Monthly Meeting

Our next Monthly Meeting is on Wednesday 5th April 2023

This will be run as a "hybrid" meeting, meaning we will be in person in the Borrett Room at the club but also opening it up to members via Zoom. Click here a little before 7pm to join the meeting on Zoom or 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.

Online registration details can also be found in our Events Calendar  before the meeting date.


Topic: Engineering for Health Research

Guest speaker:  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.

His 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 extended 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 ...

  • Hugh Macdonald, will deliver his President's report
  • We will then get a report from iHelp, courtesy of: TBA.
  • To wind up we'll have as long as you like to chat over Zoom. Please feel free to hang around; the socialising is good medicine in these stressful times.

... 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.



The meeting will recorded and subsequently published publicly.

See you at (or a bit before!!!)  7pm. Via Zoom or in person.



If you would like to submit questions for any of our speakers, you need to do so on the Zoom Chat panel.. All you need to do is join the 'Monthly meeting live' group and post there.


Monthly Meeting videos can be accessed here.  You will need to login with the credentials listed in the members monthly meeting email.