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February 2021

Forrest Research Foundation Prospect Fellows Information Session

February 2, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
The University of Western Australia Australia

The University of Western Australia (UWA) DVCR and Office of Research will hold an Information Session on Tuesday 2 February 2021 at the Gentilli Lecture Theatre, Geology Building, GGGL: . The second round of the Forrest Research Foundation Prospect Fellowship Scheme will open on 1 February 2021. There will be 10 post-doctoral fellowships of 18 months duration funded by the salary funded by the Forrest Research Foundation, with on-costs provided by the host organisation. The on-costs for successful candidates hosted…

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Social Isolation and Social Prescribing 3 Part Webinar Series

February 18, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

A series of online forums focusing on social isolation and social prescribing are being co-hosted by Australian Disease Management Association (ADMA), Bolton Clarke Research Institute, Melbourne Academic Centre for Health, MSPGH, Monash Partners, and the Western Alliance. The webinars are scheduled over lunchtime on the below dates. Attend one or all three! These will include a mix of research, learnings from trials and services that have been implemented, provide an opportunity to collate what is being done across Victoria; and…

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ACvA Webinar: Research Impact: Perspectives from Government, Philanthropy and Research

February 26, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am

The webinar will be in a Q&A format, with panellists invited to speak on their perspectives when considering research impact in the context of grant applications/ programs. The session will be chaired by Professor Andrew Searles. Date & Time: Friday 26 February 2021  from 9.30 am – 10.30 am AWST / 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm AEDT. Please register here.   For further information, please contact Meng Hsu: acva@ozheart.org

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March 2021

Consumers Health Forum Summit 2021 – Shifting Gears

March 18, 2021 - March 19, 2021

The Consumers Health Forum (CHF) will be hosting the inaugural Australian and New Zealand Consumer Experience and Leadership in Healthcare Summit on 18-19 March 2021 online. Early - bird registrations close 1 February 2021. The Summit will offer both organisations and consumers who want to be at the forefront of system change the opportunity to come together to explore, discuss and grow the concept and practice of consumer-centred care. The CHF Summit 2021: Shifting Gears will: Support the development of…

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May 2021

Wounds Australia National Virtual conference

May 4, 2021 @ 9:00 am - May 6, 2021 @ 4:30 pm

The theme for the Virtual conference is Connect, Collaborate, Innovate. The vision of the conference is to open our minds to new concepts in the challenge to prevent and manage wounds. This conference will highlight current data and innovative solutions for the complex wound aetiologies, treatments and systems of care that many of us face every day. To view the program click here To register click here

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Science on the Swan 2021

May 16, 2021 - May 18, 2021

The theme for Science on the Swan 2021 is Driving Translational Research – Embedding Research and Innovation in Health Care.  The Conference will be held at The Westin Perth from Sunday 16 – Tuesday 18 May 2021. The Conference will showcase the very best of research and scientific endeavours in Western Australia. Covering a mix of fundamental, biomedical, clinical, health and social science. The Conference offers linkage opportunities for both industry and researchers, especially connecting early career to more senior…

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Perth Biodesign Bootcamp

May 24, 2021 @ 9:00 am - May 25, 2021 @ 4:30 pm
The University of Western Australia Australia
$70 – $250

Upskill in medical technology innovation through the Biodesign process.

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Value-Based Health Care Conference 2021

May 25, 2021 - May 28, 2021

Join the Continuous Improvement in Cancer Care for an exciting and thought provoking event about how to put value-based health care (VBHC) into practice. The aim of the conference is to showcase and celebrate Australian value-based healthcare innovation, initiatives, implementation, research and training from all areas of the health care system. With discussion on topics as diverse as cancer, stroke, dental health and more. During the event, focus will be given to practical applications of VBHC, rather than a theoretical…

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June 2021

ASMR Medical Research Week® Gala Dinner

June 4, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
​Acqua Viva on the Swan, 183 Broadway
Nedlands, WA 6009 Australia
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ASMR Medical Research Week® is a flagship activity for The Australian Society for Medical Research, and a major highlight of the Australian health and medical research calendar, bringing the message of the benefits of health and medical research to the Australian public. In WA, the week will open with a Gala Dinner on Friday 4 June at Acqua Viva on the Swan. The highlight of the evening will be a live-streamed presentation by the 2021 ASMR Medallist, A/Professor Kelvin Kong. Register here.

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PHRN Linkage Luminaries Webinar Series – Professor David Preen

June 23, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

The Population Health Research Network is hosting its fourth webinar for 2021 in the "Linkage Luminaries" series with Professor David Preen, Chair in Public Health, UWA School of Population and Global Health. Professor Preen was the Director of the UWA Centre for Health Services Research from 2006 to 2015 and has been involved in conducting public health and health services research using population-based linked data for almost 15 years. His study areas include: cancer service delivery, pharmaco-epidemiology, chronic disease management,…

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July 2021

The AICC(WA) Annual Healthcare Event 2021

July 29, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
McCusker Auditorium, Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, North Building, 6 Verdun Street
Nedlands, Western Australia 6009 Australia

“So you think you know what’s good for you?” by Dr Norman Swan “Let’s get past COVID - what you can stop worrying about with your health and how to emulate the second longest lived people in the world – and they’re Australian!” Dr Swan (Physician, Journalist, Author and ABC Radio National Broadcaster) will explore common myths about health: do we really need 7-8 hours sleep? What the raw food movement is missing out on – and it really matters,…

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August 2021

14th National Allied Health Conference: 9 – 12 August 2021

August 9, 2021 @ 8:00 am - August 12, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

The 14th National Allied Health Conference, to be held ONLINE for the first time, will give us the opportunity to explore and discuss the many factors that contribute to the overall success of Allied Health in Australia. There will be an exciting program of speakers, workshops, virtual exhibitors and lots of networking opportunities. The live conference days will be held on Tuesday 10th to Thursday 12th August, with pre-conference workshops available to book on Monday 9th. The organising committee is…

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October 2021

WACRA Lunch & Learn

October 13, 2021 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
The University of Western Australia Australia

During this lunch time session, you will have the opportunity to learn about the state of play of WACRA, the Heart Foundation and the Australian Cardiovascular Alliance (ACvA), including engagement, partnership and funding opportunities for 2022. Sponsored by ACvA, this free catered event is open to all WACRA individual members. Please register your attendance by Friday 8 October 2021 (5.00pm AWST). Special guests include: Sarah Fordham, CEO, Heart Foundation Western Australia Prof Gemma Figtree, President, Australian Cardiovascular Alliance Kerry Doyle,…

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[WEBINAR] Prioritising Women’s Health and Careers in COVID Recovery and Beyond

October 14, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

The Australian Health Research Alliance (AHRA) invites you to a webinar on Prioritising Women's Health and Careers in COVID Recovery and Beyond. A misalignment between the career trajectory of men and women continues to leave women under-represented in leadership positions in both healthcare and academia. COVID-19 has amplified and heightened these existing inequalities. Taking on a greater proportion of unpaid care, and an increase in job losses in the hardest-hit sectors are just some of the barriers women now face.…

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[WEBINAR] Consumer and Community Involvement in Clinical Trials: Practical Strategies and Lessons Learned

October 15, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am

Consumer and community involvement (CCI) is fast moving from nice to have, to must have. And while there is growing recognition of the value of genuine and meaningful engagement of consumers and the community in clinical trials, some researchers are unsure how or where to start. In response, Monash Partners Academic Health Science Centre and Sydney Health Partners are hosting an informative webinar - Consumer and Community Involvement in clinical trials: Practical strategies and lessons learned. Tune in to gain…

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HSRAANZ Methods Education Series – Measuring patient-reported outcomes (PROs) in clinical trials: Key considerations for researchers

October 27, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Presenter - Dr Rachel Campbell - Rachel is a post-doctoral researcher at the Sydney Quality of Life Office, based at the University of Sydney. Her research focuses on optimising the assessment of patient-reported outcomes (PROs) in oncology research and using PRO measures in clinical settings to support the management of individual patients. These webinars are open to HSRAANZ members only. Staff or students of our Partner Group's can attend and should contact sarah.green@chere.uts.edu.au for registration details. View a short video…

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November 2021

ACTA Annual Scientific Meeting

November 10, 2021 @ 8:00 am - November 12, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

The Australian Clinical Trials Alliance's 2021 Annual Scientific Meeting, on the theme Strengthening the pipeline for clinical research, will be an excellent opportunity for learning, networking and discussing sector-wide advancements, both locally and internationally. This virtual event will have five streams: STREAM 1: Translation of clinical registry findings into practice STREAM 2: Capacity building to optimise trial design, conduct and impact STREAM 3: Facilitating efficient and cost-effective recruitment and completion of clinical trials STREAM 4: Accelerating Australian discovery and innovation…

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Australian Centre for Quantitative Imaging – 2021 Symposium and Introductory Workshop

November 15, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research NORTH, 6 Verdun St, Nedlands
Perth, Western Australia 6009 Australia
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The Australian Centre for Quantitative Imaging (ACQI) is hosting two events on the 15th of November 2021, sponsored by MTPConnect.   ACQI 2021 Symposium Venue: McCusker Auditorium Time: 9:00 – 13:00 Description: The ACQI 2021 symposium will showcase the cutting-edge developments in quantitative medical imaging in WA, from pre-clinical and clinical research through to clinical translation and commercialisation.   Conference attendees will be treated to a host of high-quality presentations as well as a fully catered morning tea and lunch.…

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[CANCELLED] National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Research Showcase

November 23, 2021 @ 8:00 am - November 24, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

Update 18/08/21: In the light of the infection numbers for NSW and various date clashes, the IRNet Research Showcase committee has made the difficult decision to cancel the 2021 event. The showcase is intended to be reorganised for September 2022 at the University of Sydney. The University of Sydney and Sydney Health Partners will host the second annual National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Research Showcase. Organised by the Indigenous Research(er) Capacity Building Network (IRNet), an AHRA initiative, the…

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Implementation Science Health Conference Australia 2021

November 24, 2021 @ 8:00 am - November 26, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

Registrations are now open for the Implementation Science Health Conference Australia 2021 (ISHCA 21) to be held online from Wednesday 24 to Friday 26 November. Join national and international experts in #implementationscience, #healthsystems and #healthequity as they explore contemporary themes in health equity and how implementation science can be harnessed to increase the benefits of health and medical research to all. Presented by Sydney Health Partners, Maridulu Budyari Gumal (SPHERE) and NSW Regional Health Partners, the three-day program will kick-off…

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December 2021

2nd National HREC Conference

December 1, 2021 @ 7:00 am - December 3, 2021 @ 2:00 pm

Human Research Ethics Committee Members across Australia are invited to attend a FREE virtual Human Research Ethics Conference. The purpose of the HREC Conference is to provide valuable, up to date information on areas related to HREC members. Participation in the Conference will fulfil the annual training requirements for HREC members. The format for the program will be a plenary lecture each day, along with breakout rooms for discussion on topics of interest. The training will be spaced out over…

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February 2022

Perth Biodesign Bootcamps – Feb 2022

February 17 - February 18
Margaret Fairweather Education Space, Hackett Hall, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway
Crawley, Western Australia 6009 Australia
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Registrations have now opened for our next 2-day Perth Biodesign Bootcamp, which will be held on Thursday 17th and Friday 18th of February. The bootcamp will provide an accelerated two full days of learning and applying the Biodesign methodology. Participants will learn how to identify and validate clinical needs, ideate, and implement viable solutions, in addition to the fundamentals of IP, reimbursement, and regulatory pathways, business models and much more!  

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June 2022

Perth Biostatistics & Bioinformatics Meetup

June 14 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, Nedlands

This is a joint event supported by the WA Branch of the Statistical Society of Australia (SSA), the SSA Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Section, Clinical Trials Enablement Platform WA (CTEP-WA), Perth Epidemiological Group (PEG), and the WA Health Translation Network (WAHTN). The purpose of this event is to bring together those with expertise and/or interest in medical and healthcare statistics in Perth. It is an opportunity to socialise and network, and encourage upcoming professionals to pursue a career in this worthwhile…

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September 2022

Women’s Health Research Alliance WA (WHRL) Launch

September 13 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, University of Western Australia.

Join us for an in-person networking event to celebrate the launch of the Women's Health Research Alliance in Western Australia. Formed by the National Health Research Alliance (AHRA), the Women’s Health Research, Translation Network (WHRTN) is a peak body in women’s health. It is steered by leading women’s health researchers from each of the NHMRC-accredited Research Translation Centres across Australia (including WA Health Translation Network (WAHTN)) and one of WHRTN’s first activities was to establish state-based networks to promote women’s…

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