The Ingham Institute is a not-for-profit organisation. Thanks to the support and generosity of community members, our researchers can continue their vital work improving and saving lives.

Any contribution, big or small, makes an incredible impact.

The Institute team is very grateful to community members who share the vision for medical advancements for the health and wellbeing of their society.

There are many ways you, your family, friends and workplace can get involved from events that include charity golf days, ladies luncheons and fun runs, workplace giving, In Memory or In Celebration donations – 100% of funds raised go towards world-class community-driven medical research.

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 event of the Institute’s 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 the dedication of our researchers through the presentation of awards in the following categories:

    • 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 - 17:00

    Venue:Aerial UTS Function Centre, UTS Building 10 / Level 7 235 Jones Street, Ultimo NSW 2007

    7th Thomas Ashworth CTC & Liquid Biopsy Symposium

    The Thomas Ashworth CTC & Liquid Biopsy Symposium is an annual two-day 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.

    Date:Friday 12 March 2021

    Time:11:00 - 14:30

    Venue:Camden Lakeside Golf and Country Club

    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.

    Date:Thursday 18 October 2018


    Venue:Radisson on Flagstaff Gardens, Melbourne.

    2020 Maternal Early Childhood Sustained Home-visiting (MECSH) International Conference


    Maternal Early Childhood Sustained Home Visiting (MECSH) is a high-quality, evidenced based, nurse-led intervention for families needing extra support. There are currently MECSH programs operating in Australia, the UK, the Channel Islands, South Korea and the USA. The MECSH program supports families to create a more developmentally nurturing environment for their children.

    This conference will showcase the importance of early years evidence based programs, presenting MECSH model research and world perspectives.