Presenters

The Research Skills Seminar Series have a range of guest presenters that volunteer their time and expertise towards enriching the series. All presenters bring their experiences with research in health to ensure our series covers topics that are important and useful to our audience. 

2018 Presenters

Natalie Barber
Head of Research Governance & Platforms at Telethon Kids Institute
(Introduction to Good Clinical Practice)

Professor Jonathan Carapetis
Director of Telethon Kids Institute
(Getting the most out of Research Supervision)

Elizabeth Chester 
Director of Communications & Development at Telethon Kids Institute
(Media and Communications in Research)

Doctor Fenella Gill
Nurse Research at Perth Children's Hospital, Adj Associate Professor at Curtin University
(Knowledge Translation)

Professor Sonya Girdler
Professor of Occupational Therapy, Director of the Curtin Autism Research Group (CARG)
(Conducting Systematic Reviews)

Doctor Julie Marsh 
Senior Research Fellow at Telethon Kids Institute
(Introductory Biostatistics, Sample Size Calculations, and Statistical Tips for Interpeting Scientific Claims)

Anne McKenzie
Head of the Consumer and Community Health Research Network 
(Consumer and Community Involvement in Research)

Associate Professor Sue Skull 
Deputy Director of Department of Child Health Research PCH, Head of Research Education Program
(Critical Appraisal, Data Management, Ethics Processes, Grant Applications, Oral Presentation, Research Fundamentals, Research with the Indigenous Community, Scientific Writing, and Survey Design)

Doctor Michael Wright
Early Career Research Fellow at Curtin University and based at the National Drug Research Institute
(Research with the Indigenous Community)

Professor Nik Zeps 
Group Director of Research for Epworth Healthcare in Melbourne
(Practical Ethical Considerations in Research)