2020 AAMRI Medical Research Strategy Network Virtual Workshop

2020 AAMRI Medical Research Strategy Network Virtual Workshop

AAMRI’s Medical Research Strategy Network is holding the first ever ‘virtual’ workshop on Wednesday, 2 September 2020.

Register here to attend the workshop (for AAMRI members only – check if your institute is a member here).

More information about all of AAMRI’s staff networks is available here.

About this Event

We are not going to let this COVID-19 pandemic stop us from getting together! We have put together an exciting agenda for this year’s workshop, including presentations from industry experts, strategy discussions, cross network collaboration and virtual ‘break out room’ discussions on key issues and topics for our sector.

Program: 11:00am – 2:00pm

TimeSessionSession Details
11.00Welcome & Introductions
Dr Cath Latham, AAMRI
An update from AAMRI: activities in 2020 throughout the COVID-19 pandemic
11.10Session 1: Hot topic Discussions
Delegates will join break out rooms to discuss one of four hot topics
Topic 1 – Philanthropy: trends in time of COVID-19 and after the pandemic (session co-hosted with Fundraising and Philanthropy Network representatives)
Topic 2 – NHMRC new schemes
Topic 3 – Data management and data sharing best practice
11.50Session 2: Improving quality in health reserach
Professor Paul Glasziou
Professor of Evidence-Based Practice, Bond University

Followed by facilitated discussion
Guest speaker presentation
12.20-12.45Lunch
12.50Session 3: Evaluating impact of health research: developing a framework for medical research institutes
Update from the AAMRI Research Impact Working Group update
13.15Session 4: Managing work through COVID and beyond
Professor Sharon Parker FASS
ARC Laureate Fellow,
Director of the Centre for Transformative Work Design, Curtin University
Guest speaker
13.50Workshop wrap up
How can we utilise and maximise the potential of Slack or other networking platforms?

Call out for new committee members! An exciting opportunity exists for members to join the Research Strategy committee. Any current members of the network are eligible and welcome to nominate.

Cost: Free to AAMRI members. Not sure if your institute is a member? Find out by checking our members page.