Join us on Thursday 12 October for the next cheese and chats event where Professor Coral Gartner and Associate Professor Henry Marshall will discuss potential health risks related to vaping.

They will unpack new sales laws, address proposed changes by the Federal Health Minister and delve into why these products have sparked divisive scientific attention.

You'll also have the chance to chat with fellow guests over light refreshments and a cash bar, all in the beautiful heritage-listed Atrium in the heart of Brisbane CBD. Friends and colleagues of UQ alumni are welcome. Register now and join us for this conversation.

Event details

Date: Thursday 12 October 2023
Time: 5–7pm
Venue: The Atrium, UQ Brisbane City, 308 Queen Street, Brisbane City
Cost: $35 (includes one cheese box with tasting notes and one standard drink.) Cash bar available.

Limited tickets available. We hope to see you there.


Professor Coral Gartner
Professor Gartner is an 
international expert in tobacco control policy joined The University of Queensland in 2006. She is the Director of the NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence on Achieving the Tobacco Endgame (Tobacco Endgame CRE), an Australian Research Council Future Fellow, and the Chair of the Interdisciplinary Tobacco Endgame Research Network, the country lead Investigator for Australia with the International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project (ITC Project), and a Co-Investigator with the SewAUs Wastewater Epidemiology Project.


Associate Professor Henry Marshall  
Dr Marshall is a Thoracic Physician at The Prince Charles Hospital and The University of Queensland Thoracic Research Centre. Dr Marshall's research interests are in lung cancer screening/early detection and smoking cessation. His PhD (UQ 2015) was based on the first trial of lung cancer screening in Australia. He is site PI for Australia's second screening trial, the International Lung Screen Trial.

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