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.


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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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Rush Hour: Being Mindful of Multimorbidity

Register now for Rush Hour – speed networking for researchers.

South West Sydney researchers meeting at Rush Hour 2016


Have you ever wished you could meet other south west Sydney researchers with complimentary research interests?

Would you like to talk about your research with people who could become future collaborators?

Could you benefit from some fresh perspectives on the research questions you’re investigating?




Join us for Rush Hour at the Ingham Institute: 12-1pm 31st October!

The Rush Hour theme is: Being Mindful of Multimorbidity.


The theme is designed to appeal to a wide range of disciplines across the district. If you feel you have a connection with “Being Mindful of Multimorbidity”, please come along!


Rush Hour will start with two short presentations by invited speakers Associate Professor Sarah Dennis and Professor Tanya Meade, both of whom conduct research investigating multimorbidity. The guest presentations will be followed by facilitated networking time, where you will have the chance to speak to five or six people. The session will finish with some time for informal conversations over a light lunch.


Spaces are limited so you must register to attend by Friday 27th October 2017. Please send an email to Stef( with the following details:

  1. Your name and role
  2. Your organisation and faculty/department
  3. A 1-2 sentence summary of your research interests and the way that they connect with the theme

If you have any questions, please send us an email at


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This will be the 3rd Rush Hour event held by South West Sydney Research. Read more about the first Rush Hour here.


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South West Sydney Research is committed to supporting collaborative research across the the district of south western Sydney. Find more information about resources available here.