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Annual HDR Research Symposium, Thursday 31 October 2019

MCSHE is hosting its annual HDR research symposium on Thursday 31 October 2019, 9am to 4pm, at Monash University Clayton Campus.

The purpose of the day is to showcase the amazing health education research being conducted at Monash University by our PhD students and for the students to gain developmental feedback on their work from supervisors and other more experienced health professions education researchers. The theme of this year's symposium is developing a researcher identity.


MCSHE Fellowship Program 2019/2020

To help us fulfil our mission to achieve educational scholarship excellence, MCSHE will continue its prestigious and competitive fellowship program for 2019/2020.

We will award up to 3 fellowship applications, with closing dates of:

  • 29th September 2019 for Senior and International research fellowships
Fellowships available:

Post-honours research fellowship: Novice researchers who have an Honour's degree and/or Master’s degree in a relevant discipline

Post-doctoral research fellowship: Early career researchers who have a PhD in a relevant discipline

Senior research fellowship: Advanced researchers who already have a track record in health professions education research

International research fellowship: Advanced researchers based outside Australia who already have a track record in health professions education research

Fellowship program flyer

Application form available on request


Introduction to Education Research in the Health Professions and Sciences course

5-day face-to-face intensive course

  • 2nd - 6th December 2019. Monash University, Clayton.
  • Online only

    Two cohorts available

  • 4 August - 11 October 2019
  • 13 October - 20 December 2019
  • This face-to-face or online course is designed to introduce participants to health education research methods. It will help participants to develop foundational knowledge and skills to support their education research. The course covers the full research process including: identifying a topic of inquiry, formulating research questions, selecting and implementing appropriate methodologies and methods, and disseminating findings. The role of theory in designing and implementing education research, along with maintaining ethical standards and rigour in the research process will also be covered.

    Through a mixture of plenary talks, hands-on group activities, and self-directed learning, you can participate in this course either face-to-face or through online learning only. Either course will help you to plan and conduct your own education research projects. A mentoring package can also be purchased to extend your learning. Registration and more information available.

    SAVE THE DATE - Showcase of the FMNHS Learning and Teaching Research Grants, Wednesday 27 November 2019

    MCSHE is hosting the next bi-annual showcase of the FMNHS learning and teaching research grants on Wednesday 27 November 2019, 9am to 1230 pm at Monash University Clayton Campus.

    The Learning & Teaching Research Grant Scheme (L&T RGS) is a Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences initiative to assist in the development of high quality learning and teaching research activity in the Faculty.

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    MCSHE wins Department Health and Human Services contract

    MCSHE partnered with Monash Rural Health and Turning Point to secure a DHHS-funded contract linked with the ice action plan to enhance the supervision education of health and human services workers in Victoria. With over 199 workshops planned statewide over the next 3 years, MCSHE will also conduct a program of related clinical supervision evaluation research.


    The MCSHE Seminar Series provides a platform for sharing innovative health professions education research. Seminars are held monthly, local and international educational researchers are invited to share their scholarly work. This series includes (at least) twice yearly methodological workshops. Through these seminars and workshops our aim is to improve the scholarship of HPER in the Monash University FMNHS community. We welcome attendees to our Clayton campus, but also provide ZOOM teleconferencing for those who are unable to make it in person.

    View schedule and brochure