Want to learn more about life as a clinician-scientist?

Our events feature the most inspiring Australian researchers, and you can learn from their experiences here.

Professor Ian Frazer

Hear from Professor Ian Frazer, inventor of the HPV vaccine for cervical cancer, about how he became a researcher and why he thinks you should too. He spoke at our 2016 Melbourne event.

Professor Ingrid Scheffer

Professor Ingrid Scheffer discusses how you can take medicine and science to the next level – as a clinician-scientist. She is a paediatric neurologist, speaking in Melbourne in 2016.

Professor Melissa Little

Professor Melissa Little shares her secrets on how to write a paper, and provides tips and tricks for getting your research published.  She is a scientist and academic, speaking in Melbourne in 2016.

Professor Fiona Wood

Professor Fiona Wood gets up in the morning to be the best she can be – she describes how you can bring your A game to work every day as a clinician-scientist. She is a surgeon, speaking in Melbourne in 2018.

Professor Shitij Kapur

Professor Shitij Kapur wants to tell you how the world can open up for you as a clinician-scientist, and the opportunities and rewards that come along the way. He is a psychiatrist, speaking in Melbourne in 2018.

Professor Jane Gunn

Clinician-scientists have so many opportunities to make a difference. Professor Jane Gunn says “go for it’”– and here’s how she did. She is a general practitioner, speaking in Melbourne in 2018.

Professor Sharon Lewin

Clinician-scientists can make a difference during times of great change – you may have no idea what might unfold in your career, but that’s the excitement of medicine and science. She is an infectious diseases expert, speaking in Melbourne in 2019.

Professor Hugh Taylor

Professor Hugh Taylor wants you to think about how much we don’t know, and to open your mind up to addressing those unknowns. There are many opportunities to do so as a clinician-scientist. He is an ophthalmologist, speaking in Melbourne in 2019.

Professor Grant McArthur

Professor Grant McArthur thinks communicating with patients and patient communities is one of the most important skills for a clinician-scientist. He is an oncologist, speaking in Melbourne in 2019.


Professor Sandra Eades

Look through the eyes of one of Australia’s first Indigenous clinician scientist, as Professor Sandra Eades outlines the ups and downs of Indigenous health, general practice and population health research. She is a Noongar physician, researcher and professor, speaking in Melbourne in 2019.