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Human Ethics workshop - Nov 2017

Human Ethics workshop will cover the detail necessary when you apply to start any research project which involves humans or human tissue samples in any WSLHD facility.

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Research Governance workshop - Nov 2017

Research Governance workshop will cover the detail necessary when you apply to any research project which involves humans or human tissue samples conducted in any WSLHD facility.

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Nov
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Melanoma & Skin Cancer SIG Grant Preparation Workshop

The Cancer Research Network Melanoma & Skin Cancer SIG is hosting a grant preparation workshop on Monday, 20 November.

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Nov
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Cancer Australia funding information session

Dr Paul Jackson from Cancer Australia will present on Cancer Australia’s Priority-driven Collaborative Cancer Research Scheme.

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Nov
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Prof John Mattick: The Transformational Impact of Genomics on Medicine and the Healthcare System

Health is the biggest, most important and fastest growing industry in the world.

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Nov
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CCR meeting 23 November 2017

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Nov
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WIMR Awards Afternoon & Peter Castaldi Oration by Prof David Gottlieb

Please join us at the Westmead Institute Awards Afternoon as we celebrate the Institute’s achievements and very best researchers for 2017.

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Nov
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Sydney Health Partners Research Symposium:Research translation in a complex health System

Theme is Research translation in a complex health System.

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Nov
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Consulting session with Professor Claire Snyder

This will be an opportunity for CRN members to come along with their PRO issues/questions related to the use of PROs in research and clinical practice.

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Nov
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Symposium: Overcoming Chaos - Understanding big data and complex problems

APS 2017 (EMBL Australia Postgraduate Symposium) is a gathering of research students to present their work to a professional but less intimidating audience than open-level symposiums.

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Nov
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Symposium - Improving the quality of health care: Engaging the patient voice

This Symposium has been planned with collaboration and networking in mind so there'll be plenty of time to meet and talk with the speakers and other participants from within and outside your area of expertise.

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Nov
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9th Postgraduate & ECR Cancer Research Symposium 2017

The 9th Postgraduate & ECR Cancer Research Symposium is an opportunity to showcase your research while learning about the range of work being undertaken by early career researchers across the University.

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Nov
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Masterclass with Professor Claire Snyder: Integrating PROs into clinical practice

The Cancer Research Network Patient-Reported Outcomes Special Interest Group (PRO-SIG) invites you to a masterclass by Professor Claire Snyder on 30 November.

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Nov
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Masterclass - Integrating PROs into clinical practice

This one-day workshop, facilitated by Professor Snyder, will use the International Society for Quality of Life Research Users’ Guide as a framework.

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Nov
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Harnessing placebo mechanisms to improve clinical outcomes

The symposium is designed for doctors, psychologists, physiotherapists, nurses and other health professionals with an interest in understanding and applying knowledge of placebo mechanisms, and how these can be used to improve clinical outcomes for patients.

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Nov
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Charles Perkins Centre Westmead: Preventing Death Starts in Youth

Don’t miss your chance to showcase your research and share in prizes worth over $2,000.

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Nov
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Prof Andrew Scott: Integrating Technology into Cancer Care

Advances in technology in regard to cancer care have led to mounting expectations in regard to the impact on health care and disease prevention.

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Nov
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Workshop: Contracts 101

Please RSVP by 6th November to [email protected].

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Nov
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MedTech Innovation Competition

You are cordially invited to the MedtechInnovation Competition organized by The University of Sydney.
Teams of biomedical engineering and combined degree students partnered with Westmeadand Sydney clinical and industry experts will present new medtechsolutions.

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Nov
'17
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Lionell Hebbard: Adiponectin and its role in human disease

Senior Lecturer, College of Public Health, Medical & Vet Sciences,
Centre for Biodiscovery and Molecular Development of Therapeutics,
Comparative Genomics Centre, James Cook University.

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Nov
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Prof Francis: Optical Tomography and Its Role in Multimodality Imaging and Translational Disease Research

A preclinical Imaging seminar will be held at 11:30 am on Nov 1st, 2017 at WIMR seminar room C2.20.

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Nov
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Bayesian Breakfast: To P, or not to P?

How confident are we really, in our health data, as a clinician or scientist? Has hypothesis testing and P value run its course? Come along to first Digital Health and Informatics Network (DHIN) breakfast to find out! This seminar, led by Professor Sally Cripps, explores Bayesian Theory applied to a health data setting.

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Oct
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Phil Gough: Biomedical Animation

Phil Gough is a Research Fellow with the Human-Centred Technology group in the School of IT at Sydney University.

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Oct
'17
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CCR meeting 26 October 2017

1. Amellia- our youngest and only Hons student in the department would love feedback from all of you for her final Hons talk entitled “Novel nuclear receptors as treatment targets for triple negative breast cancer”.

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Oct
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WEBINAR: Knowledge Translation as a System with Dr Tamika Heiden

Knowledge Translation (KT), one of many terms for translation involves a complex system of interactions among researchers and research users to ensure relevance and to accelerate the capture of research benefits through more effective services and products.

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Oct
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Concept Development Workshop for Trials and Translational Research Studies

This one day workshop will help clinical and scientific investigators refine their concept into a proposal for a clinical trial and/or translational research study.

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Oct
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Brain Tumour Research Seminar

The Cancer Research Network Brain Tumour SIG is hosting an afternoon seminar to showcase some of the latest brain cancer research being undertaken by Sydney researchers.

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Oct
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Christopher Hammang: Biomedical Animation

Christopher Hammang is a renowned science communicator and biomedical animator, currently working as an educational designer at the University of Sydney.

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Oct
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Symposium: Microbial Genomics for Public Health and Clinical Microbiology

The Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology - Public Health, The Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity (MBI), The University of Sydney, Microbiological Diagnostic Unit Public Health Laboratory, and the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity are co-hosting the Microbial Genomics for Public Health and Clinical Microbiology Symposium.

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Oct
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A/Prof Diana Learoyd: Thyroid Cancer 2017; new advances to management

The Endocrinology Department wishes to warmly invite all interested parties to attend Westmead Endocrine Grand Rounds Thursday October 19th.

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Oct
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Prof Nick King: Manipulating the myeloid lineage to influence the inflammatory milieu in tissues

Professor Nick King Professor of Viral Immunopathology & Head of Discipline of Pathology, School of Medical Sciences, Bosch Institute, the University of Sydney.

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Oct
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Colorectal Cancer Treatment and Research: Launch of Sydney 1000 Bowel Cancer Study

Sydney Vital is proud to present a panel discussion and Q&A session on Colorectal Cancer Treatment and Research.

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Oct
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Researcher networking event for early and mid-career researchers

Following the first successful event in May, the Research Portfolio’s early and mid-career research network is hosting a second event open to all early and mid-career researchers (postdoctoral level and above) at the University of Sydney.

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Oct
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WIMR TOWN HALL MEETING

Come along to the Westmead Institute Town Hall meeting on Friday 13 October to hear the latest updates from our Executive Director, Tony Cunningham.

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Oct
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SW-TCRC Funding Recipient Showcase

Showcasing the work of some of our ECR & PhD students who received funding in 2016 - 2017.

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Oct
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CLINICAL TRIALS & COHORT STUDIES: TIPS ON HOW TO WRITE A COMPETITIVE RESEARCH GRANT SUBMISSION

12:30pm Followed by a panel discussion The speakers will be joined by other panellists who specialise in developing & administering grant submissions & will be able to provide practical advice
Q & A Session With The Panel .

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Oct
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Combined Westmead Academic Forum

Instead of three education-focussed and two research-focussed Academic forums per year, we will host a combined meeting three times per year.

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Oct
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Rob Salomon: Current trends in cytometry and single cell genomics

Rob Salomon is the inaugural Technical Director of the Garvan-Weizmann Centre for Cellular Genomics recently opened at the Garvan Institute of Medical research.

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Oct
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Quality of Life & Cancer Showcase

The Cancer Research Network Patient Reported Outcomes SIG is hosting an afternoon symposium to showcase some of the latest research being undertaken in the area of Quality of Life and Cancer.

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Oct
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The story machine: creating meaningful health narratives for the 21st Century

Martin Brown, Educational Design manager in the Office of the Vice-Chancellor's Westmead Operations team, presents The story machine: creating meaningful health narratives for the 21st Century.

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Oct
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Prof Jonathan Kalman: What’s new in mapping and mechanisms of atrial arrhythmias: "Tach, flutter and fib"

Professor Jonathan Kalman
Professor of Medicine, University of Melbourne
Director of Cardiac Electrophysiology, Royal Melbourne Hospital.

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Oct
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Michael Spence: Western Sydney Strategy town halls

Vice-Chancellor and Principal Dr Michael Spence will lead two staff forums on our Western Sydney Strategy, at Westmead (October 5) and Camperdown (October 11), giving you the opportunity to engage with the strategy, ask questions and provide feedback on the proposals.

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Sep
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Prof Anne Read: The importance of ephemeral and intangible activity on health

Professor Anne Reid is Dean, Sydney Conservatorium of music.

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Sep
'17
29

Submission deadline for CPMCC Travelling Fellowship 2017

A unique opportunity exists for a senior Nursing, Pharmacy or Allied Health professional within the Sydney West Cancer Network to be the Crown Princess Mary Cancer Centre Travelling Fellow for 2017.

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Sep
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CCR meeting 28 September 2017

Pam Provan will let us know about the INOVATe program- Title: “INOVATe – Individualised Ovarian Cancer Treatment Through Integration of Genomic Pathology into Multidisciplinary Care”.

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Sep
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Career Transitions Breakfast: health and medical research sector

Join us to hear from Sophia Symeou, co-founder and CEO of INS Career Management, on successful career transitions, as well as a panel of professionals who help researchers move into different roles.

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Sep
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Costly decisions: discussing high cost, evidence-based but unfunded cancer therapies

The University of Sydney Breast Cancer Special Interest Group & Mater Hospital are holding an evening event to discuss high cost, evidence-based but unfunded cancer therapies.

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Sep
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Faculty of Medicine and Health - Invitations to September Town Halls

In line with the University’s 2016-20 Strategic Plan, we are continuing work towards establishing the new Faculty of Medicine and Health.
During the months of May and June this year, we held Town Hall sessions to present the Draft Change Proposal (DCP) for the proposed conceptual leadership model of the new faculty and a potential new structure for the clinical schools.

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Sep
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How design thinking can transform healthcare

Dr Erez Nusem and A/Prof Cara Wrigley are from the University of Sydney's Design Lab - an interdisciplinary research group within the School of Architecture, Design and Planning, with a research focus of understanding the role and value of design in business.

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Sep
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Biomedical Engineering Research Collaboration Forum


The Sydney Medical School (SMS) and Faculty of Engineering & Information Technologies (FEIT) are committed to strengthening research collaborations in the fields of Biomedical Engineering and Technologies.

In 2016 we ran a series of forums which led to the inaugural SMS-FEIT Biomedical Engineering Research Collaboration Scheme jointly funded by the two Faculties.

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Sep
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Wilfried Goetz: Small Animal Radiation Research Platform (SARRP)

Sydney Vital is proud to present Wilfried Goetz, experienced SARRP User and Applications Specialist, talk on the Small Animal Radiation Research Platform (SARRP) development at the Kolling Institute on Wednesday 20th September 2017 from 4:00pm – 6:00pm.

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Sep
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The Image Analysis & Microscopy Special Interest Group September meeting

The concept of the special interest group is to be an informal forum where people can discuss their research using microscopy, image processing or image analysis techniques and also get new ideas for how their microscopy and image analysis could be improved or done more efficiently.

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Sep
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RNAi and CRISPR Seminar

RNAi has long been used for functional genomics screening in cell-based assays.

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Sep
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Prof Hamish MacDougall: Virtual and Augmented Realities in the Health Sector

The ongoing Friday morning series - formerly known as Clinical applications of technological innovation - is now known as Sydney Concepts @ Westmead, where the conversations between expert researchers across the depth and breadth of the University of Sydney and colleagues from the Westmead precinct will continue.

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Sep
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Health Data Linkage Showcase

The University of Sydney Health Data Linkage Special Interest Group is holding an afternoon event to showcase some of the latest research using linked health data.

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Sep
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Koon Lee & Gaurav Sutrave: Training T Cells - Manipulating T cells in bone marrow transplant

Dr Koon Lee, PhD candidate, Leukaemia and Cellular Therapies group, Westmead institute for Medical Research and University of Sydney.

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Sep
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2017 Innovations in Cancer Treatment and Care Conference

The sixth annual Innovations in Cancer Treatment and Care Conference on Thursday, 14 September 2017.

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Sep
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Process Communication Model (PCM) – How can the Process Communication Model help with Bullying?

Wayne Pearce, PCM consultant, Famous for Rugby League and has a wealth of experience in sports psychology, coaching and communication.

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Sep
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Dr Slade Matthews

Speaker: Dr Slade Matthews, Senior Lecturer.

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Sep
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Research Governance workshop - Sept 2017 BT

Research Governance workshop will cover the detail necessary when you apply to any research project which involves humans or human tissue samples conducted in any WSLHD facility.

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Sep
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Abstracts due: CPMCC Symposium 2017

The Crown Princess Mary Cancer Centre Symposium on Nov 24 will feature a poster session to showcase the research taking place across the Sydney West Cancer Network and the Sydney West Translational Cancer Research Centre.

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Sep
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Human Ethics workshop - Sept 2017 BT

Human Ethics workshop will cover the detail necessary when you apply to start any research project which involves humans or human tissue samples in any WSLHD facility.

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Sep
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Westmead Scientific Platforms - Seeing is believing

Join us for a half day symposium where we will discuss a range of techniques available for imaging biological specimens at the Westmead Research Hub.

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Sep
'17
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Abstract due for the 9th Postgraduate and ECR Cancer Research Symposium

The 9th Postgraduate and ECR Cancer Research Symposium on Thursday, 30 November 2017 is an opportunity to showcase your research while learning about the range of work being undertaken by ECRs across the University.

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Sep
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Study Coordinator GCP Refresher Workshop

Afternoon tea will be provided.

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Sep
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Investigator GCP Refresher Workshop

Morning teas will be provided.

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Aug
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Professor Deanna Kroetz - Challenges and opportunities for implementation of pharmacogenetic findings

You are invited to join Professor Iqbal Ramzan, Dean of Pharmacy for the third annual Tom Watson Memorial Oration on 31 August.

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Aug
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The Changing Landscape of Funding for Medical and Health Research

All Westmead Research Hub members and those beyond the Hub are warmly invited to attend a session that will address the above questions.

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Aug
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ORCID Information Session

ORCID is a unique digital identifier representing you and your research.

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Aug
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CCR meeting 31 August 2017

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Aug
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Dean's visit to Westmead 30th August 2017

Professor Arthur Conigrave, Dean of the Sydney Medical School, will be visiting Westmead and will be available for an open staff engagement forum on Wednesday, 30th August.
All staff and students are encouraged to attend as this is a great opportunity to have an open discussion in an informal setting, covering the latest issues and any matters staff and students wish to raise.

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Aug
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Multidisciplinary management of brain metastases in the age of immunotherapy

Sydney Vital would like to invite clinicians, health professionals and researchers to join us for an update on the current management of brain metastases and the impact of the new immunotherapies on Tuesday 29th August from 6:00pm until 9:00pm.

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Aug
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Prof Angus Thomson: Regulatory immune cells and control of organ transplant rejection’

Professor Angus Thomson, Westmead Research Hub Visiting Professor, Thomas E.

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Aug
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Varicella Zoster Virus Vaccines: Preventing Chicken Pox & Shingles

We will hear from two international experts at the next NCIRS seminar focused on Varicella Zoster Virus.

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Aug
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ORCID Information Session

ORCID is a unique digital identifier representing you and your research.

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Aug
'17
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KCA Brain Cancer Symposium

Kids Cancer Alliance (KCA) warmly invites you to our Brain Cancer Symposium.

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Aug
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Clinical Trials - the good, the bad, and the ugly

Due to popular request the Australian Society of Stem Cell Research (ASSCR) is holding another “Hot Topic” Q&A style event.

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Aug
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Sydney Oncofertility Symposium

Oncofertility is a subfield that bridges oncology and reproductive services to explore and expand options for the reproductive future of cancer patients.

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Aug
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Sydney Ideas, Westmead: Data Science - the Future of Better Health?

Data Science – the science of manipulation and analysis of previously unmanageable sets of huge, diverse data – is changing how we understand our world, particularly in complex systems and environments.

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Aug
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The Image Analysis & Microscopy Special Interest Group August meeting

The concept of the special interest group is to be an informal forum where people can discuss their research using microscopy, image processing or image analysis techniques and also get new ideas for how their microscopy and image analysis could be improved or done more efficiently.

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Aug
'17
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Thousands of single cells. One Solution: single cell isolation for sequencing

A seminar in single cell isolation for sequencing.

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Aug
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CCR meeting 10 August 2017

Prof Rizos needs no introduction for all old timers in CCR- She was one of us for several years before moving to MacU.

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Aug
'17
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Westmead Research Hub Student Open Day 2017

Westmead Research Hub is hosting a student open day, inviting prospective research students to come to the campus and see what a vibrant research environment Westmead really is.

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Aug
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Modern Management of Thyroid Cancer: A Paradigm for Personalised Medicine

Sydney Vital is proud to present a panel discussion and Q&A session on Modern Management of Thyroid Cancer.

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Aug
'17
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2017 Sydney Catalyst International Translational Research Symposium

We are delighted to confirm international guest Professor Derek Raghavan, President of the Levine Cancer Institute.

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Aug
'17
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Dr Jacob Scott: The genomic adjusted radiation dose: Radiation oncology enters the era of personalized medicine

Dr Jacob Scott, Dept of Translational Hematology and Oncology Research and Radiation Oncology at Cleveland Clinic, Ohio will be giving a talk on Monday August 7th at 8.30-9.30 am in the Crown Princess Mary Cancer Centre, Conference Room 2.

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Aug
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WORKSHOP: Implementation Science in practice: Finding the Framework that Fits

This workshop is for early-mid career researchers and anyone with an interest in implementation research design, and aims to help provide an understanding of the application of some of the commonly used frameworks.

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Aug
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WIMR Seminar: Golo Ahlenstiel: How to wet an appetite - The effects of interferon-lambda on macrophage function

Associate Professor Golo Ahlenstiel
Head, Liver Immunology Group, WIMR, and Sydney Medical School, Westmead.

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Aug
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The University of Sydney's Westmead Forum - 2 August 2017

This is an opportunity to meet the Vice-chancellor's team for Westmead and hear updates and news about the University's strategic initiatives at the Westmead precinct.

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Aug
'17
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Digital Biology redefines Research and Medicine

A Forum in Applications of Digital Biology and Droplet DigitalTM PCR: breakthrough technology that provides absolute quantification of nucleic acids.

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Jul
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Crash course on conducting and publishing qualitative health research

This interactive one-day workshop will focus on how to conduct and publish qualitative health research.

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Jul
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27
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qPCR Seminar Tour

Bioline would like to extend an invitation to a rare opportunity for all scientists doing or looking to do qPCR, to widely benefit them in their research developments.

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Jul
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CCR meeting 27 July 2017

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Jul
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DATA DRIVEN CHANGE CONFERENCE: Flipping the Record: Using Clinical Data to Transform Cancer Care

You’re invited to attend the 2017 Cancer Health Data Conference hosted by the Cancer Implementation Science Community of Practice.

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Jul
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18
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The Image Analysis & Microscopy Special Interest Group July meeting

The concept of the special interest group is to be an informal forum where people can discuss their research using microscopy, image processing or image analysis techniques and also get new ideas for how their microscopy and image analysis could be improved or done more efficiently.

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Jul
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Introduction to the Media Session for Academic Staff

Marketing and Communications invites all academic staff to a special session introducing how best to work with the media.

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Jul
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2017 Public Health Research Showcase

The School of Public Health's Research Showcase is a biennial event that provides staff, students, affiliates and external partners and networks the opportunity to come together and celebrate the exciting and innovative research work being undertaken in public health.

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Jul
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Research Governance workshop - July 2017

Research Governance workshop will cover the detail necessary when you apply to any research project which involves humans or human tissue samples conducted in any WSLHD facility.

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Jul
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Human Ethics workshop - July 2017

Human Ethics workshop will cover the detail necessary when you apply to start any research project which involves humans or human tissue samples in any WSLHD facility.

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Jul
'17
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CCR meeting 13 July 2017

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Jul
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Dr Philip Bergman: Of Mice & Men (and Dogs!): Therapeutic Xenogeneic DNA Vaccines for Spontaneous Veterinary Cancers.

The Cancer Research Network Comparative Oncology SIG invites you to a lecture by Dr Philip Bergman, Director of Clinical Studies at VCA Antech and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, USA.

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Jul
'17
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10th Sino-Australian Research Symposium: Precision Medicine in Metabolic Health and Cancer

Join us for a celebration of 10 years of collaboration between Sydney Medical School & Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine.

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Jul
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Immunohistochemistry 101

Guest speaker Melissa Whitehouse, technical specialist from Metagene.

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Jul
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Prof Catherine Tomasetto: The lipid transfer protein STARD3 links intracellular cholesterol transport and breast cancer cell growth

Professor Catherine Tomasetto, Team leader of the Molecular and Cellular Biology of Breast Cancer, Department of Functional Genomics and Cancer, I.G.B.M.C.

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Jul
'17
6
2
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5
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Cholesterol and Cancer Showcase

The Cancer Research Network Microenvironment and Metabolism SIG is hosting a half-day event to showcase some of the latest research being undertaken in the area of Cholesterol and Cancer.

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Jul
'17
3
5

The Research Bazaar (ResBaz) Sydney 2017

ResBaz is a FREE event that aims to fill the gap in teaching the digital and data literacies emerging at the centre of modern research.

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Jun
'17
30

Westmead Hospital Week 2017 Research Abstracts

Westmead Association will be hosting the Hospital Week Research Symposium again this year, on Friday 18th August, 2017.

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Jun
'17
28
10
00
A
5
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P

Cancer Institute NSW multidisciplinary team (MDT) workshop

This workshop will follow on from the MDT Symposium the week before and continue the collaborative process and strategy discussion between MDTs.

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Jun
'17
27
5
30
P
7
00
P

Sydney Ideas - How can design-led thinking improve health and well-being?

Principles of design and engineering underpin our everyday lives, and their proper application can have a significant impact on the health of individuals and communities.

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Jun
'17
27
29

Bioinformatics Workshop: Introduction to NGS Data Analysis

Introduction to NGS Data Analysis is a three-day, hands-on
workshop that offers attendees a basic understanding of NGS
data analysis workflows.

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Jun
'17
26
3
00
P
5
00
P

Personalised Medicine: Empowered patients in the 21st Century?

To some extent, medicine has always been personalised; the individual characteristics of patients have long helped inform how health professionals diagnose and treat them.

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Jun
'17
23

NSW Medical Device Training Program’s (MDCTP) Ignition Health Course

Ignition Health is a new module of the MDCTP and is for candidates interested in creating impact through their medical technology or research.

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Jun
'17
23
12
30
P
1
30
P

Professor David Huang

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Jun
'17
22
1
30
P
5
30
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MDT Workshop: How Multi-Diciplinary Teams Can Support Translational Research

Multi-Disciplinary Teams (MDTs) are transitioning from running regular meetings focused on discussing patients, into a powerful vehicle for driving translational research from basic science through to implementation science and quality improvement.

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Jun
'17
22
11
00
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12
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CCR meeting 22 June 2017

Speaker: Ali Azimi, PhD student.

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Jun
'17
22
10
00
A
11
00
A

Webinar: Getting ready for data analysis: research data management best practice

Research data management training organised by the Research Data team for researchers and HDR students - this one a Webinar about Getting ready for data analysis: research data management best practice.

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Jun
'17
20
3
00
P
4
00
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The Image Analysis & Microscopy Special Interest Group June meeting

Josh Studdert will give an extensive presentation on CMRI’s Zeiss Lightsheet.Z1 and its uses for imaging large specimens such as embryos, large tissue samples or whole organs with techniques including tissue clearing.

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Jun
'17
18

Abstract submission deadline:2017 Innovations in Cancer Treatment and Care Conference

The 2017 Innovations in Cancer Treatment and Care Conference is being held on Thursday 14th September, and the abstract submission deadline has been extended to 18 June.

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Jun
'17
15
1
00
P
2
00
P

Research Data Management 101

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Jun
'17
8
1
00
P
3
00
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Talented Student Program (TSP) end of semester Oral Assessments

The Talented Student Program (TSP) end of semester Oral Assessments are being held on Thursday the 8th June from 1-3pm in Seminar Room 4, Westmead Education and Conference Centre (WECC), Westmead Adults Hospital.

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Jun
'17
8
11
00
A
12
00
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CCR meeting 8 June 2017

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Jun
'17
6
12
00
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1
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A/Prof Sandra Cooper: Revelations and Limitations in Translational Genomics: The hunt for disease genes is not at all like CSI.

Associate Professor Sandra Cooper
Deputy Head, Institute for Neuroscience and Muscle Research, The Children’s Hospital Westmead
Conjoint Senior Lecturer, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Sydney.

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Jun
'17
6
8
30
A
1
00
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Palliative care in vulnerable populations forum

At the end of life, everyone is vulnerable.

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Jun
'17
5

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY WORKSHOP

World-leading deep technology incubator Cicada Innovations in partnership with NSW Health and Australia's leading intellectual property firm Davies Collison Cave is offering one day workshops for researchers, clinicians and graduates interested in protecting their intellectual property associated with their medical technology or research.

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Jun
'17
2
8
30
A
4
30
P

Nepean Blue Mountains 28th Annual Supportive & Palliative Care Conference

This year's conference theme Exploring New Horizons in Supportive and Palliative Care seeks to consider burgeoning concepts and models of care that will inform our palliative care practice into the future.

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Jun
'17
2
8
00
A
6
00
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ASMR NSW Annual Scientific Meeting at Westmead

ASMR NSW Annual Scientific Meeting is a multi-disciplinary event which showcases health and medical research in the state.

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May
'17
31
5
30
P
9
00
P

NSW Medical Device Commercialisation Training Program Showcase

The NSW Minister for Health and Minister for Medical Research, The Hon.

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May
'17
30
1
30
P
2
30
P

My Westmead community seminar: New and Novel Treatments for Cancer.

The presentation will be followed by Q&A session.

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May
'17
29
1
30
P
2
30
P

Town Halls Faculty of Medicine and Health at Westmead

Stephen Garton invites you to another series of Town Halls for staff and affiliates in the medicine and health faculties for an update on the progress of the new Faculty of Medicine and Health.
Alan Pettigrew and Stephen Garton will host meetings at Camperdown, Cumberland and Westmead.

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May
'17
25
11
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12
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CCR meeting 25 May 2017

Tram Doan from the Breast Cancer group will be presenting her work on “RNA-seq profiling of single cells from normal human breast tissue”.

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May
'17
23
12
30
P
1
30
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Assistant Professor Sara Sandin: Single particle cryo-EM and correlative microscopy of telomeric chromatin

Seminar Title: Single particle cryo-EM and correlative microscopy of telomeric chromatin.

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May
'17
23

Data Intensive Biology and Medicine discussion group

As of Tuesday 23rd of May, I will be kicking off a weekly Data Intensive Biology and Medicine discussion group at 11am in the level 2 conference room.

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May
'17
22
2
30
P
3
30
P

2D VS 3D cell culture systems -Which is better?

The use of 3D cell cultures has been rising sharply in recent years from its initial introduction, over two decades ago.

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May
'17
19
4
00
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5
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Novel pre-clinical models of glioblastoma: personalising the treatment and improving survival

The Cancer Research Network invites you to a lecture by Associate Professor Kerrie McDonald from the Cure Brain Cancer Neuro-oncology Group at the Lowy Cancer Research Centre, University of New South Wales.

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May
'17
19
12
30
P
3
30
P

Research Governance workshop - May 2017 BT

Research Governance workshop will cover the detail necessary when you apply to any research project which involves humans or human tissue samples conducted in any WSLHD facility.

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May
'17
19
9
00
A
11
00
A

Human Ethics workshop - May 2017 BT

Human Ethics workshop will cover the detail necessary when you apply to start any research project which involves humans or human tissue samples in any WSLHD facility.

Topics include: The Research Office, the NHMRC National Statement, privacy legislation, process and guides; the committees, the three HRE application levels – Quality Assurance/Audit, Low & Negligible Risk, and full ethics (NEAF) – and amendments to and reporting requirements of approved studies.

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May
'17
18
3
00
P
4
00
P

WSLHD International Clinical Trials Day @ Westmead Hospital

Please join us for afternoon tea, and to meet other coordinators from other units at Westmead.

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May
'17
18
12
00
P
1
00
P

Prof David Brown: A novel cellular pathway for CNS immunoregulation

Professor David Brown
Research Group Leader - Neuroinflammation Research Group, WIMR,
Senior Staff Specialist in Clinical Immunology, Westmead Hospital.

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May
'17
18
9
00
A
2
00
P

SteppinStones for ECRs: Planning the next stages of your health/medical research career

This half-day program is open to all postdoctoral Early Career Researchers engaged in research relating to health or medicine.

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May
'17
17
3
00
P
6
00
P

REALISING THE ROLE OF BASIC SCIENCE IN THE TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH CENTRES: Are we there yet?

For Basic researchers, T2-T4 researchers, clinicians who are affiliated to a NSW Translational Cancer Research Centre (TCRC), and community of practice members with an interest in the translational pipeline.

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May
'17
11
4
00
P
6
00
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Inaugural Early & Mid Career Networking Event, University of Sydney

Ever wondered what your counterparts get up to in other parts of the University? Interested in finding a collaborator from another discipline, or meeting researchers at a similar career stage? If so, why not come along to the University of Sydney’s inaugural early-to mid-career networking event! This event offers the chance to connect with colleagues and speak to Directors of the Research Portfolio to ask about the services and support we provide, over drinks and snacks.

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May
'17
11
11
00
A
12
00
P

CCR meeting 11 May 2017

Professor Anna deFazio will give a talking entitled “Ovarian cancer: Understanding extreme treatment response and long survival”.

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May
'17
8
5
30
P
7
00
P

Sydney Ideas at Westmead - How can we improve health literacy in diverse communities?

Health literacy describes the literacy skills (reading, writing, numeracy) which enable people to obtain, understand and use information to make decisions about their health.

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Apr
'17
28
5
00
P
7
00
P

Medical Philanthropy Workshop – CLINICIANS ONLY

Have you ever cared for someone who you wished you could confidently talk to about your research program? Or perhaps been asked how a patient could ever thank you but passed on the opportunity to discuss your research's funding needs? If so, then please join the University of Sydney for a workshop on Medical Philanthropy.

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Apr
'17
28

REBUS ECF & CDF Programs

The pilot REBUS ECF & CDF Programs (Research Excellence Boost, University of Sydney) are designed to provide structured and competitive NHMRC applications for ECFs and CDF1s.

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Apr
'17
28
10
30
A
4
30
P

Sydney Medical School’s Early Career Research (ECR) Showcase & Networking Event at Westmead

What: You are invited to participate in the Sydney Medical School’s Early Career Research (ECR) Showcase.

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Apr
'17
28
8
00
A
11
00
A

[Med-fac] Philanthropy Workshops

In recent years we have seen significant growth in philanthropic support for medicine and health, much of which is a direct result of a wish by patients to ‘give back’ and to recognise and honour clinicians for their excellent standard of care.

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Apr
'17
27
11
00
A
12
00
P

CCR meeting April 2017

Graham Mann will address the CCR group.

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Apr
'17
27
28

2nd Australian Biology of Ageing Conference

The two-day conference program is still in preparation but will include scientific talks, posters and public lectures with renowned keynote speakers.

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Apr
'17
26
1
00
P
5
00
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Early Career Researchers Mentoring Program 2017 - Sydney Medical School - session 1

Sydney Medical School will be running an Early Career Researcher Mentoring Program from April 2017.

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Apr
'17
20
12
00
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1
00
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WIMR Seminar: Ian Jacobs


President & Vice-Chancellor, University of NSW,
Honorary Senior Principal Research Fellow,
Garvan Institute of Medical Research, and Director, Research Australia.

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Apr
'17
12
9
00
A
10
30
A

Statistics Course - Lesson 5

This course is run by he University of Sydney Postgraduate Unit at Westmead.
WSLHD reseearchers & staff are welcome to attend also.

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Apr
'17
5
9
00
A
10
30
A

Statistics Course - Lesson 4

This course is run by he University of Sydney Postgraduate Unit at Westmead.
WSLHD reseearchers & staff are welcome to attend also.

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Mar
'17
31
1
00
P
5
00
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Medicine and Health Education Showcase 2017

The Associate Deans, Learning & Teaching, (Medicine, Health Sciences, Pharmacy, Nursing, and Dentistry), warmly invite academics, clinicians and professional staff to join us at the Medicine and Health Education Showcase on 31 March 2017.

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Mar
'17
29
9
00
A
5
30
P

NSW Stem Cell Network Workshop

The Workshop aims to provide an opportunity for Australian and international researchers, industry representatives and clinicians to meet and share the latest findings on Stem Cells and Gene Editing.

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Mar
'17
29
9
00
A
10
30
A

Statistics Course - Lesson 3

This course is run by he University of Sydney Postgraduate Unit at Westmead.
WSLHD reseearchers & staff are welcome to attend also.

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Mar
'17
22
9
00
A
10
30
A

Statistics Course - Lesson 2

This course is run by he University of Sydney Postgraduate Unit at Westmead.
WSLHD reseearchers & staff are welcome to attend also.

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Mar
'17
20
12
00
P
4
00
P

Research Governance workshop

The Research Governance workshop will cover the detail necessary when you apply to any research project which involves humans or human tissue samples conducted in any WSLHD facility.

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Mar
'17
20
9
00
A
11
00
A

Human Ethics workshop

Human Ethics workshop will cover the detail necessary when you apply to start any research project which involves humans or human tissue samples in any WSLHD facility.

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Mar
'17
17
11
00
A
12
00
P

Town hall meeting Westmead - new Faculty of Medicine and Health

Stephen Garton is pleased to invite you to one of a series of four town hall meetings he is hosting for all staff within Dentistry, Health Sciences, Medicine, Nursing and Midwifery and Pharmacy in mid-March, to talk to you about the vision for the new Faculty of Medicine and Health, the process we will follow to establish the new structure, and provide you with the opportunity to ask questions.

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Mar
'17
15
9
30
A
4
30
P

Introductory workshop on implementation science with Jeremy Grimshaw

Dr Jeremy Grimshaw received a MBChB (MD equivalent) from the University of Edinburgh, UK.

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Mar
'17
15
9
00
A
10
30
A

Statistics Course - lesson 1

This course is run by he University of Sydney Postgraduate Unit at Westmead.
WSLHD reseearchers & staff are welcome to attend also.

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Mar
'17
13
9
30
A
10
30
A

2017 Education Portfolio Roadshows - 13 March

The Education Portfolio will be holding an event to discuss support for learning and teaching from the portfolio and the education portion of the University Strategy.

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Mar
'17
10

2017 STATISTICS WORKSHOP-sign up today!

This series of 5 seminars consists of a basic medical statistics course together with discussions of practical problems and a demonstration of the SPSS software package.

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Mar
'17
9
10
45
A
11
45
A

2017 Education Portfolio Roadshows

The Education Portfolio will be holding an event to discuss support for learning and teaching from the portfolio and the education portion of the University Strategy.

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Mar
'17
9
10

Health Outcomes Workshops

Morning Workshop.

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Feb
'17
9
12
30
P
1
30
P

WSLHD Allied Health Research Forum Feb 9


An overview of the research being undertaken by his research group and highlight opportunities for collaborative research.

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Feb
'17
7
12
00
P
1
30
P

Town Hall event: Taking cancer research at Sydney to the next level - Westmead

Seeking staff feedback on how best to drive excellence, scale and impact of cancer research at the University of Sydney.

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Feb
'17
7
10
30
A
11
30
A

University of Sydney Westmead Forum, February 2017

This is an opportunity to meet the Vice-chancellor's team for Westmead and hear about the University's strategic initiatives at the Westmead precinct.

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Feb
'17
3
2
30
P
5
15
P

Prostate Cancer Mini-Symposium

The University of Sydney Prostate Cancer Special Interest Group is holding an afternoon mini-symposium to showcase some of the latest prostate cancer research being undertaken by researchers at the University of Sydney.

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Feb
'17
3
12
00
P
1
30
P

Town Hall event:Taking cancer research at Sydney to the next level

Seeking staff feedback on how best to drive excellence, scale and impact of cancer research at the University of Sydney.

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Jan
'17
31
6
30
P
7
45
P

Networks for Big Biomedical Data

Cancer and neurological diseases are among the top 5 causes of death in Australia.

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Dec
'16
9
10
00
A
3
00
P

NHMRC 2017 GRANTS INFORMATION SESSION & WORKSHOP

Find out how to make your application more competitive by coming along to our information sessions and workshops.

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Dec
'16
9
9
30
A
4
30
P

Get your paper published: Proven strategies to get your papers into peer-reviewed journals – faster and with more impact

Cost: $180 plus GST ($198), including morning and afternoon tea.

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Dec
'16
5
10
30
A
11
30
A

Prof Jack London: A data driven approach to research in the precision medicine era

Jack London, PhD, is a Research Professor of Cancer Biology at Thomas Jefferson University, and Director of Informatics in Jefferson’s Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center.

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Dec
'16
2
9
00
A
5
00
P

2016 Postgraduate Cancer Research Symposium

The 8th Postgraduate Cancer Research Symposium is an opportunity for postgraduate students to present their research, share and discuss work within the student community, receive feedback from academics, and inspire postgraduates in various phases of their career.

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Nov
'16
30
3
00
P
5
30
P

CRN Grant Preparation Workshop

The workshop will be led by senior researchers who have extensive experience preparing and submitting grant applications.

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Nov
'16
30
2
00
P
3
00
P

Cancer Council NSW (CCNSW) Consumer Involvement Information Session

Karlie Neilson, from the CCNSW Research Grants Management Team, will provide an overview of how researchers can effectively involve consumers in research, CCNSW’s grant application process, and how to complete the Consumer Review Form when applying for CCNSW funding.
Karlie Neilson, from the CCNSW Research Grants Management Team, will provide an overview of how researchers can effectively involve consumers in research, CCNSW’s grant application process, and how to complete the Consumer Review Form when applying for CCNSW funding.

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Nov
'16
24
11
00
A
12
00
P

Centre For Cancer Research Meeting WIMR - 24 November

Emily Blyth, title TBD.

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Nov
'16
23
10
00
A
11
00
A

Ethics and Governance Q and A session, specifically for biobanks

This is a unique opportunity to have your ethics and governance questions answered by ethics and governance experts from both Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network and Western Sydney Research Offices.

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Nov
'16
18
5
00
P
7
00
P

Cancer Research Network Anniversary Celebration

2016 marks the 10th Anniversary of the University of Sydney Cancer Research Network.

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Nov
'16
16
1
00
P
2
00
P

Research data management webinar

This session will address what tools and services are available to you, how best to manage your research data and also give you the opportunity to ask any questions you might have.

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Nov
'16
14
10
30
A
5
30
P

Nuclear science and technologies for health III: A new paradigm for molecular imaging

This one day symposium brings together experts from a broad range of disciplines to identify the opportunities afforded by a new generation of total body Positron Emission Tomography (PET) imaging technology to address the challenges of systemic disease.

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Nov
'16
11
8
45
A
6
00
P

The 2nd Centenary Inflammation Conference (CIC2)

The 2nd Centenary Inflammation Conference (CIC2) focuses on the role of Inflammation in Disease.

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Nov
'16
10
12
30
P
1
30
P

3D Printing in Medicine

Ms Irene Yang, Research Assistant, EPIC Laboratory, Kid’s Research Institute
Title: “All things 3D: 3D printing, 3D animation and 3D scanning in medicine”.

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Nov
'16
8
8
00
A
9
00
A

A/Prof Anne Cust: Making a Real World Impact: Cracking the Nut of Policy with the Sunbed Ban

This webinar will tell the story of the sunbed ban in Australia.

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Nov
'16
4
6
00
P
9
00
P

TRIVIA night

TRIVIA Night organised by the Cancer Research Network Postgraduate Working Group.

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Nov
'16
3
11
00
A
12
00
P

Managing data with spreadsheets - November

Need to know more about using spreadsheets? Come along to this session to get some best practice tips on how to organise, format, document, and preserve your data when using spreadsheets.

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Nov
'16
3

University of Sydney NH&MRC Grants Forum

There will be an NH&MRC forum held in the New Law Building on Thursday Nov 3rd.

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Nov
'16
2
9
00
A
12
00
P

Biomedical Engineering Collaboration Forum

Hosted by Sydney Medical School and the Faculty of Engineering & IT, this forum uses a joint workshop to explore the breadth of biomedical engineering research.

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Nov
'16
1
1
00
P
2
00
P

Food and cancer: a game of give and take

The Cancer Research Network invites you to a lecture by Dr Alessandro Demaio from the World Health Organisation.

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Oct
'16
27
2
00
P
5
00
P

Westmead Research Hub Grants Review Scheme: Grant Pitch Presentation 3

For new grants, please submit a 1–page summary (more if you have it) and include CIs and AIs 2 by the 10th October to the relevant persons indicated above.

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Oct
'16
27
9
00
A
3
00
P

Nepean Research Day 2016 - Growing a Research Culture and Environment

Find out about local research that is having an impact on the way we prevent and treat disease both locally and globally.

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Oct
'16
26
27

Introduction to Clinical Research Course

If you have any new staff or colleagues requiring training, we are running another course this year.

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Oct
'16
21
8
00
A
1
00
P

QUINTILES Clinical Research Educational Forum

Please RSVP to [email protected] by COB Wednesday 5 October.

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Oct
'16
19
1
00
P
2
00
P

Research data management session - October

Bring your lunch and head over to the Fisher Library to find out what you need to do to manage your research data! The session will discuss what tools and services are available to you, how best to manage your research data and also give you the opportunity to ask any questions you might have.

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Oct
'16
18
3
30
P
4
30
P

Gareth Denyer: eNotebook: a fantastic data storage and collaboration system to manage research data

Associate Professor Gareth Denyer is the University's Research Data Steward and will be leading the event to discuss eNotebook: a fantastic data storage and collaboration system to manage research data.

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Oct
'16
18
12
00
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1
00
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A/Prof Jennifer Byrne: Challenges for scientific peer review and some possible solutions

Jennifer Byrne is Head of the Children’s Cancer Research Unit at the Children’s Hospital at Westmead, and Associate Professor within the Discipline of Child and Adolescent Health at the University of Sydney.

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Oct
'16
17
20

Masterclass in Clinical Trials: Conduct and Methodology

This masterclass consists of two modules: 1.

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Oct
'16
14
1
00
P
2
00
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Prof Mark Dawson: Epigenetic Therapies: From Bench to Bedside in Acute Myeloid Leukemia

Our increasing knowledge of cancer genomes and epigenomes has highlighted the central role that aberrant epigenetic regulation plays in the molecular pathogenesis of acute myeloid leukaemia (AML).

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Oct
'16
14
10
00
A
5
00
P

Chris O’Brien Lifehouse Research Symposium

All researchers/staff are invited, including from any related organisations.

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Oct
'16
13
4
00
P
5
00
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University of Sydney Research Academic Forum

The next Research Academic Forum is scheduled for Thursday 13th October 2016, from 4:00 – 5:00 pm in Lecture Theatre 4, Education Block.

Would you please RSVP your attendance by COB Thursday 6th October to me at [email protected]

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Oct
'16
13
2
00
P
5
00
P

Westmead Research Hub Grants Review Scheme: Grant Pitch Presentation 2

For new grants, please submit a 1–page summary (more if you have it) and include CIs and AIs 2 by the 10th October to the relevant persons indicated above.

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Oct
'16
13
12
30
P
1
30
P

Allied & Community Health Research Forum

RSVP by COB Thursday 6 October 2016, to [email protected] for catering purposes.

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Oct
'16
12
2
00
P
5
00
P

Westmead Research Hub Grants Review Scheme: Grant Pitch Presentation 1

Westmead Research Hub Grants Review Scheme will take place again this year, with grant pitch presentation sessions scheduled for 12th, 13th and 27th October (2 -5 pm) in the WIMR level 2 seminar room.

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Oct
'16
12
11
00
A
12
00
P

Austrailia Research Council: Changes to the Linkage Projects application

The Australian Research Council (ARC) will be holding a presentation with Chief Programme Officer, Laura Dan, regarding changes to the Linkage Projects application process to a continuous cycle, the assessment and ranking processes; and funding timelines that will be implemented to support a continuous cycle and other relevant updates from ARC.

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Oct
'16
7
3
00
P
4
00
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A/Prof Vincent Murray:The molecular biology of the cancer chemotherapeutic agents, Cisplatin and Bleomycin

Cisplatin and bleomycin are anti-tumour agents that are utilised to treat testicular, ovarian and other cancers.

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Oct
'16
6
6
30
P
8
00
P

Dying re-imagined: designing a better way to die

Approaching death is an opportunity for individuals and those who care for them to reduce unnecessary suffering and achieve something more human and humane.

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Oct
'16
6
11
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Managing data with spreadsheets - October

Need to know more about using spreadsheets? Come along to this session to get some best practice tips on how to organise, format, document, and preserve your data when using spreadsheets.

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Oct
'16
6
10
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Dr Jason Wong: Formation and function of cis-regulatory mutations in cancer genomes

This month we have Dr Jason Wong, from the Lowy Cancer Research Centre (UNSW) whom will be presenting a seminar on “Formation and function of cis-regulatory mutations in cancer genomes”.

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Oct
'16
5
11
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Research Excellence and Commercialisation Excellence - Can the HMR Sector Lead the Way in Australia?

Presentation on the current opportunities for medical research commercialisation.

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Oct
'16
4
8
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Tips of the Trade: Conducting Implementation Research, a Case Study webinar + Q&A with A/Prof Chris Paul

This case study webinar will give you a practical overview of how A/Prof Chris Paul and colleagues have developed and are undertaking an implementation science research project ‘Pathways to Smoking Care Implementation Project (P-SCIP), funded by the Cancer Institute NSW Implementation Working Group.

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Sep
'16
29
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Clara Lee: Fulvestrant for metastatic hormone sensitive breast cancer

Clara Lee, Centre for Cancer Research and two other speakers.

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Sep
'16
27
5
30
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8
20
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Franklin Women - Let's Meet! Networking strategy advice seminar

Franklin Women is a new community for women working in health and medical research and related careers.

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Sep
'16
26
10
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30
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Science Pathways 2016: Future Leaders

The Early- and Mid-Career Researcher Forum of the Australian Academy of Science is the national voice of Australia’s emerging scientists, representing researchers up to 15 years post-PhD, irrespective of their professional appointment.

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Sep
'16
22
23

Sydney Cancer Conference 2016

SCC2016 will be bigger and better than ever! For the first time the conference will be co-hosted by the major NSW universities: The University of Sydney, UNSW Australia, Macquarie University, Wollongong University and Newcastle University.

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Sep
'16
22
2
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4
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Trends in Life Science and Biomedical Research

Join Dr Craig Mak, Editor of Cell Press, for a discussion on the journey a paper takes from submission to publication, as well as research trends observed by the journal over the past decade.

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Sep
'16
22
12
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1
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Research data management session - September

Bring your lunch and head over to the Fisher Library to find out what you need to do to manage your research data! The session will discuss what tools and services are available to you, how best to manage your research data and also give you the opportunity to ask any questions you might have.

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Sep
'16
21
9
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30
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3rd Thomas Ashworth Circulating Tumour Cell (CTC) Symposium

On behalf of the organizing committee we extend an invitation to clinicians and researchers to join us for the 3rd Thomas Ashworth CTC Symposium to be held at the Australian Technology Park, Sydney, on Wednesday 21st September 2016.

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Sep
'16
16
8
30
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5
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2016 Innovations in Cancer Treatment and Care Conference

Join us for our fifth annual Innovations in Cancer Treatment and Care Conference on Friday, 16 September 2016 — this year's theme is Psychosocial care, featuring keynote speaker Professor Jane Turner.

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Sep
'16
15
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A/Prof Shane Grey: ‘The allograft as the fifth column’

Generously supported by Lonza
Please contact [email protected]
if you would like to meet with Shane after his talk.

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Sep
'16
14
11
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12
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Managing data with spreadsheets - September

Need to know more about using spreadsheets? Come along to this session to get some best practice tips on how to organise, format, document, and preserve your data when using spreadsheets.

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Sep
'16
12
11
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30
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Nathalie Garçon: Adjuvants in pre-clinical and clinical development : the do and don’t

Nathalie Garçon, PharmD, PhD is currently the chief executive (CEO) and scientific officer (CSO) of BIOASTER.

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Sep
'16
8
2
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Westmead Bioengineering and Surgery Mini Symposium

The University of Sydney's Faculty of Engineering and IT, together with our partners from the departments of surgery at Westmead Hospital, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead and Concord Hospital, are excited to invite you to this Mini Symposium.

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Sep
'16
7
9
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Workshop with Ian Tannock: How to develop a successful career in Academic Translational Cancer Research

As per the flyer attached, Sydney Catalyst is hosting a seminar/workshop next week for early-career researchers and clinicians featuring Professor Ian Tannock and a panel of local researchers and clinicians on the topic of developing a successful career in academic translational cancer research.

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Sep
'16
6
4
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Prof Ian Tannock:Drug resistance and the tumour microenvironment: strategies to increase the clinical benefit from chemotherapy

The Cancer Research Network and Breast Cancer Special Interest Group invite you to a lecture by Emeritus Professor Ian Tannock on Tuesday, 6 September 2016.

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Aug
'16
26

Hospital Week Research Symposium 2016

On the Friday of Hospital Week, a Research Symposium is held with researcher contributions in the form of poster and oral presentations.

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Aug
'16
25
11
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Dr Jenny Wang: Leukemic stem cells - tumour aggressiveness, chemoresistance and targeting

Special seminar on 25th August from Dr Jenny Wang (Group Leader of the Cancer and Stem Cell Biology Group at the Children’s Cancer Institute) entitled “Leukemic stem cells - tumour aggressiveness, chemoresistance and targeting”.

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Aug
'16
24
Jul
26

2016 HOSPITAL WEEK Symposium

See attached flyer for detailed program.

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Aug
'16
17
5
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2084 HOW FUTURE MEDICINE WILL CREATE A HAPPIER WORLD

Albert is born on 5 June 2084.

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Aug
'16
16
6
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7
30
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Diabetes, Heart Disease, Obesity: a looming healthcare crisis?

The most common causes of death in Australia are chronic, non-communicable diseases related to lifestyle.

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Aug
'16
11
12
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1
30
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Allied & Community Health Research Forum - Auburn Hospital

RSVP by COB Monday 8 August 2016,
[email protected] for catering purposes.

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Aug
'16
5
6
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11
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Gala dinner: Premier’s Awards for Outstanding Cancer Research

Premier’s Awards for Outstanding Cancer Research is an annual gala dinner that celebrates excellence and innovation in cancer research.

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Aug
'16
5

HealthShare NSW & eHealth NSW Expo 2016

Registration is free for all NSW Health Employees.
Private industry delegates are welcome to attend and a fee of $324.50 including GST is applicable.

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Jul
'16
28

Public Forum: Review of the NHMRC grants program

A structural review of the NHMRC grants program is currently being undertaken and a public forum will be held in Sydney on 28 July from 1.30pm.

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Jul
'16
27
1
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2
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Auburn Hospital Research Forum

A forum for presenting and discussing Auburn Hospital research.

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Jul
'16
22
9
30
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30
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CMRI Stem Cell and Genome Editing Symposium

Speakers:
Dr Sebastian Diecke - Berlin Institute of Health, Charite & Max Dulbrück Center and German Stem Cell Network - Utilises human iPSC and genome engineering technologies to study various LMNA mutations leading to muscle diseases.

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Jul
'16
20
12
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1
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Lunchtime research data management session

Come along to this session to find out what you need to do to manage your research data.

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Jul
'16
19
10
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A
12
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Introduction to the Media by the University of Sydney Media and PR team

The University’s Media and PR team invites academic staff to an “Introduction to the Media” session on 19 July.

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Jul
'16
14
11
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12
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Centre For Cancer Research Meeting WIMR - 14 July

This week's presenter is Ying Lei: “Functional co-operation between EIF1AX and NRAS mutations in low grade serous ovarian cancer”.

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Jul
'16
7
10
00
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11
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“SHOTGUN” seminar: Get to know your fellow researchers

A new name comes with a new initiative for this meeting – the “SHOTGUN” seminar – the latest and greatest from the WH-BOS committee.

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Jul
'16
1
9
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6
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SPECIALIST PAIN SYMPOSIA

Poor adherence to treatment advice is a problem of striking magnitude, directly affecting patient morbidity and mortality, patient safety, the global burden of disease, health care costs, and health system effectiveness.

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Jun
'16
28
12
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1
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Health Literacy

Health literacy is more than just reading and understanding information.

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Jun
'16
27
5
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6
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Prof Herbert Chen: Radioguided Parathyroidectomy

In October 2015, Dr.

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Jun
'16
23
5
30
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8
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Franklin Women - research funding outside the box

Join Franklin Women at their upcoming event showcasing the innovative ways health and medical researchers are going about getting their research funded.

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Jun
'16
23
11
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Centre For Cancer Research Meeting WIMR - 23 June

This week's presenter is Cristina Mapagu: “Measures of homologous recombination (HR) deficiency to predict response to chemotherapy in relapsed HGSOC”.

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Jun
'16
21
5
30
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8
30
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Workshop: Improving communication with your oncology team

The workshop aims to present the latest research evidence for enhancing the often complicated and challenging partnership between health professionals and their patients.
Both patients and health professionals will benefit from an understanding of good communication strategies.

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Jun
'16
21
12
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1
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Measuring low-value care in routine data: methods and implications

Reducing low value practices in routine clinical care should improve patient safety and health care efficiency.

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Jun
'16
16
12
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1
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UV-Activated Regulatory Cells in Health and Disease

A/Prof Byrne and his team are dedicated to understanding the cellular and molecular mechanisms by which sunlight manipulates the immune response.

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Jun
'16
16
9
30
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4
30
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Writing workshop: Get your paper published

If you're keen to forge a career involving research, one of the most valuable things you can do is master the art of scientific writing.

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Jun
'16
16
8
30
A
11
00
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Intellectual Property for Researchers - Workshop


ATP Innovations would like to invite interested researchers to join us for our Workshop: Intellectual Property for Researchers powered by our industry engagement program the Multiplier Program.

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Jun
'16
14
1
30
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2
30
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Ms Tish Lancaster: Getting out the Message (Publication and Presentations)

This series of six lectures, will introduce you to research and research processes, from conception to dissemination of results.

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Jun
'16
6
8
00
A
6
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ASMR NSW Scientific Meeting

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May
'16
31
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3
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Westmead Career coaching sessions for University of Sydney academic and professional staff - pm

The sessions will be co-facilitated by David Scoppa and Vanessa Lascano Fierro from the Talent & Organisational Development team.

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May
'16
31
9
30
A
11
30
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Westmead Career coaching sessions for University of Sydney academic and professional staff

The sessions will be co-facilitated by David Scoppa and Vanessa Lascano Fierro from the Talent & Organisational Development team.

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May
'16
30
6
00
P
7
30
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Is Too Much Testing and Treatment Making us Sick?

We all want to be able to get good healthcare when we need it.

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May
'16
26
11
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Centre For Cancer Research Meeting WIMR - 26 May

This week's presenters are Helen Schmid and Graham Mann, who  will both give us update on “Using genetic risk information to control melanoma”.

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May
'16
19
12
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1
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Dr Paul Timpson: Watching cancer progression and drug targeting in live tissue using intravital biosensor imaging

Dr Timpson’s laboratory uses novel intravital imaging approaches and new fluorescent mouse models to uncouple the metastatic process into key stages to pinpoint critical events that drive tumour invasion and metastasis.

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May
'16
17
12
00
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1
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Lunchtime research data management webinar

This session will address what tools and services are available to you, how best to manage your research data and also give you the opportunity to ask any questions you might have.

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May
'16
16
3
30
P
5
30
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Establishing multidisciplinary teams in breast cancer research

The Cancer Research Network and Breast Cancer Special Interest Group invites you to a seminar titled Establishing multidisciplinary teams in breast cancer research.

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May
'16
11
1
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2
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Seminar on The University of Sydney Journal Finder

The University of Sydney Journal Finder is a database of journal statistics to help you make informed decisions about where to publish your work for maximum impact.

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May
'16
10
5
30
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8
30
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Meditech - Medical Innovation to 2025 & beyond

The Warren Centre’s Meditech: 2016 to 2025 and beyond event is an unmissable innovation and networking evening that will illuminate the latest thinking in medical innovation, technology, devices, biomedical engineering and genetic manipulation.

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May
'16
10
12
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1
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A Systems Biology Approach to identifying drug targets and predicting therapeutic outcomes in MDS and AML

Professor Stephen Turner is currently a NHMRC Principal Research Fellow and Chair, Department of Microbiology, Monash University.

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May
'16
9
2
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4
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Fatty acid metabolism as a central oncogenic regulator and potential therapeutic target

Professor Johan Swinnen, KU Leuven, Belgium
Prostate cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in men.

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May
'16
6
9
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5
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Concept Development Workshop for Trials & Translational Research Studies

This one day workshop will help clinical and scientific investigators refine their concept into a proposal for a clinical trial and/or translational research study.

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May
'16
5
6

2016 Patient Experience Symposium

The 2016 Patient Experience Symposium is designed to showcase expertise and excellence in improving patient experience across NSW Health.
The event is being held by the Agency for Clinical Innovation (ACI) and the Clinical Excellence Commission (CEC), in partnership with the Bureau of Health Information (BHI), Cancer Institute NSW, Health Education and Training Institute (HETI), Nursing and Midwifery Office (NaMO) and the Office of Kids and Families, with the support of NSW Health Consumers NSW.

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Apr
'16
19
1
30
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2
30
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Dr Donna Gillies & Ms Tracy McDonald: What is Research?

This series of six lectures, will introduce you to research and research processes, from conception to dissemination of results.

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Apr
'16
18
9
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5
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Evidence synthesis across research disciplines, policy and practice

Evidence synthesis allows the full body of available evidence to be used to answer a focused research question.

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Apr
'16
18
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30
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Marion Haas & Richard De Abreu Lourenco: Economic Evaluations in Implementation Science

All implementation programs and health service innovations are required to include an economic evaluation.

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Apr
'16
13
8
30
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12
30
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Dr Tom Hack: The Diffusion of Empirically Valid Interventions into Clinical Practice

Over the past two decades, the fields of psychosocial oncology and supportive care have seen clinically effective tools as underutilized despite proven benefits to cancer patients and their families.

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Apr
'16
12

Blacktown and Mount Druitt hospitals Nursing and Midwifery Research Symposium

The Call for Abstracts for the upcoming Blacktown and Mt Druitt hospitals Nursing & Midwifery Research Symposium to be held on the 12th of April, 2017 is open.
This year’s meeting invites abstract submissions for consideration for an oral and/or poster presentation.
Please carefully read the abstract guidelines prior to submission for more details.

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Apr
'16
7
12
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1
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Herpes vaccines: progress from basic immunology to a real vaccine over 30 years

First seminar of the 2016 WIMR Seminar Series.
Lunch will be provided after the seminar at 1pm.

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Apr
'16
6
5
45
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7
00
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SYDNEY SCIENCE FORUM: SHORT BACK & SCIENCE

Presented by Dr Karl Kruszelnicki.

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Apr
'16
5
1
30
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2
30
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Prof. Max Bennett : Why Do Research?

Speaker: Prof.

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Apr
'16
1
12
50
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2
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Prof Nicoletta Colombo: Addressing clinical challenges to improve outcomes in gynaecological cancer

Please join Professor Nicoletta Colombo as she discusses the evolving treatment options in ovarian and cervical cancer.

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Mar
'16
29
6
00
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7
30
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James Watson on Discovering the Double Helix

Chancellor Emeritus James D.

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Mar
'16
24
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1
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Research in e-Health

Thursday 24th March, 12.00-12.30 pm LUNCH
12.30pm - 1.30 pm, Conference Room1.

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Mar
'16
22
9
30
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11
30
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Real Time PCR Seminar by Thermo Fisher Scientific

Invitation to attend Thermo Fisher Real Time PCR Seminar at the Westmead Institute of Medical Research on Tuesday, 22nd March in Conference Room 1 (C2.20).

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Mar
'16
17
1
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2
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Medical Research and Innovation – strategies for success

Westmead Precinct is encouraged to attend a special CEO SEMINAR from National Foundation for Medical Research and Innovation (NFMRI), Dr Noel Chambers about the foundations strategies, purpose and models and tips for future funding success.
Dr Noel Chambers, CEO NFMRI who has more than 20 years’ experience in building companies, intellectual property, innovation, research, commercialisation and biotechnology.

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Mar
'16
14
6
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7
30
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BALL & Other Funny Stories About Cancer

BALL & Other Funny Stories About Cancer is a collection of performances reflecting on a history of cancer and the patient experience.

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Mar
'16
2
4
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5
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Defining the value of comparative oncology clinical trials in companion species

Professor David M Vail, DVM Diplomate ACVIM (Oncology)
Professor and Barbara A.

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Mar
'16
2
12
30
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1
30
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The application of metabonomic phenotyping to human disease

Prof Jeremy Nicholson bio:
Prof Nicholson obtained his BS in molecular toxicology and inorganic biochemistry from Liverpool University in 1977 and his PhD from London University in 1980.

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Feb
'16
29
10
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A TOUCH OF TEAL morning tea

Come along and show your support for ovarian cancer research!
February is ovarian cancer awareness month - finding better outcomes for women.
Ribbons, raffles and nail art also available.

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Feb
'16
25
26

Sydney Health Partners Annual Forum

For program detail, please see attached flyer.

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Feb
'16
19
12
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2
30
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How can funding bodies incentivise high impact research to drive real change?

The George Institute for Global Health invites you to participate in a conversation aiming to address how to maximise the impact of research on policy and practice.

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Feb
'16
16
8
30
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4
30
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Improving Health and Wellness Through Digital Technologies

This Inaugural University of Sydney Human Centred Technology Research Symposium is designed to provide attendees with an overview of selected healthcare delivery innovation and transformation programs that the University of Sydney is leading, together with insights into new health and wellness models enabled by digital technologies.

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Feb
'16
8
4
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6
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From genomics to proteomics: technologies and applications of high-resolution mass spectrometry in biology and medicine

Mass spectrometry has a long and illustrious history as an analytical science, even before the development of electrospray and MALDI made MS easily applicable to the study of proteins.

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Dec
'15
15
2
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3
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Dr Monkol Lek: Using large-scale genomic data sets to improve the diagnosis of rare disease


Monkol received an undergraduate degree in Engineering (Computer Engineering) in 2000 at UNSW and then worked for IBM for 3.5 years.

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Dec
'15
8
6
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MATHEMATICS SAVES LIVES: how bioinformatics is revolutionising cancer research

The current age of big data has given scientists greater access than ever before to personal health and biometrics information vital for health discovery and innovation.

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Dec
'15
4
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2015 POSTGRADUATE CANCER RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM

The 7th Postgraduate Cancer Research Symposium is an opportunity for postgraduate students to present their research, share and discuss work within the student community, receive feedback from academics, and inspire postgraduates in various phases of their career.

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Dec
'15
4
5
30
A
7
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The Deep Evolutionary Roots of Cancer

Cancer is the most studied phenomenon in biology, with over a million published papers, yet it remains poorly understood.

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Dec
'15
3
5

Inaugural International Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology Congress

The Congress, entitled 'Crossing boundaries and bringing it all together' will highlight the complex nature of treating and supporting young people with cancer aged 15-25 and the importance of engaging both paediatric and adult colleagues in delivering a comprehensive, multidisciplinary model of care.

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Nov
'15
26
6
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7
30
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The Future of Medical Research - priorities, partners, programs and more

Professor Anne Kelso is an immunologist, appointed this year as Chief Executive Officer of the National Health and Medical Research Council.

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Nov
'15
20
5
30
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11
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TRIVIA night

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Nov
'15
20
9
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Second Sydney Cell and Gene Therapy Symposium

Controlling Diabetes- Chairman Professor Philip O’Connell, Controlling Genes- Chairman Dr Ian Alexander, Controlling Viruses- Chairman Professor David Gottlieb, Controlling Leukaemia- Chairman Dr Ken Micklethwaite.

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Nov
'15
19
2
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The Challenges of Advanced Cancer Care Planning for the Elderly and Delivering their End of Life Preferences

Helen Chan is Associate Professor in the Nethersole School of Nursing, The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

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Nov
'15
18
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WSLHD Human Research Ethics Workshop - Westmead Hospital 2015

This is workshop will cover the detail necessary when you apply to start any research project which involves humans or human tissue samples in any WSLHD facility.

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Nov
'15
17
5
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6
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A/Prof Per Poulsen: Motion monitoring - motion adaptation – dose reconstruction

Per Poulsen is a medical physicist at Aarhus University
Hospital, Denmark, specializing in tumor motion
management.

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Nov
'15
17
9
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3
30
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8th Sino-Australian Symposium: Immunologically Mediated Disease – underlying mechanism

The University of Sydney and Shanghai Jiaotong University has a long established relationship.

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Nov
'15
16
12
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1
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Using Mass Cytometry to Profile Immune Signatures for Cancer Immunotherapy

Helen McGuire is a NHMRC postdoctoral fellow, who returned at the start of 2015 from Stanford University, California.

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Nov
'15
16
9
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WSLHD Human Research Ethics Workshop - Westmead Hospital Nov2015

This is workshop will cover the detail necessary when you apply to any research project which involves humans or human tissue samples conducted in any WSLHD facility.

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Nov
'15
13
9
30
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5
00
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Excel Fu: Excel For Researchers

Excel Fu: Excel For Researchers is a popular intensive workshop that runs over one day and comprises a series of hands-on exercises modelled around a mock research project.

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Nov
'15
12
12
30
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1
30
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Sydney Health Partners: An NHMRC Advanced Health and Research Translation Centre

12.30 - 12.40 Opening remarks and introduction to AHRTCs
Professor Stephen Leeder

12.40 - 12.50 What is SHP and what have we been doing?
Dr Lynleigh Evans

12.50 – 1.20 Emerging projects
• Rapid Access clinics Dr.

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Nov
'15
12
12
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1
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Radiation biology research: protons, carbon ions and other particles

A/Prof Nordsmark is a clinical staff specialist and researcher in experimental radiotherapy and translational oncology at Aarhus University in Denmark.

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Nov
'15
12
11
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Centre For Cancer Research Meeting - 12 November

Development of a computer-based clinical decision support system to enhance multidisciplinary team management of melanoma through knowledge transfer.

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Nov
'15
10
2
30
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3
30
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A Westmead precinct panel discussion

University staff and affiliates are invited to hear about the University’s investment in multi-faculty, multidisciplinary collaborations and key external partnerships, and share your views.

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Nov
'15
10
2
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4
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Research Matters in Community Health Forum

For full details, see attached program.

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Nov
'15
10
11
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Sydney Ideas - Melanoma Up Close

Melanoma is known throughout Australia, however, it is only when our family or ourselves are directly impacted that we realise the seriousness of this type of skin cancer.

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Nov
'15
6
1
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4
30
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Decoding Neuroimaging: A practical look at how MRI scanning can enhance your research activities

Ever wondered what neuroimaging could add to your research program? There are many different types of scanning that can complement and inform the neurobiology underpinning cognitive and psychological measures, however many researchers are unsure how scanning might fit within their study and the practicalities around organising a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan and analysing MRI data.

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Nov
'15
5
4
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6
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The research higher degree and beyond: giving a great conference presentation

This session, presented by Professor of Education Dr Michael Anderson will focus on describing how research can be structured into a compelling and engaging conference presentation.

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Oct
'15
30
3
30
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5
20
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PROSTATE CANCER POSTGRADUATE AND EARLY CAREER RESEARCH SHOWCASE

The University of Sydney Prostate Cancer Special Interest Group is holding an afternoon to showcase some of the latest prostate cancer research being undertaken by postgraduate students and early career researchers at the University of Sydney.

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Oct
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Making –omics useful: it’s all in the (twins and) family

Prof John Hopper is the Director of the Australian Twin Registry, Director of Research for the Centre for Molecular, Environmental, Genetic and Analytical Epidemiology, and was recently named one of nine Redmond Barry Distinguished Professors at the University of Melbourne.

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Oct
'15
28
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Health Data Linkage Research Showcase

The University of Sydney Health Data Linkage Special Interest Group is holding an afternoon event to showcase some of the latest research using linked health data.

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Oct
'15
26
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21 Century Medicine: The Future of Cancer Care is (nearly) Here

Until relatively recently, dreams about cancer cures have historically been just that - dreams.

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Oct
'15
26
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13th ABNA Annual Conference: Sustainable Biobanking in the Face of Change

Biobanking has found itself at the cross roads of change.

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Oct
'15
20
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Is there an optimal approach to the treatment of HER2-negative metastatic breast cancer?

Dr Javier Cortes has a degree in Medicine and Surgery from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (1996).

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Oct
'15
19
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Masterclass in Clinical Trials: Clinical trials conduct & Clinical trials methodology

The course combines two 2-day courses which encompass a complete introduction to clinical trials.

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Oct
'15
15

CINSW Innovations Conference - Rapid Fire Presentation Session

This special concurrent session is being held as part of the Cancer Institute NSW Conference - Innovations in Cancer Treatment and Care 2015.

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Oct
'15
15
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2015 Innovations in Cancer Treatment and Care Conference

Value-based health care is the theme of our fourth annual Innovations in Cancer Treatment and Care Conference to be held on Thursday 15 October 2015.

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Oct
'15
14
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Sydney Ideas Health Forum - What does it mean to die well?

This forum will explore what dying well means by bringing together people who wish to share their desires, experiences and opinions.

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Oct
'15
8

The research higher degree and beyond: conducting good peer reviews

There is an art to conducting good, critical reviews that affirm the work that has been undertaken but provide useful and constructive feedback to authors.

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Oct
'15
8
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Allied & Community Health Research Forum

Dr Martin Mackey, Senior Lecturer, Physiotherapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney.
Title: Future Ways of Working?: Evaluation of sedentary behaviour in an activity based work environment

A/Prof Emmanuel Stamatakis, Exercise, Health, and Physical Activity, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney.
Title: Physical inactivity and excessive sedentary behaviour: is public health chasing its tail?

Ms Mali Newman-Plant, Social Work, Westmead Hospital.
Title: Supporting Adolescents in the Transition to Parenthood: An Innovative Model of Care.

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Oct
'15
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Emerging themes in genomics and cancer

Professor David Thomas is an NHMRC Senior Research Fellow, and a medical oncologist specialising in sarcomas.

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Oct
'15
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Equipping Patients as Partners in Trials hosted by Norman Swan

Clinical trials achieve only a fraction of their potential.

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Sep
'15
28
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Modeling human breast biology, lactation and cancer in a porcine model

Dr Russ Hovey:
Graduated Bachelor of Agricultural Science, major in Animal Science, with First Class Honors from University of Queensland, Australia in 1992.

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Sep
'15
24
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Postgraduate Research Seminars September 2015

Julia Kwiet – Psych.

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Sep
'15
18
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Hub Student Open Day

Studying science or medicine? Do your PhD, Honours, or Masters at Westmead! Choose a career that makes a REAL difference.

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Sep
'15
17
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Work Health & Safety (WHS) Forum

We will have a lawyer coming to discuss WHS Legislation and the roles and responsibilities of all staff.

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Sep
'15
17
9
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Implementing change through Multi-disciplinary teams (MDTs) - Deep dive workshop

On behalf of the Cancer Implementation Science Community of Practice we would like to invite you to attend our deep dive workshop “Implementing change through Multi-disciplinary teams (MDTs)" to be held in Sydney on 17th September.

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Sep
'15
14
9
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THE BRILLIANT CONFERENCE 2015

The Brilliant Conference combines inspiring presentations, challenging discussion, brilliant case studies and a bright ideas trade showcase.
In addition to a line up of expert speakers covering every angle of hospital innovation, The Brilliant Conference will host the launch of Australian health tech startup, Health Horizon, and a demonstration of BesRehab’s Exoflex Hand Therapy & Assessment Device prototype.
The Brilliant Conference will host twelve speakers from Australia and New Zealand, including start up CEOs, IP experts, investment strategy specialists, research scientists, surgeons and IP law experts.

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Sep
'15
10
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Genetic Testing for Huntington’s Disease: a personal experience

Twitch follows 18-year-old Kristen Powers as she undergoes genetic testing for Huntington's disease, the illness that took the life of her mother.

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Sep
'15
10
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Information Technology, Research and the Clinician

Speakers:
Prof Jonathan Morris, Kolling - Institute of Medical Research
A/Prof Simon Cook, Program Director, Master of Health Techonology Innovation
Dr.

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Sep
'15
9
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From the very beginning to the end of life: cancer over the lifespan

The symposium will showcase recent cancer research achievements throughout the lifespan, encourage interactions amongst postgraduate students, early career researchers and senior researchers, and foster collaboration between members of the two Networks.

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Sep
'15
8
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30
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Sydney Medical Sciences Early Career Workshop

This year we have a really exciting line-up of speakers from academia (research and teaching), government, science commercialization, patent law, publishing and the pharmaceutical industry.

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Sep
'15
7
8

11th Indo-Australian Biotechnology Conference

Research linkages between Australia and India are growing rapidly, creating new opportunities for collaboration and exchange.

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Sep
'15
3
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ChIPping away at Multiple Sclerosis | Prof Christopher Liddle

Details: Chris will discuss his work on the bioinformatics of Next-Gen DNA sequencing technologies applied to gene regulation.

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Aug
'15
27
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Sample to Insight True insights - Eliminating hurdles on the path from sample to insight Gene expression – genotyping – liquid biopsies

In the recent years the breadth of molecular applications and technologies has expanded
continuously.

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Aug
'15
27
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Prof Gil Mor | Ovarian Cancer stem cells: origin and chemoresistance

Professor Mor’s research interests focus on understanding the role of ovarian cancer stems cells in the process of tumour formation, recurrence and chemoresistance.

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Aug
'15
21
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Hospital Week Research Symposium

Chairperson: Prof.

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Aug
'15
20
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My Life as a PhD Candidate

Current PhD Candidates Gemma Jacklyn and Sally Wortley speak about the realities of undertaking a PhD.

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Aug
'15
18
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Social Regulation of Human Gene Expression

Professor Steve W.

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Aug
'15
14
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Abstract Submissions Close - CINSW Innovations Conference

Abstract submissions close today for the CINSW Innovations in Cancer Treatment and Care Conference 2015.

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Aug
'15
14
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CANCELLED: Prof Krishnansu Tewari | The Evolving Horizon in Cervical Cancer Management

Please note that this seminar has been cancelled.

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Aug
'15
12
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WSLHD Human Research Ethics Workshop - Blacktown Hospital Aug2015

This is workshop will cover the detail necessary when you apply to any research project which involves humans or human tissue samples conducted in any WSLHD facility.

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Aug
'15
5
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Too Much Medicine: exploiting fear for the pursuit of profit

British GP, Dr Iona Heath is at the cutting edge of the new movement to wind back the harms of too much medicine.

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Aug
'15
3
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Prof Hani Gabra | Ovarian cancer road: from research to the real world

The aim of this educational meeting is to provide an overview of the latest research and advances in the management of ovarian cancer.

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Aug
'15
3
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WSLHD Human Research Governance Workshop - Cumberland Hospital Aug2015

This is workshop will cover the detail necessary when you apply to any research project which involves humans or human tissue samples conducted in any WSLHD facility.

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Jul
'15
30
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What's New in Melanoma - GP Information Session

General Practitioner information session on the latest developments in diagnosis and treatment available for Melanoma by the Westmead Melanoma Unit (affiliated with the Melanoma Institute of Australia).

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Jul
'15
29
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Cancer screening: are we harming the healthy?

Some experts argue that widespread screening, such as for breast and prostate cancer, can lead to over-detection and over-treatment of illnesses which are not life threatening.

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Jul
'15
29
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Nepean Presentation Skills Workshop - Part 2


A practical workshop which provides understanding and skills to master ones anxiety about addressing a group in public and to present oneself calmly and effectively.

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Jul
'15
27
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Writing workshop: Get your paper published

If you're keen to forge a career involving medical research, one of the most valuable things you can do is master the art of scientific writing.

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Jul
'15
24
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CONCEPT DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP For Trials and Translational Research Studies

This one day workshop will help clinical and scientific investigators refine their concept into a proposal for a clinical trial and/or translational research study.

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Jul
'15
22
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LIVER STEREOTACTIC SYMPOSIUM


Prof Morten Hoyer is the Professor of Clinical Oncology at Aarhus University Hospital.

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Jul
'15
16
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Inaugural MELSIG Minisymposium: Melanoma and Skin Cancer 'Research Bites' Showcase

All researchers are invited to the inaugural Melanoma & Skin Cancer Special Interest Group (MELSIG) Mini-Symposium, hosted by the Cancer Research Network.

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Jul
'15
16
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Personalised Medicine Seminar

The Research and Education Network organises a series of seminars for researchers.

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Jul
'15
16
17

Canceromics: From Molecular and Cellular Biology to Breakthrough Therapeutics

The last two decades has witnessed breakthrough advances in understanding the molecular mechanisms that drive cancer cell biology .

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Jul
'15
15
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Nepean Presentation Skills Workshop - Part 1


A practical workshop which provides understanding and skills to master ones anxiety about addressing a group in public and to present oneself calmly and effectively.

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Jun
'15
26
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OVERVIEW OF PROSTATE CANCER RESEARCH AT SYDNEY

All researchers are invited to the inaugural Prostate Cancer Special Interest Group (PCaSIG) Mini-Symposium, hosted by the Cancer Research Network.

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Jun
'15
25
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Seminar on Good Cell Culture Practice

The seminar is being offered by CellBank Australia to Sydney-based research organisations in collaboration with Dr Amanda Capes-Davis (founding manager of CellBank Australia and Chair of the ICLAC), who will present and has authored the seminar.

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Jun
'15
23
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Investigating the links between breast cancer behaviour and obesity: the role adipocytes may play


Being obese reduces survival in breast cancer and this is independent of menopausal status.

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