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Research Events

Gold Coast Health hosts a range of research events for all staff including researchers and clinicians, as well as partners and consumers. The latest upcoming research events are listed below. 

Research Grand Rounds

4 October 2023

Two researchers will deliver a 15-minute presentation on a recently published research paper, followed by 5 minutes of questions.

Researchers, staff and students of all streams are welcome to attend.

Research Topic: Care at the Start and End of Life

Date and Time: Wednesday 4 October, 12-1pm. 

Location: Large Lecture Theatre, Gold Coast University Hospital or online via MS Teams. 

Light refreshments provided from 12-12:15pm with presentations from 12.15 – 1pm.


Professor Andrea Marshall - A randomised controlled trial of a nutrition and a decision support intervention to enable partnerships with families of critically ill patients.

Dr Vikas Goyal - Phenotypic Features of Pediatric Bronchiectasis Exacerbations Associated With Symptom Resolution After 14 Days of Oral Antibiotic Treatment.

Email to register.

Our Future Focus - Research, Innovation and Transformation Showcase

22 November 2023

Date and Time: 22 November 2023, 9.00am – 4.30pm

Location: Ground Floor, Pathology and Education Building

Details and program: TBC

Research and Transformation Awards

Now open for nominations - closing 25 September

Winners to be announced at the 2023 ‘Our Future Focus’ Research, Innovation and Transformation Showcase on 22 November 2023.

The strategic goal of the Gold Coast Health Research and Transformation awards is to recognise, reward, and thereby encourage excellence in impactful research or transformation activity by Gold Coast Health staff. 

Staff are strongly encouraged to self-nominate or nominate a deserving colleague or team. Up to $1000 will be awarded to winners across seven categories.

  • RHD Student Award
  • Novice / Emerging Researcher of the Year 
  • Researcher of the Year
  • Research Support
  • Research Project Team of the Year
  • Translating Research into Practice
  • Health System Transformation Award

Full details are available in the nomination guideline. All nominations are to be completed in the online nomination form.

Please contact or call (07) 5687 0663 with any questions. 

Submit your nominations before the closing date, and don’t miss the opportunity to recognise the great work and highly valued contributions of individuals and teams who drive the growing research, innovation and transformation culture at Gold Coast Health.

Last updated 18 Sep 2023