Upcoming Events

Researcher Profile workshops

To assist with the development of profiles in the new Find an expert at Deakin system, a range of online workshops will be run to assist you in the development of your new profile.  Simply Register to add it to your calendar. 

Uplifting what’s already in your profile: Providing you with advice on what to look out for when reviewing the data transferred from your old Deakin profile and how to fix any formatting errors and get your profile updated. About half the time will be devoted to updating your profile.  

June Dates: 

  • Thursday, 6 June 2:30 -3:15 pm  
  • Tuesday, 11 June 10:00 -10:45 am 
  • Wednesday, 12 June 2:30 -3:15 pm 
  • Monday, 17 June 10:00 -10:45 am 
  • Tuesday, 18 June 2:30 -3:15 pm 
  • Wednesday, 19 June 2:30 -3:15 pm 
  • Thursday, 20 June 10:00 -10:45 am 

Improving your profile: Need some pointers on how to improve your profile and make it more useful? This session will help bring your profile to life. 

  • Casual & Sessionals Tuesday, 18 June 10:00 -10:45 am 


Faculty Implementation Science Webinar 12 June 12-1pm

Online Event Title: Implementation Science from Practitioners’ Perspectives
Date: Wednesday,  12 June 2024
Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presenters: Dr Jiani Ma, Dr Sam Cassar 

Implementation Science researchers at the Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition (IPAN) will deliver the seventh webinar in the Faculty of Health’s Implementation Science webinar series, joined by a special guest Dr Sam Cassar. Sam completed a PhD in implementation science in IPAN (2020) and has since worked in the Department of Health and at Orygen in research and knowledge translation roles, applying implementation science in practice. This webinar is entitled Implementation Science from Practitioners’ Perspectives. 

In this webinar, we will explore the contrast of implementation science in academia versus implementation science utilised in practice settings. Specifically, how implementation science can influence policy and enhance practice. 

At the end of the session, participants will have gained an understanding of: 

  • The contrast between implementation science in research and in practice
  • Examples of how implementation science is used in practice
  • Practical strategies for engaging with implementation scientists to enhance their projects and initiatives.

Please register through Eventbrite 

See you at the IHT Morning tea, 10.30am Mon 17 June at Burwood

Come along and connect with your fellow IHT members over a casual morning tea. You should have received a calendar invite with more details. Any questions, please email health-transformation@deakin.edu.au 

Save the date for the following morning teas for the year:   

  • Tues 30 July Geelong  
  • Wed 28 August Burwood  
  • Wed 18 September Geelong  
  • Mon 14 October Burwood  
  • Wed 27 November Burwood  

Please note these dates are subject to change. 

 Victorian Cancer Survivorship Research Forum, 19 June 2024

Join A/Prof Anna Ugalde at the upcoming Cancer Survivorship Research Forum! Anna’s project aims to understand barriers and develop solutions for equitable cancer care in rural and remote Australia. Register here: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/9717122664813/WN_i3s8d3_bSXG8WQY6OOxAXQ#/registration 

EMCR Workshop #2 Social Media Profiling and Networking, Thurs 20 June

Take advantage of this workshop to revamp your outdated profiles and connect with peers and profiling experts! The IHT EMCR Committee will be hosting a researcher profile workshop on Thursday 20 June at Deakin Downtown. We will have university representatives conduct a live demonstration of the Deakin Researcher Profile feature and showcase other useful social media resources for EMCRs. Additionally, a representative from LinkedIn will be present to share tips and tricks for researchers and academics. 

You should have received a calendar invite for the day. Please RSVP if attending in person for catering purposes.  

Faculty of Health Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Final, Wed 26 June

You are invited to attend the Faculty of Health Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Final for 2024.  Please save the date in your calendars.  

Date: Wednesday 26th June 2024
Time: 2pm – 3.30pm
Location: Burwood Corporate Centre (BCC), Level 2 Burwood Campus.
Light Refreshments following the event. 

 The Winner and Runner-up of the Faculty final will progress through to the Deakin Grand Final, which will be held on Wednesday 7th August 2024.  We look forward to having you join us in support of our Graduate Researchers in this year’s competition. 

Sax Institute Free webinar: The increasing use of artificial intelligence in public health research and practice, 3pm Thurs 4 July

The Sax Institute is excited to invite you to a free online webinar exclusively for Sax Institute Members on Thursday 4 July 2024. 

This interactive online panel discussion will delve into the cutting-edge advancements in evidence generation and their implications for public health policy and practice. This event brings together leading experts from prestigious universities and research institutions in Australia and the UK to discuss innovative technologies, including AI, and the evolving landscape of research and policy. Learn more. 

Advance Health Outcomes with UC’s Public Health Advocacy short course between 15- 30 July (8 x 2 hour sessions)

As public health professionals, we’re all working towards a world that enables and supports our community’s health and well-being. 

The University of Canberra’s Public Health Advocacy short course will be Presented by Dr Michael Moore AM (Past President of the WFPHA and Former PHAA CEO) and Dr Aimee Brownbill (the Policy and Research Manager for FARE) has been designed to empower public health professionals with the skills and knowledge to influence the delivery of better health outcomes for our population. 

Delivered 100% online over the course of 8 evenings, you’ll delve into the fundamentals of public health advocacy, learning to leverage strategic collective actions to effectively influence decision-makers. This course offers hands-on strategies to ensure your voice is heard and your actions have a tangible impact. 

Experienced guest speakers will share real-world examples and lessons learned in the field to enhancing advocacy skills and tactics. The course will prepare attendees to advocate for a world where everyone has a right to health and well-being. 

PHAA members may also be eligible for a $600 discount. Get in quick, enrolments close 30 June 2024. 

Contact FoHshortcourses@canberra.edu.au. Register now 


  • 15 16 17 July                   18:30 – 20:30 (AEST)
  • 22 23 24 July                   18:30 – 20:30 (AEST)
  • 29 30 July                        18:30 – 20:30 (AEST)”

Save the date: IHT All Members Day Tues 6 August 2024 at Deakin Downtown

On the back of our successful November 2023 themed event on Indigenous Health, we are planning a similar format on the theme:  Changing the narrative: From stigma to inclusion. More details to come.

Go back to the June 2024 Newsletter