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75th Anniversary Scientific Symposium

The brightest minds in international health and medical research will gather in Canberra from 29 November – 1 December 2011 to discuss the global health challenges facing this generation and the next. Research for a Healthy Future forms part of the National Health and Medical Research Council‟s (NHMRC) 75th anniversary program. The Symposium will be attended by approximately 200 outstanding early to mid-career researchers, nominated by their...

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Research Administrators’ Seminar 2011

We are pleased to confirm that NHMRC and ARC, in association with ARMS, will again be conducting a Research Administrators’ Seminar in November 2011. The seminar will be held in Canberra on 7 and 8 November 2011. Day 1 will be hosted by ARC at the National Convention Centre in Canberra. Day 2 will be hosted by NHMRC at the Finkel Theatre, John Curtin School of Medical Research, ANU. Registrations have now closed. Day 2 NHMRC RAO seminar agenda (PDF, 170KB) 2011 RAO Presentation - Day...

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Translating Dementia Care Research into Better Practice Workshop

On Tuesday 5 July 2011 from 9:30am – 4:00pm NHMRC in conjunction with Alzheimer’s Australia will be holding a workshop focusing on the translation of dementia care research into better practice. The aim of this workshop is to increase the capacity of Australia’s dementia care research, community-sector, policy and service provider communities to effectively translate research evidence into higher quality dementia care. The objectives of the workshop are: To improve awareness...

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Wind Farms and Human Health Scientific Forum - 7 June 2011

On Tuesday 7 June 2011 NHMRC conducted a scientific forum on the possible health effects of wind turbines. The forum provided an opportunity for NHMRC to hear the latest international scientific evidence and to engage with stakeholders over the range of issues for which there is public concern. Information about NHMRC’s current activities on wind farms and human health is available on our Wind Farms and Human Health page. NHMRC CEO communique NHMRC CEO Warwick Anderson released a...

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Towards a national network to enhance leadership in research translation and implementation

The objectives for this workshop are as follows: To bring together senior leaders in the translation of research into clinical practice to discuss how to gain further benefit for Australia in the implementation of research evidence into clinical practice To develop a plan for expanding Australia’s capacity to implement evidence from research into clinical practice, within existing funding schemes. To consider whether a national network of research leaders in this field might...

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Mental Health Workshop

This workshop follows a preliminary meeting in 2010 and will focus on some specific areas in which NHMRC may have a role. The program has been developed with the assistance of an advisory group consisting of Professor Helen Christensen (Australian National University), Professor Philip Mitchell (University of New South Wales), Professor Helen Herrman (University of Melbourne) and Ms Sarah Watt (Consumers Health Forum). Four key issues have been identified for discussion: Evidence...

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