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11th annual Florey International Postgraduate Research Conference

Adelaide University Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences students next to a poster

20 September 2017 | National Wine Centre of Australia

The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences invites to you to attend the 11th annual Florey Postgraduate Research Conference.

This conference is a major highlight in the faculty's calendar and will be attended by researchers and academics from across the university—as well as our valued donors, industry partners and major stakeholders.

Participating in this event provides opportunities for:

  • Networking with colleagues and identification of potential collaborative opportunities
  • Showcasing your research
  • Building your academic profile

Discover the extraordinary variety of research being undertaken, with more than 100 Higher Degree Research candidates and advanced program students showcasing their research posters. Experience a unique opportunity to meet students and personally discuss their individual research.

Prizes and awards will be presented at the conclusion of the conference in recognition of the most outstanding presentations.

This year, the conference will be held on Wednesday 20 September 2017 at the National Wine Centre of Australia, corner of Botanic Road and Hackney Road.

Abstract submissions now closed.

Registrations are now closed.


Time Session information Location
9.30 am Registration for poster presenters Exhibition Hall
10 am

Official opening
Dr Andrea Yool, Director of Research Education

Exhibition Hall
10.15 am Session 1: Research poster presentations Exhibition Hall
11.45 am Lunch The Gallery
12.45 pm Session 2: Research poster presentations Exhibition Hall
2.15 pm Afternoon tea The Gallery
2.30 pm Registration for Pathways to Success presentation Hickinbotham Hall
2.45 pm

Session 3: Pathways to Success presentation
Professor Andrea Yool

'The role of the health practitioner in working for equity for Aboriginal peoples'
Dr Andrea Mckivett, Clinical Research Associate, SAHMRI Aboriginal Research Unit

'What have I learned from Clinical Medicine and Research?'
Professor John Beltrame, Michell Professor of Medicine, University of Adelaide, Research Director of Central Adelaide Local Health Network

'How hard could it be?  Building a career in vision science'
Associate Professor Anna Ma-Wyatt, School of Psychology, University of Adelaide

Hickinbotham Hall
3.30 pm

Session 4: 3MT finalist presentations

‘Genetics and the Lysosome – Clues for Alzheimer’s Disease?’
Lauren Whyte

‘One-size-fits-all versus customer-tailored: tacrolimus dose in kidney transplant patients’
Rong Hu

Hickinbotham Hall
4.15 pm

Awards ceremony for poster presentations
Professor Alastair Burt, Executive Dean

Canapés and refreshments

The Gallery
5 pm Close  


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