Research Day


Held annually in October at the Basil Hetzel Institute for Translational Health Research, TQEH

In 2015, TQEH Research Day will be held on Friday 16 October.

The annual TQEH Research Day provides researchers in training the opportunity to gain valuable experience in delivering an oral or poster presentation before a broad audience.

The work presented must have been substantially undertaken at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital and not have been previously presented at Research Day.

5 prizes worth $1000 each will be awarded for oral presentations. One prize of $500 will be offered in the poster category. And 1 Prize of $300 will be offered for the Best Lay Description (100 words maximum). Please note: These categories are subject to change each year.

Enquiries about TQEH Research Day should be directed to:

Dr Prue Cowled

Chairperson, Research Day Organising Committee,

Discipline of Surgery Laboratory, 

Basil Hetzel Institute, TQEH

Phone: +61 8 8222 7541

Important Dates

TQEH Research Day 2015 will be held on Friday 16 October 2015.

Formal Call for Abstracts Date
Monday 6 July 2015

Abstracts Due Date
Monday 24 August 2015 - 5pm deadline. No late Abstracts will be accepted.

Program Available
The Program will be available in the first week of October each year. View the document below under the subheading 'Program'.

Poster Session
Depending on the number of Abstracts received a seperate poster session may be held prior to Research Day to shortlist applicants.

Practice Session 
Thursday 15 October 2015
Ground Floor Seminar Room 2, 
Basil Hetzel Institute for Translational Health Research

Award Presentation
Friday 16 October 2015 commencing at 4pm

Ground Floor Atrium
Basil Hetzel Institute for Translational Health Research


Please find below programs for:

Tuesday 13th October: Mini-oral session for TQEH Research Day poster competition (6 of these will be selected, printed and displayed on Friday for final judging)

Friday 16th October: Oral presentations for TQEH Research Day

 Tues 13 Oct Mini-Oral session for Poster Competition.pdf
 Research Day Friday 16 October Oral Presentations.pdf

Call for Abstracts

This is now open. Abstract submission closes on Monday 24 August 2015 at 5pm. Late submissions will not be accepted.

 Research Day 2015 Call for Abstracts Flyer.pdf

Info and Abstract Guidelines 2015

The focus of TQEH Research Day is to provide TQEH researchers in training with valuable experience in presenting oral or poster communications before an audience. All TQEH research students and clinical trainees are encouraged to submit an abstract. Please read the guidelines carefully as the submission process has changed this year.

 Information and Abstract Guidelines 2015.pdf

Abstract Certification Sheet

In addition to submitting your Abstract on-line, this Abstract Certification Sheet must be completed and submitted in hard-copy to Dr Prue Cowled, Chair, Organising Committee TQEH Research Day. Please note: it must be signed by your Head of Department or Supervisor.

 Research Day 2015 Abstract Certification.docx

Online Abstract Submission

Please read the Information and Abstract Guidelines (see above) before submitting your Abstract.

This year we are using Google forms to submit Abstracts online.

Please note that Google forms does NOT save your work, so prepare your Abstract and Lay Description in Word, before copying and pasting your final text into the appropriate boxes.

Abstract Scoring sheet criteria

The Abstract Scoring Sheet is intended to assist in the preparation of your abstract.

 Abstract Scoring Sheet 2015.pdf

Plenary Speaker Biography

Details will be available here when they become available.

Award Winners

Award Winners will be announced at Research Day on Friday 16 October 2015 with details uploaded to this site shortly after.

Previous Award Winners 2014

Research Day winners 2015.JPG


Organising Committee Members

Current TQEH Research Day Organising Committee members are:

Dr Prue Cowled – University Dept of Surgery TQEH

Phone: +61 8 8222 7541 

Co Chair
Ms Gwenda Graves – Research Secretariat TQEH
Phone: + 61 8 8222 6870 

Dr Jenny Hardingham - Haematology-Oncology TQEH
Phone: + 61 8 8222 6142

Dr Yuliy Chirkov - Cardiology Research TQEH
Phone: +61 8 8133 4010

Ms Fiona Smithson - The Hospital Research Foundation
Phone: + 61 8 8244 1100

Ms Abbey Flanagan- The Hospital Research Foundation
Phone: + 61 8 8244 1100

Dr Sarah Appleton - Discipline of Medicine, TQEH
Phone: +61 8 822 7349

Ms Sue Lester - Rheumatology Unit, TQEH
Phone: +61 8 8133 4026

Dr Rebcca Anderson -  BHI Communications Officer
Phone: +61 8 8222 7345

Dr Kanchani.Rajopadhyana - Discipline of Medicine 
Phone: +61 8 8222 7742

Minute Secretary:
TQEH Research Secretariat
Phone: +61 8 8222 7836

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