You are invited to join us for a UQ Alumni High Tea in Toowoomba with special guest speaker Professor Ian Frazer AC FRS, immunologist, Scotsman, amateur cosmologist and national living treasure.

Professor Frazer pioneered the development of the cervical cancer vaccine known as Gardasil, with over 270 million doses of the vaccine administered worldwide. He was the founding Chief Executive Officer and Director of Research for the Translational Research Institute (TRI), before stepping into the role of Chair of the TRI Foundation Board to enable him to focus on his research. Professor Frazer has won many prestigious awards including the 2006 Australian of the Year and the Prime Minister's Prize for Science in 2008.

Professor Frazer and Mrs Caroline Frazer (Master of Educational Studies 1997) are Co-Chairs of The University of Queensland's Not If, When - Campaign to Create Change, leading an advisory group of volunteers to achieve transformational impact in Queensland, Australia and across the globe.

Join us to hear Professor Frazer share his personal stories, life challenges and career highlights, followed by a high tea and an opportunity to meet and mingle with fellow southern Queensland graduates.

Date: Sunday 12 August 2018
Time: 2-4pm
Location: Gip's Restaurant
120 Russell Street
Toowoomba QLD 4350
Cost: $15.00 per person with all funds allocated to UQ Aspire Scholarships
Dress: Smart casual

If you require more information, please email us at uqalumni@uq.edu.au or phone 07 3346 3166 (Mon - Fri, 9am - 5pm).
 

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