Psychiatry Colloquium

Every 2 weeks on Monday, until 20 Dec 2017
12:30pm - 1:30pm

2017 Presentations

The Monday Colloquia [fortnightly] is a joint presentation between the University of Melbourne, Department of Psychiatry and NorthWestern Mental Health and are held at the Royal Melbourne Hospital.

Presentation time

The presentation is held from 12:30pm - 1:30pm.


Conference Room, Level 1 North, Main Building, Royal Melbourne Hospital.

February - June 2017

Day/Date Speaker Topic
20 Feb Dr Lianne SchmaalNeuroimaging in mental health: the quest for clinically useful biomarkers
6 Mar Professor Michael King (UK) Risk prediction and primary prevention in mental health
13 Mar Public Holiday  
20 Mar A/Professor Sophie Havighurst The Tuning in to Kids® Parenting Program
3 Apr Anthony Stratford I don’t know how to find my way in the world: recognising the contribution of others
17 Apr Public Holiday     No Colloquium
1 May No Program RANZCP Congress
15 May Prof Andrew Chanen Prevention and early intervention for border line disorder: a novel public health priority
29 May Lynne Coulson Barr Learnings from complaints and the Mental Health Complaints Commission's deliberations about sexual safety in inpatient environments
12 Jun No Program Public Holiday
26 Jun Dr Samantha LoiBeyond the general clinical assessment in people with younger-onset dementia - what's new?

July - September 2017

Day/Date Speaker Topic
10 Jul Amanda Richdale                                                 Sleep difficulties in autism across the lifespan: why be concerned?
24 Jul Dr Sophie AdamsOn the temporal lobe, why it isn't so special and other things that I have learned
7 Aug Paul CammellReinterpreting the Borderline": a critical analysis of the "borderline" term in contemporary psychiatry and psychotherapy
21 Aug Prof Richard Kanaan Non-epileptic seizures
4  Sep No Program 
18 Sep Prof Chris Pantelis Trajectories of Brain Change in Psychosis. ‘Risk and Resilience’ factors during onset and relapse of illness

October - December 2017

  Speaker Topic
2 Oct

Dr David Ferraro

Psychoanalysis and 21st Century Mental Health

16 Oct Dr Ester Faye The symptom in psychoanalysis: a Lacanian perspective
30 OctProfessor Malcolm HopwoodReflections on RANZCP Presidency
3 Nov

Prof. Justin Clemens

"Neoteny and Psychiatry"
27 Nov

Wrap Up

Professor Malcolm Hopwood and Associate Professor Ruth Vine to present
  No further Programs