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THE X-FACTOR: Putting Sex and Gender Under the Microscope in Medical Research

The Australian Women Donors Network

Thursday, 13 November 2014 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm (AEDT)

THE X-FACTOR: Putting Sex and Gender Under the...

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  A SPECIAL EVENT FOR MEDICAL RESEARCH FUNDERS, AND OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES, TO LEARN ABOUT THE IMPORTANCE OF SEX AND GENDER-WISE GRANTING FOR HIGH IMPACT.

 

 The Australian Women Donors Network invites you to share in a special event designed to bring together grant-makers, sector professionals, and experts in the field for a ground-breaking conversation on the importance of sex and gender in Medical Research.

This is a rare opportunity to examine how gender impacts Medical Research outcomes at the institutional level, and in specific research projects, and how we can improve outcomes for everyone. 


 Who should attend?

This is an event for grant-makers, and other interested parties, in the medical research field. 


What will you gain?

An understanding of why sex and gender matter in health generally, in medical research projects and protocols, and in health service delivery.

- Increased understanding of how a focus on sex and gender can improve outcomes for both women and men.

- Exploration of ‘What does this mean to you?’

- An overview of key sex and gender factors impacting medical research outcomes – in particular cancer survival 

- Insights into the impact of gender equity strategies on the strength of medical research institutions

- The chance to take part in a dynamic conversation with leaders in the field

- New knowledge to enhance funding decisions and impact

- Networks and connections to help navigate this space

 
Speakers

Susan Alberti AO - Chair, Susan Alberti Medical Research Foundation
Professor Douglas Hilton PhD FAA FTSE - Director, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute
Sue Matthews - CEO, Royal Women’s Hospital Melbourne
Dr. Zoe Wainer -  Deputy Director of Medical Services, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Dr. Saraid Billiards - Director of Research Grants, National Health and Medical Research Council
 
Places are limited so please register ASAP if you wish to attend.
We hope to see you there.
Have questions about THE X-FACTOR: Putting Sex and Gender Under the Microscope in Medical Research? Contact The Australian Women Donors Network

When & Where


Perpetual Private
Level 35, South Tower
525 Collins St
Melbourne, VIC 3000
Australia

Thursday, 13 November 2014 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm (AEDT)


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