Are you are interested in a career in research at an internationally recognised Institute in translational biomedical research, located at the Princess Alexandra Hospital?

The University of Queensland Diamantina Institute (UQDI) is a modern research facility where clinical and basic science converge to make breakthroughs in the fields of cancer, immunology, infection, bone and joint disease.

Prospective students are welcome to come along to the afternoon event and meet with our research leaders and students and find out more about UQDI`s key research areas.

Chat to current students and researchers about their projects and experiences and find out more about research higher degrees, Honours or Summer Research Projects.

UQDI staff will cover current research projects in key areas of:

  • Cancer
  • Infection
  • Bone and joint disease
  • Autoimmunity


To register for this event, please click here. Gifts will be handed out on the day to all attendees and each registration will go into the draw to win an iPod Nano.

Getting to the UQDI:

Buses depart regularly for the PA Hospital. Please find a map of the PA Hospital here. If you are coming from The University of Queensland St Lucia campus, you can catch the 109, 139, 169 or 209 and only takes three minutes to get to the PA Busway. Take the stairs up to the pedestrian overpass and follow the signs into the PA Hospital. You can find complete directions from St Lucia to the PA Hospital here.


12pm - 1pm
Hear from our researchers about their current projects. Join a tour of the UQDI led by our research staff and see first-hand our cutting-edge facilities and labs. Ask questions about RHD, Honours and Summer Research Project opportunities and learn more about the opportunities that await you.

1pm - 2pm
Enjoy a free lunch with our researchers and staff and get to know us better


Caroline Davy, Marketing & Communications Manager

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