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Health Professionals Research Education Program (HPREP)

If you have any queries regarding the HPREP Sessions, please email HNELHD-ResearchOffice@health.nsw.gov.au

All recordings are provided by HNE Health Libraries, we would like to acknowledge and thank them for all their continued support.

2022 Sessions / Recordings

Session 1 : GRANT Development and focus on the recently announced MRFF – EMCR Grant Opportunities

Thursday 10 March 2022

Presenters: Professor John Wiggers

Guest Speakers: Ms Janine Curtis, HMRI Grants Development Team; Associate Professor Nicolette Hodyl, HMRI Grants Development Manager;  Ms Belinda Peden, The University of Newcastle, Senior Grants Officer

Resources : MRFF ENCR PPT
Recording: Click here to access the recording

Session 2 : Research Partnerships and Finding Alternative Funding opportunities

Thursday 9 June 2022

Presenters: Professor John Wiggers

Guest Speakers: Professor Zee Upton, Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research and Innovation, The University of Newcastle, Conjoint Professor Peter Wark, Senior Staff Specialist in Respiratory and Sleep Medicine at John Hunter Hospital and Ms Emily Cox, Relationship Manager (Trusts & Foundations), Office of Alumni and Philanthropy, The University of Newcastle.

2021 Sessions / Recordings

Session 1: Developing Grant Applications MRFF & TRGS

Thursday March 11 2021

Presenters: Professor Nicholas Goodwin, Director Central Coast Research Institute, Office of the PVC Health and Medicine. Professor John Wiggers, Director Research Office, Hunter New England Local Health District [HNELHD]

Slides: 20210311 - HPREP 1 - Developing Grant Applications MRFF and TRGS
Recording: Click here to access the recording

Session 2: Clinical Trials - National, State and Local Perspectives

Thursday 10 June 2021

Presenters: Doctor Rebecca Tunstall, Senior Director Stakeholder Engagement, MTP Connect, MedTech and Pharma Growth Centre; Yagiz Alp Aksoy, Scientist and Senior Policy Officer, Research Ethics and Governance Unit, Office for Health and Medical Research, NSW Ministry of Health and Catherine Johnson, Clinical Trials Network Officer, NSW Regional Health Partners

Recording: Click here to access the recording

Session 3: Value Based Approaches to Healthcare and Health Economics

Thursday 2 September 2021

Presenters: Professor Francesco Paolucci and Doctor Laura Wall, Newcastle Business School, College of Human and Social Futures

Guest Speakers: Professor Zsolt Balogh, Director of Trauma Surgery, John Hunter Hospital and Professor of Surgery, School of Medicine and Public Health, College of Health, Medicine and Wellbeing  and Doctor Nick Zdenkowski, Medical Oncologist, Hunter Valley Oncology and Conjoint Senior Lecturer, School of Medicine and Public Health, College of Health, Medicine and Wellbeing

Recording: Click here to access the recording

Session 4: Qualitative Research and Analysis (upskilling)

Thursday November 11 2021

Presenters: Professor Nicholas Goodwin, Director, Central Coast Research Institute, University of Newcastle and Central Coast Local Health District. Dr Katherine Bolton, Research Manager, Research Office, CCLHD will remind us briefly about survey tools.

Guest Speakers: Professor Rhonda Wilson, School of Nursing and Midwifery, College of Health, Medicine and Wellbeing. Dr Meredith Tavener, Trial Manager, Office - DVC (Research and Innovation), Research and Innovation Division and affiliated with Hunter Medical Research Institute – Public Health. Ms Rachel O’Neill, Healthcare Worker and Patient Welfare Team.

Presentation: HPREP 4 – Qualitative Research and Analysis

Resources:  HPREP 4 – Starter Qualitative Toolkit

Recording: Click here to access the recording

2020 Sessions / Recordings

Session 1: Economic Evaluation

Thursday 12 March

Postponed due to COVID-19

Session 2: Evaluating Complex Service Interventions - Integrated Care

Thursday 11 June

Presenter: Prof Nick Goodwin, Director, Central Coast Research Institute, University of Newcastle and Central Coast LHD.

Slides: 20200611 - HPREP 2 - Complex Service Innovation Integrated Care
Recording: Click here to access recording

Session 3: Economic Evaluation

Thursday 3 September

Presenter: Penny Reeves, Health Research Economist, Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI)

Slides: 20200903 - HPREP 3 - Economic Evaluation
Recording: Click here to access recording

Session 4: Consumer Engagement in Research

Thursday 12 November

Presenter: Professor Nick Goodwin, Director Central Coast Research Insititute, Director of Research CCLHD

Slides: 20201112 - HPREP 4 - Consumer and Community Engagement in Research
Recording: Click here to access recording

2019 Sessions / Recordings

Session 1: Consumer and Community Engagement

Thursday 14 March

This session was designed to build knowledge and capacity of health professionals conducting research to enhance and improve the involvement and engagement of consumers in research.

Slides: 20190314 - HPREP 1 - Consumer and Community Engagement.pdf

Recording: Click here to access recording

Session 2: Clinical Trials

Thursday 13 June

This session was designed to build knowledge and capacity of health professionals and health managers conducting clinical trials. It will assist with understanding the Australian clinical trials environment, up and coming developments, and how clinicians, managers and clinical trials staff can prepare for these changes.

Slides: 20190613 - HPREP 2 - Clinical Trials.pdf

Recording: Click here to access recording

Session 3: Implementation Trials

Thursday 29 August

This session provided an introduction to implementation trials with a presentation from Luke Wolfenden.

Slides: 20190829 - HPREP 3 - Implementation Trials Brief.pdf

Recording: Click here to access recording

Session 4: Aboriginal Health Research

Friday 15 November

This session provided guidance/information on Indigenous Health Research.

Slides:  20191115 - HPREP 4 - ATSIP Health Research

Recording: Click here to access recording

2018 Sessions / Recordings

Session 1: NSW Health Translational Research Grant Scheme

16 March 2018

Recording: Click here to access recording

Session 2: Implementation Science / Knowledge Translation

Session 3: Improving the Appropriateness and Benefit of Research with Aboriginal People

Session 4: Research Support Services