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NHMRC Research Translation Long Weekend 2022

The theme this year is 'Embracing Diversity', and the intention is to encourage the translation of research that improves equity and respects the health and health care decision making needs of people of different cultures, ethnic groups, socio-economic groups, abilities or ages. It includes (but is not limited to):

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
  • people who live in rural and remote areas
  • culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities
  • people living with disability.

Key Features

The Symposium will:

  • be a hybrid event, designed to minimise the impact of any changes in circumstance that may arise from new outbreaks of COVID-19 or other factors
  • consist of a combination of keynote / plenary, abstract and panel sessions, with face-to-face elements to enable local / regional in-person networking
  • have abstract presentations that will be pre-recorded and available to view online 1 to 2 weeks before the Symposium
  • hold in-person satellite events in the capital city of each State and Territory.


NHMRC are pleased to be able to confirm that plenary presentations will be delivered by:

  • Professor Jeremy Grimshaw, The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Canada
  • Professor Jane Fisher, Monash University
  • Professor Lucy Montgomery, Curtin University
  • Dr Robert Terry, UNICEF/UNDP/World Bank/WHO Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR)
  • Prof Nicole Pratt, University of South Australia
  • Dr Kalinda Griffiths, University of NSW
  • Associate Professor Odette Pearson.

More speakers will be announced.

Plenary Sessions

There will be 8 plenary sessions livestreamed over the four days of the Symposium. Topics include:

  • Mobilising knowledge to improve equity in health outcomes
  • An equitable start to life: getting best practice into mother, infant and family care
  • Transforming how research is generated, valued and used
  • Open science, research translation, equity, and diversity.

For more information, contact National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).


Thursday 17 November 2022

Tuesday 22 November 2022

Room 2003, Translational Research Institute Australia (PA Hospital Campus)

National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)

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