COVID-19 expert to kick off Rockingham and Kwinana lecture series

Jake DietschSound Telegraph
Professor Jeremy Nicholson.
Camera IconProfessor Jeremy Nicholson. Credit: Danella Bevis/The West Australian

A free lecture is available to Rockingham and Kwinana residents to learn about the health effects of COVID-19 from a world-renowned expert.

Murdoch University Professor Jeremy Nicholson will deliver the first speech as part of the Brand Community Lecture Series at 6pm on Tuesday, September 29.

The series is presented by Brand MP Madeleine King, in partnership with Murdoch University.

The series will feature leading experts across a range of topics of interest to the community in the area.

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Professor Nicholson leads the Australian National Phenome Centre and serves as the Pro Vice Chancellor for the Health Future Institute at Murdoch.

His lecture will be under the theme, Understanding the immediate and long-term medical effects of COVID-19.

Ms King said she was “thrilled” Professor Nicholson would kick off the series.

“Scientists are just beginning to understand some of the longer-term health impacts of COVID-19,” she said.

“This will be a lively and highly topical lecture to launch the Brand Community Lecture Series.”

The event will be held at Murdoch University’s Rockingham campus.

Although it is free, tickets are required. Once tickets are allocated, a link will be provided for people to tune into the live stream. To book a ticket, visit trybooking.com and search for Professor Nicholson’s lecture.

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