Learn more about CHARM 2023
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
- Australian National University
- University of Canberra
- UNSW Ageing Futures Institute
- 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.
The event features presentations from invited international and national speakers; oral and poster presentations from health researchers in our region; plus other exciting sessions and a series of workshops.
The research in focus day focusses on the ACT Government’s key priority areas.