It’s important for researchers to communicate their work clearly

BioMedVic supports the career advancement of up-and-coming health and biomedical researchers and was proud to provide fully-supported scholarships for six early career researchers from BioMedVic Member organisations to attend a media training for scientists workshop on 21 Oct.

Hamish Innes-Brown said “The format of having the media people come and do practice interviews really put us all on the spot and made us think. Much more involving than a lecture…Thanks again for the support to attend, it’s a fantastic initiative!”.

BioMedVic looks forward to offering this opportunity again in early 2015.

Recipients of the BioMedVic scholarship (L-R:) TinaMarie Lieu, MIPS; Sophie Broughton, St Vincent's Institute; Husna Begum, Baker IDI; Kathryn Backholer, Baker IDI; Hamish Innes-Brown, Bionics Institute; Lesley Cheng, The University of Melbourne.
Recipients of the BioMedVic scholarship
(L-R:) TinaMarie Lieu, MIPS; Sophie Broughton, St Vincent’s Institute; Husna Begum, Baker IDI; Kathryn Backholer, Baker IDI; Hamish Innes-Brown, Bionics Institute; Lesley Cheng, The University of Melbourne.

UROP Conference Day 2013

The annual UROP Conference travelled to Monash University this year, taking place in the School of Biomedical Sciences on Wednesday 10 July.  More than 100 attendees saw presentations throughout the day from 27 current and former UROP students.

We were delighted to welcome the Minister for Technology, The Hon. Gordon Rich-Phillips, to formally open the proceedings.

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The Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program welcomes new UROP students!

It has been an exciting few months for UROP.

The Welcome Forum for 2013, generously supported by principal sponsor CSL, was held on February 23rd.  Approximatly 40 people in attendance heard from two current UROP students, Charles Gray (Walter & Eliza Hall Institute) and Ashwyn Perera (Murdoch Childrens Research Institute), who provided a practical and inspiring introduction to the new intake of students by describing their UROP experiences.  Representing the programs’ second principal sponsor, the Victorian Life Sciences Computation Initiative (VLSCI), Helen Gardiner also spoke about the computational resources available to UROP students through the VLSCI.

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UROP Media Release – New strategy to bolster small tech skills in Victoria

The Victorian Coalition Government has unveiled a new strategy to support Victoria’s small technologies skills and capabilities and drive the spread of small technologies to other Victorian businesses and industries.

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