MEAFA Professional Development Workshops

MEAFA's professional development workshops are widely recognised by the academia, the private sector, state and federal governmental agencies, and non-profit organisations for their high quality state-of-the-art content.

The net proceeds from the MEAFA professional development workshops go to funding MEAFA PhD scholarships and other development research programs. MEAFA Active members are entitled to attend all workshops free of charge. To date, MEAFA has offered in excess of $150,000 worth of free research training to MEAFA Active members.

Forthcoming workshops

Click on the hyperlink below to see the full program of the forthcoming workshops. To see the content and presenters of past workshops navigate through the left-hand side menu (past workshops are lists in chronological order).

  • November 2017: Data extraction, management and analysis from Social Media cites.
  • January 2018: Machine Learning using Python.
  • February 2018: Design and analysis of Behavioural Experiments.

Past recent workshops

Affiliation of participants

Below is a list of organisations sending executives, researchers and research students to our workshops.

Federal Government

  • AusAID
  • Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)
  • Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)
  • Australian Institute of Criminology (AIC)
  • Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS)
  • Centrelink Australia
  • Department of Social Services (DSS)
  • National Disability Services (NDS)
  • Productivity Commission
  • Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA)
  • Department of Defence
  • Department of Education
  • Department of Immigration and Citizenship
  • Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)
  • Food Standards Australia and New Zealand

State and Local Government

  • Ambulance Service of New South Wales
  • Frameworks for Health, St Vincent's Health
  • International Women's Development Agency
  • NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research (BOCSAR)
  • NSW Commission for Children & Young People
  • NSW Department of Education & Communities
  • NSW Department of Family and Community Services
  • NSW Department Of Human Services
  • Northern Territory Department of Health & Families
  • Northern Territory Department Primary Industry and Fisheries
  • Princess Alexandra Hospital
  • Royal North Shore Hospital
  • South Australia Department of Health
  • South Australia Flinders Medical Centre
  • South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute
  • Queensland Department of Employment, Economic Development & Innovation
  • Queensland Health, QLD Gvt
  • Queensland Nursing and Midwifery
  • Queensland Office of Fair and Safe Work
  • South Eastern Sydney Local Health District
  • Sydney Medically Supervised Injecting Centre
  • Sydney South West Area Health Service
  • The Queen Elizabeth Hospital
  • Western Australia Health

Industry and Non-profit

  • Australian Red Cross Blood Service
  • AusVet
  • Access Economics
  • Allen Consulting Group
  • Australia and New Zealand School of Government
  • BakerIDI Heart and Diabetes Institute
  • Ballarat Health Services
  • Cancer Council Victoria
  • Centre for Corporate Public Affairs
  • Centre for Independent Studies
  • Children's Hospital at Westmead
  • Concord Hospital Renal Unit
  • Datalytics Pty Ltd
  • Data S Pty Ltd
  • Deloitte
  • Frontier Economics
  • Garvan Institute of Medical Research
  • General Practice Training Valley to Coast
  • George Institute for International Health
  • Graduate Careers Australia
  • Healthmaps Pty Ltd
  • Hunter Industrial Medicine
  • Hunter Medical Research Institute
  • Mater Hospitals and Health Services
  • National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance
  • National Prescribing Service
  • NERA Ecomomic Consulting
  • Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA)
  • KMPG
  • Parenting Research Centre
  • Price Waterhouse Coopers
  • Promotion and Primary Health Care
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers Australia
  • Recognition Public Relations
  • St George Hospital of NSW
  • The Group of Eight Universities
  • Westmead Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • Westpac Ltd
  • Woolcock Institute of Medical Research

International

  • Aoyama Business School (Japan)
  • Bank of Indonesia
  • Bank of Korea
  • Cancer Registry of Norway (Norway)
  • Copenhagen Business School (Denmark)
  • International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
  • Lancaster Uni Management School (the UK)
  • Osaka Uni School of Economics (Japan)
  • Qatar University (Qatar)
  • Texas A&M Uni Mays Business School (the US)
  • Toulouse Business School (France)
  • Uni of the South Pacific Graduate School of Business (Fiji)
  • Uni of the South Pacific School of Economics (Fiji)
  • Uni of Auckland Business School (NZ)
  • Uni of Auckland Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences (NZ)
  • Uni of Canterbury School of Business and Economics (NZ)
  • Uni of Johannesburg School of Economics (South Africa)
  • Uni of Otago School of Business (NZ)
  • Uni of Otago Dunedin School of Medicine (NZ)
  • Uni of Sussex School of Business and Economics (the UK)
  • The World Bank

Australian Academia

  • ANU Ageing Research Unit
  • ANU Australian Demographic and Social Research
  • ANU College of Business and Economics
  • ANU Centre for Research on Ageing, Health and Wellbeing
  • ANU Crawford School on Public Policy
  • ANU Fenner School of Environment & Society
  • ANU National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health
  • Bond Uni School of Business
  • Curtin Uni Business School
  • Deakin Uni Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention
  • Deakin Uni Graduate School of Business
  • Edith Cowan Uni School of Accounting, Finance & Economics
  • Federation Uni Australia Faculty of Business
  • Flinders Uni Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • Flinders Uni National Institute of Labour Studies
  • Flinders Uni Business School
  • Flinders Uni Clinical Epidemiology Unit
  • Flinders Uni School of Medicine
  • Griffith Uni Business School
  • Griffith Uni School of Public Health
  • James Cook Uni Public Health & Tropical Medicine
  • Macquarie Centre for the Health Economy
  • Macquarie Uni Graduate School of Management
  • Macquarie Uni Psychology
  • Menzies School of Health Research
  • Monash Injury Research Institute
  • Monash Uni Faculty of Business and Economics
  • Murdoch Children Research Institute
  • La Trobe Business School
  • La Trobe School of Law and Legal Studies
  • RMIT Business SChool
  • QUT Business School
  • QUT School of Economics and Finance
  • QUT School of Psychology and Counselling
  • Uni of Adelaide Business School
  • Uni of Adelaide Global Food Studies
  • Uni of Adelaide School of Mathematical Sciences
  • Uni of Adelaide School of Population Health
  • Uni of Canberra National Centre for Social and Economic Modelling
  • Uni of Canberra Faculty of Business & Government
  • Uni of Melbourne Business School
  • Uni of Melbourne Centre for Health Policy, Programs & Economics
  • Uni of Melbourne Faculty of Business and Economics
  • Uni of Melbourne Rural Clinical School
  • Uni of New England Business School
  • UNSW Australian School of Business
  • UNSW Kirby Institute for Infection & Immunity in Society
  • UNSW National Centre in HIV Social Research
  • UNSW National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre
  • UNSW School of Physical, Environmental and Mathematical Sciences
  • UNSW Social Policy Research Centre
  • UNSW School of Public Health and Community Medicine
  • Uni of Newcastle Business School
  • Uni of Newcastle School of Medicine and Public Health
  • Uni of Queensland Business School
  • Uni of Queensland Cancer Prevention Research Centre
  • Uni of Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research
  • Uni of South Australia Int'l Graduate School of Business
  • Uni of Southern Queensland School of Commerce
  • Uni of Sydney Business School
  • Uni of Sydney Brain and Mind Research Institute
  • Uni of Sydney Faculty of Arts and Social Science
  • Uni of Sydney Faculty of Pharmacy
  • Uni of Sydney Faculty of Veterinary Science
  • Uni of Sydney Law School
  • Uni of Sydney Medical School
  • Uni of Sydney School of Economics
  • Uni of Sydney School of Public Health
  • Uni of Tasmania Faculty of Business
  • UTS Centre of Health Economics Research and Evaluation
  • UTS Centre for the Study of Choice
  • Uni of Western Australia Business School
  • Uni of Western Australia Emergency Medicine
  • Uni of Western Australia Telethon Institute Child Health Research
  • Uni of Western Sydney College of Business and Law
  • Uni of Western Sydney Marcs Auditory Laboratories
  • Uni of Wollongong Sydney Business School
  • University of Wollongong School of Education
  • Victoria Uni of Wellington Management School