The 3rd Annual MDHS ECR Network Symposium 2017


The University of Melbourne, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences (MDHS) Early Career Researcher (ECR) Network aims to support ECRs to achieve research excellence at the University of Melbourne. The ECR Network is an ECR-led initiative established by, and for, ECRs within MDHS. The ECR Network organises a yearly symposium for researchers to network and present their work.

The 3rd Annual MDHS ECR Network Symposium will be held on Thursday the 19th of October. The program will include oral and poster presentations and an opening plenary address by Professor Shitij Kapur. Prof Kapur is the Dean of the MDHS Faculty and the Assistant Vice-Chancellor (Health) at the University of Melbourne.

The event will conclude with the opportunity to network with colleagues, enjoy a drink and some food. For more details and updates, see our website.

Many cash prizes and travel awards for best poster and oral presentations up to $1500 to be won!

Who: All ECRs and PhD students from MDHS are invited to participate and meet fellow researchers

When: 19th October 2017. Registration on-site commences from 8:30 am, accompanied by a light breakfast, tea and coffee.

Where: Auditorium, Kenneth Myer Building (Melbourne Brain Centre), 30 Royal Parade, Parkville

Registration: This event is free and includes free food and drinks. Registration is NOW OPEN and closes 16th October 17:00 AEST. Register here.

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Abstract submission is NOW OPEN. Abstract submission closes 15th September 24:00 AEST. Free poster printing available. Download the abstract guidelines and submission form here, complete and send to

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