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Youth mental health research can be meaningfully improved through the involvement of young people as partners.
The unique contributions of young people throughout all stages of the research process can help improve the quality and value of research activities, from setting research priorities through to translating findings back into practice and policy.
Melbourne Social Equity Institute has launched a new seminar series as part of its Mental Health and Society Research Program. In the third event in this series, Dr Magenta Simmons will speak about partnerships in youth mental health research.
This talk will discuss some of the barriers and enablers to creating and sustaining successful partnerships between young people and researchers.
This event will commence at 1pm AEST on Thursday 6 May – see other time zones.
Jim Carlton was closely involved in the establishment of the Australia and New Zealand School of Government, just one of his many contributions to high level policy advice and skilled administration. He was a Cabinet Minister in John Howard’s government, then became CEO of the Australian Red Cross and, later, a member of the Accountability Round Table (ART).
Recent reports worry about the diminishing role of the public service in providing ‘frank and fearless’ independent advice to governments. For the Australian Public Service, major concerns include integrity and job security, concerns about loss of policy capacity, the ascendency of consultants over public service advice, and a drift of influence to ministerial staff who work without the accountability of the public sector.
This year Professor Glyn Davis AC will deliver the Jim Carlton Annual Integrity Lecture. In this lecture, Glyn will challenge us to rethink the loss of capability in our public agencies, and the consequences for integrity and informed debate in and beyond Parliament - all subjects Jim Carlton cared about passionately.
This lecture will draw on Glyn’s recent experience as a member of the Independent Review of the Australian Public Service, commissioned by Prime Minister Turnbull and reporting late in 2019 as Our Public Service Our Future.
How to register:
The Jim Carlton Annual Integrity Lecture will be held in hybrid format this year, allowing participants to attend in-person or online via Zoom. To comply with the University’s “Covid-safe” event requirements, our venue capacity will be restricted to 100, so those who wish to attend in-person are encouraged to register early. If you are interested in attending in-person, please register here. or click the “book now” button above.
Attendance instructions will be provided via the confirmation email. We ask that you please read these instructions carefully and comply with the required directives prior to attending the lecture.
If you wish to participate online, or have missed out on in-person registration, you may register to attend the lecture via Zoom here. Zoom details will be provided via confirmation email. To receive Zoom details, please ensure you select “I will attend” on the registration form.
We ask those who attend via Zoom to keep your audio muted throughout the lecture. Once the presentation has finished, the chair will open the lecture for a Q&A, where both online and in-person participants will have an opportunity to ask questions.
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