Departmental Seminars

Every week on Wednesday, until 13 Dec 2023
All day

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Hayley Barker

Department of General Practice and Primary Care runs a weekly seminar series, Research Matters, every Wednesday, 1.00-2.00pm.

Chair: Dr Cath Kaylor-Hughes
Administrative Coordinator: Hayley Barker

Seminars will be held in-person and also available via Zoom. Please contact Hayley Barker if you would like the Zoom details.





8 FebA/Prof Richard StevensA comparison of two classic and two newer methods for meta-analysis: are they equally appropriate for systematic review?University of Oxford
15 Feb   
22 FebProf  Alastair HayResearch matters, but does not always succeed: the ups and downs of primary care antimicrobial stewardship research.University of Bristol
1 March   
8 MarchA/Prof Jenny Hayes and Ms Lesley SmithDonated to Science: anatomical dissection and the body donor programMDHS, University of Melbourne
22 MarchDr Monika Raniti Health Promoting Schools ProgramMDHS, University of Melbourne
29 MarchJossy Jimenez AcevesPhD confirmation seminarMDHS, University of Melbourne
5 April   
12 AprilDr Matthew Suen and Tatiana ZecherImplementing a SGLT2 Inhibitor Module in Future Health Today

Tatiana Zecher Masters completion seminar
MDHS, University of Melbourne
19 April Patrick CondronOpen Access Publishing Agreements session MDHS, University of Melbourne
26 AprilDr Jon GooiPrimary care focused MRFF info sessionUniversity of Melbourne
10 MayMaddie LimPhD completion seminarMDHS, University of Melbourne
17 MayTamika Heiden Research Impact Academy and the University of Melbourne
31 MayHonours StudentsInitial oral presentationsMDHS, University of Melbourne
7 June Visiting Academics 
14 JuneKelsey Sabandar and Anouk WeghorstVisiting Academic Students 
28 June   
5 JulyShadow Toke PhD confirmation seminarMDHS, University of Melbourne
12 July  
19 July   
26 JulyKali GodbeePhD Completion seminarMDHS, University of Melbourne
2 AugBlandine French  
9 AugDr Javiera Martinez GutierrezPhD ConfirmationMDHS, University of Melbourne
16 AugDr Lata Satyen Cultural factors in the examination of the prevalence of family violence and associated help-seeking behaviour.Deakin University
30 AugShireen Patel  
6 SeptJane Henty, Dr Rebecca Starkie, Dr Rita McMorrowMD RedesignMDHS, University of Melbourne
13 SeptDr Sibel SayaCancer risk prediction in primary careMDHS, University of Melbourne
20 SeptDr Nicola FitzgeraldPICCSI – Cervical cancer screening in the PacificMercy Hospital for Women and Northpark Private Hospital
27 SeptProfessor Kapil Sayal Referral and recognition of mental health problems in Children and Young People: a research perspectiveUniversity of Nottingham
4 OctProfessor Eduard HovyThe rise and rise of (generative) AI — implications for general practice education and researchUniversity of Melbourne
11 OctHonours StudentsFinal oral presentationsMDHS, University of Melbourne
18 Oct   
25 OctJessie Xue PhD Confirmation seminarMDHS, University of Melbourne
1 NovEmeritus Professor Chris DowrickCreative arts: an antidote to existential despairUniversity of Liverpool UK
8 NovAnne SĂžjbjergProblem-solving therapy: Enhancing mental health in patients with chronic disease managed in general practiceVisiting GP Academic - Denmark
15 NovKirsten HillmanWeaving complex stories: A narrative inquiry into an online music therapy project for adults living with mental health challenges related to adverse life experiencesCreative Arts and Music Therapy Research Unit and the ALIVE: Next Gen Research Network
29 NovMolly Wellington PhD completion seminarMDHS, University of Melbourne
6 Dec   
13 Dec   

Would you like to present at Research Matters?

We are always looking for presenters. Research Matters is a valuable way of sharing knowledge and insights in a wide variety of topics. Maybe you know someone who has a topic that would be of interest to students and staff? Visitors are welcome to present!

Any queries regarding Research Matters, please contact Hayley Barker.