We invest in a broad range of research on issues important to New Zealand, and support the development of health research careers. Our mission is 'benefiting New Zealand through health research'.
Conferences, Events and Hui
Our conference listings outline upcoming health and health research events that will be of interest to people working in the health sector and health research community.
New Zealand Bioethics Conference | Dunedin
27–28 January 2017
Hunter Centre | University of Otago | Dunedin
This international conference will explore current issues surrounding bioethics and health law in the information age, including the following sub-themes:
- Big data
- Trust and privacy: Mobile devices, social media, and professional boundaries
- Artificial intelligence, health care, and conceptions of humanness
- Dual-use technologies
- Other current issues in bioethics and health law
Women in Pharma and Medical Leadership Summit 2017 | Auckland
21-23 March 2017
This leadership summit includes inspiring case studies from industry experts who will discuss their own career challenges and successes. This unique event will encourage you to push the boundaries, break through the barriers, and lead a successful team with confidence and authenticity.
Download the event brochure for more information.
15th World Congress on Public Health | Melbourne, Australia
3–7 April 2017
Melbourne | Australia
The Public Health Association of New Zealand would like to encourage public health workers and leaders everywhere in the Asia-Pacific region to submit an abstract to this World Congress and to attend if they can.
The World Congress will attract researchers, practitioners, academics, administrators, policy makers, industry representatives, students and stakeholders from around the globe, but it will naturally have a strong Asia-Pacific focus.
This creates a unique and wonderful opportunity for people in this region to demonstrate their public health initiatives, challenges, opportunities, collaborations and advancements. It will also be an opportunity for us all to learn from what our peers in the region have achieved and experienced.
The call for abstracts is now open and closes 26 August 2016. Abstracts can be submitted at the World Congress website: www.wcph2017.com/call-for-abstracts.php.
International Neonatology Association Conference | France
7-9 July 2017
The Conference Scientific Committee is planning cutting edge sessions and workshops on clinically relevant topics like neonatal transition, birth asphyxia and brain protection, congenital malformations, newer diagnostic tools for infections and genetic defects, nutritional management of the high-risk neonate, and cutting edge approaches to respiratory management. They are once again inviting distinguished speakers from around the world, representing the very best in the field of neonatal-perinatal medicine. Additionally, they will have presentations, both oral and poster, from colleagues representing all missions in the field giving you an opportunity to interact with leading clinicians, educators and researchers in Neonatology.
New Zealand Association of Clinical Research 2017 Conference | Auckland
17-18 August 2017
The Pullman Hotel | Auckland
Theme: Innovation in research and clinical trials
The New Zealand Association of Clinical Research (NZACRes) is the professional association for clinical researchers and clinical research-related staff in New Zealand. The association was formed to foster and promote clinical research by bringing together members of the clinical research community to discuss issues and create collaborative solutions for our industry. Membership includes an extremely broad range of clinical research roles across a number of organisational types, including pharmaceutical companies, clinical research organisations, regulatory bodies, university and hospital-based staff.
Call for abstracts for the 2017 conference will open on 20 February 2017. Registrations open on 3 April 2017.
For more information, see the conference website.