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Acknowledgement
The Women’s and Children’s Health Network acknowledges Aboriginal people as the First Peoples and Traditional Custodians of Country throughout South Australia. We acknowledge and respect their ongoing and deep spiritual connection and relationship to land, air, sea, waters, community and country. We pay our respect to their Elders past, present and emerging.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this website may contain images, voices and names of people who have passed away.

Research Events

Learn about research-related events at the WCHN, including Research Week and our Research Seminar Series.

WCHN Research Training Seminar Series

The Women’s and Children’s Research Centre has launched a monthly lunchtime Research Training Seminar Series for all WCHN staff involved in, or interested in, research.

Research Seminars for 2024

  • Thursday 7 March – How to get your research project started (Dr Jennie Louise, Senior Biostatistician)
  • Thursday 4 April – How NOT to do bad research (Dr Jennie Louise, Senior Biostatistician)
  • Thursday 2 May – How to engage with consumers in researchPOSTPONED: moved to 19 September
  • Thursday 6 June – What to consider when preparing a budget for a grant application and research staff recruitment (Karen Rogers, Manager, Research and Business Services)
  • Thursday 4 July – Tips for writing a grant application (Dr Rebecca Cook, Research Support Lead (Health), Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, The University of Adelaide)
  • Thursday 1 August – Ethics and Governance processes at WCHN (Dr Tamara Zutlevics, Patient Ethicist and Kylie Harper, Research Governance Officer)
  • Thursday 5 September – Aboriginal research at WCHN: working in partnership for meaningful gains in Aboriginal health (Cathy Leane, Manager Strategic Partnerships, Aboriginal Health Division)
  • Thursday 19 September – How to engage with consumers in research (Dianna Smith McCue, Director Consumer and Community Engagement, and Tim Braund, registered consumer advocate and Dr Mark McMillan, researcher)

All workshops are held between 12:30 and 1:30pm in the Maxwell Lecture Theatre on Level 2, Clarence Rieger Building, with a light lunch provided. No registration is required.

For further information, please contact Kate Chadwick.

2024 Seminar Recordings

How NOT to Do Bad Research
Dr Jennie Louise, Senior Biostatistician
Thursday, 4 April 2024

Previous 2024 Seminars


How to Get Your Research Project Started

Dr Jennie Louise, Senior Biostatistician
Thursday, 7 March 2024

2023 Seminars


How to Write a Publishable Paper

Professor Helen Marshall AM – Clinical Research Director, WCHN
Thursday 7 September


Ethics and Governance processes at WCHN

Dr Tamara Zutlevics – Patient Ethicist and Kylie Harper – Research Governance Officer
Thursday 3 August


Data wrangling: How to collect, manage and visualise your data
Dr Jennie Louise – Senior Biostatistician
Thursday, 6 July 2023


What to consider when preparing a budget for a grant application, and research staff recruitment
Karen Rogers – Manager, Research and Business Services
Thursday, 1 June 2023


Using statistics in research

Dr Jennie Louise – Senior Biostatistician
Thursday, 4 May 2023


Common research pitfalls and how to avoid them

Dr Jennie Louise – Senior Biostatistician
Thursday, 6 April 2023


How to design a research project

Dr Jennie Louise – Senior Biostatistician
Thursday, 16 March 2023

Visiting Lecturers

WCH Foundation Lecture

Medical publishing – the good, the bad and the ugly
Robert Read – Editor in Chief, Journal of Infection; Editor in Chief, Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases
February 2024