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Medicine Learning L&T Forum

The Medicine L&T Forum showcases a variety of leaning and teaching practices as well as stunning innovations. It provides an opportunity to discuss the “nuts and bolts” of learning changes with the actual teachers involved. Posters include reports on established changes, experimental use of learning technologies and works in progress.

This once a year event brings together teachers and educationists from across the faculty for a networking occasion and a chance to make links with like minds.

The Medicine L&T awards and Dean awards will be handed out at the forum.

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Revolution in Breast Cancer - Diagnosis and Treatment

NSW Health Pathology East

TIME: 9am – 2pm

The focus of the symposium will be talks from specialists in Histopathology, Clinical Chemistry, Genetics and Oncology relating to the latest diagnosis, research and treatment.

Professor John Pimanda – ‘Ageing and clonal blood disorders’
A/Professor Rosemary Balleine - 'Proteomic profiling of breast cancer'
Professor Boon Chua – ‘Recent advances in Radiation Oncology management of breast cancer’

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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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