In-person and online workshop for researchers to get tips and personalised advice from experts in relation to the NHMRC Partnerships scheme.

The panel includes:

  • Professor Andrew Baillie, Professor of Allied Health and convenor of SHP Implementation Science
  • Professor Andrew Wilson, Director of the Menzies Centre for Health Policy
  • Professor Melissa Baysari, Professor of Human Factors, FMH
  • Kailing Wang, Business Development Manager, Medicine and Health

Ask anything – no stupid questions. All stages, from early concept to finalising your proposal.

Lunch provided to in-person attendees.

Registrants will receive resources relating to the Partnership scheme ahead of the session.

About our Experts

Melissa Baysari is Professor of Human Factors and leads the Digital Health Human Factors research group within SOMS. Her research to date has focused primarily on digital health to support medication management, with a particular focus on the design and evaluation of computerised decision support. Melissa has many ongoing collaborations with government, industry and health services, and she is a Chief Investigator on six NHMRC Partnership grants. She has been a Partnership grant panel member for 4 years and has taken up the role of both Associate Chair and Chair of Partnership panels in this time.

Dr Kailing Wang is a Business Development Manager, Medicine and Health at the University of Sydney. Prior to joining the university, she had held a number of senior executive management positions in biotech and biopharma industry with over 15 years of experience in managing R&D, business operations, IP management and commercialisation. She was a Business Development Manager, Medicine from 2006 to 2011 at the University of Sydney where she was responsible for developing business and commercialisation opportunities across research translation continuum in life science field.

Professor Andrew Wilson is Co-Director of the Menzies Centre for Health Policy and Economics at the University of Sydney and Co-Director of the NHMRC Partnership Centre on systems perspectives on prevention of lifestyle-related chronic disease.

He has specialist professional qualifications in clinical medicine and public health, and a PhD in epidemiology. His research interests concern the application of epidemiology to informing decision making in clinical medicine, public health, and health system policy and planning. His major area of focus is the prevention and control of chronic disease especially cardiovascular disease.

His past appointments in government include Chief Health Officer and Deputy Director General Public Health, NSW Health (1997-2001) and Deputy Director General Policy, Strategy and Resourcing, Queensland Health (2006-2010). His past academic appointments include Executive Dean, Faculty of Health, Queensland University of Technology; Professor of Public Health, and Deputy Head of the School of Population Health, and Deputy Dean and Director of Research, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Queensland.

Professor Andrew Baillie is a clinical psychologist and Professor of Allied Health with Sydney Local Health District. He works with Alllied Health Research & Education for Translation & Innovation within SLHD to build Allied Health Research Capacity. He is Convenor of the Academic Implementation Science Network for Sydney Health partners and collaborates with the Matilda Centre for Research in Substance use and Mental Health, the Edith Collins Centre (Translational Research in Alcohol Drugs and Toxicology, and the Sydney Institute of Women Children and their Families. Prof Baillie also works with Drug Health Services at RPA and the Psychology Team at RPA Virtual.