Created by:  The University of Melbourne

  • Rob Moodie

    Taught by:  Rob Moodie, Co-Chair Hallmark Ageing Research Initiative

    Melbourne School of Population Health

  • Simon Biggs

    Taught by:  Simon Biggs, Professor of Gerontology & Social Policy

    School of Social & Political Sciences

  • Rebecca Kippen

    Taught by:  Rebecca Kippen, Senior Research Fellow

    Melbourne School of Population and Global Health

  • Louisa Remedios

    Taught by:  Louisa Remedios, Director of Teaching and Learning

    School of Health Science

  • Debra Virtue

    Taught by:  Debra Virtue, Lecturer

    Melbourne School of Health Sciences

  • Eleanor Curran

    Taught by:  Eleanor Curran, Consultant Psychiatrist

    Public Mental Health Service

  • Fernando Sanchez

    Taught by:  Fernando Sanchez, Chair of Health Informatics

    The University of Melbourne

  • Alan Pert

    Taught by:  Alan Pert, Director

    Melbourne School of Design

  • Clare Newton

    Taught by:  Clare Newton, Associate Professor

    Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning

  • Jack Barton

    Taught by:  Jack Barton, Urban Data and eResearch Facilitator

    Australian Urban Research Infrastructure Network (AURIN)

  • Ian McDonald

    Taught by:  Ian McDonald, Emeritus Professor

    Faculty of Business and Economics

  • Briony Dow

    Taught by:  Briony Dow

    National Ageing Research Institute

  • Dominique Martin

    Taught by:  Dominique Martin, Lecturer

    School of Population and Global Health

  • Tara Sklar

    Taught by:  Tara Sklar, MOOC Project Coordinator; Co-Director of Ageing Programs; Research Fellow in Health Law

    Melbourne School of Population and Global Health
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Rated 4.4 out of 5 of 26 ratings

Excellent course on how to age and how to live longer.

A little dry and long at times; some topics are considerably more interesting than others. Very informative course though, which covers a lot of issues that I hadn't really considered before. Not as much time spent on cognitive impairment issues as I personally hoped, but it never claimed to. The section on economics is particularly thought-provoking.

Good info, lots to think about

Very interesting course about the aging process and how living in different areas can really affect your longevity and your health in your senior years. It was enjoyable to read papers from other students on how their lives are now and what they are planning in the future.