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Sedentary Living & ACT Young Tall Poppy Science Awards

Wednesday 17th of August 2011
17:45 to 19:00 pm
Menzies Theatrette, National Convention Centre, Canberra, ACT
Business, smart casual

Sitting too long every day is a death knell…

How long is too long, what are the risks and what can we do in today’s tech-driven society?

This is a free public event, so come along and bring the family!

Join Paul Barclay and AIPS in the audience and ask your questions for free in a live ABC Radio National Australia Talks broadcast from the Menzies Theatre, National Convention Centre in Canberra on 17 August 2011 from 5:45 pm – 7:00 pm with an expert panel including three Tall Poppies from around Australia:

Dr Verity Cleland
Postdoctoral research fellow, Menzies Research Institute Tasmania

Dr Mitch Duncan
Post-doctoral research fellow, Central Queensland University

Dr Simon Floreani
National President Chiropractors’ Association of Australia

Dr Michelle Moulds
Associate Professor in School of Psychology and Clinical psychologist, University of NSW

The live broadcast wil be followed by the 2011 ACT Young Tall Poppy Science Awards – meet the four new outstanding ACT winners this year – great researchers and communicators.

For any queries or media requests, please contact Elektra at orĀ  or Mob: 0425 433 954 or Mary-Anne Waldren at MAW Action Pty Ltd on Mob: 041 234 0622