Research Day


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

In 2014, TQEH Research Day will be held on Friday 17 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.

Prizes of $1000 will be awarded in the following oral categories:

  • Basic Science - Honours Students
  • Basic Science - Higher Degrees Junior
  • Basic Science - Higher Degrees Senior
  • Clinical Research - Higher Degrees and Registrars

Two prizes of $500 will be offered in the poster category.

A 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, TQEH
Phone: +61 8 8222 7541

Important Dates

TQEH Research Day 2014 will be held on Friday 17 October 2014.

Formal Call for Abstracts Date
Monday 7 July 2014

Abstracts Due Date
Monday 25 August 2014 - 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 16 October 2014
Ground Floor Seminar Room 2, 
Basil Hetzel Institute for Translational Health Research

Award Presentation
Friday 17 October 2014 commencing at 4pm

Ground Floor Atrium
Basil Hetzel Institute for Translational Health Research


The full Research Day Program is now available below.

 Research Day Programme 2014.pdf

Call for Abstracts

Please note: The Abstract Submission Form must be completed in conjunction with the Abstract Guidelines document available below.
Failure to comply will deem the submission ineligible.

Updated Abstract guidelines, coversheet and submission templates will be uploaded in June 2014.

 Research Day flyer 2014.pdf

Abstract Submission Template

 Abstract Submission Template 2014.docx

Abstract Scoring sheet criteria

This year, for the first time, we are circulating the Abstract Score Sheet to assist in preparation of your abstract.

 Research Day 2014 Abstract Scoring Sheet.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 17 October 2014 with details uploaded to this site shortly after.

Click here to view the 2013 Award Winners

Previous Award Winners

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 Bianca Dalcollo- 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

Peter Adams - Marketing Officer BHI
Phone: +61 8 8222 7345

Dr Eleanor Need - Breast Biology Cancer Unit
Phone: +61 8 8222 7410

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

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