Events for 14 September, 2017

School of Anatomy, Thanksgiving Service 2017

School of Anatomy, Thanksgiving Service 2017

The School of Anatomy is holding its annual Thanksgiving Service, to express gratitude and pay tribute to the donors who died in 2016.
Perspectives:Asia Lecture: Australian sports diplomacy in the Pacific

Perspectives:Asia Lecture: Australian sports diplomacy in the Pacific

"Sport is a universal language and plays a unique role in shaping and showcasing Australia's identity, values and culture" (Australian Sports Diplomacy Strategy 2015-18).

Moderated by Professor Caitlin Byrne, Director, Griffith Asia Institute, Griffith University, this seminar explores how sport and sportspeople can play a role in enhancing diplomatic outcomes, expanding people-to-people connections and promoting cultural, trade, education and tourism opportunities.
Capturing and Maintaining Sustainable Competitive Advantage

Capturing and Maintaining Sustainable Competitive Advantage

Sustainable competitive advantage (SCA), or the ongoing situation of above average profitability, occurs when the firm can prevent its rivals from imitating its 'strategic' resources. In this session Professor Douglas will outline the resource-based view of SCA and explain what the small-medium enterprise (SME) must do to capture and develop strategic resources and thereby maintain its profitability over time.
The economics of dementia

The economics of dementia

Menzies Health Institute Queensland Optimising Health Outcomes Program Seminar with Dr Kim-Huong Nguyen.
In association with Dementia Awareness Month, this presentation will highlight a few important economic aspects of dementia. Dementia is one of the biggest challenges for the health and social care systems. Care for people with dementia is costly and there is an important contribution by informal carers that mostly invisible as far as economic values go.
Griffith Asia Institute Research Seminar: Japan and the new silk road: A Sino-Japanese battle of multilateral development banks?

Griffith Asia Institute Research Seminar: Japan and the new silk road: A Sino-Japanese battle of multilateral development banks?

The politics of international infrastructure and its financing have been receiving increased attention in the past years. Most recently, top Japanese politicians, including Prime Minister Abe, expressed interest in conditional cooperation with China's Belt and Road initiative and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.
UCC Program Seminar - Topic 15: Big Data in Health Research

UCC Program Seminar - Topic 15: Big Data in Health Research

Understanding Chronic Conditions Program Seminar with Assoc Prof Marcel Dinger and Assoc Prof Brent Richards.
These presentations discuss the evolution of artificial intelligence techniques in Healthcare and the niche role played by genetic testing in Healthcare and its future potential.