Catalyst welcomes Dr Sandhya Ramrahka, Research Manager on the internationally renowned Dunedin Study. Dr Ramrahka will discuss the Study’s top five findings and their impact and relevance, before taking an in-depth look at discoveries into self-control in early childhood and lifelong implications. Her talk will finish with time for Q&A.
The Dunedin Study, which has been ongoing for over 40 years and has followed the lives of 1,037 babies born between 1 April 1972 and 31 March 1973 in Dunedin, has influenced and informed policy makers in New Zealand and overseas.
Numbers may be limited, so please register at email@example.com. $5 koha on the door – Queenstown Primary School hall.
Dr Ramrakha is Research Manager at the Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health & Development Research Unit, University of Otago. Her role includes overall management of the assessment phases of the Dunedin Study. She joined the Dunedin Study as the lead mental health interviewer during the age 26 assessment phase.