Language, Technology and Communication in Healthcare Symposium

University House Professors' Walk The University of Melbourne

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Interdisciplinary research and engagement for 21st century healthcare

This symposium brings together interdisciplinary researchers, clinicians and educators from the Humanities and Social Sciences (HASS), as well as Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine disciplines (STEMM) to discuss aspects of communication for healthcare in the 21st century.

Themes of the symposium include:

  • Health technologies and regenerative medicine
  • Communication technologies for health access and equity
  • Corpus linguistics and translation of health information
  • Discourse approaches to analysing healthcare interactions
  • Clinical communication for the health professions
  • Team communication and coordinated care

The symposium will be opened by Professor John Prins, Head of the Melbourne Medical School.

Bookings are essential.

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Event flyer (PDF 15.6 MB)

The symposium program will be available mid-November.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Dr Caitlin Barr, The University of Melbourne
  • Dr Charlotte Denniston, The University of Melbourne
  • Dr Tanisha Jowsey, University of Auckland
  • Prof John Hajek, The University of Melbourne
  • A/Prof Jonathan Knott, The University of Melbourne
  • A/Prof Megan Munsie, The University of Melbourne
  • A/Prof Christine Phillips, Australian National University
  • Prof Peter Schulz, The University of Lugano
  • Prof Lesley Stirling, The University of Melbourne
  • Prof David Story, The University of Melbourne
  • Dr Claire Tanner, The University of Melbourne
  • A/Prof Robyn Woodward-Kron, The University of Melbourne