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Language, Technology, and Communication in Healthcare

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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 approaches and translation of health information

  • Discourse approaches to analysing healthcare interactions

  • Clinical communication for the health professions

  • Team communication and coordinated care

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

  • Assoc. Prof. Christine Ji, The University of Sydney

  • Assoc. Prof. Jonathan Knott, The University of Melbourne

  • Assoc. Prof. Megan Munsie, The University of Melbourne

  • Assoc. 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

  • Assoc. Prof. Robyn Woodward-Kron, The University of Melbourne

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

Program available mid November.

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