Language, Technology and Communication in Healthcare: Interdisciplinary research and engagement in 21st century healthcare (Symposium)

  • Robyn E. Woodward-Kron (Organiser)
  • Megan Munsie (Organiser)
  • Tanner, C. (Organiser)

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference


On 10 December 2018 over 60 people attended the LaTCH Symposium at University House, opened by the Head of the Melbourne Medical School, Professor John Prins. Sponsored by the Department of Medical Education, the Centre for Integrated Critical Care, the Research Unit for Multilingual and Cross Cultural Communication, and the Centre for Stem Cell Systems, the symposium aimed to showcase and promote interdisciplinary collaborations for healthcare communication research as well as to provide a greater focus on the language and technological aspects of healthcare communication. Fourteen international, national, and University of Melbourne speakers presented their work, including symposium organisers Associate Professor Megan Munsie and Dr Claire Tanner from the Centre for Stem Cell Systems.

Themes of the presentations were:

Health technologies
Language and healthcare interactions
Digital tools and intercultural communication
Researching clinical communication teaching and learning
Team care and communication
Period10 Dec 2018
Event typeConference