Alfred Health Week 2021

This year’s Alfred Health Week will take place from 18-22 October.

Alfred Health Week is an annual event that showcases all the research that happens on the Alfred Research Alliance here in Melbourne. It celebrates the researchers and clinicians making a real impact to healthcare locally, nationally and internationally through their innovative research.

This page will be updated with more information as Alfred Health Week approaches.

Researcher Centre

The call for abstracts in the Alfred Health Week Scientific Abstract Competition is now open.

Submissions close at 5pm on Friday 27 August 2021.

Click through to find out how you can enter, as well as further details about the prizes on offer.

Go to Researcher Centre

Keynote Address + Prize Presentations

Save the date! The Research Day Keynote Address will be held on Tuesday 19 October.

Past speakers include Professor Allen Cheng, Professor Ricky Johnstone (pictured), Susan Alberti AC and John Brumby AO. Following the Keynote Address, we will announce the winners of the Alfred Research Alliance Publication Prizes.

Prof Allen Cheng

Alfred Health Week 2020

For the first time in many years, Alfred Health Week was cancelled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the precinct was fortunate to host Prof Allen Cheng for the keynote address, who shared his experiences on the front line of the Victorian COVID-19 response.

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