IHMRI research community events

IHMRI Research community Events

Throughout the year, IHMRI hosts, supports and promotes seminars, theme meetings, workshops and symposia; with many events timed to coincide with visits by national and international speakers. A feature of the program is IHMRI branded events which include: 


These events bring national or international guest speakers to the region to share their latest research and expertise in a field relevant to IHMRI's research themes. Typically held in IHMRI's lecture theatre on the University of Wollongong campus, IHMRI Seminars run for approximately one hour and provide opportunities for networking.

Upcoming seminars

How can diet impact brain function and behavior?

19 July 2017, 12.30pm - 1.30pm

Speaker: Professor Margaret Morris, Head of Pharmacology, School of Medical Sciences, University of New South Wales

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Community Addresses

These events bring high-profile leaders to the region to discuss big-picture health issues with IHMRI researchers and members of the broader IHMRI community. They are typically held off campus, and consist of 40 minute talks followed by a Q&A session and networking. 


The transformational impact of genomics and machine learning on biomedical discovery and healthcare

21 August 2017, 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Speaker: Professor John Mattick, Garvan Institute of Medical Research 

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There are regular full and half day workshops, featuring a range of speakers on a particular topic. The workshops are often translational, bringing clinicians and academics together.


Clinical Research Workshop, Mental Health and the Ageing Brain Theme

10 July, 9.30am – 1pm, The Wollongong Hospital.

For more information, email ihmri-research@uow.edu.au.

Translational Cancer Research Workshop

8 September, Panorama House, Bulli Tops

For more information, email Research@health.nsw.gov.au.


Dementia and Driving Public Lecture

3 July, 5.30pm – 7.00pm, The University of Wollongong (plus live streaming to other UOW campuses)

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2017 Drug Delivery Australia Conference: Colloids on the Coast

23 – 24 October, City Beach Function Centre Wollongong

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3rd International Proteostasis and Disease Symposium

20 – 22 November, Novotel Northbeach

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Last reviewed: 27 June, 2017