2019 Maridulu Budyari Gumal SPHERE Program


Maridulu Budyari Gumal,
The Sydney Partnership for Health, Education, Research & Enterprise (SPHERE)
& UNSW Resources Showcase

Opening: Prof Terry Campbell

Conference Room 3 & Mezzanine Level 4, Xavier Building

Monday 23 September

08:30 - 8:40


Professor Terry Campbell

Talk 0

08:40 – 09:00

Maridulu Budyari Gumal SPHERE

Rowena Tucker

Talk 1

09:00 – 9:20

SPHERE Clinical Academic Groups (CAGs)

Celia Loneragan

Talk 2

9:20 – 9:40

SPHERE Innovation Capture and Development

Helena Malinowska

Talk 3

9:40 – 10:00

Cardiac and Vascular Health CAG

Prof Jamie Vandenberg

Talk 4

10:00 – 10:20

An overview of the SPHERE Knowledge Translation Strategic Platform + Hive

Prof Katherine Boydell

Talk 5

10:20 – 10:40

"The Hive": Working with artists-in-residence to communicate research findings using the arts

The Hive Artists & Residents

Talk 6

10:40 – 11:00

Frontiers Technology CAG

Professor Toby Newton John

Talk 7

11:00 – 11:20

Triple I CAG Leader

Professor Anthony Kelleher

Talk 8

11:20 – 11:40

Improving palliative care outcomes in residential aged care

Cindy Grundy

Talk 9

11:40 – 12:00

Healthy Urban Environments CAG

Professor Susan Thompson

Talk 10



12:00 – 13:00

Lunch / Fast Forward Talks

Various speakers

13:40 – 14:00

UNSW Research Strategy Office: Designing your funding strategy to support your research

Dr Johanna Barclay

Talk 11

14:00 – 14:20

SPHERE Supporting Leading Better Value Care Grant Recipient: Additive diagnostic value of PSMA to mpMRI in the diagnostic setting: Ability to reduce unnecessary prostate biopsies in men being investigated for prostate cancer

A/Prof Louise Emmett

Talk 12

14:20 – 14:40

SPHERE Cancer CAG Grant Recipient: "Understanding the role of the immune microenvironment in endocrine resistant ER+ breast cancer - a multi 'omics and machine learning approach"

Dr David Gallego Ortega

Talk 13

14:40 – 15:00

Addressing inequities in child health - the Early Life Determinants CAG

Dr Antonio Mendoza and Mr Jerzy Zieba

Talk 14

15:00 – 15:20

Aboriginal Health and Well-being CAG

Professor Aunty Kerrie Doyle

Talk 15

15:20 – 15:40

Implementation Science Research

Professor Sandy Middleton

Talk 16

15:40 – 16:00

The Impact of the Age & Ageing CAG

Dr Genevieve Steiner

Talk 17



Booth Allocation No. Clincal Academic Groups (CAGs) or UNSW Resource Representative/s
  • Age and Ageing
  • Palliative Care
Misbah Faiz, Project Officer
Palliative Care and Age & Ageing Clinical Academic Groups, SPHERE
2 Cancer Tanya Ward PhD, Executive Officer
Cancer Theme, UNSW Medicine & SPHERE
3 Cardiac and Vascular Health

Julianne Camerotto, Project Officer
Cardiac and Vascular Health Clinical Academic Group

Karen Kool PhD, UNSW Partnership Manager, Executive Directors Office
Executive Officer, Non Communicable Diseases Theme
UNSW Medicine & SPHERE

4 Early Life Determinants Dr Antonio Mendoza, Research Officer
Mr Jerzy Zieba, Project Officer
Early Life Determinants, SPHERE
  • Healthy Urban Environments
  • Frontiers Technology
Leila Niemela, Project Officer
Healthy Urban Environments Collaboratory & Frontiers Technology Clinical Academic Group, SPHERE
  • Infectious disease, Immunity and Inflammation (Triple I)
  • UNSW Research Strategy Office

Rebekah Puls PhD, Executive Officer
Infectious Disease, Immunity & Inflammation
UNSW Medicine & SPHERE

Johanna Barclay PhD, Senior Research Development Manager
Research Strategy Office, Division of Research, UNSW Sydney

7 SPHERE Strategy Implementation Helena Malinowska, Program Manager
Strategy Implementation, Maridulu Budyari Gumal SPHERE
8 UNSW Library

Ari Grant, Outreach Librarian, UNSW Sydney

Cheng Siu, Services Librarian, UNSW Sydney

  • Aboriginal Health and Wellbeing
  • Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolic Disease
Christopher Pitt, Project Officer
Aboriginal Health and Wellbeing CAG &
Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolic Disease CAG, SPHERE

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