Representing Melbourne, Australia’s biomedical research capital

BioMedVic Staff

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

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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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Jan 22 & 27 I’ll be presenting Walk+Talk: Cross Pollination – When Art and Science Meet | NGV https://t.co/mkSz9QMFCp via @ngvmelbourne

Jan 22 & 27 I’ll be presenting Walk+Talk: Cross Pollination – When Art and Science Meet | NGV https://t.co/mkSz9QMFCp via @ngvmelbourne

Build a deeper understanding of #socialmedia & learn the skills to become a thought leader in the fields of medical research & healthcare at our Becoming an Online Influencer workshop with @StartupShelley. To book https://t.co/c4raGbxIfv

Build a deeper understanding of #socialmedia & learn the skills to become a thought leader in the fields of medical research & healthcare at our Becoming an Online Influencer workshop with @StartupShelley. To book https://t.co/c4raGbxIfv

AD-114 news: Researcher looks to next generation antibody treatment for #ChronicKidneyDisease via @asia_biotech #biotech

Excited to launch Women in #research & #academia now have another option for support, and #mentoring. Remove the awkwardness of the approach; three sessions in a guided conversation toward a plan; reach out to those around Australia. @SciGenderEquity

#Envisage welcomes Prof Jan Tennent from Biomedical Research Victoria, on our international panel of mentor-coaches for women in academia and research. View her profile and others at #WomenInSTEMM  @BioMedVicCEO https://t.co/0ETtgOHnIk

Nutribiotech’s impressive new Dandenong South factory is creating #Vitamins & 150 new jobs. The Korean-based company chose #Victoria as the home of its fourth global facility with the support of the Victorian Government. Read more>> https://t.co/aeJPJ04DXA #JobsVic.

Nutribiotech’s impressive new Dandenong South factory is creating #Vitamins & 150 new jobs. The Korean-based company chose #Victoria as the home of its fourth global facility with the support of the Victorian Government. Read more>> https://t.co/aeJPJ04DXA #JobsVic.

We connect scientists with policy makers! Read about @BioMedVic Researcher in Residence Joanne Enticott's work with health services research policy at @VicGovDHHS here: https://t.co/0hdYNrvoUE

We connect scientists with policy makers! Read about @BioMedVic Researcher in Residence Joanne Enticott's work with health services research policy at @VicGovDHHS here: https://t.co/0hdYNrvoUE

Apply or nominate a colleague for this joint initiative celebrating #Victoria’s #medicalresearch leaders @BioMedVic @biomelb @ConverSci @RoyalSocietyVic @veskiorg @AAMRI_Aus @VicCompCancerCr

Professor Anna Meredith, conservation and wildlife medicine leader, to head University of Melbourne veterinary education and research @FVASunimelb: https://t.co/Fq9Ka0LvyK

Professor Anna Meredith, conservation and wildlife medicine leader, to head University of Melbourne veterinary education and research @FVASunimelb: https://t.co/Fq9Ka0LvyK

Graduate Engineer Catherine Isaac talking about the rewarding careers @CochlearAsiaPac giving people with hearing loss the life changing opportunity to hear again #NYSF2018 partner

Today, CSL Limited CEO Paul Perreault spoke at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference. Building on the company's strong and consistent revenue growth, CSL is well positioned to achieve its strategic objectives in 2018 and beyond, Perreault told the investor community. #JPM18

Today, CSL Limited CEO Paul Perreault spoke at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference. Building on the company's strong and consistent revenue growth, CSL is well positioned to achieve its strategic objectives in 2018 and beyond, Perreault told the investor community. #JPM18

No one should have to access their super to pay for much needed or urgent surgery. Fellows @RACSurgeons are advised to avoid excessive or exploitative fees

#StVincents congratulates the 68 new medical interns who have commenced their medical careers at our hospital this week after completing years of gruelling study. Wishing each and every one of the interns a wonderful start to what will be a very fulfilling career.

#StVincents congratulates the 68 new medical interns who have commenced their medical careers at our hospital this week after completing years of gruelling study. Wishing each and every one of the interns a wonderful start to what will be a very fulfilling career.
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How does #MyHealthRecord assist providers, carers and patients simultaneously? Learn how from Dr @MeredithMakeham: https://t.co/Y3AMS8qlEF #DigitalHealth #MyHR #Carers2017

How does #MyHealthRecord assist providers, carers and patients simultaneously? Learn how from Dr @MeredithMakeham: https://t.co/Y3AMS8qlEF  #DigitalHealth #MyHR #Carers2017

Monash led study of 1000+ heavy smokers reveals an undiagnosed burden of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. https://t.co/atX3f3Aj9R

Monash led study of 1000+ heavy smokers reveals an undiagnosed burden of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. https://t.co/atX3f3Aj9R

Great opportunity for undergrads of any discipline to gain experience in a medical research team at a #Melbourne university or research institute. Find out more @BioMedVic @VicGovDHHS @DEDJTR @VictorianBIO

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“Are you an undergrad interested in research? Or a scientists looking to recruit talented students? Join the @UROP_Biomedvic Welcome Forum on 15...

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Are you an undergrad interested in research? Or a scientists looking to recruit talented students? Join the @UROP_Biomedvic Welcome Forum on 15 Feb - speed networking and refreshments included in this free event! More here: https://t.co/1937s0KD97

Are you an undergrad interested in research? Or a scientists looking to recruit talented students? Join the @UROP_Biomedvic Welcome Forum on 15 Feb - speed networking and refreshments included in this free event! More here: https://t.co/1937s0KD97

Jan 22 & 27 I’ll be presenting Walk+Talk: Cross Pollination – When Art and Science Meet | NGV https://t.co/mkSz9QMFCp via @ngvmelbourne

Jan 22 & 27 I’ll be presenting Walk+Talk: Cross Pollination – When Art and Science Meet | NGV https://t.co/mkSz9QMFCp via @ngvmelbourne

#Melbourne #medtech @BionicsInst on world stage in 2018 @DEDJTR @VictorianBIO @biomelb @BioMedVic @ConverSci @RoyalSocietyVic @veskiorg @StVincentsMelb

CLOSING SOON: Applications for the 2018 Premier's Health and Medical Research Awards. More > https://t.co/t4IIuO6goW
Applications close: 5:00pm, 22 January 2018.
@unimelb @MonashUni @latrobe @RMIT @Deakin

CLOSING SOON: Applications for the 2018 Premier's Health and Medical Research Awards. More > https://t.co/t4IIuO6goW
Applications close: 5:00pm, 22 January 2018.
@unimelb @MonashUni @latrobe @RMIT @Deakin

#Socialmedia can add immense value to your research or healthcare organisation. Learn from @StartupShelley how to use these powerful tools to their full potential at our Becoming an Online Influencer workshop. Book now at https://t.co/c4raGbxIfv

#Socialmedia can add immense value to your research or healthcare organisation. Learn from @StartupShelley  how to use these powerful tools to their full potential at our Becoming an Online Influencer workshop. Book now at https://t.co/c4raGbxIfv

Do you know a colleague or friend who is an exceptional #scienceteacher? Nominations open early February for #PMPrize. Stay tuned! https://t.co/Mx01DU5LCe

Do you know a colleague or friend who is an exceptional #scienceteacher? Nominations open early February for #PMPrize. Stay tuned! https://t.co/Mx01DU5LCe

Curiosity and enthusiasm – vital items to pack for students attending the 2018 National Youth Science Forum ‘SessionA’. We hope the program ignites your passion for science and inspires your future career choices. @NYSF #STEM

Inspiring tomorrow’s STEM innovators Great work @NYSFoz & supporters incl. @CSL @MonashUni @unimelb @UROP_Biomedvic @BioMedVic

From research breakthroughs, to celebrating milestones, to student and graduate successes, 2017 has been a wonderful year at Swinburne.

From research breakthroughs, to celebrating milestones, to student and graduate successes, 2017 has been a wonderful year at Swinburne.

OPEN: Applications for the 2018 Premier's Health and Medical Research Awards. More > https://t.co/E2K4FX7XTa
Applications close: 5:00pm, 22 January 2018.
@unimelb @MonashUni @latrobe @RMIT @Deakin

OPEN: Applications for the 2018 Premier's Health and Medical Research Awards. More > https://t.co/E2K4FX7XTa
Applications close: 5:00pm, 22 January 2018.
@unimelb @MonashUni @latrobe @RMIT @Deakin

Pleased to be a founding partner of the @ARMI_Monash Regenerative Medicine Industry Interface (RMI2)! Industry-based PhD projects are on offer - see more here:

Life science researchers - how does your organisation track on the @Nature Index? Find out on the #Melbourne #Collaboration Map! Check out our quick guide here: https://t.co/EUsu7quoOy

Life science researchers - how does your organisation track on the @Nature Index? Find out on the #Melbourne #Collaboration Map! Check out our quick guide here: https://t.co/EUsu7quoOy
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