Events Archive

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Presenter: Professor Susan Ramus & Facilitator: Dr Jason Wong

Randwick Precinct Cancer Genomics Roundtable [October 2017]

A light lunch will be provided from 12:00pm prior to the interactive discussion facilitated by

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Cancer Metabolism Roundtable

Cancer Metabolism Roundtable

 

Facilitator: A/Prof Phoebe Phillips, Leader of the Pancreatic Cancer Translational Research Group, Lowy Cancer Research Centre

 

Cancer metabolism inhibitors from bench to bedside

 

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Shifting Landscapes in Medical Research Funding – recent policy developments

This seminar aims to inform researchers about the changing landscape of acquiring research funding. The NHMRC restructure and the MRFF signal significant changes. This series aims to encourage researchers to start planning their strategies. Presentations from Professors Nicholas Fisk (DVCR), Anthony Kelleher (Acting Dean of Medicine), Phoebe Phillips (NHMRC Structural Review Committee) with other eminent leaders, will discuss the changes and opportunities and what they mean for research at UNSW.

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“The Spring Charity Concert” - featuring the UNSW Medical Orchestra

The UNSW Medical Music Society is excited to announce our next charity concert supporting the Women’s Community Shelter, on the 6th of October 7:30pm at Clancy Auditorium, UNSW. Active Locums Pty Ltd proudly presents “The Spring Charity Concert”, featuring our very own UNSW Medical Orchestra directed by Luis Fernando Madrid. The concert will also feature 6th year medical student, Elizabeth Tee, as soloist in Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 20, in addition to the premiere of a Coldplay Medley by local Sydneysider, Eitan Muir.

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Biostatistics for Clinical Researchers Short Course

This course is designed to be a fun introduction to the appropriate application and interpretation of biostatistical concepts for people working in clinical research with no formal statistical training.

The focus of this course will not be on carrying out analyses, but rather on understanding the appropriate use of statistical methods, the implications when underlying assumptions are not met, and how to interpret statistical results. Course material will be presented through examples and all statistical analyses will be performed by the course instructors.

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Understanding the effect of patient choice: designing a randomised trial to estimate treatment, selection and preference (choice) effects - Quantitative Research Methods Seminar

Randomised trials provide an unbiased estimate of the effect of one treatment compared to another. However, participant preferences for treatment can play an important role in how participants respond to particular treatments, their motivation to take the treatment as prescribed and can influence the reporting of side effects.

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UNSW Paediatric Research Week - Young Investigator Seminar Series

The Young Investigators Seminar Series is a regular event held by the Discipline of Paediatrics, School of Women's & Children's Health, UNSW Medicine.

During UNSW Paediatric Research Week we have two PhD candidates presenting, both of whom are also clinicians:

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UNSW Alliance Against Ebola: Join the fight to stop Ebola - Day of action and fundraising campaign

The current Ebola outbreak in West Africa is the largest and most devastating in history. In October 2014, the World Health Organization reported that there are now 8376 cases and 4025 deaths from the disease in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone since the first case report in March 2014. The spiralling epidemic in West Africa is a global health catastrophe in which we are all stakeholders. Controlling the epidemic at the source is the highest priority.

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