Research pathways

This special event, hosted in partnership with the University of Newcastle (UoN), will hear from three key speakers - Dr Samantha Jackimowicz MACN, Phillipa Lee, and Prof Brett Mitchell FACN. The event will give nurses of all stages of their career a better understanding of the different research pathways available to them.

Dr Samantha Jackimowicz MACN and Phillipa Lee's presentation will give attendees:
1. An overview of research landscape with focus on nursing roles.
2. An understanding of career pathways in clinical trials research
3. An understanding of career pathways in nursing research.

Prof Brett Mitchell FACN will then give a presentation titled Nursing research informing care and health service delivery in the era of antimicrobial resistance and COVID-19.

Attendees will be welcomed by Professor Amanda Johnson MACN, Dean and Head of the School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Newcastle.
Speaker Bios:
Dr Samantha Jackimowicz MACN
Dr Jackimowicz is a leading nursing academic at the University of Technology Sydney, Chair of the Faculty of Health Low Risk Ethics Panel, as well as an active member of the Faculty of Health Research Committee and the School of Nursing and Midwifery Research Committee. Since 2017 Samantha has been awarded over $400,000 in research funding. She is experienced at leading large research and education projects partnering with industry partners such as Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia and NSW Health.

Phillipa Lee
Phillipa Lee is the COO Of ARCS Australia, a member based NFP that provides education, career pathways, professional development and advocacy to the healthcare sector professionals and students. Phillipa has extensive experience leading clinical research operations and management including leading breast cancer trials clinical trial department in managing a ~25M portfolio of international and local trials.

Prof Brett Mitchell FACN
Professor Brett Mitchell’s research is tackling the looming global threat of microbial resistance and emerging infections by researching methods to prevent infections from occurring in the first instance. His research has a particular focus on increasing patient safety by preventing and controlling infections within hospitals, healthcare settings and businesses. He has extensive clinical experience as well as strong academic and research skills. As an academic and researcher, Prof Mitchell has over 150 peer reviewed journal and oral conference presentations, authored several books, and has been an invited speaker at numerous infection prevention and control conferences in Australia and internationally.

Wednesday 16 June 2021
Time: 5:00 - 7:00pm AEST
Where: Hybrid. In-person at the Teal Collaborative Room, NU Space Building, University of Newcastle (map below) and virtual via Zoom.
Cost: Free for member and non-members
RSVP: 11:59pm Tuesday 15 June 2021 

Tea, coffee and light refreshments will kindly be supplied by the University of Newcastle.

Map of Teal Collaborative Room, NU Space Building, University of Newcastle:

Wednesday, 16 June 2021
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
University of Newcastle,
NU Space Building
Newcastle NSW