Representing Melbourne, Australia’s biomedical research capital

Victorian researchers have helped improve the lives of millions of people. Their research contributions have built international reputations and drive economic development in the state.

Biomedical Research Victoria (BioMedVic) is the state’s leading network of universities, academic hospitals, medical research institutes, CSIRO and other research organisations. Our vision is for the Victorian health and medical research sector to be a global leader in innovation, to improve health and to create wealth.

We help our members develop mutually beneficial relationships with one another, with industry and with government that ensure that Victoria has a stronger and sustainable research future.

The Value of Membership

Be Heard

We work to ensure that important issues that hinder our industry are tackled head on. We encourage our members to share their views and make sure they are heard.

Get Connected

We offer a great range of events, forums and networks that support greater collaboration across our sector

Shape the Agenda

We are actively involved in challenging the norms and barriers, and provide the means for our members to shape the future of research in Victoria

Building the Future

Whether through UROP or our other programs, our members are leaving their mark on the next generation of scientific leadership in Victoria

Our Involvement in the Victorian Research Community

Networks & Forums

BioMedVic Board Meeting

Co-designing the future

Our forums & networks are unique, interactive gatherings of Victoria’s leaders in medical, health and scientific research, engaged in thought-provoking discussions about how to make Victoria a global leader in health and medical innovation, improving health and creating wealth.

Advocacy

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Making Connections

BioMedVic builds relationships with key Ministers, shadow Ministers, their advisors and key bureaucrats and encourages members to share their perspectives and insights.

2017 Comms Forum panel

Submissions

BioMedVic regularly submits commentary on behalf of its members and the Victorian Health & Medical Research sector. View our latest submissions here.

Our Programs

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UROP

UROP is a unique and highly competitive scheme providing undergraduate students with first-hand experience of research in the biomedical sciences, through paid casual employment in research teams.

Parliament of Victoria

Researcher in Residence

BioMedVic’s flagship Policy Skills development program exemplifies what Biomedical Research Victoria is about: influencing the politics of science by educating researchers in political and government process and helping parliamentarians and policy makers understand what is important to researchers.

Featured News

Featured Events

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Keep In Touch

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Did you know that you can publish for free at the @BioMedVic Events Diary to share your event with a wider network? It will be included in our online calendar and will reach stakeholders' inboxes. Submit your event today: https://t.co/ouvNznfVMh #EventsDiary

Did you know that you can publish for free at the @BioMedVic Events Diary to share your event with a wider network? It will be included in our online calendar and will reach stakeholders' inboxes. Submit your event today: https://t.co/ouvNznfVMh #EventsDiary

Read @CatrionaNR interview for @BioMedVic: https://t.co/u1W7KkSueg Since her @UROP_Biomedvic placement in 2013, her career has sky-rocketed! Read on and get #UROPinspired

Read @CatrionaNR interview for @BioMedVic: https://t.co/u1W7KkSueg Since her @UROP_Biomedvic placement in 2013, her career has sky-rocketed! Read on and get #UROPinspired

Our Director of Intensive Care Research, Professor Rinaldo Bellomo AO, today received the @BioMedVic Clinician Researcher Career Recognition Award, honouring his prolific contribution to medical research. Congratulations Prof Bellomo!

Our Director of Intensive Care Research, Professor Rinaldo Bellomo AO, today received the @BioMedVic Clinician Researcher Career Recognition Award, honouring his prolific contribution to medical research. Congratulations Prof Bellomo!

Eastern Health and Eastern Community Legal Centre (ECLC) have partnered to provide a new support system to people experiencing elder abuse across Melbourne’s east. Find out more: https://t.co/iyi2KkE1ca

Eastern Health and Eastern Community Legal Centre (ECLC) have partnered to provide a new support system to people experiencing elder abuse across Melbourne’s east. Find out more: https://t.co/iyi2KkE1ca

Join us as we celebrate the remarkable Prof Rinaldo Bellomo AO at the Award ceremony this Thu 26 June @Austin_Health 4.30-6.00pm. Read more & Register
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Join us as we celebrate the remarkable Prof Rinaldo Bellomo AO at the Award ceremony this Thu 26 June @Austin_Health 4.30-6.00pm. Read more & Register  
Spread the word!!🏆 https://t.co/pN7efjksqS

@BioMedVic @Austin_Health Love you to join us @iculisah @jones_daza @PetervanWijnga2 @tomegirl40 @Bio21Institute to celebrate the remarkable Prof Rinaldo Bellomo AO at the BioMedVic Award event this Thu 26 June @Austin_Health 4.30-6.00pm. Read more & Register Spread the word!!

BioMedVic Clinician Researcher Career Recognition Award

Join BioMedVic and Austin Health to recognise and celebrate the outstanding achievements of Professor Rinaldo Bellomo AO Recipient of the BioMedVic Cl...

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@BioMedVic @Austin_Health Congratulations Prof @BellomoRinaldo! Latest papers and some facts are on display outside the Library

@BioMedVic @Austin_Health Congratulations Prof @BellomoRinaldo! Latest papers and some facts are on display outside the Library

Today as part of our employee awards season, we celebrated the achievements of our staff in the Yarra Ranges region. Lynne (pictured with Chief Executive, David Plunkett) was recognised and thanked for her 45 years of wonderful service to Eastern Heath.

Today as part of our employee awards season, we celebrated the achievements of our staff in the Yarra Ranges region. Lynne (pictured with Chief Executive, David Plunkett) was recognised and thanked for her 45 years of wonderful service to Eastern Heath.

RA Media Release, 23 June - Australia tops medal and points table at World Rowing Cup 2; Australian Rowing Team takes home 3 gold, 3 silver and 3 bronze on final day in Poland #WRCPoznan #Rowing #Olympics #Paralympics #SportAUS - https://t.co/EobH5lNHN6

RA Media Release, 23 June - Australia tops medal and points table at World Rowing Cup 2; Australian Rowing Team takes home 3 gold, 3 silver and 3 bronze on final day in Poland #WRCPoznan #Rowing #Olympics #Paralympics #SportAUS - https://t.co/EobH5lNHN6
RA Media Release, 23 June - Australia tops medal and points table at World Rowing Cup 2; Australian Rowing Team takes home 3 gold, 3 silver and 3 bronze on final day in Poland #WRCPoznan #Rowing #Olympics #Paralympics #SportAUS - https://t.co/EobH5lNHN6
RA Media Release, 23 June - Australia tops medal and points table at World Rowing Cup 2; Australian Rowing Team takes home 3 gold, 3 silver and 3 bronze on final day in Poland #WRCPoznan #Rowing #Olympics #Paralympics #SportAUS - https://t.co/EobH5lNHN6
RA Media Release, 23 June - Australia tops medal and points table at World Rowing Cup 2; Australian Rowing Team takes home 3 gold, 3 silver and 3 bronze on final day in Poland #WRCPoznan #Rowing #Olympics #Paralympics #SportAUS - https://t.co/EobH5lNHN6

Did you miss the news overnight!

Australia topped both the medal and points table at World Rowing Cup 2 in Poland! We wrapped up the regatta with a total of four gold, three silver and four bronze medals! Read more below! #WRCPoznan #Rowing #ARTeam

https://t.co/RcqlHp67sK

Did you miss the news overnight! 

Australia topped both the medal and points table at World Rowing Cup 2 in Poland! We wrapped up the regatta with a total of four gold, three silver and four bronze medals! Read more below! #WRCPoznan #Rowing #ARTeam 

https://t.co/RcqlHp67sK
Did you miss the news overnight! 

Australia topped both the medal and points table at World Rowing Cup 2 in Poland! We wrapped up the regatta with a total of four gold, three silver and four bronze medals! Read more below! #WRCPoznan #Rowing #ARTeam 

https://t.co/RcqlHp67sK
Did you miss the news overnight! 

Australia topped both the medal and points table at World Rowing Cup 2 in Poland! We wrapped up the regatta with a total of four gold, three silver and four bronze medals! Read more below! #WRCPoznan #Rowing #ARTeam 

https://t.co/RcqlHp67sK
Did you miss the news overnight! 

Australia topped both the medal and points table at World Rowing Cup 2 in Poland! We wrapped up the regatta with a total of four gold, three silver and four bronze medals! Read more below! #WRCPoznan #Rowing #ARTeam 

https://t.co/RcqlHp67sK

Andrea Douglas: “The pursuit of excellence is nurtured when we are able to extend our support to those around us. Support takes many forms. Mentoring, financial assistance, network introductions. We applaud the efforts of those who encourage others to be excellent.” #biomelbwomen

Andrea Douglas: “The pursuit of excellence is nurtured when we are able to extend our support to those around us. Support takes many forms. Mentoring, financial assistance, network introductions. We applaud the efforts of those who encourage others to be excellent.” #biomelbwomen

✅Talk to journalists from TV, radio & print
✅Practice being interviewed
✅Find a way to talk about your research that’s both interesting & accurate
Want to tick off some of the above? Register for our July media & communication training course in Sydney
https://t.co/wIkOSA2cqa

✅Talk to journalists from TV, radio & print
✅Practice being interviewed
✅Find a way to talk about your research that’s both interesting & accurate
Want to tick off some of the above? Register for our July media & communication training course in Sydney
https://t.co/wIkOSA2cqa

Congratulations to @thewomens on fantastic research achievements in 2018 presented at the Launch of the Women's 2018 Research Report. Over 4000 patients on clinical trials and $20M of funding impacting patient care #ResearchAtTheWomens

Congratulations to @thewomens on fantastic research achievements in 2018 presented at the Launch of the Women's 2018 Research Report. Over 4000 patients on clinical trials and $20M of funding impacting patient care #ResearchAtTheWomens

Researchers, directors and donors gather this evening to celebrate the launch of the brilliant Research Report 2018, full report online soon! #ResearchAtTheWomens

Researchers, directors and donors gather this evening to celebrate the launch of the brilliant Research Report 2018, full report online soon! #ResearchAtTheWomens

Delighted to announce the recipient of the 2018 @BioMedVic Clinician Researcher Career Recognition Award – Professor Rinaldo Bellomo AO: https://t.co/EENeKTSess @Austin_Health

Delighted to announce the recipient of the 2018 @BioMedVic Clinician Researcher Career Recognition Award – Professor Rinaldo Bellomo AO: https://t.co/EENeKTSess @Austin_Health

Dr Catherine Granger (@GrangerCL) is Head of #Physiotherapy Research at @TheRMH. In 2017 she won the @VCRN_BioMedVic Early Career Clinician Researcher Award. In this interview we discover how the award impacted her career: https://t.co/NACoi7lcI5

Dr Catherine Granger (@GrangerCL) is Head of #Physiotherapy Research at @TheRMH. In 2017 she won the @VCRN_BioMedVic Early Career Clinician Researcher Award. In this interview we discover how the award impacted her career: https://t.co/NACoi7lcI5
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Register now for the @UROP_Biomedvic Conference Day, places filling fast! https://t.co/Iyf82Yuj8c Come and hear what the young scholars have been working on during their placements... and get #UROPinspired!

Register now for the @UROP_Biomedvic Conference Day, places filling fast! https://t.co/Iyf82Yuj8c Come and hear what the young scholars have been working on during their placements... and get #UROPinspired!

Flip through our 2018 Annual Report to see our scientist's discoveries for life long health - from reproductive health & pregnancy, infant & child health to inflammation & cancer. https://t.co/h5psv8YGIW @CiiiD_Hudson @RitchieCentre @CEM_Hudson @SCSMonash @MonashHealth

Flip through our 2018 Annual Report to see our scientist's discoveries for life long health - from reproductive health & pregnancy, infant & child health to inflammation & cancer. https://t.co/h5psv8YGIW @CiiiD_Hudson  @RitchieCentre  @CEM_Hudson @SCSMonash  @MonashHealth

Don't miss out! Applications for the Victoria Prize for Science and Innovation and the Victoria Fellowships will be closing on the 17 July.>> Read more: https://t.co/4U4mGGiQba @Vic_LeadSci @veskiorg

Don't miss out! Applications for the Victoria Prize for Science and Innovation and the Victoria Fellowships will be closing on the 17 July.>> Read more: https://t.co/4U4mGGiQba @Vic_LeadSci @veskiorg

Read @CatrionaNR interview for @BioMedVic: https://t.co/u1W7KkSueg Since her @UROP_Biomedvic placement in 2013, her career has sky-rocketed! Read on and get #UROPinspired

Read @CatrionaNR interview for @BioMedVic: https://t.co/u1W7KkSueg Since her @UROP_Biomedvic placement in 2013, her career has sky-rocketed! Read on and get #UROPinspired

Did you know that you can publish for free at the @BioMedVic Events Diary to share your event with a wider network? It will be included in our online calendar and will reach stakeholders' inboxes. Submit your event today: https://t.co/ouvNznfVMh #EventsDiary

Did you know that you can publish for free at the @BioMedVic Events Diary to share your event with a wider network? It will be included in our online calendar and will reach stakeholders' inboxes. Submit your event today: https://t.co/ouvNznfVMh #EventsDiary

Great #BioBreakfast today by BioMelbourne Network (@biomelb) featuring the 2019 #WomenInLeadership awardees: Anna Lavelle (@ANDHealthAU), Clara Gaff (@MelbGenomics) and Evelyn Chan (@smileyscope). A very inspiring way to start this winter morning!

Great #BioBreakfast today by BioMelbourne Network (@biomelb) featuring the 2019 #WomenInLeadership awardees: Anna Lavelle (@ANDHealthAU), Clara Gaff (@MelbGenomics) and Evelyn Chan (@smileyscope). A very inspiring way to start this winter morning!

We were delighted to host the latest #NewFootscrayHospital Community Consultative Committee meeting at the Joan Kirner Women's & Children's in Sunshine. Members were given a tour of the building; a nearby example of best practice in developing a top healthcare facility.

We were delighted to host the latest #NewFootscrayHospital Community Consultative Committee meeting at the Joan Kirner Women's & Children's in Sunshine. Members were given a tour of the building; a nearby example of best practice in developing a top healthcare facility.
We were delighted to host the latest #NewFootscrayHospital Community Consultative Committee meeting at the Joan Kirner Women's & Children's in Sunshine. Members were given a tour of the building; a nearby example of best practice in developing a top healthcare facility.
We were delighted to host the latest #NewFootscrayHospital Community Consultative Committee meeting at the Joan Kirner Women's & Children's in Sunshine. Members were given a tour of the building; a nearby example of best practice in developing a top healthcare facility.

The annual @UROP_Biomedvic conference day is coming up with keynote speaker @CatrionaNR from @TheDohertyInst. Your chance to check out what is happening with the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP). The event is supported by @CSL

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“Gearing up for the @UROP_Biomedvic Conference Day on July 26th! Come and hear what UROP scholars have been working on 🔬📚 Register here: h...

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Gearing up for the @UROP_Biomedvic Conference Day on July 26th! Come and hear what UROP scholars have been working on 🔬📚 Register here: https://t.co/9Szci5iRq8

Gearing up for the @UROP_Biomedvic Conference Day on July 26th! Come and hear what UROP scholars have been working on 🔬📚 Register here: https://t.co/9Szci5iRq8

Have you heard of sarcopenia? Australia's newest disease, which affects muscle function in older adults, was officially recognised on Monday, with today marking the annual #SarcopeniaDay.

Our colleagues @AIMSSresearch were spreading the word on sarcopenia In Sunshine earlier.

Have you heard of sarcopenia? Australia's newest disease, which affects muscle function in older adults, was officially recognised on Monday, with today marking the annual #SarcopeniaDay. 

Our colleagues @AIMSSresearch were spreading the word on sarcopenia In Sunshine earlier.

Professor Jan Tennent (@BioMedVicCEO) is CEO of @BioMedVic and is an exceptional leader within the STEM sector and a powerful role model for #womeninSTEMM and committed mentor #FindYourFutureinSTEM

Professor Jan Tennent (@BioMedVicCEO) is CEO of @BioMedVic and is an exceptional leader within the STEM sector and a powerful role model for #womeninSTEMM and committed mentor #FindYourFutureinSTEM

"I am the girl who'll decide where I go"@BioMedVicCEO channelling Dr Seuss
The first family member to complete high school, she found her niche in #microbiology research, and from there, soared. After leading many industry teams and companies, she's an inspiration to all!

"I am the girl who'll decide where I go"@BioMedVicCEO channelling Dr Seuss
The first family member to complete high school, she found her niche in #microbiology research, and from there, soared. After leading many industry teams and companies, she's an inspiration to all!

We are gearing up for the 2019 @UROP_Biomedvic Conference Day on July 26! It's the biggest event in the UROP calendar and a great opportunity to discover more about the program and meet the scholars. Not to miss! Register here: https://t.co/9Szci5iRq8

We are gearing up for the 2019 @UROP_Biomedvic Conference Day on July 26! It's the biggest event in the UROP calendar and a great opportunity to discover more about the program and meet the scholars. Not to miss! Register here: https://t.co/9Szci5iRq8

We are gearing up for the 2019 @UROP_Biomedvic Conference Day on July 26! It's the biggest event in the UROP calendar and a great opportunity to discover more about the program and meet the scholars. Not to miss! Register here: https://t.co/9Szci5iRq8

We are gearing up for the 2019 @UROP_Biomedvic Conference Day on July 26! It's the biggest event in the UROP calendar and a great opportunity to discover more about the program and meet the scholars. Not to miss! Register here: https://t.co/9Szci5iRq8

The Future of STEM event is a chance for #students and young professionals in #STEM to hear from inspiring leaders in #biotechnology and #biomedicine, and about their #innovative work in these fields. https://t.co/ipOpJP0QK5

The Future of STEM event is a chance for #students and young professionals in #STEM to hear from inspiring leaders in #biotechnology and #biomedicine, and about their #innovative work in these fields.  https://t.co/ipOpJP0QK5

Our Director of Intensive Care Research, Professor Rinaldo Bellomo AO, today received the @BioMedVic Clinician Researcher Career Recognition Award, honouring his prolific contribution to medical research. Congratulations Prof Bellomo!

Our Director of Intensive Care Research, Professor Rinaldo Bellomo AO, today received the @BioMedVic Clinician Researcher Career Recognition Award, honouring his prolific contribution to medical research. Congratulations Prof Bellomo!

Who doesn't look good in purple?! Wear it to show your support for @MaddiesVision this Sunday at the @Richmond_FC game, where they'll #FightLikeMaddie! Help support research into bone marrow failure syndromes.

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