Barwon Health and Deakin University Research Week

Research Week showcases our research activities and includes guest lectures by prominent Geelong researchers, various presentations, and education sessions aimed at early career researchers. 

In 2017, Research Week events will take place at St Mary's Library and Research Centre, 192 Myers St, Geelong, from 13 -17 November. 

Highlights of the week

  • Monday, Nov 13, 4-6pm: Opening Session with keynote scientific speaker A/Prof Helen Abud on 'Personalised cancer medicine: Using organoids to take the guesswork out of treatment' as well as brief addresses from Sarah Henderson MP and Richard Marles MP.
  • Tuesday, Nov 14 and Wednesday, Nov 15, 5-6.30pm: Public forums on childhood obesity and doctor-patient communication. Read flyer.
  • Wednesday, Nov 15, 2-3.30pm: Inaugural Professorial lectures, featuring Professors Felice Jacka and Peter Vuillermin. Read flyer.
  • Thursday, 16 November, 5pm: Harrison Lecture for Innovation and presentation of the 2017 Barry Jones medal. Read flyer.
  • Friday, Nov 17, 12.30-1.30pm: Barwon and Deakin panel discussion on physician-assisted dying, enabling the public to hear first-hand both sides of the voluntary euthanasia debate. Read flyer.

Read the calendar of events here and register your place.

The week will also feature free workshops, with topics including how to get a research grant, fundamental concepts of research design and opportunities for postgraduate training.

Workshops

WORKSHOP 1 - Mon, 13 Nov 12.30pm
Who’s who in Barwon Health’s Research Support Zoo?​

WORKSHOP 2 - Tue, 14 Nov 8am
​Searching, Publishing and Making an Impact​

WORKSHOP 3 - Tue, 14 Nov 4pm
​Research Design Fundamental Concepts

WORKSHOP 4 - Thu, 16 Nov 12.30pm
What do we want? Research Grants. How do we get them? NOW!​

WORKSHOP 5 - Thu, 16 Nov 3pm
​Opportunities for Postgraduate Training

Click here for full workshop details, including how to register.

Workshops

WORKSHOP 1 - Mon, 13 Nov 12.30pm
Who’s who in Barwon Health’s Research Support Zoo?​
 
WORKSHOP 2 - Tue, 14 Nov 8am
​Searching, Publishing and Making an Impact​
 
WORKSHOP 3 - Tue, 14 Nov 4pm
​Research Design Fundamental Concepts
 
WORKSHOP 4 - Thu, 16 Nov 12.30pm
What do we want? Research Grants. How do we get them? NOW!​
 
WORKSHOP 5 - Thu, 16 Nov 3pm
​Opportunities for Postgraduate Training
 
Click here for full workshop details, including how to register.

Traditional Owners

We, Barwon Health, acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land, the Wadawurrung people of the Kulin Nation. We pay our respects to the Elders both past and present.