Research Impact Conference

Research Impact: Realising the Potential Conference Programme

Day 1 – Tuesday 21 November

Venue: Dunedin Public Art Gallery

3:30pm–4:45pm Registration and Networking

4:45pm–5:00pm Mihi Whakatau
5:00pm–5:30pm Introductions
Speaker: Associate Prof. Debra Waters (University of Otago)
5:30pm–6:30pm Public Lecture
Title: By the people, for the people: Falls prevention and the story of Steady As You Go (SAYGO)
Speakers: Stephanie Clare (CEO, Age Concern), Margaret Dando (Age Concern Otago), Assoc. Prof. Debra Waters
6:30pm–7:30pm Drinks, Nibbles and Networking

Day 2 – Wednesday 22 November

Venue: Dunedin Public Art Gallery

9:00–10:00am Plenary Session

Title: What are the characteristics of high performance, high impact translational research organisations: “Research on Research”
Speaker: Prof. Steve Wesselingh (South Australian Health & Medical Research Institute [SAMRI])

Title: The LiLACS NZ journey: A bicultural ageing study
Speaker: Prof. Ngaire Kerse (University of Auckland)

Title: Understanding the SPIRIT framework for research impact informing health policy
Speaker: Prof. Fiona Blyth (University of Sydney)
10:00–10:30am Morning Tea and Networking

10:30–12:00pm Case Studies of Stakeholder and Researchers Working Together

Title: Development and delivery of a self-management fatigue programme for people with multiple sclerosis
 Facilitator: Dr Hilda Mulligan (University of Otago, Christchurch)

Title: Establishing a lay health navigator service on the West Coast to support those living with complex health and social conditions
Facilitator: Dr Fiona Doolan-Noble (University of Otago)

Title: Parks for all: co-creating inclusive parks and play areas in Porirua, New Zealand
Facilitator: Dr Meredith Perry (University of Otago, Wellington)
12:00–1:00pm Lunch and Networking

1:00–3:00pm Impact Workshop: Models of Impact

Workshop 1: Health policy and research exchange
Facilitators: Prof. Fiona Blyth (University of Sydney) and Assoc. Prof. Sonia Wutzke (Sax Institute)

Workshop 2: Health care delivery and communities
Facilitators: Prof. Steve Wesselingh (SAMRI) and Prof. Ngaire Kerse (University of Auckland).

Workshop 3: Business and commercialisation of research
Facilitators: Dr Marcus King (Callaghan Innovation) and Assoc. Prof. Robert Aitken (University of Otago)

3:00–3:30pm Afternoon Tea and Networking

3:30–4:45pm Impact Across the National Science Challenges: Round Table

Title: Kaumatua mana motuhake: Kaumatua managing life transitions through tuakana-teina/peer education
Speakers: Professor Brendan Hokowhitu, Dr Mary Simpson and Rangimahora Reddy (Ageing Well National Science Challenge)

Title: The challenges and opportunities of co-design partnerships
Speakers: Dr Lisa Te Morenga, Crystal Pekepo and Debbie Goodwin (Healthier Lives National Science Challenge)

Title: Engagement with communities of learning: A case study
Speaker: Assoc. Prof. Brigid McNeill (A Better Start National Science Challenge)

4:45–5:00pm Closing Remarks
Speaker: Prof. David Baxter (Ageing Well National Science Challenge)