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Research Week

Celebrating research
27 November - 1 December 2017

2017 Research Winners

Best Poster Award

Presented to Yolanda Mansfield, Dr Tom Meehan, Robyn Forward and Fiona Richardson-Clarke.

2017 Best Research Poster

The Ipswich Hospital Foundation Outstanding Contribution to Research Award

Presented to Dr Tom Meehan in recognition and appreciation of his outstanding contribution and commitment to research within West Moreton Hospital and Health Service.

Dr Tom Meehan and Mr Neil Harding

Dr Meehan pictured with Ipswich Hospital Foundation Board Chair Mr Neil Harding.

Research Day 

The West Moreton Research and Innovation team will be holding an information session on Wednesday 29 November 2017 in the Ipswich Hospital Auditorium from 1-3:30pm.

The aim of this session is to bring together researchers from the wider West Moreton community to share knowledge, insights and learning to help the upcoming researchers of tomorrow.

If you are unable to attend the event in person, you can dial in by calling (07) 3634 6085.

1-1.15 pm


Dr Kerrie Freeman  
1.15-1.45 pm

Research Q&A

Dr Tom Meehan and Professor Justin Kenardy  
1.45-2.15 pm

Literature review top tips 

Mrs Penelope Ganzenmuller 
2.15-2.30 pm

Light refreshments

2.30-3 pm Research ethics and governance procedures

Ms Sharleen Young

3-3.30 pm

Guidance on running clinical trials

Mrs Andrea Baker

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Research Dinner  

The West Moreton Research Dinner will be held at the Metro Hotel Ipswich International on Wedensday 29 November 2017 from 7-10pm.

This dinner, sponsored by the Ipswich Hospital Foundation, will celebrate West Moreton Hospital and Health Service’s active research clinicians and will be an exciting opportunity for colleagues to discuss their past, present and future research projects.

Attendees will also hear from guest speaker, Australian of the Year 2017, Professor Emeritus Alan Mackay-Sim, on his work in regeneration and repair of olfactory mucosa.

To purchase your ticket for this event please click here.  

Time TopicSpeaker

6-6.15 pm


6.15-6.50 pm

Seated - Pre-dinner speech 

 Professor Alan Mackay-Sim

6.50-7.10 pm

Award presentations  

7.10-9.30 pm


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We are happy to present the poster presentations which have been submitted this year. View the posters here.

An award for best poster will be presented at the Research Dinner. The award will be based on the quality of the research as well as the presentation and has been judged by an award panel.

To purchase your ticket to attend the Research Dinner click here.

Last updated: Thursday, November 30, 2017