Upcoming Events

MACH 2023 EMCR Research Design Webinar Series

MACH is pleased to present a five-part webinar series exploring research design tailored specifically for early and mid-career researchers (EMCRs).

Seminar 2: Analysing change from baseline in trials: what is the best approach?

Presenter: Ms Fiona McManus (CHESM, MISCH Hub, Uni Melbourne)

Aimed at non-statisticians, this seminar will present several common approaches to analysing change in outcomes from baseline in randomised controlled trials. Recommended approaches, as well as why other approaches are unsuitable, will be discussed.

When: Thursday 6 April, 12.30-1.30pm AEST

Where: Online

EMCR Workshop Series: Accessing MRFF Funding

This 7-part workshop series is for University of Melbourne-affiliated and MACH partner Early and Mid-Career Researchers and focuses on how to prepare competitive MRFF funding applications. Topics include partnering for impact, pathways to translation and pivoting your NHMRC proposals for MRFF. Sessions will feature guest speakers including successful applicants, assessment panel members and specialist advisors from the University of Melbourne and GrantEd. Anyone interested in applying for MRFF funding is welcome to attend.

Seminar 6: Managing Compliance Obligations and Budget

Presenter: Hosted by the UniMelb Health and Medical Team

Understand MRFF and University eligibility and compliance requirements for the EMCR scheme, and learn how to prepare your budget. Hosted by the UoM Health and Medical Team. Note: this session is for UniMelb researchers only – explore the series via the button below.

When: Monday 1 May, 12.00-1.00pm AEDT

Where: Online

Victorian Falls Prevention Alliance Workshop:
Practical steps for falls prevention

Following the recent release of the World Guidelines for Falls Prevention and Management for older adults this workshop will offer registrants practical strategies for implementation of falls prevention in hospitals including a focus on strategies for clinician and patient education. This workshop is delivered by the Victorian Falls Prevention Alliance.


Keynote speaker is Professor Cathie Sherrington (University of Sydney). Prof Sherrington’s research focuses on the promotion of physical activity and the prevention of falls in older people and people with chronic disabling conditions. Other speakers to be confirmed.

When: Friday 12 May 2023, 9.00am-12.30pm AEST

Where: Theatre 2, Level B1, Building 379, 207-221 Bouverie St, The University of Melbourne (see map) – online option also available

MACH Education and Workforce Symposium: Rethink, Renew, Retain

Experts in education and workforce development share their thoughts on how to rethink, renew and retain.

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My Life as a Biomedical Scientist

Experts from across MACH partners and affiliates shared their experiences and the various pathways to an exciting career as a biomedical scientist.

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Strengthening engagement with Aboriginal communities in health research seminar 

This seminar will showcase current and developing initiatives to strengthen engagement with Aboriginal communities in health research in Victoria, including the Victorian Aboriginal Health, Medical and Wellbeing Research Accord.

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V-CTEC emerging changes in trial practice symposium

V-CTEC’s online symposium featured a half-day’s worth of clinical trials professionals and presenters, industry-specific topics, and a panel discussion.

The focus was on emerging changes including trial technologies, trial models and the impact of these changes on trial staff in the clinical trials space.

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MACH/MARC Webinar – Predicting Death: Challenges and strategies in identifying patients at risk of dying

This Professional Development webinar was presented in collaboration between MACH and the Melbourne Ageing Research Collaboration (MARC).

The webinar presented findings from training on prognostication targeted at hospital aged care assessment teams. The audience was introduced to prognostic tools by using case studies and discuss challenges and strategies in predicting patients’ life expectancy.

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MACH Infection Seminar

The MACH Infection committee is pleased to present an online seminar Facilitating collaborative research in infectious diseases and long COVID including speakers from various MACH groups discussing: new models of care, research governance streamlining initiatives, using big data and experiences throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

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MACH EMCR Grant Writing Webinar Series

MACH is pleased to present a three-part webinar series focused on grant writing tailored specifically for MACH partner early and mid-career researchers (EMCRs). The series was conducted by experts from the GrantEd Group team from July-September 2022.

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MACH Multi-Omics in Action Webinar

This webinar showcases an exciting multi-omic and multi-institutional approach to addressing rare disease, cancer and infectious disease from leading MACH partner researchers. Hosted by the MACH Omics group, the seminar also provides an overview of multi-omic activity including the MACH Omics Resource Directory. A panel session allows for interactive discussion.

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MACH Engaging Diverse Communities in Clinical Research Webinar

The webinar provides researchers with the skills and tools needed to effectively involve members of culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities in their research. This session is targeted at and developed with early and mid-career researchers.

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MACH EMCR Research Design Webinar Series

MACH is pleased to present a four-part webinar series exploring research design tailored specifically for early and mid-career researchers. The series was conducted by experts from the University of Melbourne’s Methods and Implementation Support for Clinical and Health research Hub (MISCH) team from February-June 2022.

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V-CTEC Launch Webinar

Join us to hear about this new online platform to revolutionise clinical trials education and training. V-CTEC will enable those involved in clinical trials across Victoria access to high quality, world class training at no cost to the end user.

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Victorian Falls Prevention Alliance Annual Workshop – Guiding the way: Education & guidelines for prevention of hospital falls

MACH, Monash Partners and Western Alliance welcome you to this networking event to update you with the latest in falls prevention interventions.

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MACH Navigating Implementation Science series

A webinar series aimed at developing clinician researcher understanding of implementation science. Each webinar includes a theoretical component, followed by practical examples from a clinician researcher. Recordings and presentation slides are available.

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MACH Consumer Engagement Webinar

MACH hosted a webinar targeted at early and mid-career researchers exploring why, what, when, how and where of consumer engagement in research. Consumers and researchers from across the MACH network shared their experiences of the value of consumer engagement.

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