circadian Rhythms, Sleep and Human Health”
  • Speakers: Professor Jeanne Duffy (Harvard Medical School)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Tuesday, 23 October 2012
  • “Bridging the Valley of Death: Research to Inform ACC Policy and Operational Decision-making: Our Context and Possible Interests”
  • Speakers: Dr John Wren (Principal Research Advisor, ACC Research)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Tuesday, 2 October 2012
  • 'What has the Environmental Protection Authority got to do with Public Health?'
  • Speakers: Rob Forlong (New Zealand Environmental Protection Authority (EPA))
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Tuesday, 11 September 2012
  • “The epidemiology, evolution and control of bacterial foodborne pathogens in New Zealand”
  • Speakers: Professor Nigel French (Institute of Veterinary, Animal and Biomedical Sciences, Massey University)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Wednesday, 15 August 2012
  • From Moscow to New York: a journey in Global Non-Communicable Disease Prevention and Control
  • Speakers: Dr Ashley Bloomfield (Ministry of Health)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Tuesday, 10 July 2012
  • Application of Epidemiology to Horse Health
  • Speakers: Dr Naomi Cogger (EpiCentre, Massey University)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Presentations: Opening Presentations PDF iconlink icon
  • Tuesday, 26 June 2012
  • The New Zealand Burden of Disease Study
  • Speakers: Dr Martin Tobias (Ministry of Health)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Presentations: Opening Presentations PDF iconlink icon
  • Tuesday, 19 June 2012
  • 2008/09 New Zealand Adult Nutrition Survey - key results
  • Speakers: Dr Niki Stefanogiannis (Ministry of Health)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Presentations: Opening Presentations PDF iconlink icon
  • Tuesday, 29 May 2012
  • Estimating Meningococcal B Vaccine Effectiveness and New Zealand Election Night Forecasting
  • Speakers: Dr Richard Arnold (School of Mathematics, Statistics and Operations Research at Victoria University)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Tuesday, 8 May 2012
  • New Zealand National Health Data Collections
  • Speakers: Simon Ross (National Health Board) , Christine Fowler (National Health Board)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Presentations: Opening Presentations PDF iconlink icon
  • Tuesday, 24 April 2012
  • Are variations in health associated with variations in the local built environment?
  • Speakers: Professor Donald Schopflocher (Ministry of Health)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Tuesday, 17 April 2012
  • Bovine Tuberculosis, a history and pathway to eradication in
  • Speakers: Dr Stuart Hutchings (Animal Health Board)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Wednesday, 11 April 2012
  • Nutrition, environment, development, and cancer: casting a wider net
  • Speakers: Professor John Potter (Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University & Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Centre, Seattle, USA)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Friday, 30 March 2012
  • Interaction, effect modification, confounding and synergy
  • Speakers: Professor Allan Smith (Professor of Epidemiology, University of California, Berkeley)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Tuesday, 20 March 2012
  • Psychology of estimating one's extent of cellphone use and implications for epidemiology
  • Speakers: Mary Redmayne (School of Geography, Environment and Earth Science, Victoria University)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Tuesday, 13 March 2012
  • Could breast cancer be caused by a virus?
  • Speakers: Professor Ann Richardson (University of Canterbury)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Tuesday, 14 February 2012
  • Latent class analysis, Bayesian statistics and the hidden perils of test validation studies
  • Speakers: Dr Lesley Stringer (EpiCentre, Massey University)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Presentations: Opening Presentations PDF iconlink icon
  • Tuesday, 7 February 2012
  • Report back on the WHO World Conference on Social Determinants of Health (19-21 October, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil): critical reflections and next steps.
  • Speakers: Professor Nancy Krieger (Harvard University) , Professor Don Matheson (Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Theatrette, Museum Building, Massey University, Wellington Campus
  • Presentations: Opening Presentations PDF iconlink icon
  • Tuesday, 29 November 2011
  • IARC Monographs: RF-EMF, Mobile Phones and other challenging evaluations
  • Speakers: Dr Robert Baan (International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), Lyon, France)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Presentations: Opening Presentations PDF iconlink icon
  • Friday, 25 November 2011
  • Road density and allergic disease in children age eight years at high risk of developing asthma
  • Speakers: Dr Anna Hansell (Small Area Health Statistics Unit (SAHSU), MRC-HPA Centre for Environment and Health, Imperial College, London)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Presentations: Opening Presentations PDF iconlink icon
  • Monday, 31 October 2011
  • Climate Change, Air Quality and Public Health
  • Speakers: Dr Bert Scheeren (Institute for Environmental Sustainability, European Commission Joint Research Centre, Ispra, Italy)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Tuesday, 4 October 2011
  • Colonization and Indigenous Health – the case of the Sami in Sweden
  • Speakers: Dr Per Axelsson (Centre for Sami Research, Umeå University, Sweden)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Tuesday, 13 September 2011
  • Racial discrimination & health: new methods and new findings - an ecosocial approach
  • Speakers: Professor Nancy Krieger (Harvard University)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Wednesday, 22 June 2011
  • Video Exposure Monitoring (VEM): A 21st Century Tool for Detecting and Controlling Hazardous Chemical, Physical, Radiological and, Biological Agents in the Workplace
  • Speakers: Associate Professor James McGlothlin (Purdue University, School of Health Sciences, USA)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Tuesday, 15 February 2011
  • Investigating household fuel use as a risk factor for tuberculosis
  • Speakers: Adjunct Professor Michael Bates (School of Public Health, University of California)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Monday, 17 January 2011
  • The European Study of Cohorts for Air Pollution Effects (ESCAPE): design and first results
  • Speakers: Professor Bert Brunekreef (Institute of Risk Assessment Sciences, Utrecht University)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Tuesday, 11 January 2011
  • The epidemiology of liver disease in the UK: Using routinely available data for epidemiological studies
  • Speakers: Dr Kate M Fleming (Division of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Nottingham)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Tuesday, 7 December 2010
  • The first two decades of the hygiene hypothesis for allergic disease
  • Speakers: Professor David Strachan (Division of Population Health Sciences and Education, St George’s, University of London)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Friday, 19 November 2010
  • Comparing pneumonia rates in Intensive Care Units: An application of ecological methods to comparisons across >100 published studies of prevention methods
  • Speakers: Associate Professor James Hurley (School of Rural Health, University of Melbourne)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Tuesday, 16 November 2010
  • Prenatal and postnatal risk factors for testicular cancer
  • Speakers: Dr Lorenzo Richiardi (Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University of Turin)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Friday, 20 August 2010
  • Epilepsy epidemiology in the internet age ‐ Do you like to watch?
  • Speakers: Associate Professor Wendyl D'Souza (The University of Melbourne, The Alfred Hospital and St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne, Massey University, Wellington)
  • Time: 3.30pm - 4.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Tuesday, 25 May 2010
  • The “Policy Prescription”
  • Speakers: Geoff Simmons (Economic Researcher, Morgan Family Charitable Foundation)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Tuesday, 4 May 2010
  • Chemoprevention: Why do we keep getting it wrong?
  • Speakers: Professor John Potter (Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University & Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Centre, Seattle, USA)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Friday, 26 March 2010
  • Reproductive failures related to prenatal exposures to PFOA and PFOS: Results from the Danish National Birth Cohort
  • Speakers: Professor Jørn Olsen (Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA))
  • Time: 3.30pm - 4.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Tuesday, 16 March 2010
  • Ethics and public health surveillance: what should we be considering?
  • Speakers: Lisa Lee (Assistant Science Officer, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Tuesday, 24 November 2009
  • Eyemother - Sampi birth stories
  • Speakers: Nina Hermansen (School of Social Work, Finnmark University College in Alta, Finnmark (Northern Norway))
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Friday, 20 November 2009
  • Video Exposure Monitoring: The development and application of an occupational hygiene exposure and risk assessment tool
  • Speakers: Associate Professor James McGlothlin (Purdue University, School of Health Sciences, USA)
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  • Tuesday, 10 November 2009
  • Innate immunity in asthma
  • Speakers: Collin Brooks
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  • Tuesday, 27 October 2009
  • Non-response and its effects in a National occupational exposure and health survey: 15 lessons from the Burden Study
  • Speakers: Andrea 't Mannetje (Centre for Public Health Research)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Tuesday, 13 October 2009
  • Self-reported oral health and access to dental care among pregnant women in Wellington
  • Speakers: Bianca Claas (Research Fellow, CPHR)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Thursday, 8 October 2009
  • 'Prevention of allergies and asthma: Lessons from the farm environment’
  • Speakers: Professor Jeroen Douwes (Centre for Public Health Research)
  • Time: 6pm - 7pm
  • Venue: Theatrette, Museum Building, Massey University, Wellington
  • Tuesday, 22 September 2009
  • Bayesian methods in epidemiology
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  • Tuesday, 8 September 2009
  • Investigator bias as a major problem in health research and justice in the United States
  • Speakers: Sander Greenland (Department of Epidemiology, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California)
  • Time: 4pm - 5pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Monday, 7 September 2009
  • 'Political culture, social capital, and mortality in America’
  • Speakers: Professor Stephen Kunitz (Department of Community & Preventive Medicine, Department of Community & Preventive Medicine)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Friday, 28 August 2009
  • Intervention research for the improvement of Occupational Health & Safety policy and practice
  • Speakers: Associate Professor Anthony D LaMontagne (Melbourne School of Population Health, University of Melbourne)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Tuesday, 25 August 2009
  • INTERNAL SEMINAR 1/3: Does screening history explain the ethnic differences in stage at diagnosis of cervical cancer?
  • Speakers: Naomi Brewer
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Tuesday, 25 August 2009
  • INTERNAL SEMINAR 2/3: Differences in Occupational Exposure Patterns
  • Speakers: Amanda Eng
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Tuesday, 25 August 2009
  • INTERNAL SEMINAR 3/3: Occupation and Lung Cancer: Results from a New Zealand cancer registry-based case-control study
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Tuesday, 11 August 2009
  • Self-reported oral health and access to dental care among pregnant women in Wellington
  • Speakers: Bianca Claas (Research Fellow, CPHR)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Tuesday, 4 August 2009
  • Further findings on mortality in young adults following early life exposure to arsenic
  • Speakers: Professor Allan Smith (Professor of Epidemiology, University of California, Berkeley)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Tuesday, 5 May 2009
  • How to analyse a data set with many variables
  • Speakers: Professor Neil Pearce (Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Tuesday, 31 March 2009
  • Getting to grips with health information privacy
  • Speakers: Sebastian Morgan-Lynch (Health Policy Advisor for the Privacy Commissioner)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Friday, 6 March 2009
  • Socioeconomic inequalities in cancer survival in New Zealand
  • Speakers: Dr Mona Jeffreys (Lecturer in Epidemiology, University of Bristol, UK)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Tuesday, 3 March 2009
  • A/P Garvey and colleagues will discuss their Indigenous research program including recent initiatives in cancer and the outcomes of their research in the far north of Australia (Torres Strait) on asthma
  • Speakers: Associate Professor Gail Garvey (Indigenous Health, Queensland Institute of Medical Research) , Dr Patricia Valery (Indigenous Health, Queensland Institute of Medical Research)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Tuesday, 10 February 2009
  • How to Adjust for Misclassification Bias Case Study: Smoking and Low Birth Weight Newborns
  • Speakers: Associate Professor Steven T Fleming (Department of Epidemiology, University of Kentucky)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Friday, 21 November 2008
  • 'Cancer incidence, care and outcomes in ethnic groups in South East England’
  • Speakers: Professor Henrik Moller (King’s College London, Thames Cancer Registry)
  • Time: 3.30pm - 4.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Thursday, 20 November 2008
  • The Public Health Consequences of a Disaster: the Wenchuan Earthquake
  • Speakers: Dr Andrea Forde (Senior Advisor Public Health Medicine, Population Health Directorate, Ministry of Health)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Tuesday, 11 November 2008
  • Maori/non-Maori disparities in colon cancer treatment and survival - results from a retrospective cohort study
  • Speakers: Dr Sarah Hill (Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Tuesday, 4 November 2008
  • Diabetes, Asthma, Cancer Screening, and “Medical Home” Attributes: Is there a Connection?
  • Speakers: Associate Professor Steven T Fleming (Department of Epidemiology, University of Kentucky)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Tuesday, 2 September 2008
  • 'Cancer survival analysis: concepts and caveats’
  • Speakers: Associate Professor Steven T Fleming (Department of Epidemiology, University of Kentucky)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Tuesday, 19 August 2008
  • Epidemiological studies of cervical cancer in New Zealand
  • Speakers: Naomi Brewer
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  • Tuesday, 19 August 2008
  • Innate immunity and asthma
  • Speakers: Collin Brooks
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  • Tuesday, 22 July 2008
  • 'Fitness and fatness: ethnic or economic?’
  • Speakers: Geoff Kira (Auckland University of Technology)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Tuesday, 8 July 2008
  • 'Occupational Injury Research at the IPRU’
  • Speakers: Associate Professor Colin Cryer (Injury Prevention Research Unit (IPRU), Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Wednesday, 11 June 2008
  • Breast cancer survival in New Zealand
  • Speakers: Fiona McKenzie
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  • Wednesday, 11 June 2008
  • Epidemiological studies of occupational exposures and health effects in the New Zealand workforce
  • Speakers: Amanda Eng
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  • Tuesday, 3 June 2008
  • ‘Occupational cancer in adult New Zealanders (OCANZ): case-control studies of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, leukemia and bladder cancer’
  • Speakers: Andrea 't Mannetje (Centre for Public Health Research) , Dave McLean (Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University, Wellington) , Professor Neil Pearce (Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Tuesday, 27 May 2008
  • ‘Health outcomes in former New Zealand timber workers exposed to pentachlorophenol (PCP)’
  • Speakers: Dave McLean (Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University, Wellington)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Tuesday, 6 May 2008
  • 'The New Zealand Job-Exposure-Matrix (NZJEM)’
  • Speakers: Andrea 't Mannetje (Centre for Public Health Research)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Tuesday, 22 April 2008
  • 'Coughs and sneezes spread diseases : how we'll know when you've got bird flu. Influenza Sentinel Syndromic Surveillance in the Ministry of Health’
  • Speakers: Dr Paul White (Public Health Intelligence, Ministry of Health)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Friday, 14 March 2008
  • ‘Fungi, MVOC and mycotoxins in indoor air’
  • Speakers: Professor Neil Pearce (Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Public Health Seminar Room, Level J, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, Wellington
  • Tuesday, 11 March 2008
  • ‘Ethical Guidelines for Risk Assessment’
  • Speakers: Raymond Neutra (MD, Dr. PH; Retired Chief, Division of Environmental and Occupational Disease Control, California Department of Public Health)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Monday, 10 March 2008
  • ‘Fungi, MVOC and mycotoxins in indoor air’
  • Speakers: Dr Wijnand Eduard (National Institute of Occupational Health, Oslo, Norway)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Tuesday, 31 July 2007
  • ‘Spirometric testing for airflow obstruction in young adult asthmatics'
  • Speakers: Dr Christine van Dalen (Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University, Wellington)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Thursday, 12 July 2007
  • Cervical cancer survival in New Zealand
  • Speakers: Naomi Brewer
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  • Tuesday, 5 June 2007
  • ‘The analysis of variance and the analysis of causes: Genetics, race, ethnicity, obesity, exercise, energy intake, and why you shouldn’t use stepwise regression’
  • Speakers: Professor Neil Pearce (Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Tuesday, 8 May 2007
  • ‘Developing the U.S. Dietary Guidelines: Science and Politics’
  • Speakers: Professor Carlos Camargo (Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Friday, 30 March 2007
  • 'Dioxin'
  • Speakers: Professor Neil Pearce (Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Public Health Seminar Room, Level J, University of Otago Wellington
  • Tuesday, 13 March 2007
  • ‘Why we should all be Bayesians (and often are without realising it)’
  • Speakers: Professor Neil Pearce (Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Tuesday, 6 March 2007
  • ‘Body Mass Index (BMI) and asthma’
  • Speakers: Professor Carlos Camargo (Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA)
  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Level 1, 102 Adelaide Road, Wellington
  • Friday, 23 February 2007
  • What causes asthma?”
  • Speakers: Professor Neil Pearce (Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University)
  • Time: 1pm - 2pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room, Malaghan Institute, Central Services Building, Victoria University, Kelburn