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The Victorian Healthy Homes Program: improving health and wellbeing through home thermal comfort upgrades for vulnerable people

The Research Institute for Innovative Solutions for Well-being and Health (INSIGHT), the Centre for Health Economics Research and Evaluation (CHERE), the Faculty of Health UTS, the Institute for Sustainable Futures at UTS, and Sustainability Victoria are excited to invite you to our event to hear our research findings from the Victorian Healthy Homes Program.

This innovative research involved a rigorous evaluation of the health, quality of life and energy benefits of retro-fit thermal comfort upgrades in the homes of Victorians with chronic health conditions and low income. The analysis showed wide-ranging benefits over the winter period, including cost savings. The researchers will be presenting their findings and discussing the project and its significance at a public event.

Join us on the 29th of March, 4 pm – 7 pm, at the Great Hall, Building 1, Level 5, UTS City Campus, for presentations and discussions, followed by drinks.

Working collaboratively in partnership, our aim is to promote research knowledge exchange that will deliver positive and impactful health and well-being for elderly low-income Australians.

Event Details

Date: Wednesday, 29 March

Time: Presentation starts at 4 pm, followed by refreshments from 5:30 pm

Where: The Great Hall, Building 1, Level 5, UTS Tower, (Building 1), Broadway, Ultimo

More info: Kerryn Wilmot - Kerryn.Wilmot@uts.edu.au / Lutfun Hossain - Lutfun.Hossain@uts.edu.au

The event is free to attend, but you will need to register. To RSVP, visit the Humanitix event page.

Please RSVP by 12 pm on Friday, the 24th of March 2023, by registering your attendance via Humanitix.

Please join us to celebrate our research, as we strive to understand the complex health issues of people living in poor-quality homes, collaborate on projects to develop research-informed behavioural change campaigns, and embrace innovative ideas from research and student communities to address the challenges of healthcare.

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