Workshops

From time to time the Bosch Institute will hold a workshop or a special symposium which has a specific focus. Often such programs will be held in association with other institutes, faculties or organisations.

If you would like to discuss the opportunity of co-hosting a specialised meeting please contact:

Charean Adams
E:
T: +61 2 9114 0567
F: +61 2 9351 8400


Bosch Institute Slide Clinic

  • Not sure how to improve your slides for presentation?
  • Bring one along and share it with the group.
  • With the points raised at the Presentation Skills talk we will all offer positive constructive feedback on how to improve your slide within minutes.
  • Improve your chances at winning the 3 minute thesis challenge at the Bosch Institute Annual Scientific Meeting.
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Organized by:
A/Prof Stuart Fraser
Date:
Friday 3 July, 2015
Time:
10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Venue:
Room N248, Anderson Stuart Building, University of Sydney, Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia
RSVP:
Book a ticket on Eventbrite

Bring along a slide and join us for an informative session.

The flyer can be downloaded here.


A Practical Introduction to Working with Laboratory Mice

Who should attend?
This introductory workshop is most suited to new and inexperienced researchers and aims to promote ethical, confident and competent interactions with laboratory animals. This program offers a unique opportunity for students and researchers to gain hands-on experience with the most commonly used laboratory animal procedures and techniques with support by professional staff and equipment.

Practical skills to be covered in this workshop include:

  • Observation (health checks, gender determination & recognising signs of illness, pain & distress);
  • Basic handling (including different methods of restraint);
  • Principles of Euthanasia;
  • Post-mortem dissection & examination.
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Date:
Friday 29 May, 2015
Tuesday 2 June, 2015
Wednesday 10 June, 2015
Time:
9.00am - 12.00pm
Venue:
Camperdown Campus (specific location TBA)
Cost:
Fee structure available on request
Required:
Fundamental grasp on Excel
RSVP:


Tea and Coffee will be provided. Registration is essential (click to download the form).

To register or find out more, please email

To find out more about the Bosch Institute, or to become a registered user of the Animal Behavioural Facility (ABF) please visit the ABF website.

The flyer can be downloaded here


Advanced Excel Workshop 2015

Who should attend?
This program is aimed at students, postgraduates, researchers, general staff and academics who are working with large or complex datasets in Excel. It is also useful for anyone wishing to minimise the time required to complete tedious and repetitive tasks using this program.

Practical skills to be covered in this workshop include:

  • Extracting meaningful information from large and/or noisy datasets;
  • Advanced formulae (e.g. calculating the occurrence of events that are simultaneously fulfilling multiple conditions);
  • Data binning (e.g. clustering data into 1 minute time blocks);
  • Macro generation to automate repetitive tasks in Excel;
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Date:
Wednesday 27 May, 2015
Time:
2.00-5.00pm
Venue:
Camperdown Campus (specific location TBA)
Cost:
Fee structure available on request
Required:
Fundamental grasp on Excel
RSVP:


Tea and Coffee will be provided. Registration is essential (click to download the form).

To register or find out more, please email

To find out more about the Bosch Institute, or to become a registered user of the Animal Behavioural Facility (ABF) please visit the ABF website.

The flyer can be downloaded here


LC-QQQ-MS Workshop, 26 & 27 March 2015

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Date:
Thursday, 26 and Friday, 27 March, 2015
Venue:
Room 143, Level 1, Medical Foundation Bldg (K25), University of Sydney
92-94 Parramatta Rd.

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The flyer can be downloaded here.



Bosch Institute Advanced Excel Workshop, 8 October 2014

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Date:
Wednesday, 8 October 2014
Time:
2 - 5 pm
Venue:
Retzius Room N201, Level 2, Anderson Stuart Bldg (F13), University of Sydney
Cost:
Free - ABF Members
$50 - all other Univ. of Sydney staff & students
$85 - Externals



For more information click here.


2013 Bosch Institute Translational Meeting

Translational Workshop Program

Date:
Bosch Institute Translational Meeting Thursday 21st March 2013
Time:
12.00pm - 5.00pm
Venue:
New Law School Annex SR 342, The University of Sydney
Speakers:
Professor Anthony Weiss
Professor Cris dos Remedios
Dr. Margot Day
Dr. Stuart Fraser
Professor Rebecca S Mason
Dr. Danuta Kalinowski
Dr. Paul Witting
Professor Des Richardson
Program:
The Bosch Institute Translational Meeting Program can be downloaded here (PDF 616KB).