Clinical Trials

10 Jun 2021 from 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Health professionals research education program

The University of Newcastle [via Research Advantage] in collaboration with Hunter New England and the Central Coast Local Health District's will deliver the Health Professionals Research Education Program [HPREP].

A series of presentations/seminars have been developed to provide information and practical advice for our Clinician Researchers, Clinicians, Clinician Managers and Conjoint Appointments.

This health specific information session will focus on Clinical Trials - National, State and Local Perspectives.

Join us for a conversation led by Professor Nicholas Goodwin that will unpack the current landscape for the Clinical Trials environment.

Doctor Rebecca TunstallSenior Director Stakeholder Engagement, MTP Connect, MedTech and Pharma Growth Centre will present the national perspective.

Yagiz Alp AksoyScientist and Senior Policy Officer, Research Ethics and Governance Unit, Office for Health and Medical Research, NSW Ministry of Health will unpack the clinical trials state perspective.

Catherine Johnson, Clinical Trials Network Officer, NSW Regional Health Partners to lead us through the local landscape and an update on the Clinical Trials Governance Framework and Clinical Trials Roadmap.

Our Expert Panel will share their experiences and learnings and provide an opportunity for you to ask your questions.

  • Who: Researchers, Hunter New England (HNE) and Central Coast (CC) Local Health District (LHD) Clinician Researchers, Clinicians and Managers
  • When: Thursday 10 June 2021, 12-1:30PM
  • Where: Online via Zoom


University of Newcastle Researchers register now via Discover

HNELHD staff register via email to

CCLHD staff register via email to

What is Research Advantage?

The Research Advantage Program is designed to foster the development of an engaged research community at the University of Newcastle, empowering academics at all career levels to reach their full potential.

The Research Advantage program currently offers 10+ initiatives which include multi-disciplinary networking opportunities, research capability development and education opportunities, funding and scholarship opportunities.

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