Research Events

2019 Clinical Trials Awareness Week


2019 Clinical Trials Awareness Week

           Date: 21st - 22nd May 2019

           Time: 12:15 - 1:30 pm, Tuesday & Wednesday

           Location: Michael Chamberlin Lecture Theatre (Building E),

           St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne


           Guest Speakers:

           Tuesday 21st May, Aboriginal Health

           A/Prof Steven Tong, Clinical Researcher, Doherty Institute 

                                                 "Including Aboriginal participants in prospective studies: case studies from

                                                 rheumatic heart disease genetics and Hepatitis B"

Clinical Trials Awareness Week Flyer_Page_2           Wednesday 22nd May, CaLD Patients Health 

           Dr Cuong Do, Medical Oncologist, Western Health

           "Improving participation and access to clinical trials for Vietnamese patients"      

           Dr Tuong Phan, Senior Staff Specialist Anaesthitist, SVHM  

           "Engaging our Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Community in clinical research"

           RSVP: Dr Tam Nguyen -

           Guests unable to make it on the day are invited to watch the presentations live

           To register to watch either seminar on WebEx Livestream,

                                                 please email prior to the event.

2019 ACMD Research Week 

The 2019 Aikenhead Centre for Medical Discovery Research Week will be held from Monday 5th - Friday 9th August 2019. ACMD Research Week is a celebration of research activity across the campus. The broad aims of the ACMD Research Week are to:

  • Encourage excellence in on-campus research
  • Promote interaction between clinicians and scientists on the campus
  • Provide opportunities for researchers in different disciplines (allied health,clinical, nursing and scientific) to present their work at the same forum
  • Contribute to evidence-based healthcare and highlight the range of research technologies and resources that draw the campus together

Visit the ACMD Research Week website for more information.



 Call for Abstracts

The ACMD Research Week Committee is now calling for abstracts to be considered for the 2019 ACMD Research Week for oral and poster presentations.

Submitted abstracts are invited to display a poster at the Poster Viewing session on the opening night of ACMD Research Week of Monday 5 August 2019, and selected applicants will be invited for an oral presentation during the week.

Abstract Submissions open: Monday 1 April 2019

Abstract Submission close: Monday 13 May 2019

For more information on ACMD Research Week and to submit your abstracts, please visit


[Original size] Art Prize for Artists to Submit 



Acquisitive Art Prize

The ACMD Research Week Committee invites emerging and established artists to participate in the 2019 ACMD Acquisitive Art Prize,responding to the theme "art in science, science in art". The winning entry will be awarded $2000, and will become part of the St Vincent's Hospital Art Collection. Also available are the People's Choice Award of $100 and St Vincent's Staff Award of $100.

Submitted works will be displayed at St Vincent's Gallery from 1 - 30 August 2019, and winners will be announced on the opening night of Tuesday 6th August 2019.

For more information on the Acquisitive Art Prize please visit