Western Australia

ASMR Science in the Cinema

September 29

5:30 – 9:30pm AWST

Join us at the Scitech Science Centre for a family-friendly night of Science in the Cinema, with expert discussion and pizza.

We will be watching the movie Hidden Figures, which tells the story of the vital role female African-American computers (mathematicians) played in getting the U.S. space program off the ground in the early 1960s. Midway we’ll stop for discussion with local scientists and experts on topics related to the movie, with some pizza to see us through the rest of the evening.

Date: Wednesday, September 29
Time: 5:30 – 9:30pm
Tickets: $7.50 per person (includes pizza and $0.50 booking fee)

Venue: Scitech Science Centre, corner Railway and Sutherland Streets, West Perth
Parking: no ticket required after 5pm

Note: Food and drinks are not allowed in the auditorium,. We’ll have a range of pizza available to suit different dietary requirements, and we encourage you to bring a reusable water bottle to fill up at the venue

Please download the flyer for more details.

Contact Dr Kimberley Wang for further information.


Ticket sales close on Monday, September 27 at 5pm.

Science Lands in Parliament

November 9

6 – 7 pm AWST

The Australian Society for Medical Research (ASMR) invites you to attend ‘Science Lands in Parliament’, an event hosted by The Hon. Roger Cook, Deputy Premier; Minister for Health; Mental Health. This is a unique opportunity for parliamentarians and scientific researchers to discuss the world-class work, breakthrough discoveries, and highly esteemed health and medical research occurring in the Universities and Institutes of Western Australia.

If you are scientifically or clinically qualified, 5-15 years post-PhD or equivalent (awarded between 2006 – 2016) and conduct medically-related research in Western Australia, you are invited to submit an abstract for this event and encouraged to present the work of your laboratory.

There is no registration fee and you do not have to be an ASMR member to submit an abstract or present.

Date: Tuesday, November 9
Time: 6 – 7 pm (the dinner break of both houses)
Venue: Aboriginal People’s Gallery, Parliament House

Closing date for abstract submission: October 1, 2021
Click here to download the abstract submission information or here to submit your abstract.

Please download the flyer or contact Dr Britt Clynick for further information.


ASMR WA Quiz Night

September 3

6:30 – 9:00pm AWST

Join us for a fantastic night of trivia and networking at the East Perth Football Club!

Date: Friday 3rd September 2021
Time: 6.30pm-9pm AWST
Location: East Perth Football Club, 246 Vincent St, Leederville WA 6007
Cost: $10.50 for ASMR members or $15.50 for non-members (includes $0.50 booking fee)

You can register teams of up to 10 members, but spots are strictly limited so make sure you register ASAP!

BYO food/snacks, drinks can be purchased from the bar.

Please download the flyer for more details.

Contact Jennifer Currenti or Lidija Milicic for further information or to register your team.


Ticket sales close on Thursday, September 2 at 3pm.

ASMR Medical Research Week® Online Schools Quiz

The ASMR Medical Research Week® Online Schools Quiz will open on Saturday, May 1 and close Thursday, July 1.

The quiz will contain thirty multiple choice questions for Year 7-12 Students.

Previous Quiz Info

Test your knowledge and inspire your imagination – great prizes to be won!


High Schools Careers Evening

June 8

6:30pm AEST

Online via ZOOM.

Showcasing a range of career opportunities in the health and medical sector to high school students in Years 9 to 12.

Please download the flyer for more details.

Should you require further information contact Dr Emily Colvin

ASMR WA Student Symposium

June 9

8:45am to 5pm

Online Virtual Meeting

Abstracts and lay summaries for oral presentations are open to undergraduate and postgraduate students, research assistants, postdoctoral fellows, researchers and clinicians

Our Plenary Speaker is Professor Fiona Wood

Abstract submission extended to: 5PM on Friday 14th May 2021

Please note: you must be an ASMR member to be eligible for all prizes.

Registration fees –
ASMR members: $10.00
ASMR non-members: $25.00

Download instructions to authors

Download the flyer for further information



ASMR MRW® Gala Dinner

June 4

​Acqua Viva on the Swan

(located on the jetty at the river end of Broadway in Nedlands, Perth)

6:00 for 6:30pm

Download further information

The highlight of the evening will be a live-streamed presentation by the 2021 ASMR Medallist, Professor Kelvin Kong.

Dinner tickets $120.00, Members $110.00, Students $100.00



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