11th Florey International Postgraduate Research Conference
20 September 2017 | National Wine Centre of Australia
The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences invites our Higher Degree by Research students to submit an abstract for the 11th Annual Florey International Postgraduate Research Conference. This conference is a major highlight of the faculty’s calendar. It is well attended by researchers and academics from across the University, as well as sponsors, industry partners and other major stakeholders. This year’s event will be held on Wednesday 20 September at the National Wine Centre of Australia.
Participating in this event provides opportunities for:
- Networking with colleagues and identification of potential collaborative opportunities
- Showcasing your research
- Building your academic profile
The principal supporter of the conference, The Florey Medical Research Foundation, is committed to funding research projects of the highest calibre and in the spirit of Lord Howard Florey’s legacy.
Excellence in research will be recognised through the award of many prizes, sponsored by The Florey Foundation, Northern Communities Health Foundation, the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, schools and other major partners.
The program showcases the research undertaken by more than 100 research postgraduate students from across the schools and disciplines of the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences. This Career and Research Skills Training (CaRST) accredited conference presents an array of distinguished speakers delivering discussions on specialised topics. Participation in the conference is widely recognised as being beneficial to each student's track record, ongoing professional and personal development, and public presentation skills.
The Florey Medical Research Foundation is named in honour of Lord Howard Florey, a University of Adelaide Medical School graduate who shared in a Nobel Prize for his research and development of penicillin. His lifetime achievement serves as a source of inspiration to students and researchers alike.