2017 MHTP Research Week, 10-17 November 2017

Research Week acknowledges achievements and showcases the ground breaking research being conducted at the Monash Health Translation Precinct (MHTP). It includes internationally renowned keynote speakers, clinical and basic research highlights, PhD Student Showcase Symposium, Poster competition and Early Career Researchers Awards.

The Poster Competition and display are key elements of Research Week.  The poster competition includes awards for Best Posters and Early Career Researchers.  The best Early Career Researcher will be chosen from the abstracts and the top four will be invited to present their research at an oral presentation.  There is a $500 prize for best poster in each research category and a $1,000 prize for the winner of the oral presentation.

Key events

The designated Poster Session is Monday, 13 November from 10 am – 12 noon in the following areas

  • MonashMedical Centre
  • Lecture Theatre 1 Foyer
  • Lecture Theatre 2 Foyer
  • Lecture Theatre 3 Artspace
  • MonashChildren’s Hospital Foyer

Posters will be on display until Thursday morning.

Friday, 10 November, TRF Building, Level 2, Seminar Room 1
8am – 9am, Nursing and Midwifery Monash Health Partners Day

Monday, 13 November, Lecture Theatres 1, 2 and 3 Foyers and Monash Children’s Hospital Foyer
10am – 12pm, Monash Medical Centre and Monash Children’s Hospital

Tuesday, 14 November, TRF Building, Level 2, Seminar Rooms 1 and 2
9am – 9.15am, MHTP Research Week: Official Opening
9.15am – 11am, Best of MHTP Part 1: Co-chairs: Professor Eric Morand and Professor Eva Segelov
11.20am – 1pm, Precision Medicine and Clinical Trials: Co-chairs: Associate Professor Barbara de Courten and Dr Jason Cain
2pm – 3.20am, Interdisciplinary Discoveries: Co-chairs: Dr Joshua Oi and Dr Adam Brown
3.40pm – 5pm, Early Career Researchers Speed Networking Event including $10,000 funding opportunity: Co-chairs: Dr Aimee Dordevic and Dr Xin Du. REGISTER
5pm – 6.30pm, Cocktail Reception, Celebrating Research at MHTP includes Prize Awards announcement

Wednesday, 15 November: TRF Building, Level 2, Seminar Rooms 1 and 2
9am – 10.45am, Best of MHTP Part 2:  Co-chairs: Professor Elizabeth Hartland and Professor William Sievert
11am – 12pm, Best of ECR Oral Presentations Co-chairs: Dr Aimee Dordevic and Dr Xin Du
12.55pm – 5.30pm, MHTP PhD Student Showcase Symposium. Presentation of PhD Symposium and ECR awards.


Centre for Cancer Research
Childhood Cancer Research Symposium

Wednesday, 7 February 2018

Translational Research Facility
TRF Building, Level 2, Seminar Rooms 1 and 2
Monash Health Translational Precinct
Monash Medical Centre
45 Kanooka Grove
Clayton  Vic  3168
Melbourne, Australia

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