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

Professor Nick Zwar

13 September 2017, 12.30pm - 1.30pm

More details coming soon.

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.


Translational Cancer Research Workshop

The Centre for Oncology & Research Translation (CONCERT), IHMRI and the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District (ISLHD) invite you to their second annual networking workshop.

Join us 'in the clouds' at Panorama House, Bulli Tops, for this free event on Friday 8 September 2017, 9am-5pm.

The event will cover translational cancer research topics, spanning bench to bedside:

  • Myths and reality— “chemotherapy under dosing”
  • Is robotic surgery fashionable or is there a real need?
  • Our future—news from the PhD frontier
  • Clinical trials: are we doing enough?

To RSVP please visit www.trybooking.com/QVZC

For more information, please contact Research Central at ISLHD on 4253 4892 or at ISLHD-Research@health.nsw.gov.au.


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: 26 July, 2017