April monthly meeting
The April 2023 monthly meeting will be next Wednesday, 5th of April. This will be “in person” at our clubrooms. Please make sure you have secured your raffle tickets at the door and are seated before 7pm. Our MC, Peter bacon, will start at 7pm sharp.
You may also join in on Zoom. Click here a little before 7pm to join the meeting on Zoom.
Online registration details can also be found in our Events Calendar before the meeting date.
Topic: Engineering for Health Research.
Associate Professor Richard Beare is the technical lead for the National Centre for Healthy Ageing Data Platform project, Senior Research Fellow, working in the Peninsula Clinical School, Central Clinical School, Monash University and Principal Research Fellow at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, where he works with the Developmental Imaging group. Richard is a research engineer with many years of experience delivering computational solutions to medical research problems. Richard was one of the researchers responsible for designing the NCHA Health Research Data Platform which will underpin the centre’s research and translational activities.
Richard’s work focuses on using computational tools to enhance medical research and clinical practice. Examples include using natural language processing to make hospital text records useful for research purposes, geospatial modelling for planning health service delivery and MRI in clinical studies, neurosurgery and clinical trials.
And then …
We are going to have an extend interval with drinks and nibbles and an opportunity to have a bit of a chat and generally socialise. We will provide light nibbles, tea, coffee and soft drinks. Feel free to BYO beer or vino.
… And then …
… and last but not least …
The restaurant has been arranged for WAFFLE, a relaxed social get together at nearby Fong’s Chinese restaurant. Details and maps will be available on the night.