Abstract submissions for CHARM 2023 now open
You can now submit abstracts for CHARM 2023.
Submissions are open from 5 April to 8 May 2023.
Abstracts can be submitted online
Purpose of CHARM
The Canberra Health Annual Research Meeting (CHARM) is an annual event connecting researchers, students, clinicians, policy makers, consumers, carers, industry, administrators, leaders and partners in the ACT’s health system.
It explores and demonstrates how research contributes to a learning health system through discovery, collaboration and translation.
CHARM is an opportunity to collaborate and network, strengthening interdisciplinary research while showcasing the far-reaching impact of health research in the ACT.
CHARM is hosted by ACT Health in collaboration with:
- Canberra Health Services
- Calvary Health Care ACT
- Australian National University
- the University of Canberra
- UNSW Canberra
- Australian Catholic University
- Health Care Consumers Association
The meeting is a cornerstone event in supporting the ACT’s health system to become a learning health system by investing in its people and showcasing the infrastructure and platforms which facilitate high-value research, directly delivering on objectives within Better Together: A strategic plan for research in the ACT health system 2022-2030.
CHARM topics and presentations
Principal topics covered in the meeting span the National Health and Medical Research Committee’s four pillars of health research:
- public health
- health services research
Topics can also include, but are not limited to: nursing, midwifery, allied health and population health research, data analytics and policy research, pre-clinical and clinical research, quality assessments and evaluations.
Held over 3.5 days the event features presentations from invited international and national speakers; oral and poster presentations from health researchers in our region; a 3 Minute Thesis competition; and a series of workshops.
The research in focus day focusses on the ACT Government’s key priority areas.
5 April – Abstract submissions open
8 May – Abstract submissions close
18-21 July – CHARM sessions and workshops
19 July – Poster viewing event
21 July – Awards event