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.

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Featured Events

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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

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

Around 70 #scicomm professionals gathered at the
@BioMedVic Communicators Forum! Thanks to all attendees and speakers for your participation at the #CommsForum2019. Read more about it here: https://t.co/5xBu0F0NG0

Around 70 #scicomm professionals gathered at the 
@BioMedVic Communicators Forum! Thanks to all attendees and speakers for your participation at the #CommsForum2019. Read more about it here: https://t.co/5xBu0F0NG0

Ruth Bishop AC: "In the 1960s in Australia, 10,000 children were admitted to hospital with diarrhoea." With @RCHMelbourne @unimelb @MCRI_for_kids she discovered rotavirus, leading to vaccines. #QueensBirthdayHonours Read more at https://t.co/3g7pmW96xA @CSL @TallpoppiesAIPS

Ruth Bishop AC: "In the 1960s in Australia, 10,000 children were admitted to hospital with diarrhoea." With @RCHMelbourne @unimelb @MCRI_for_kids she discovered rotavirus, leading to vaccines. #QueensBirthdayHonours Read more at https://t.co/3g7pmW96xA @CSL @TallpoppiesAIPS
Ruth Bishop AC: "In the 1960s in Australia, 10,000 children were admitted to hospital with diarrhoea." With @RCHMelbourne @unimelb @MCRI_for_kids she discovered rotavirus, leading to vaccines. #QueensBirthdayHonours Read more at https://t.co/3g7pmW96xA @CSL @TallpoppiesAIPS

Expressions of Interest (EOI) are open for our 2020 CSL Australia Graduate Program. With opportunities across #Science, #Engineering, #Manufacturing, and #Business, our 2 year program provides experience within our global businesses. https://t.co/8D8pwbu30I #promisingfutures

Expressions of Interest (EOI) are open for our 2020 CSL Australia Graduate Program. With opportunities across #Science, #Engineering, #Manufacturing, and #Business, our 2 year program provides experience within our global businesses. https://t.co/8D8pwbu30I #promisingfutures

Lorraine speaks on @AusBiotech and 'how can Australia collaborate? Opportunities & Challenges for Healthcare Systems Globally. #BIO2019 @BIOConvention #innovation #biotech

Lorraine speaks on @AusBiotech and 'how can Australia collaborate? Opportunities & Challenges for Healthcare Systems Globally. #BIO2019 @BIOConvention #innovation #biotech

Lorraine from @ausbiotech & panel discuss 'how incentivise companies to work on development of antimicrobials & drugs with low $ return but are going to be essential for future health#BIO2019 @BIOConvention @genentech 'Australias R&D tax rebate does help' @NakedScientists

Lorraine from @ausbiotech & panel discuss 'how incentivise companies to work on development of antimicrobials & drugs with low $ return but are going to be essential for future health#BIO2019 @BIOConvention @genentech 'Australias R&D tax rebate does help' @NakedScientists
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You can use @BioMedVic Events Diary to spread your event with a wider network! It will be included in our online calendar and will be distributed to stakeholders inboxes. Submit your event here: https://t.co/ouvNzmYkUJ #EventsDiary

You can use @BioMedVic Events Diary to spread your event with a wider network! It will be included in our online calendar and will be distributed to stakeholders inboxes. Submit your event here: https://t.co/ouvNzmYkUJ #EventsDiary

Emergency physicians at the RMH have been awarded the top prize for the emergency medicine exam a compulsory part of specialising in the field. The hospital currently employs five winners. Read more: https://t.co/ByIpVJKbiC

Emergency physicians at the RMH have been awarded the top prize for the emergency medicine exam a compulsory part of specialising in the field.  The hospital currently employs five winners. Read more: https://t.co/ByIpVJKbiC

@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

@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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📢 Subscribe to @BioMedVic's monthly #Newsletter and don't miss any sector news: https://t.co/IYbXUUBTJP 📰🔬You can find our most recent edition here: https://t.co/fUgCKcMHEU

📢 Subscribe to @BioMedVic's monthly #Newsletter and don't miss any sector news: https://t.co/IYbXUUBTJP 📰🔬You can find our most recent edition here: https://t.co/fUgCKcMHEU

My week on Twitter 🎉: 23 Likes, 3 Retweets, 5.33K Retweet Reach. See yours with https://t.co/rF5y8MSrf4

My week on Twitter 🎉: 23 Likes, 3 Retweets, 5.33K Retweet Reach. See yours with https://t.co/rF5y8MSrf4

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

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

My week on Twitter 🎉: 4 Mentions, 2.05K Mention Reach, 10 Likes, 1 Retweet, 1.62K Retweet Reach. See yours with https://t.co/rF5y8MSrf4

My week on Twitter 🎉: 4 Mentions, 2.05K Mention Reach, 10 Likes, 1 Retweet, 1.62K Retweet Reach. See yours with https://t.co/rF5y8MSrf4

If you couldn't attend the @BioMedVic #CommsForum2019, read this article: https://t.co/5xBu0F0NG0 - It was a great event for #professionaldevelopment and #networking structured around the topic of 'Change'. And we had great speakers and participants!

If you couldn't attend the @BioMedVic #CommsForum2019, read this article: https://t.co/5xBu0F0NG0 - It was a great event for #professionaldevelopment and #networking structured around the topic of 'Change'. And we had great speakers and participants!

Registrations open for the 2019 @UROP_Biomedvic Conference Day! This is the biggest event in the UROP calendar and a great opportunity for you to discover more about the program. Register here: https://t.co/Iyf82Yuj8c

Registrations open for the 2019 @UROP_Biomedvic Conference Day! This is the biggest event in the UROP calendar and a great opportunity for you to discover more about the program. Register here: https://t.co/Iyf82Yuj8c

Around 70 #scicomm professionals gathered at the
@BioMedVic Communicators Forum! Thanks to all attendees and speakers for your participation at the #CommsForum2019. Read more about it here: https://t.co/5xBu0F0NG0

Around 70 #scicomm professionals gathered at the 
@BioMedVic Communicators Forum! Thanks to all attendees and speakers for your participation at the #CommsForum2019. Read more about it here: https://t.co/5xBu0F0NG0

My week on Twitter 🎉: 36 Mentions, 38.6K Mention Reach, 18 Likes, 10 Retweets, 17.4K Retweet Reach. See yours with https://t.co/rF5y8MSrf4

My week on Twitter 🎉: 36 Mentions, 38.6K Mention Reach, 18 Likes, 10 Retweets, 17.4K Retweet Reach. See yours with https://t.co/rF5y8MSrf4

Applications now open for the CSL Centenary Fellowships! If you are an Australian early-mid career #biomedical researcher working in discovery and translational medical research, we invite you to apply for one of our 5yr fellowships https://t.co/emMZYlaBmE #CSLcenteraryfellowship

Applications now open for the CSL Centenary Fellowships! If you are an Australian early-mid career #biomedical researcher working in discovery and translational medical research, we invite you to apply for one of our 5yr fellowships https://t.co/emMZYlaBmE #CSLcenteraryfellowship

.@ResAustralia have opened its health and medical research awards and are welcoming #nominations to shine a light on those who are working hard within our sector & who are making incredible discoveries and advancements! Hurry, it closes 5 July https://t.co/yfUQ6WZQLk

.@ResAustralia have opened its health and medical research awards and are welcoming #nominations to shine a light on those who are working hard within our sector & who are making incredible discoveries and advancements! Hurry, it closes 5 July https://t.co/yfUQ6WZQLk
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