Departmental Seminars - 2021

Every week on Monday, until 13 Dec 2021
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Watch seminar's via zoom: Zoom Link

Password: GOSS

17 June Thursday12.30pm - 1.30pm

Presenter: Dr Stefan C. Kane

Head of Fetal Medicine, PhD Candidate
Department of Maternal Fetal Medicine, The Royal Women's Hospital

Title:  Maternal ophthalmic ultrasound in the assessment and prediction of pre-eclampsia

~ 1:20pm Innovation Grant update - A/Prof Lisa Hui and Eleanor Johnson

21 June Monday12.30pm - 1.30pm

Presenter: Dr Elizabeth Baker

PhD Candidate, Newborn Research Fellow, Newborn Research Centre

Title: Human Amnion Epithelial Cells for the Prevention of Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia

28 June Monday12.30pm - 1.30pm

Presenter: Pete Smith

Staff Specialist Anaesthetist, Westmead Hospital

Title: Nitric oxide and the angiogenic milieu in preeclampsia

5 July





Presenter: Anthea Lindquist

Senior Research Fellow, University of Melbourne

Title: TBC

~ 1:20pm Innovation Grant update - A/Prof Louise Owen

12 July Monday12.30pm -1.30pm

Presenter: Dr Sarah Delforce

Research Associate, University of Newcastle

Title: Decidual angiotensins, inflammation and parturition

19 July Monday

12.30pm - 1.30pm

Presenter: A/Prof Jo James

University of Auckland

Title: TBC

26 July Monday 12.30pm - 1.30pm

Presenter:  Associate Professor Ken Pang

Paediatrician, Royal Children's Hospital; Murdoch Children's Research Institute; University of Melbourne, Department of Paediatrics

Title: Fertility counselling and preservation in transgender adolescents

2 August Monday12.30pm - 1.30pm

Presenter: Dr Rebecca Deans

Title: TBC

9 August Monday12.30pm - 1.30pm

Presenter: Prof Caroline Homer

Title: TBC

16 August Monday12.30pm - 1.30pm

Presenter: Jenny Doust

Title: TBC

23 August Monday 12.30pm - 1.30pm

Presenter: Dr Beth Allison

Title: TBC

30 August Monday 12.30pm - 1.30pm

Presenter: Dr Michelle Peate

Title: TBC

~ 1:20pm Innovation Grant update - Dr Wei Zhou

20 September Monday




Presenter: Ciara Murphy

Title: TBC

~ 1:20pm Innovation Grant update - Natalie Binder

27 September


12.30pm - 1.30pm

Presenters: Georgia Wong and Faith Andres

Title : TBC

~ 1:20pm Innovation Grant update - A/Prof Natalie Hannan & A/Prof Yasmin Jayasinghe

4 October Monday

12.30pm - 1.30pm

Presenter: Dr Joshua Fisher
18 October Monday

12.30pm - 1.30pm

Presenter: A/Prof Kath Backholer

Title: TBC

25 October Monday

12.30pm - 1.30pm

Presenter: Ricardo Ataide

Title: TBC

29 November





Presenter: Natasha Pritchard

Title: TBC

Past Seminars

All recording are  disseminated through the Microsoft Stream application and require you to log in using a University of Melbourne account to view the video.

9 June 2021

Presenter: Sherine Sandhu, PhD Student, University of Melbourne

Title: Evaluating an online decision-aid for women considering elective egg-freezing

10 May 2021

Presenter: Professor Mary Wlodek

Title: Impact of pregnancy complications on breast milk, breastfeeding and infant outcomes: Where are we now?

26 April 2021

Presenter: Prof Peter Davis
Title: An adventure: Transition from fetus to newborn

Recording: Link

19 April 2021

Presenter: A/Prof Lisa Hui

Title: The Minnie Ackman Lecture - Research travels to the NIH and the Dead Sea

15 April 2021

Presenter: Lucy Caughey

Title:  Disposition intentions of elective egg freezers towards their surplus oocytes

Recording: Link

Would you like to present at The Goss?

We are always looking for presenters. The Goss is a valuable way of sharing knowledge and insights in a wide variety of topics such as gynaecology, obstetrics, paediatrics and university/hospital systems. 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 this seminar, please contact Elise Newman or Kimberley Song