Community Engaged Research in Ageing

The Melbourne Social Equity Institute and the Hallmark Ageing Research Initiative hosted an event on Communities of Practice to explore models of community engaged research.

The forum brought together researchers from across all disciplines to explore challenges and benefits associated with community engaged research. It was designed to highlight various methodologies used in projects, including any pros and cons, associated with conducting community engaged research.

The speakers were:

  • Dr Lucio Naccarella, Senior Research Fellow, Health Systems and Workforce, Centre for Health Policy, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health
  • Ms Lena Gan, Program Director for the Master of Ageing courses, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health
  • Dr Steven Baker, Research Fellow at the Microsoft Centre for Social Natural User Interfaces, Melbourne School of Computing and Information Systems
  • Ms Ruby Lipson-Smith, Research Officer, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and PhD student, Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health
The speakers from the forum