Discovery Tours

New South Wales | Victoria | Western Australia | South Australia | TasmaniaQueensland

Have you ever wanted to see how science is done in a REAL research lab?

Why not book into a Day of Immunology Discovery tour? As part of the International Day of Immunology celebrations, medical research institutes and universities around Australia and New Zealand will be opening their doors for public tours.

The tours are designed to give you a glimpse into the world of medical research, to find out what it’s really like to work in a lab and to hear about the cutting-edge immunology research being conducted in Australia and New Zealand. Tours will be run during April and May in a location near you.

New South Wales

The Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Darlinghurst

When:  4 May 2018

Where: Garvan Institute of Medical Research in conjunction with Garvan Weizmann Centre for Cellular Genomics. 384 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, NSW 2010.

School Tours: 60 Year 11 and 12 students with a keen interest in science.

View flyer here: Day of Immunology Garvan Institute 2018

View detailed program here: Day of Immunology Garvan Institute Final Program

For more information on this event please contact Julia Kiss, Public Engagement Officer (Garvan Foundation).

 

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS EVENT HAS REACHED FULL CAPACITY

 Victoria

Burnet Institute, Prahran

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When: 26 April 2018, 12:00pm

Where: Burnet Institute Level 7, Long Room, Burnet Institute, Alfred Centre, 99 Commercial Road, Melbourne.

Register here for this event.

Special requirements: Importantly, guests must wear closed-toe shoes and adult supervision is required for guests under 15 years of age

For more information on the Burnet Institute (click here).

 

Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, Parkville

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When:  18 April 2018, 10:00 am – 11:30 am and

3 May 2018, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm.

Where: The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, 1G Royal Parade, Parkville, Victoria, 3052

Special requirements: Guests must be at least 12 years old. Must wear closed-toe shoes. The minimum age for discovery tour attendees is 12 years old. All children need to be accompanied by an adult. Please note this event is wheelchair accessible.
Register here for tours on the 18 April, 2018 and the 3 May, 2018.

 

For more information on WEHI visit here, contact Ms Jessica Tempany.

Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne

When:  26 April 2018, 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Where: Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre, Lecture Theatre B Level 7, 305 Grattan Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000.

Special requirements: As tour groups visit a working laboratory, closed toe shoes must be worn for occupational health and safety reasons. All children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult, minimum age of 12 years for participants. Please note this event is wheelchair accessible.

Register here for this event.

Visit here for more information on the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre.

 

Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity, Melbourne

When: 27 April 2018, 4:00-6:00pm

Where:  The Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity, 792 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000

Special requirements: Importantly, guests must wear closed-toe shoes.

Register here for this event.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS EVENT HAS REACHED FULL CAPACITY. FOR WAIT-LIST SPOTS PLEASE CONTACT FERN via email.

 

La Trobe Institute for Molecular Science, Bundoora

When: 29 April 2018, 11:00am-2:00pm

Where: La Trobe University, Melbourne Campus, Plenty Road, Bundoora, VIC 3086

Special requirements: As tour groups will visit a working laboratory, closed toe shoes must be worn for occupational health and safety reasons. The minimum age for discovery tour attendees is 12 years old. This event is wheelchair accessible.

Register here for this event.

 

Monash University Department of Immunology and Pathology, Prahran

When: 26 April 2018, 3:30–5:30 pm AEST

Where: Monash University Department of Immunology and Pathology, 89 Commercial Road, Melbourne, VIC 3004

Special requirements: As tour groups visit a working laboratory, closed toe shoes must be worn for occupational health and safety reasons. Safety glasses will be provided. The minimum age for discovery tour attendees is 18 years old.

Register here for this event.

 

Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute, Clatyon

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When:  26 April 2018, 10:00am-3:30pm

Where: Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute, 23 Innovation Walk, Monash University, Clayton Campus, Clayton 3800 VIC.

School Tours: 75 Year 11 students from four local secondary schools - by invitation only.

Program available soon

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS EVENT HAS REACHED FULL CAPACITY

 

 

South Australia

The Basil Hetzel Institute for Translational Health Research

When: 27 April 2018, 9:00am-12:00pm

Where: The Basil Hetzel Institute for Translational Health Research,Ground Floor Seminar Rooms, 37a Woodville Road, Woodville South

Special requirements: As tour groups will visit a working laboratory, closed toe shoes must be worn for occupational health and safety reasons.

Register here for this event.

 

 

Western Australia

The Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research

When:  27 April 2018, 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm AWST

Where: McCusker Auditorium, Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, North Campus, 6 Verdun Street, Nedlands, WA, 6009.

For more information see WA promotional flyer.

Register here to attend an Afternoon of Immunology.

 

 

Tasmania

Menzies Institute for Medical Research, Hobart

School tours