South West Sydney Research brings together healthcare, research and health education entities in South West Sydney as a co-ordinated Hub.


South West Sydney Research facilitates world-class research by supporting multi‑professional and multi‑centre collaboration, working to improve our competitiveness, and reducing barriers to research conduct and translation.


There are many ways to be part of the health research community.


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Do you have a high quality biospecimen collection and associated data that could be used to investigate priority health issues for NSW? Applications are now open for our Biospecimen Collection Grants (round two)

LATEST RESEARCH 📑: Our colleague Tim Churches and Louisa Jorm from the Centre for Big Data Research in Health publish in JMIR Public Health Surveillance on COVOID - a stochastic individual contact model used to evaluation COVID-19 interventions DOI: 10.2196/18965

Plenty of events listed on our events page for July including webinars from @AusHealthcare, @FranklinWomen @MBG_SPHERE @ConcertTcrc @AHPA_AU and more.

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Cancer-Related Research Seminar – 18th July

SWSR Seminar

You’re invited to attend a fantastic two-part cancer-related research seminar at the

Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research!

Where: Level 1 Boardroom, Ingham Institute, 1-5 Campbell Street, Liverpool

When: Tuesday 18th July 12-1pm

NO RSVP required




Speaker One: Professor David Thomas, Head of Cancer Research at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Sydney.

Presentation Title: Genomic Cancer Medicine

Professor Thomas leads “OMICS into clinical practice’, one of the four areas of focus for the SPHERE Cancer Clinical Academic Group.





Speaker Two: Professor Christopher Heeschen, Centre for Stem Cells in Cancer and Ageing, Barts Centre Institute, London UK.

Presentation Title: Targeting the Achilles Heel of Pancreatic Cancer Stem Cells

Professor Heeschen is visiting Sydney from the Barts Cancer Institute in London. He currently collaborates with researchers within the network and interested in broadening this engagement