Cutting-edge solutions to shared challenges: Health research and technologies

8 December 2022

Time: 1.00pm – 2.00pm AEDT/ 11.00am – 12.00pm JST

The doctor's hand in a white medical glove holds a syringe with a yellow medicine on a blue background.

This event will be a broad discussion on Australian and Japanese innovation in health research and technologies, and will feature Australian and Japanese innovations in RNA vaccines and assistive tech. This event is delivered in partnership with the Australian Department of Industry, Science and Resources.

The host, Academy Fellow Professor Robyn Owens, will be in conversation with high-level researchers and experts from both countries. There will be an opportunity for audience Q&A at the end.


Professor Jane Frost, Professor in Nursing, University of Canberra, Australia

Professor Masahiko Hara, Visiting Professor, Center for Community-based Healthcare Research and Education, Shimane University, and CEO of mediVR, Japan

Professor John Mattick AO FAA FTSE FAHMS, SHARP Professor of RNA Biology, UNSW, Australia

Professor Noriko Saitoh, Chief Scientist, The Cancer Institute, Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research, Japan

Photo by Diana Polekhina on Unsplash


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