MUDRI's 6th Annual Research Symposium

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Event Details

28 November 2018 at 9:00 am – 28 November 2018 at 9:00 am
Monash University
MUARC; General


The Monash University Disaster Resilience Initiative (MUDRI) invites you to its 6th Annual Research Symposium: ‘Strengthening the evidence-base on the effectiveness of interventions in disasters and humanitarian crises’.

As part of the inaugural visit of Evidence Aid to Oceania, MUDRI is hosting two key training programs at Monash University, Clayton Campus, Melbourne, Australia. 

An introduction to systematic reviews in the humanitarian sector

1-day Evidence Aid course

9.00am – 5.00pm

Tuesday 27th Nov 2018

Cost: $275 (incl GST)

Register and further info

Evaluating complex humanitarian interventions – utilising evidence-based approaches

2-day Evidence Aid course

9.00am – 5.00pm both days

Wednesday 28th and Thursday 29th Nov 2018

Cost: $550 (incl GST)

Register and further info

Co-hosts and companion events

The 13th Annual Professor Frederick ‘Skip’ Burkle Jnr Keynote Lecture provides a highlight of the MUDRI year and integrates with the Evidence Aid program. Professor Paul Montgomery will deliver this year’s Burkle Keynote Lecture at 5.30pm, Wednesday 28th November 2018, followed by refreshments. No cost, but please register for catering purposes.

The Oceania Chapter of WADEM is celebrating its first 10 years. Launched at Monash University 10 years ago in November 2008, the Oceania Chapter will co-host these Evidence Aid training programs and the Burkle Lecture at Monash in November. The WADEM Oceania Chapter invites you to celebrate this milestone event by participating in these events and at the refreshments following the Burkle Lecture.


Registrations for the two Evidence Aid programs will be limited to 20 participants in each, to maximise class interaction and personal learning. Registrations will be accepted on a first come first served basis. Please register early to ensure your participation in this unique opportunity.

All participants will receive course notes and links to relevant resources, ongoing support following the courses, morning and afternoon tea and lunch. Course participants are warmly invited to attend the Burkle Keynote Lecture and the following refreshments.

Samantha Bailey
+61 3 9902 0358