Melbourne Ageing Research Collaboration (MARC)

Melbourne Ageing Research Collaboration

The Melbourne Ageing Research Collaboration (MARC) is a unique collaboration of health, research, aged care and advocacy organisations working together to improve the lives of older people.

Our vision is that older people received the best possible care and support through services, programs and policies which support health and optimal quality of life.

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Attendees were treated to recent and innovative research trends from world-leading Australian experts across the broad spectrum of Ageing including Cellular Senescence- Professor Andrea Maier (VU University Amsterdam, University of Melbourne, Royal Melbourne Hospital), Design-led innovation and use of creative arts in ageing research – Professor Evonne Miller (Queensland University of Technology), Risk domains in cognitive decline and dementia-Professor Kaarin Anstey (UNSW, Neuroscience Research Australia) and life course on social determinants of health Professor Julie Byles (University of Newcastle). The presentations uniquely summarised the innovative methods and thinking that are shaping ageing research, demonstrating the diversity and complexity of the broad Ageing spectrum. 

Wednesday the 15th of July

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Professor Andrea Maier- presentation slides

Professor Evonne Miller- presentation slides

Friday the 17th of July

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Professor Julie Byles-presentation slides

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