The Ingham Institute is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to advancing medical treatments and improving health outcomes for local communities.

With over 350 researchers working across 6 different research steams, facilitating learning and the sharing of research is vital.

The Institute’s research events, such as the Health Beyond Research & Innovation Showcase, provide platforms for world-class researchers to share their work and to educate a wider audience. In doing so, the Institute’s researchers are able to better collaborate, and innovate ways to improve the health and well-being of the community.

Date:Monday 23 November 2020


Clinical Academic Research Series

Our Clinical Academic Research Series brings together students, academics, and clinicians to learn about various topics related to health, science, medicine, and research.


‘What are you looking at? The Watch Me Grow for REAL Study of Child Development and Mental Health…’

Presented by Professor Mark Dadds

WMGFR study and Child Behaviour Research Clinic, University of Sydney and UNSW Sydney

The seminar can be accessed via a Webinar:

Date:Wednesday 3 June 2020

Time:9:00 - 16:00

Venue:The William Inglis Hotel - Mgallery by Sofitel / 155 Governor Macquarie Drive, Warwick Farm NSW 2170

2020 Health Beyond Research & Innovation Showcase


The Health Beyond Research & Innovation Showcase is the premier event for health professionals.

Jointly organised by the Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research and South Western Sydney Local Health District, over the course of two days attendees hear from keynote presenters, listen to abstract presentations and view the work of the schools program.

This year’s theme, ‘Dedicated to Discovery, Committed to Care’, will give attendees an insight into healthcare ethics, physical and psychological trauma and the value of resilience in personal and professional growth.

2020 8th Annual Ingham Institute Research Excellence Awards

The Annual Ingham Institute Research Excellence Awards are the highlight of the Institute’s events calendar.

Dedicated to our researchers, we celebrate their achievements across the fields of cancer, clinical sciences, population and health services, injury and rehabilitation, mental health, and clinical trials. The Ingham Institute is proud to acknowledge their dedication by proceeding with the following Research Excellence Awards categories and grants:

  • Lady (Mary) Fairfax AC, OBE Distinguished Researcher Award
  • Early Career Researcher Award
  • Higher Degree Student Award
  • Excellence in Teaching Award
  • Best Administration & Research Support Award

Date:Thursday 15 October 2020

Time:9:00 - 12:00

7th Thomas Ashworth CTC & Liquid Biopsy Symposium

The Thomas Ashworth CTC & Liquid Biopsy Symposium is an annual conference devoted to advancing the clinical application of liquid biopsy. The clinical application of liquid biopsy enhances precision oncology and improves patient outcomes in addition to providing critical insight into the metastatic process, minimal residual disease and cancer biology.

Making the Connection


The Ingham Institute’s Making the Connection events provide high school students in years 9 to 12 with an exciting learning opportunity.

Over the course of a day, students learn about the different pathways available to them in the fields of health, science and medicine. Meeting with scientists and medical students, our STEM Superstars visit trade-stalls from tertiary institutions, tour a working laboratory, and participate in simulation skills activities.

2021 International Women’s Day Luncheon


The Ingham Institute International Women’s Day Luncheon is set to return in 2021!

Our Annual Luncheon is a fundraising event which focuses on celebrating women in science.

For more information on our 2021 Annual Luncheon, watch this space.

Date:Friday 28 February 2020

Time:11am - 2pm

Venue:Camden Lakeside Golf and Country Club

2020 International Women’s Day Luncheon


The Ingham Institute’s Annual International Women’s Day Luncheon is a fundraising event focused on celebrating women in science.

At our 2020 luncheon, guests will have the opportunity to meet with and hear about the work of Professor Afaf Girgis AM, the director of the Institute’s Psycho-oncology research group. Afaf and her team conduct research into the wellbeing and supportive care of cancer patients and their caregivers.

The psycho-oncology group have developed the Coping Together program, which provides strategies and interventions to help people affected by cancer, and to manage the physical, psychological and social effects of the disease.

Date:Friday 21 February 2020

Time:9am - 5pm

Venue:Liverpool City Library – Gold Room, 170 George St, Liverpool NSW 2170

Multicultural First Aid Program


The Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research’s Multicultural First Aid program is free to enrol. Upon completion, members of our community can qualify to receive a nationally recognised first aid qualification.

All sessions will be hosted in the Liverpool Library Gold Room and require a Unique Student Identifier number (USI) to enrol.

Each First Aid session will consist of three modules:

HLTAID001 – CPR techniques

HLTAID002 – Basic emergency life support

HLTAID003 – First aid

The sessions are limited to 30 participants, and each session will be conducted by 2 qualified first aid trainers. To support our community in these sessions, catering and translators will also be provided.

Date:Wednesday 19 February 2020

Time:10am – 2pm

Venue:Campbelltown Civic Hall, 91 Queen Street Campbelltown NSW 2560

Mothers, Children and Healthy Connections


The Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research’s Mothers, Children and Healthy Connections event aims to educate and connect newly arrived mothers to health services, programs and treatments for their young family.

The event is free to members of our community, with free activities on the day that include:

  • Professional child minding services with face painting, arts and crafts, Play–Doh and movie time
  • Translation services
  • Catering
  • Educational health gift bags
  • Educational health information stalls.

Date:Friday 14 December 2018


Venue:Thomas & Rachel Moore Education Center, Liverpool Hospital NSW 2170

2020 Rehabilitation in the 21st Century Conference


The bi-annual Rehabilitation in the 21st Century conference is dedicated to bringing together clinicians, academics and healthcare workers in order to feature and discuss the newest innovations in rehabilitation research.