Vernon Collins Oration

You are warmly invited to attend the 2021 Vernon Collins Oration. Please register via Eventbrite by 27 September . FURTHER INFORMATION

Most recent Alum-inar

Jane Tanner was introduced bt Dr Garry Warne and gave an outstanding talk to a group of members and guests (registrations for the meeting numbering around thirty). Her talk focussed on how illustrations in a book may be seen by children of different ages. She spoke about the books for children that she had illustrated … Continued

Vale John Court AM

John Court AM FRACP 24 Sep 1929 – July 2nd 2021 The President and Executive were saddened to learn of the recent death of Dr John Court AM after a long illness. It is impossible to summarise all of John’s great achievements, however he will be particularly remembered for his work in the field of … Continued

Vale Bob Birrell

Robert Gregory (Bob) Birrell OAM  (09/05/33 – 23/06/21) The President and Executive were saddened to learn of the death this week of Bob Birrell. Bob was a paediatrician at the RCH and a neonatal paediatrician at The Royal Women’s and at St Vincent’s Hospital early in his career and then set up as a part … Continued

The second Alum-inar for 2021

Engineering Tissues: Biomaterial Strategies to Prevent Infection and Promote Repair Professor Andrea O’Connor Thursday May 6th Approximately 20 members and guests joined the Zoom gathering for an excellent talk by Engineer Prof Andrea O’Connor. The meeting was opened by the President of the Alumni Ms Ruth Wraith OAM who introduced the speaker. Professor O’Connor, who … Continued