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Research excellence in the tropics. The Research and Innovation Symposium is for the Cairns & Hinterland Hospital & Health Service and partner organisations

Who should attend the Symposium?

This Symposium is for the Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service and partner organisations.


Abstract format (maximum 350 words):

  • Title
  • Background and rationale
  • Methods
  • Results
  • Evaluation/implications for practice
  • Key message

Invited speakers

Keynote Speaker 2024

Invited Speaker 2024

Mark in your diaries these important dates:

8 July - 12 August Abstracts open
23 September Registrations open and draft program released
18 October Research and Innovation Symposium, Cairns Hospital auditorium and online

More information about the program schedule and invited speakers to come.

Travel bursaries

Travel bursaries are available to support researchers located in the Torres and Cape and Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Services to present their work at the Symposium. Note, you do not need to be employed by a HHS to apply. There are two categories – First Nations Researcher and Rural and Remote Researcher. Please refer to the attachments for further information and how to apply. Travel bursary applications close 12 August 2024.

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Research & Innovation Symposium

Working Group

This guide is managed by the Library & Knowledge Centre team, with Champion Kathryn McFarlane PhD, Research Fellow & HP Research Capacity Building & Chair of the Symposium Working Group, CHHHS.

For all program enquires, contact

Kathryn McFarlane


Thomas Ang & LKC Team

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