Events

Advanced Analysis of Linked Health Data Course – 11 – 15 Feb 2019
January 16, 2019

The WHO Collaborating Centre for Viral Hepatitis are holding a week-long course on Advanced Analysis of Linked Health Data. The course will be delivered by Professor David Preen, Chair in Public Health at the School of Population and Global Health, The University of Western Australia. The course will run from 11-15 February 2019, and will comprise lectures and technical sessions. The course is suitable for individuals … Continue reading Advanced Analysis of Linked Health Data Course – 11 – 15 Feb 2019 »

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Join the next TRaMx bootcamp – 11-12 Feb 2019
January 15, 2019

TRaM are taking applications for TRaMx 2019 If you’ve been thinking about how you can have greater impact with your research, you’ve come to the right place. TRaM is now accepting applications for our first two TRaMx bootcamps of the year. Designed to grow your understanding of research translation, TRaMx will accelerate your entrepreneurial thinking and research commercialisation, using practical frameworks and methodologies. During the … Continue reading Join the next TRaMx bootcamp – 11-12 Feb 2019 »

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Artificial Intelligence (US) Mission to the US – 13-15 Feb 2019
December 13, 2018

The AUTM Conference, an assembly of international academic technology transfer professionals, is taking place in Austin, Texas from 10-13 February 2019. Austin has become one of the fastest growing tech hubs in the US with competitive strengths in Artificial Intelligence (AI), machine learning, and big data. Following the AUTM Conference, Austrade Americas will be hosting a strategic 2-day program for Australian researchers and technology transfer … Continue reading Artificial Intelligence (US) Mission to the US – 13-15 Feb 2019 »

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Oral and Oropharyngeal Cancers: Role of Dental and Medical Practitioners – 15 March 2019
November 28, 2018

Early diagnosis, care and management of oral cancer: Dental and medical practitioners have a major role to play in the diagnosis, care and management of patients with head and neck cancer. Learn about the care and management of oral and oropharyngeal cancers at a one-day professional development forum hosted by the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre alliance. The course will be conducted in the new VCCC building … Continue reading Oral and Oropharyngeal Cancers: Role of Dental and Medical Practitioners – 15 March 2019 »

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Thinking of studying Biomedicine? – 12 Dec
November 27, 2018

Thinking about studying Biomed with the University of Melbourne in 2019? Join us on Facebook Live as we talk to a panel of Biomed students and academics about everything you need to know for 2019. This is your opportunity to chat with students and recent graduates about what it’s really like to study Biomed, careers, scholarships, internships, exchange and much, much more!   Hear from … Continue reading Thinking of studying Biomedicine? – 12 Dec »

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BioBreakfast – Transformation in Pharma Manufacturing for Clinical Trials – 10 December
November 26, 2018

As part of our ongoing advanced manufacturing series this BioBreakfast will be looking at topics around issues relating to manufacturing for clinical trials and challenges in phase II trials. With guests: Dr Jane Ryan – Consultant for Stakeholder Engagement, CSIRO Craig Rogers – SVP of Asia Pacific, PCI Clinical Services Dr Christian Behrenbruch – Chief Executive Officer, Telix Pharmaceuticals Limited Jo Sherriff – Senior GMP … Continue reading BioBreakfast – Transformation in Pharma Manufacturing for Clinical Trials – 10 December »

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Special evening lecture: Professor Wim H. van Harten – 29 November
November 23, 2018

Value Transformation in Dutch Hospitals: Portfolios, Pathways and New Models of Care Visiting Professor Wim H. van Harten will present a special evening lecture during his visit to Australia.  Wim H. van Harten is the CEO of Rijnstate (general) Hospital in Arnhem, a large teaching hospital with an annual expenditure of € 460 million and around 4500 employees, of whom around 275 are medical specialists and … Continue reading Special evening lecture: Professor Wim H. van Harten – 29 November »

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Monday Lunch Live featuring A/Prof Allison Werner-Lin (US) – 10 December
November 22, 2018

A/Prof Allison Werner-Lin is from the School of Social Policy and Practice, University of Pennsylvania. She is also senior advisor, US National Cancer Institute, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics and we are delighted to welcome her to the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre. Studying the ethical, legal, and social implications of genomic technologies is vitally important to identifying pathways towards greater engagement in personalised medicine, … Continue reading Monday Lunch Live featuring A/Prof Allison Werner-Lin (US) – 10 December »

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MTGT Pre-Accelerator Week – 10-14 December
November 22, 2018

If you have an interest in learning more about MedTech commercialisation, you can attend this one week course delivered by prominent experts in the Australian medical devices industry. The course content is listed below: December 10, 2018, 12.45 – 5.00pm | Regulatory, reimbursement and clinical trials pathway December 11, 2018, 8.30am – 3.30pm | Intellectual property and business law December 12, 2018, 8.30am – 3.00pm … Continue reading MTGT Pre-Accelerator Week – 10-14 December »

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Maximise your clinical research impact – a practical workshop for clinicians – 7 December
November 21, 2018

Want your research to change the cancer landscape? Want to influence decision makers and attract further funding? Want to reach out to patients affected by your work?   Achieving these impacts requires a plan for delivering the right information, to the right people, at the right time, and in a format that they can use. This one-day intensive workshop offers practical tools to help you … Continue reading Maximise your clinical research impact – a practical workshop for clinicians – 7 December »

Turning nursing ideas into research workshop – 23 November
November 21, 2018

Are you a nurse who cares for patients affected by cancer? Do you have a great clinical question that you would like to be able to turn into a research project to benefit your patients? Turning Nursing Ideas into Research is a new, one-day workshop developed by the University of Melbourne’s Department of Nursing and School of Population and Global Health and the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer … Continue reading Turning nursing ideas into research workshop – 23 November »

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Current Major Challenges in Global Health – 10 December
November 16, 2018

The Current Major Challenges in Global Health: Innovative Solutions from Victorian Scientists A free Public Lecture at Government House, Melbourne. The Governor of Victoria, the Hon. Linda Dessau AC, and Mr Anthony Howard QC invite members of the public to attend a free public lecture at Government House, Melbourne. Leading global health experts working in Victoria, Professor Alan Lopez AC, Professor Caroline Homer AO and … Continue reading Current Major Challenges in Global Health – 10 December »

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#TestFestVic – 30 November
November 16, 2018

Calling all hackers, hipsters and hustlers! Enter #TestFestVic – a hackathon where participants have 2 days to create a digital-related invention (hardware or software project and prototype) to increase HIV testing in Victoria. To celebrate World AIDS Day on 1 December, the competition will be held from 30 November to 2 December and will feature presentations by world-leading HIV experts, as well as tech experts on the latest digital health … Continue reading #TestFestVic – 30 November »

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Hearing Our Voices – 26 November
November 3, 2018

Hearing Our Voices: The Importance of Community Engagement and Innovation in Indigenous Health Research When: Monday 26 November 2018, 8:30am-2:30pm Where: Ian Potter Auditorium, Kenneth Myer Building/Melbourne Brain Centre (University of Melbourne campus) It is a pleasure to invite you to the one-day conference: “Hearing Our Voices: The Importance of Community Engagement and Innovation in Indigenous Health Research”. The conference is organised by Prof Sandra … Continue reading Hearing Our Voices – 26 November »

Victorian Government Trade Mission to Israel – December 2018
October 29, 2018

You are invited to join a Victorian Government delegation to the 2018 Bioforum Summit in Tel Aviv. The Victorian Government, through Trade Victoria, is coordinating a medtech-biotech-pharma delegation to Israel, centred around the Bioforum Summit in Tel Aviv, in December. This is a great opportunity to showcase our strengths and capabilities, whilst also learning more about Israel’s highly innovative and commercially-oriented ecosystem. Mission dates? 9 … Continue reading Victorian Government Trade Mission to Israel – December 2018 »

Australian Clinical Trials Alliance Summit 2018 – 29 November
October 29, 2018

Registrations are now open for the Australian Clinical Trials Alliance Summit 2018 – building a self-improving healthcare system. 29 – 30 November at The University of Sydney Business School.  The ACTA Summit 2018 is precisely focussed on investigator-initiated clinical trials’ sector opportunities, challenges and expansion. It features an inspirationally relevant program – tier-one national keynote speakers, including Australian Government representatives, leading clinician researchers, and our … Continue reading Australian Clinical Trials Alliance Summit 2018 – 29 November »

Inaugural Clinical Registries Summit – 26 November
October 28, 2018

This Inaugural Clinical Registries Summit, presented by Monash Clinical Registries and the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, aims to showcase the breadth and depth of clinical registry activity currently taking place in Australia. The Summit will bring together senior registry clinicians, researchers, managers, funders and other key stakeholders to share and discuss the impact of registry activity on patient outcomes. The program includes … Continue reading Inaugural Clinical Registries Summit – 26 November »

In The Know – Dr Chris Behrenbruch – 25 October
October 19, 2018

In The Know is an opportunity for existing and budding entrepreneurs, business founders, people running businesses, policymakers and the public at large who have an interest in learning from practitioners about the secrets of their success. At this session you will hear from Dr Chris Behrenbruch, Co-Founder and CEO of Telix Pharmaceuticals Limited (ASX:TLX).  The series is called In The Know since establishing any business venture requires its … Continue reading In The Know – Dr Chris Behrenbruch – 25 October »

TRaM18 Showcase – 22 October
October 15, 2018

Tickets are now available for the Translating Research at Melbourne (TRaM) Showcase on 22 October 2018.  This flagship event celebrates the successes of the teams that have participated in and interacted with TRaM’s programs in 2018, giving profile and prominence to research impact at the University in all its forms. Presentations will be followed by drinks and networking as teams from TRaM and finalists of the Graeme … Continue reading TRaM18 Showcase – 22 October »

Melbourne Brain Symposium 2018 – 31 October
September 19, 2018

The Melbourne Neuroscience Institute, University of Melbourne and the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health are pleased to present the Melbourne Brain Symposium 2018 on Wednesday 31 October 2018. This symposium program is a testament to the remarkable breadth of neuroscience focused research happening here and internationally. In 2018, the Mendelsohn Student Lecture will again take place. This prestigious award recognises and honours an outstanding student … Continue reading Melbourne Brain Symposium 2018 – 31 October »

Symposium: Advances in cancer drug discovery and development – 30 October
September 19, 2018

A collaborative symposium integrating industry, academia, and the clinic, discussing the latest advances in cancer drug discovery and immunotherapies is taking place on Tuesday 30 October 2018. This unique, free full-day symposium, sponsored by Merck Sharp & Dohme (MSD), Cancer Therapeutics CRC (CTx), and the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre, brings together leading industry, academic and clinical experts to discuss opportunities to progress biological discoveries to effective therapies, covering cancer drug … Continue reading Symposium: Advances in cancer drug discovery and development – 30 October »

Translating biomedical research: Lessons from Boston, Tel-Aviv and our own backyard
July 24, 2018

Overview of our July Collaborate + Connect + Commercialise networking event.  More than 150 people attended our third networking event which showcased a panel discussion on the opportunities and challenges facing scientists in the quest for commercialisation and the translation of research into patient care. Dr Sky Gross was joined by Dr Andrew Nash, Senior Vice President Research for CSL, Nathan Elia from the Victorian … Continue reading Translating biomedical research: Lessons from Boston, Tel-Aviv and our own backyard »

Collaborate + Connect + Commercialise Networking Event – Monday 23 July 5.00-6.30 pm
June 28, 2018

Dr Duncan Holmes, the European Head, Discovery Partnerships with Academia, GalxoSmithKline will showcase GSK’s research and development function, and outline its collaborative approach.

Collaborate + Connect + Commercialise Event – Thursday 22 March 4.00-6.00 pm
February 18, 2018

Dr Duncan Holmes, the European Head, Discovery Partnerships with Academia, GalxoSmithKline will showcase GSK’s research and development function, and outline its collaborative approach.