Date: Wednesday 21 October 2020
Time: 12–1pm Brisbane (AEST)
Location: Online (a link will be sent with your confirmation email) 
Registration: Complimentary

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the lives and livelihoods of people right across the world. Throughout this global crisis, the research expertise that exists in universities has been critical to understanding the health and economic impacts of the virus – and in developing a safe and effective vaccine, as a cure for the crisis.

In this webinar, we will venture behind the scenes of UQ’s COVID-19 vaccine project, to learn more about the development of this promising vaccine candidate and the next steps towards manufacturing.

We will also explore how our global community of ChangeMakers have stepped in to support UQ’s research and community outreach during the pandemic – from mental health intervention, to providing meals, emergency accommodation and financial grants to the most needy in our community.

Panellists

Professor Deborah Terry AO
Vice-Chancellor and President 
The University of Queensland

 

 

 


Professor Trent Munro
Senior Group Leader, Australian Institute for Bioengineering & Nanotechnology; and Director, COVID-19 vaccine project
The University of Queensland

 

 

 

Professor Stuart Carney
Deputy Executive Dean and Medical Dean, Faculty of Medicine
The University of Queensland

 

 

 


Moderator

Ms Jennifer Karlson
Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Advancement)
The University of Queensland

 

 

 

 


 

About Alumni Events

Our events will continue to take place online rather than in-person throughout the remainder of 2020. Keep an eye out below for our evolving list of virtual events that you can attend wherever you are in the world.  

The Alumni Relations & Engagement team coordinates a range of events locally and internationally. You can keep up to date with UQ alumni events in your area by updating your details.

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