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10th Florey International Postgraduate Research Conference

29th September 2016 | National Wine Centre of Australia.

A highlight of the Health and Medical Sciences' calendar, the conference is attended by postgraduate and honours students, industry partners, researchers and academics from across the University of Adelaide.

The morning program showcases posters delivered by approximately 100 research postgraduate students, who compete for sponsored prizes. The afternoon session will see an array of distinguished speakers deliver discussions on specialised topics beneficial to a student's ongoing professional and personal development.

2016 Florey Postgraduate Research Conference - program
8.30 am Registration
9.00 am Official Opening 
Dr Andrea Yool, Director of Research Education
9.15 am Session 1: Research Poster Presentations
11.00 am Morning Tea
11.20 am Session 2: Research Poster Presentations
1.00 pm Lunch
1.45 pm

Session 3: Pathways to Success Symposium
Facilitated by Dr Andrea Yool

Title: Persistence towards progress
Speaker: Dr Sabrina Heng, ARC Senior Research Associate

Title: There are many different ways to make a difference
Speaker: Dr Chen Au Peh, Clinical Senior Lecturer, School of Medicine

Title: Survival skills for researchers: papers, collaborations and grants
Speaker: Prof. Robert McLaughlin, Chair of Biophotonics, School of Medicine

Title: From bench to bar (or somewhere in between): careers in patent law
Speaker: Dr Jeff Holman, Partner at Madderns

3.30 pm

Session 4: 3 Minute Thesis finalists presentations
Facilitated by Dr Andrea Yool

Ysabella Van Sebille ‘As if Cancer Wasn’t Shitty Enough’
Katharina Richter ‘Bug Wars – Battlefront Biofilms’

3.40 pm

Awards Ceremony for Poster Presentations
Presented by Executive Dean, Professor Alastair Burt

4.00 pm Canapés and refreshments

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The University of Adelaide

Office of the Executive Dean

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